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Nuts and dried fruits

Sudan anticipates rising mango exports

The Sudan Center for Horticultural Exports has predicted an increase in both mango production and export for this year. Huge quantities of mangoes have already been exported to Jordan and Qatar.The Director of the Center, Abdul Rahaman Abdul Majid, claims that this season will see an increase in mango.....

Exporter EGE Kaptan introduces candied chestnuts from Turkey

Germany: "Enthusiasm for chestnuts is enormous”

Have you ever heard of candied chestnuts? Probably not, but Turkish export company EGE Kaptan launched the sweetened chestnuts here in Germany two months ago. According to owner Tahir Kaptan, the potential of this product is huge. Not only here in Germany, but also elsewhere in Europe. “The health trend is.....

Richard Strijbis:

“Raw nuts are the fastest growing sector”

The last few months of the year are always the busiest at the Dutch trader, Tovano. Not only does the upcoming festive season increase demand, so does the arrival of new harvests.Tovano has experienced considerable growth in recent years. “We have had more sales over the whole range, but the raw nuts are doing.....

Significant trend in the walnut business

“The whole market now tends towards walnut kernels”

Christmas time is nut time. Almonds, peanuts and also walnuts in the shell are very popular at the moment. However, over the whole year, the kernels determine what happens, especially with regard to walnuts. “Today's situation here in Germany is around 75 percent walnut kernels compared to 25 percent raw.....

Pecan growers seeing somewhat limited supplies post-Irma

Despite the threat of significantly reduced supply after Hurricane Irma, the domestic pecan crop is coming out closer than was thought. “It’s pretty similar to last year in supply. In total, we suffered 20-30 per cent loss of this crop because of Hurricane Irma. Trees got knocked down and a lot of nuts got.....

Popularity of Saudi dates keeps growing

Yogi & Yousef was founded four years ago. This company sells self-produced Saudi dates on the European market. This fruit is increasingly viewed as a healthy snack.Yogi & Yousef originated from a friendship between the Dutch Yogi (Jochem) and the Saudi Yousef. After their first meeting at the flower.....