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U.S. dried Cranberries added to USDA school foodservice list
In collaboration with the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service, the U.S. Cranberry Marketing Committee (CMC) and industry representatives announced on friday news from USDA Secretary Thomas J. Vilsack. Effective July 2014, schools will have the option to purchase dried cranberries from the Foods Available.....
US (MS): Off-year for pecan growers
This year looks like an off season for pecan growers and sellers across the area. One man who knows about the business is T.A. Duke of Duke Pecan Company in West Point. The pecan-cracking machines are at full throttle in West Point at the Duke Pecan Company, to be made into some of the company's.....
Mozambique: Major increase in macadamia exports planned
The company, Valley of Macs, owned by Dutch, British, US and Mozambican capital, currently produces 120 tonnes of nuts a year in Serra Choa, in Barue district. But company manager Antonio Gera told reporters this is just the start.Current annual production, of around 120 tonnes, is enough for ten containers,.....
Mozambique: Cashew production most likely to miss forecast
Cashew nut production in Mozambique this year may not reach the forecast of 95,000 tonnes due to a number of factors whose real impact is still difficult to determine, remarked the director of the National Cashew Institute (INCAJU), Filomena Maiópuè.Cited by daily newspaper Notícias, Maiopué noted factors.....
Ghana: No cash in cashews
Cashew nuts have become a global industry, yet small-scale farmers in Ghana are battling to get a fair return for their work.The Kristo Buase monastery, deep in the Brong Ahafo region, is the largest cashew plantation in central Ghana. The 48,000kg of cashew nuts it produces each year are sold to a major.....
Nico Schaft: "Good demand from Southern Europe"
888 Fruit Company begins import of Chinese chestnuts
888 Fruit Company has begun the import of Chinese chestnuts and the first containers have arrived at Cool Control in Maasdijk. "We have worked for more than ten years with Chinese suppliers," explained Nico Schaft. "The European harvest in France, Greece and Portugal is low so we are now starting with the.....
US (CA): Valley helps U.S. farm exports hit record
The world’s appetite for what the United States grows has increased again, pushing the nation’s farm exports to an estimated $140.9 billion in the last fiscal year.Soybeans, corn and other Midwest crops played the biggest role, but the San Joaquin Valley found plenty of foreign buyers for its nuts, wine,.....
Fair Trade campaign urges EU to set up cashew regulation
Fair Trade activists are urging the EU to set up regulations which will prevent low pay and poor working conditions for workers in Africa and India.Campaigners are objecting to a economic model in which a supermarket earns just over £1 from a bag of cashews sold for £2.50 while the factory worker in these.....
International demand for America's pecans drives surge in prices
Pecan prices for the average consumer are about $9 per pound across the country for shelled nuts. Some predict that figure soon could crack $11.Several factors impact prices, including a naturally occurring “off” year for pecan trees that is even lower because of drought in some places, too much rain in.....
up $189 million from fiscal year 2012-2013
Blue Diamond Growers almond sales soar to $1.2 billion
Blue Diamond Growers' global almond sales soared to $1.2 billion, up $189 million in fiscal year 2012-13.Value-added sales volume increased by 14 percent, even with a crop that was 7 percent smaller, according to President and CEO Mark Jansen who addressed the cooperative's grower owners at their 103rd.....
Christmas Q - Grocery Ambient
Tesco & Besana win the Quality Food Awards 2013
Tesco Finest Spiced Fruit and Nut Selection, produced by Besana Group, wins the Quality Food Awards 2013, in the category "Christmas Q - Grocery Ambient".A Christmas product containing dried fruits and nuts including hand-cracked Chilean walnuts and Italian Giffoni hazelnuts. For a seasonal flavour, raisins.....
Texas pecan crop light, but of high quality
Those who consider pecan pie a-must for Thanksgiving won’t be disappointed this year as the quality of Texas pecans will be high, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. “They should expect to pay a little more, though, as yields are light,” said Dr. Larry Stein, AgriLife Extension.....
Sunshine Coast horticulturalist receives top Australian macadamia award
Maroochy Research Facility’s Shane Mulo has received the most prestigious honour in the Australian macadamia industry – the 2013 Norman R. Greber Memorial Trophy - for his outstanding contribution to the industry over the last 12 months.His pioneering work with the Australian macadamia industry began in.....
Chile: Nut exports to Europe increase
Chilean nut exports, up to week 45, amounted to 16,314 tons of shelled nuts and 10,604 tons of unshelled ones (a volume equivalent to 21,208 tons of shelled walnuts), totalling 37,522 tons exported, 21% more than in the same date last year.According to the graph of the consolidated volume of exports.....