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Italian science claims Psa-V breakthrough
20 April 2017

The new seedlings for the new Psa-V resistant ‘Green Angel’ kiwifruit variety were grown in collaboration with the Venturi Laboratory in Cesena.

Frutas NACE downsizes
20 April 2017

The Argentinean apple and pear producer said that in the absence of a last resort rescue, the company will have to make 40 employees redundant.

Māori make largest kiwifruit investment
20 April 2017

Te Tumu Paeroa, in partnership with Quayside Holdings, has announced a NZ$30m investment programme to build 10 kiwifruit orchards on Māori land.

Container trade ‘threatens NZ biosecurity’
20 April 2017

New Zealand Customs says it continues to intercept thousands of pests and diseases in imported shipping containers.

Mexico targets avocado growth in China
20 April 2017

Daxue Consulting suggests the Mexican industry should adopt a similar model to the New Zealand kiwifruit industry to promote and develop the avocado trade.

Peru ships fewer bananas
19 April 2017

The volume and value of banana exports in the first three months of the year are down sharply, according to statistics published by AgrodataPeru.

Mersin installs GRASP
19 April 2017

The eastern Mediterranean’s leading banana port has installed a new reefer monitoring system to continue meeting Turkey’s import and export volumes.

Growcom quantifies Debbie damage
19 April 2017

The peak body for horticulture producers in Queensland said all vegetables in the ground in the Bowen and Whitsunday regions had been lost, at a cost of more than A$100m.

JP invests for domestic market
19 April 2017

The JP Tropical Foods Group is investing J$120m (US$1m) in the upgrade of an existing building in Kingston to accommodate new banana ripening rooms.

California confirms lower avocado crop
19 April 2017

Pre-season projections of a 50% reduction in the Californian avocado crop are on course to be met.

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