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Spain: García Carrión to produce pineapples in Murcia
The president of the beverage company J. García Carrión, José García Carrión, aims for the industrial production of tropical pineapple juice to start in 2018, after successfully managing to cultivate the crop in Murcian greenhouses.According to García Carrión, the first test stage has already been completed.....
Tomato processing factory to be built in Nigeria
Nigerian billionaire, Aliko Dangote, plans to install a tomato processing factory in Africa, this comes as good news to the country’s tomato producers. The Dangote Tomato Processing Factory will produce 1,200 tons of tomatoes per day and offers a good opportunity to farmers. Nigeria, like many countries in.....
Asparagus growers get Heinz Watties chop
Heinz Watties has stopped taking New Zealand-grown asparagus for canning in favour of cheaper Peruvian product.The decision affects up to 15 growers in Hawke's Bay and several in the Rangitikei. Growers elsewhere sell all their asparagus fresh on the domestic market or to Japan.About 3000 tonnes of asparagus.....
Poland: Increased processing of fruit and veg in 2014
According to the Central Statistical Office, Poland's production of processed vegetables in 2014 increased compared to 2013. Data from companies employing 50 people or more indicate that production of frozen vegetables in the country amounted to 588 thousand tonnes and was 2.8 percent higher than in the.....
AU: High pressure processing facility proposed in SW
A proposed high pressure processing facility could see a huge reduction in fruit waste and increase profitability for orchardists in Western Australia's south-west.The Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) and the Shire of Manjimup are looking into the viability of establishing the state's first high.....
AU: $71m cannery proposal moves to financing stage
Lockyer Valley Fruit & Vegetable Processing Company plans to establish a $71m fruit and vegetable cannery operation just west of Brisbane.Plans for the cannery at Grantham, between Brisbane and Toowoomba have moved to detailed financing negotiations, with the final mix of investor equity and bank debt.....
Bonduelle sees increase in sales in Russia
The food embargo and plummeting rouble have increased demand for canned vegetables, leading to a 20-65% growth in sales for the sector’s leaders. French group Bonduelle, specialising in frozen and canned vegetables, were the first to announce a clear increase in sales. In Bonduelle’s report of the first.....
US: Processing tomato record-breaker forecast for ‘15
Tomatoes are proving to be red gold for Central Valley farmers. Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture issued a report forecasting a record-breaking year for production of processing tomatoes, which are used to make hundreds of food products, from soup and salsa to ketchup, pizza sauce and.....
Higher exports for Chilean blueberries
The blueberry season is quite advanced and the weekly shipments will start to decrease from this week onwards, up to date 74,383 tons of fresh blueberries have been sent to all destinations.Up to week 5, the fresh blueberries shipments from Chile reached a similar figure to the total volume sent during.....
Flavour boosters for soups unveiled
JDM Food Group, a UK based company, started with supplying garlic in several forms back in 2000. Since then they have expanded into many other avenues, including garlic, ginger, sweet potatoes and butternut squash, which have remained their best selling items to this day. These items are for the retail.....
Poland: Apple juice concentrate price increases
Apple juice concentrate prices in Poland are currently at a higher level than last autumn, reaching approximately 800-900 Euro/tonne, as reported by Tomasz Iżewski, President of Warwin SA in the Polish municipality of Warka. At the most critical moment, prices dropped as low as 600 €/t. According to.....
Poland remains strong as a fruit processor
A significant percentage of the fruit and vegetables produced in Poland are used for processing. More than 50% of the total apple production and over 70% of the soft fruit harvest are used by processing plants. Poland is currently the largest producer of frozen berries and apple juice concentrate in the.....
Global fruit juice market woes continue
The juice market has been the underperformer of the soft commodities market, with prices having fallen steadily as production prospects are almost flat for the season. This appears to contrast the market expectations expressed mid-2014 that production would be sharply reduced.Florida continues to witness.....
Sweet potato products exports to Europe on increase
Sweet potatoes are growing in popularity worldwide, causing a huge demand increase. “Demands in the US in Foodservice and Non-Commercial feeding volumes are roughly 600 million pounds a year,” explains Michael Zieger, vice president of sales for Russet House. “In America, we’re seeing more sweet potato.....