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Italy receives first Indonesian pineapples
12 June 2017

The maiden shipment of 18 tonnes of fresh pineapples was exported by PT Great Giant Food in cooperation with Italian importer SAMA SpA.

Citrus exports constrain domestic supply
12 June 2017

Some Australian orange juice has been labelled to tell consumers that imported fruit has replaced local product, as export markets absorb Class III Australian citrus.

Nigeria allocates funds to build banana farm
12 June 2017

Approximately US$3.7m has been awarded to the southern State of Cross River, bordering Cameroon, to start a model banana farm.

PBNW confirms pear forecast
12 June 2017

This year’s pear crop in the US Pacific North West is forecast to be lower and later than last year and the rolling 5-year average,

Iran and Jordan air freight fruit to Qatar
12 June 2017

Exporters of fruits and vegetables are resorting to air freight to send agricultural produce to Qatar, as land borders with the Gulf State remain sealed.

Molina Group ups table grape investment
10 June 2017

The agribusiness giant is investing US$25m in developing table grape production in the central Mexican State of Jalisco.

Dom Rep sees sharp growth in avocado exports
09 June 2017

The Dominican Republic saw the value of avocado exports rise 91% year-on-year, according to Agriculture Ministry statistics.

SA deciduous fruit industry signs Bee Charter
09 June 2017

The initiative comes amid a global concern about honey bee populations which have seen drastic declines and fears that the species might face extinction.

More is more for Limoneira
09 June 2017

The Californian agribusiness company saw a 22% rise in lemon volumes in Q2, and recorded higher prices for its oranges and avocadoes.

Blueberry rust ‘threatens Tasmania brand’
09 June 2017

The spread of the fungus has hit organic blueberry producers and compromised the State’s disease-free status.

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