Top 5 - yesterday
- UK and Europe “screaming for citrus” but still more rain for South Africa
- "There will be a greater watermelon supply than last year, but lower than we expected"
- “Right now, everybody in the US is desperate for grapes”
- "Egyptian table grapes will chase Indians and Chileans out of the European market"
- GLOBAL MARKET OVERVIEW PINEAPPLES
Top 5 - last week
- Trouble ahead if no power to pump diesel to the generators running water pumps, packhouses and cold stores
- "Fewer durians, strong apple sales"
- Mozambique's newest cold store opens
- Australia is finally raising its working holiday visa age for UK citizens
- Early entry of Egyptian grapes into the market
Top 5 - last month
- Risk of heart disease might drop significantly by drinking these fruit juices
- El Niño to return in 2023 following a three-year La Niña phase
- South African strawberry aficionados in for a Woolworths treat
- Japanese farmer produces mangoes that sell for $230 each
- Pests found on imported kiwis from Iran
Tomato and onion smuggling at the Brazilian border
Draughts affecting southern Brazil over the past few weeks and Argentina's attractive prices, measured in "blue" dollars, have led to an unusual form of smuggling at the national border, where it has become common to find Brazilians trying to smuggle tomatoes and onions to their country.
The phenomenon is causing concern among the neighbouring country's authorities, not only because of its economic consequences, but especially because of health issues, according to a report from the newspaper O Globo.
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