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Global Focus  —  Greenhouse Vegetables

Diminished volume for Israeli pepper crop

Unfavourable weather this year led to reduced pepper production in Israel. Increased competition from Dutch and Spanish growers has also made it a challenging year for Israeli growers.“We had extreme weather conditions,” said Niva Ben Zion of Avniv. “Rain, hail and extremely low night temperatures starting.....

Cora Seeds adds new cherry tomato variety

Cora Seeds, an Italian seed company specialising in the research, creation and sale of hybrids, added the CRX 75408 F1 variety of cherry tomatoes among its products with the objective of making consumers fall in love with the colour and sweetness of this type of tomato again.Cherry tomatoes on the.....

EU: Moroccan courgettes above minimum price for only a day

The price of Moroccan courgettes exported to the European Union during week 12 (17 to 23 March) only stood for one day above the minimum price established for this vegetable, according to sources from Andalusia's Council of Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development.The reference price below which Morocco.....

Nature Fresh Farms proud to announce “Non-GMO Project Verified”

Peter Quiring, President and Owner of Nature Fresh Farms Inc., is pleased to announce that our Leamington, Ontario location has been “Non-GMO Project Verified”. The project’s mission is to assist the public in making informed choices about whether or not to consume genetically modified foods. The.....

US (CA): Lettuce production ahead of schedule

Warm weather has accelerated production of lettuce from California's growers, but a lack of water has affected growers in the Central Valley.“Desert deal supplies are ahead of schedule,” said Mark McBride of Coastline Produce. “We've had heavy supplies brought on by warm weather.” In terms of quality, he.....