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Sector | Fruit (top)

David Clariana, from Agrícola de Albatàrrec:

"Despite the lower production, it all points to this being a pear season with good prices"

Ukrainian apples may finally be exported directly as Maersk and Lloyd re-open container lines from Ukraine

UK apple detectives are hunting for lost varieties

Northern Japan

Aomori prefecture leverages AI for apple sorting

Fresh apples, grapes, and pears: World Markets and Trade

Ukrainian agro-producer receives grant for horticulture and greenhouse development

Prognosfruit Conference, 7-9 August 2024

Europe’s annual event for the apple and pear sector taking place in Budapest, Hungary

"One of lowest harvests of last 10 years for Corina pear expected"

South African pear exports to India raise competition concerns

Following the significant fluctuations of the past two years

Washington 2024 apple season might see some normalization

Emanuel Sluis, Service2Fruit:

"There are still quite a few pears available"

India imports apples from Moldova

Pierre Venteau, ANPP

The European top fruit sector gets organized

India consolidates itself as a key market for Chilean exports

Residents of the Stavropol Krai in Russia concerned about high cost of local apples

Armenia doubles fruit exports to Russia since the beginning of the year


SanLucar and Xenia honoured with prestigious German Brand Award

Climate change exerts pressure on fruit production Himachal Pradesh

Interpera 26, 27 June 2024 Óbidos, Portugal -

Some of the current challenges of pear sector to be addressed

WAPA apple and pear stock figures for 1 May 2024 -

European pear stocks in May 18.9% higher compared to 2023

New Zealand's apple harvest concludes early, with smaller crop

Utah growers are getting ready for a fruitful season

Blue Whale ends apple season with record turnover

Don Roper with Honeybear Marketing on U.S. apple oversupply

“We will either need to take apple trees out of the ground or grow consumption”

Record high prices of apples in Belarus and Russia are expected in 2024/25

Largest deficit since 1997

Heavy rains and crop failures drive Brazilian apple exports to all-time low

In the last 4 months, about 30 hectares have been transplanted

An update on the Eden pear trees planted in Apulia

Aldi largest purchaser of apples sold to UK supermarkets by BAPL growers in May 2024

Washington State University research

Robotic gripper for automated apple picking developed

Cherries and apples get patriotic for July 4th

Chilean fruit exports reached record figures from January to April

Freelance importer Eddy Jager:

"Shift in orange market from oversupplied Egyptian market to limited overseas volumes"

Plum harvest thrives in Kanthalloor, India

'Apples are recognized for their superiority over chewing gum in maintaining fresh breath'

New Zealand apple and pear exports down by 11%

Seeka completes 2024 Australian harvest

Hot and dry weather impacts apple and stone fruit production in upper Shimla

Michigan Apple Committee announces 2024 research funding

China is the leading supplier

Imported fruits are prevalent across Vietnam

U.S. June apple holdings up 36 percent over same period last year

Belgian pear cultivation hit by pseudomonas bacteria

"We will get half the normal pear harvest due to the bacteria"

Replanting fruit orchards post-de-occupation in the Kherson region, Ukraine

Stronger movement in Canada on South African pears

Chilean apple industry ready to face the rains

Assessing the impact of hail on Ukraine’s raspberry, apple, blueberry crops

Dirk-Jan van Lutterveld, Van Lutterveld Fruit:

"While many no longer see apple prices increasing, there still might be a slight uptick"

CIV signs agreement with the South African company Culdevco for the master licence in Europe

Cheeky, the new pear for the European market

Leaf miner pest concerns south Kashmir apple growers

Patrick Meikle - Golden Bay Fruit

"IP varieties, especially the Miranda have seen massive growth in Asia"

Chile advances in the opening of Asian markets for its fruit exports

Australian food processor reduces canned fruit production

High share of imported fruits forecasted in Russian market

Sparer Obstvermittlung KG
South Tyrol:

"Decline in apple exports to Egypt and India"

Batlow Fruit Company modernizes apple packaging operations

Agrarians confident in their ability to meet supply demands

Kuban gardeners oppose apple imports to Russia

Ukrainian Farms will plant vegetables in uncertain times

How Ukrainian farms are finding their niche

Kissabel apples are gaining attention in Australia's orchards

Jean van de Put, Reinette en Co.:

"Top fruit from high-stem orchards provides a unique flavor that resonates with consumers"

New Zealand apple industry faces challenges and recovery post Cyclone Gabrielle

Short-term outlook also reveals drop in 2023/24 EU orange production

EU consumption of fresh apples falls as production declines

Horticulture sector Uttarakhand sees significant yield reduction

Kashmir apple industry faces downturn due to foreign competition

Ontario fruit growers receive funding to increase climate resilience

Family-owned Kent-based fruit farm signs a new deal with Aldi

Aldi invests £750 mln with British apple grower

Apple growers and packers who continue adapting will see economic returns

Apple varieties move into hard-pressed cider market

Apples4Ed grant winners announced

Wilbert van Wijk, Van Wijk Fruit:

"No bonus at the end, but looking back at a solid top fruit season"

"Gala apples are almost completely depleted"

South African Bigbucks apple variety granted plant breeders’ rights Down Under

Apple industry in Himachal Pradesh and J&K faces challenges due to climate change

Louis De Cleene, Devos Group:

"Unrest in the pear market is largely unnecessary"

Russia to import more apples following May frosts

Growing improvements enable Ontario to supply apples year round

Kyrgyzstan increased its import of fruits and nuts from China by 86%

Fruit harvest season begins in Northern Israel, farmers suffer losses

"Turkish apple sales were very fast this season"

USDA awards $4 million to Pear Bureau Northwest to diversify export markets

Montague announces the return of the yello apple

"Up to 30 percent fewer Belgian pears expected this coming season"

"Remaining pear stocks no reason for panic"

Moldova allows Gagauz farmers to export fruits to the Russian market

JAZZ™ apples has signed as Netball Australia's newest Suncorp Super Netball League partner

Small packaging meets market demand

“New Zealand apples arriving in China are mostly small sizes”

Apple industry collaborating on how to increase consumption of 2023-2024 crop

Putting the spotlight on agricultural labor policy

Hannes Tauber, Marketing Manager VOG-Home of Apples:

"The apple industry, a world beyond fruit and vegetables"

Indian Congress candidate outlines priorities for agricultural sector

Fresh deciduous fruit annual - South Africa

SA exports of deciduous fruit in MY 2023/24 increased due to higher production

DG agri dashboard: apples

EU calculated apples prices in April at €92 per 100 kgs

NZ fresh deciduous fruit semi-annual

Substantial drop in New Zealand’s apple planted area in 2023/2024

Fruit growers and traders in Kashmir face losses due to plummeting rates

Looking over the 2023-2024 U.S. apple season

BAPL welcomes announcement of much-needed government funding for UK apple and pear growers

Tesco, Aldi, and Sainsburys top buyers of BAPL apples in April 2024

“Brazilian production and export of apples not affected by floods in Rio Grande do Sul”

Bostock Group sells conventional apple orchards to Scales Corporation

Euro 2024: no fruit for fans, sausages get pricey

Peter van Haaften, Van Haaften Fruit:

"After a year with favorable top fruit prices, I hope growers won't become overconfident"

Peeling away a cause of food loss

Tony Derwael, of Bel'Export:

"Sales were delayed for too long, resulting in a saturated market"

Melinda has shipped 22 tons with the help of DCS Tramaco

Red Delicious apples shipped to India using controlled atmosphere

Afghanistan explores new export markets for fresh produce

New research results for climate-resilient apples in Canada

Frost damages 100% of Lleida's mountain apple production

Spring frosts causing pollination problems for some of the Polish apple orchards

U.S. apple storage up by 34 percent compared to May 2023

Week 19 Fruit Wholesale Market Report

Durian prices continue their downward trend, while apples are now available in small-sized packaging

Australia sees start of envy apple season

Kurt Livingston - Fern Ridge Fresh

“Particularly the larger sizes have been popular as they are in high demand"

José Casas, from Frutas Ponti: "We expect a very good stone fruit campaign in Bajo Cinca"

"Packaging requirements are causing some uncertainty for stone fruit exports to France"

Large quantities of Greek apples could go unsold

The latest decision on the decade-long dispute between the Wild Pink and Pink Lady brands

Kissabel apples, a season of growth for the Southern Hemisphere

Early reports indicate British Columbia could produce larger apples this season


Apple utilized production in Oregon and Washington up 25 percent from 2022

NASS releases numbers on New England berry, tree fruit and grape crop

Welcoming fresh crop apples and year-round offerings

USPA Fruit:

Frosts cause Ukrainian apple harvest to be about 10 to 20 percent lower than usual

Citrus and persimmon harvests might also suffer

Flooding will certainly affect fruit production in Rio Grande do Sul

“I have mixed feelings about the current apple prices"

Moldova's agricultural exports continue to enjoy duty exemptions to the UK

Five-year seasonal worker scheme welcomed by British apple and pear growers

Plummeting apple prices lead to halted packing operations in Kashmir

Sustainability at core of Italian club apple production strategies

"The situation forces us in Finland to find alternative origins for Spain and other southern producer countries"

Noncitrus Fruits and Nuts 2023 Summary

U.S. utilized production for the 21 estimated noncitrus fruit crops totaled 16.2 million tons in 2023

Kashmir fruit growers ask for more cold storages and pesticide monitoring

Pressure on Washington cherries this season

Meleco GmbH
Andreas Kreuzwieser from Meleco Ltd on growing and marketing Austrian organic apples

"We are now trying to build a buffer for the upcoming season"