- Commercial Manager Spain
- Crop Farm Manager Sharjah
- Commercial Manager Soft Fruits
- Senior Commercial Manager
- Assistant Nursery Manager - Tasmania, Australia
- Tissue Culture Lab / Operations Manager - Victoria, Australia
- Irrigation Manager - Tasmania or Victoria
- Chief Executive Officer Hortifrut IG Berries
- Head of Operations - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
- Greenhouse grower / production manager - Brazil
Top 5 -yesterday
- GLOBAL OVERVIEW TOMATOES
- “Harvesting large volumes of blueberries should be delayed by about 7 to 10 days”
- South African power grid under immense strain as cold stores prepare for new EU orange protocol
- Ecuador’s banana exports to resume after end of crippling nationwide protests
- Extreme price pressure on banana producers
Top 5 -last week
Top 5 -last month
- How a safari camp in the heart of Kenya’s Masai Mara is harvesting 200kg monthly
- A very crowded European avocado market
- Kenya has surpassed South Africa as Africa’s top avocado exporter
- "We have lost 80% of our stone fruit production this year"
- "The soil of Zimbabwe seems to be magical for blueberries”
Spanish horticultural exports continue to increase
The main increased export volumes in August were for watermelons, with 113,885 tons, 24% more than in the same month last year, nectarines, with 98 223 tons ( +7 % ), and melons, with 90,033 tons ( -3%).
Onions, with 41,285 tons (+31 %) and tomatoes, with 28,730 tons (+14 %) were the highlights of the vegetables.
In the January to August period, compared with the same period of 2012, horticultural exports grew by 5% in volume, amounting to 7.7 million tons, and 13% in value, amounting to 7.212 million euro.
Fruits totaled 4.6 million tons (+3 %), with a value of 4,238 million euro (+12 %) and vegetables stood at 3 million tons (+15 %) and 4,238 million euro (+ 12%).
For Fepex, August’s export behavior was due to the positive evolution of consumer demand in key European markets and the growth of Spanish production.
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