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Processed fruit and vegetables
Maciej Milewski: "We aim to reach all of Europe with Merry Berry"
Poland: Milbor launches new blueberry juices
The Polish company Milbor recently launched new fruit juices for its range marketed under the brand Merry Berry. Maciej Milewski points out that they have been active in the cultivation of blueberries for a very long time. The story began over 50 years ago, when the family started growing apples.....
Frutetto committed to convenience products
Poland: Eurosad looking for new customers besides Russia
Eurosad is an association of producers and exporter based near Warsaw. The company has been growing and selling fruit for more than 20 years and its speciality are apples, although pears and soft fruit are also important products for it. According to Paulina Kołacz, who is responsible for the.....
Anti-Dumping Commission takes stand against dumped Italian tomatoes
An investigation, completed by the Anti-Dumping Commission, has recommended that a dumping notice be published regarding a number of Italian tomato products which were found to have been dumped into the Australian market. Additionally to this, exporters of these types of products sent to Australia since 1.....
Reichel Foods expands Dippin’ Stix® line with new flavours!
Fresh‐cut produce snack producer, Reichel Foods, is pleased to introduce four new single serve products to its line of Dippin’ Stix®. Apples & Caramel with Greek Yogurt chips; Apples & Caramel with Peanuts & Chocolate; Sweet Gala Apples & Caramel with Peanuts and Celery Stix & Ranch.....
AU: SPC recruiting tomato growers to triple production
SPC Ardmona says it is back in the market and approaching processing tomato growers to supply them from next season.Tomatoes were processed under contract for the food processor by Kagome Australia, at Echuca in northern Victoria, but SPC will now go it alone and take production in house at.....
Residents complain about French Bonduelle factory
On one side is the agri-food global giant, Bonduelle, installed in Bordères-et-Lamensans since 1989, where the Soléal factory (allied with Euralis, Maïsadour and Vivadour since 2005) is found. However on the other side are 10 or so families who are willing to fight against the company in order to live side.....
Bonduelle to increase presence in Germany
Present for many years on the German market, the Bonduelle group has decided to reinforce its presence by investing in salad sachets. Very small when compared to the French market, the German market has however seen about a 10% growth annually, compared to 1% in France. ''The fresh market is still young in.....
3% growth expected this year
Spain: Florette closed 2013 with 125 million Euro turnover
Florette Ibérica, a company specialised in the production and sale of fresh, washed and processed ready-to-eat vegetable products, closed 2013 with a 125 million Euro turnover in Spain, where the company has managed to consolidate and continue innovating with the development of new products and formats.The.....
AU: SPC to appeal tomato dumping decision
SPC Ardmona will appeal a decision to drop tariffs on two of Italy's largest tinned tomato exporters. At the request of the food processor, the Anti-Dumping Commission investigated and ruled that Italian tomatoes were being dumped and would be charged duties.Now after further investigation, La Doria and.....
Guatemala: Fresh, dehydrated and frozen fruit exports on the rise
Fresh, dehydrated and frozen fruit exports (excluding bananas) increased during January 2014 by around 204.8% and became the country's third most marketed product category overseas.According to data provided by the Bank of Guatemala (Banguat), fresh, dehydrated and frozen fruit sales generated $57.3 million;.....
Not only discounters put pressure on pickles
The director of pickle producer Kühne is no stranger to dealing with big price negotiations, often down to the last cent reports the German newspaper 'Die Welt' on their website.Price pressures on food manufacturers come no longer from discounters. "Discounters are often not the ones putting the pressure on.....
Orange juice ads might be pulled from TV
Under the strain of falling crop numbers and tax revenues with no relief in sight, the Florida Citrus Commission plans today to discuss cancelling its current advertising contract and ending a nearly 50-year tradition of promoting orange juice on television."Everything is really coming back to a matter of.....
US (PA): Ocean Spray juice plant gearing up for opening
Though its official opening isn't until next month, the new Ocean Spray plant in Upper Macungie is already humming with activity. The employee parking lot is nearly full, and workers inside are busy testing and fine-tuning production lines that will mix and bottle enough cranberry juice to satisfy most of.....
Europe and U.S.
Transatlantic Trade Partnership could bring end to Portuguese tomato processing industry
If Europe's tomato processing industry does not receive protection from the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership being negotiated between the European Union (EU) and the United States, the sector is likely to disappear in Portugal.For Miguel Cambezes, General Secretary of the Tomato Manufacturers.....