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Processed fruit and vegetables
Price of orange juice squeezes consumers
Orange growers in Florida are having a tough time of it. The greening disease that’s been lowering yields for years is making this year’s crop one of the smallest in decades.That’s translating into higher prices for orange juice, averaging $6.63 per gallon.Consumers are drinking less, but still guzzle $3.2.....
Bulgaria: 4.7 million Euro invested in new canning facility
The construction of a new cannery in Plovdiv's Rakovski Industrial Zone is complete. The processing plant, TRAKI, is intended for the production and refrigerated storage of canned agricultural products, has taken four years to build after an investment totalling 4.7 million Euro, reported Stayko Todorov,.....
Greece: Pressure on prices of apricots for processing
As reported to Agronews, some processors, citing the lack of liquidity and cash and the product's short shelf life, tried to take advantage of the situation to reduce the prices paid to apricot producers by up to 40% compared to last week.There were growers who, given the prevailing atmosphere of insecurity.....
Russia puts prices preserves industry under pressure
The consumption of preserved fruit and vegetables in the Netherlands is decreasing, with people increasingly favouring fresh, apparently. The situation on the Russian market also influences the preserves industry. Still, manufacturers say there are plenty of opportunities.Fresh is biggest.....
Italy: One ton of chips sold daily at Expo
Those who have been to Belgium know chips there are just unique. At the Expo, you can smell them as soon as you set foot on the Decumano. The kiosk is just next to the country's pavilion and it sells approximately one ton of chips a day together with 30 kg of ketchup, 30 kg of mayonnaise, 20 kg of Andalusian.....
Zerbinati, 100% Italian Fresh Soups for "Bellavita Expo"
Zerbinati, an Italian company leader in the market of ready-to-serve fresh vegetables and of fresh ready-made dishes, will be at "Bellavita Expo. The excellence of Italy", an international exhibition exclusively dedicated to the Made in Italy excellences to be held in London from 19 to 21 July at the.....
The demand changes
Gastronomy and catering: unprocessed food more popular
The target audience for convenience and ready-made food is large. And the corner stores with a deli counter, as well as the large commercial kitchens want a slice of this market. Berger & Tolls is a wholesaler who can fulfil all the different needs with the right products. The wholesaler from Düsseldorf.....
Tomato consumption remains constant at 25 kilograms
66 percent of the tomato consumption exists of processed tomatoes, tomato juice, and puree or dried form and at about 16.4 kilograms per person per year. And demand for beefsteak tomatoes increases again.Tomatoes are the most popular vegetable in Germany. According to the Federal Agency for Agriculture and.....
Limited edition flavored frozen potato wedges launched
McCain Australia has recently launched the new wedges ‘Chorizo and Caramelised Onion’ and ‘Samosa’ flavours. The Samosa wedges consist of the potato wedge with a flavor mix of coriander, cumin, turmeric and garlic herbs and spices.Both flavors of wedges are designed to be accompanied with different dipping.....
Growth of processing sector, Spanish subtropical products
Over the last three decades, La Axarquia has become a large producer of subtropical fruits. Its privileged climate, with mild winters and virtually no frost, has allowed mango and avocado plantations to adapt perfectly to the environment, thus creating a great economic engine with a large potential. The.....
"Bizarre that cut Belgian endive wasn't available before"
Lathouwers introduces Belgian endive salad at Colruyt
"Bizarre that this was never in stores before," is the reaction from consumers to the new concept by Lathouwers. This company introduced a Belgian endive salad to the market at the end of June 2015. "Belgian endive is seen by many as a winter vegetable, and we want to present it in a new way. Belgian endive.....
After impressive growth in Italy
Zerbinati fresh soups are now approaching Europe
The fresh soup market has enjoyed a very positive growth in the last years in Italy: in 2014, as an example, it grew by 7.7% in value.Within this market, Zerbinati plays an important role: the 100% Italian company, based in the Monferrato area in the Piedmont region, achieved a 30% growth in 2014.....
Freshline Foods introduces juicing kits
Freshline Foods, one of Canada’s premier processors of fresh-cut, value-added fruits and vegetables, has launched its new Juicing Kit line to offer consumers an easy and convenient way to incorporate more nutrient-rich fruits and vegetables into their routine meal planning.“Consumers today are more focused.....
New Zealanders want clear labelling of irradiated produce
Most New Zealanders want irradiated produce sold in shops and food outlets to be clearly labelled, a major consumer survey has found.The study of 1000 people, commissioned by Tomatoes New Zealand, found that 85% of participants want irradiated fruit and vegetables, as well as food made with irradiated.....