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Sector | Fruit (melons)

The company SP "PAEK" in Ukraine launches early watermelon planting

Farmers across Ukraine are expanding watermelon cultivation areas

Egyptian watermelon season kicking off:

"We have tripled our greenhouse acreage"

"Ancient varieties in melons have experienced a new enthusiasm from consumers"

Vancouver event coincides with the start of the 2024 U.S. watermelon shipping season

Antonio Agudo, manager of El Melonero:

"Melon consumption growing all year round, as quality of imports from Brazil and Senegal as good domestic production"

New requirements for Moroccan watermelon exports

Why are vegetarian meals on planes so bad?

Moroccan watermelon season affected by production restrictions

Patrick Brun, Anteus Fruits

“Our watermelons have all it takes to conquer the French market”

From crops in Sicily

First Dolce Passione watermelon will be ready in a month's time

"Enough is enough. The Spanish are abusing the fake RASSF alerts"

Courtney Archer - Melons Australia

"This wide-reaching approach to production allows for 12 months of the year production"

Kazakhstan's fruit and berry exports surged in 2023

Jean-Pascal Scardigli

Early French melons eagerly awaited by specialized retailers

Ikigai fruits enters the US market with luxury Japanese fruit

Watermelon prices remain high in Bangladesh despite ample supply

Heavier domestic watermelon plantings could extend season into September

OP Eco Farm: "If the product isn't good, the consumer will not buy it again"

Harvesting and selling melons only when they are ready for consumption

Melon producers from Almería are optimistic

“The honeydew melon industry is exploring new development models in Hainan”

Japanese luxury fruits now available in the US

Bangladesh mandates that watermelons are to be sold by piece, not by weight

Bertus Schipper, Zoutewelle:

"More melons, but prices still decent"

Spain continues to lead watermelon sales in the EU, but competition is growing

Melon demand starts picking up as temperatures get warmer

Initial investment of 5 million euros

An Israeli company will grow dwarf melons with edible rind in Spain

Watermelon sales plummet in Kashmir due to rumors

Produce supplier protects watermelon pouch patent

Jackals use urine to protect their favorite fruit from thieves


Melon claims top spot in Rio Grande do Norte export agenda

A reduction is expected in Almeria's melon and watermelon acreage

"We hope that Senegal's successful season is a harbinger of higher volumes and quality in Spain this year"

Loek Smets, P. Smets:

"Watermelons from Morocco and Mauritania a booming business during Ramadan"

Japan's muskmelons subject to stricter inspections in Taiwan

Eric Godard, Laparra

Well-balanced start to the Moroccan melon season

Allog Group has an optimistic outlook on Brazilian fruit exports in 2024

Volumes are higher than last seasons

The Senegalese watermelon campaign kicks-off

Rolf Weber (Global Producers):

"Galia, Cantaloupe, and mini watermelon prices should be stable in the coming weeks"

Possible earlier harvest for Greek watermelons

Kherson region, Ukraine: expansions in areas of watermelon and vegetable cultivation

Malaysian technical team inspects melon crops in Brazil

Watermelon supply could stay lower until May

Martijn van Gaal, C. Gottmann:

"The mild winter, empty market, and early Easter all benefit the melon market"

Supply exceeds demand on melons on the West Coast

Melon exports in Rio Grande Do Norte grow 10% in six months

Moroccan melon exporters showed resilience in face of 2023 climatic difficulties

La Palma launches Taiyoo

200 USD Crown Melon coming to Europe

Watermelon prices take a dip in New Zealand

Brazilian melon export growth in the 2023/24 harvest

Tristan Kaye - Rypen

"A couple of big groups working with us who have mandated the use of RYPEN in all shipments"

Consorzio Dolce Passione

Over 300 hectares dedicated to Dolce Passione


US production for 26 estimated vegetable and melon crops totaled 758 million cwt in 2023

2,200-Year-Old Fruit Baskets Found in Underwater City of Heracleion

Kyrgyz melons appeared on Kashgar markets in China

Tighter supply and stronger pricing on watermelons

Frank Levarht, United Fruits - LEFresh:

"Costa Rican melons arrive on relatively empty market"

FDA investigates new Listeria outbreak

Listeria outbreak from California's HMC Farms peach, plum, and nectarine ends