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Sector | Management

Álvaro González, from Tropicsur: "This year, many growers will have fruit from the first flowering"

Could the Spanish mango season start earlier?

Fabiola Novelo Torrero joins the Axia Team

EU decides to provide 1 billion euros in financial aid to Egypt

Mercosur meeting concludes with new initiatives in Paraguay

Japan open to employ broad range of strategies in response to the yen reaching very low value

Mexfly quarantines established in Texas

Rep. Dan Newhouse focuses on Washington state agri workforce dilemma

New Zealand apple and pear growers consult on industry levy

'But more work is needed to fix competition problems'

Australian farmers welcome proposed governmental merger reforms

PAYR, the Finnish Potato Sector Association, joins Europatat

Sentence by the Court of Cassation concerning table grapes

Clauses in breeder contracts violating the Nadorcott ruling declared null and void

Kiwi rugby star Renee Holmes partners with First Fresh

AJ Griesel appointed as Managing Director for InteliGro Crop Solutions

"Eight companies will be present at Macfrut":

Turkmenistan companies seek commercial partners

1.08 million euros allocated to Ukrainian agribusinesses for orchard and greenhouse development

Agricultural sector faces the repercussions

Electricity price hike in South Africa

COAG and ASAJA deem the proposal document from the Ministry of Agriculture insufficient

APHIS establishes Mexican Fruit Fly Quarantine Areas in Texas

Fruit and Vegetable Trade Mission of Egypt and Morocco to Uzbekistan

Unique opportunity for fruit and vegetable exporters from Egypt and Morocco

Maui Council evaluates increased budget to fight invasive beetles

Jeroen Den Haerynck joined new Belgian company in January

"Creating equal negotiating positions for South American and African exporters"

Various factors impact values of California's agricultural land

Iran's currency market experiences significant fluctuations

"Freshfel Europe presents PEFCR research for public consultation - Part 1"

"Uniform and reliable methodology needed across the entire sector"

Silke Lehmköster to become Managing Director Fleet at Hapag-Lloyd

Wanda Goldwag named as new Chair of Covent Garden Market Authority

Several counties in Georgia declared natural disaster zones after severe drought

Bulgaria and Romania join the Schengen area

Grow Your Learning Education Program launch

APAL partners with Montague to develop pilot education program for primary aged students

Mexico delays glyphosate ban amidst agricultural and trade pressures

'Until growers are fully consulted'

NFU calls for a halt to proposed changes in SMETA standard

Yen's new low sparks intervention debate in Japan

EU Commission proposes common agricultural policy revisions following farmer protests

Dutch Water Technology & Horticulture sectors combine forces in the Gulf Region

Logistics UK urges government:

'Sort the border to prevent supply chain breakdown'

Pierre Leroy, Paysans Résistants

French brand saves farms from abandonment

“The European law must be the same for everyone”

Interfel calls for repeal of French decree on the use of plastic packaging

Hainan - The Gateway to Horticultural China:

“For breeders around the world the combination of the 2022 China Seed Law and the Hainan FTZ offers exciting opportunities"

Laurent Le Mercier joins Tosca as EMEA President

Coalition, Greens and independents unite to back Australian farmers

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission could force grocery giants to sell off parts of their operation

Australia to welcome 1,000 Vietnamese agricultural workers in 2024

British farmers protest outside Parliament over post-Brexit trade deals

CASI reports historic results at its assembly for the second consecutive year

Oregon potato plant settles over wastewater violations

Jaime Martínez-Conradi, Managing Director of Cooperativas Agro-alimentarias de Andalucía:

"While we've been protesting for a month and a half in Spain over mirror clauses, everything is entering through the Netherlands without issue"

Perry Dekkers resigns as Commercial Director at Growers United

Chile-EU trade agreement continues on track

Citrus Growers’ Association of Southern Africa welcomes new Chairman Gerrit van der Merwe

EU-NZ FTA ratification boost for New Zealand's horticulture sector

Visa delays for Mexican workers may impact Canada's agricultural season

UK food industry leaders demand government action on foreign workers

Egypt increases fuel prices amid local currency depreciation

Jan Willem Tolhoek, FreshRecruitment:

"We see ourselves as our clients' temp worker"

Water crisis hits Johannesburg

New Zealand's free trade agreement with the EU to take effect in May

Indonesia focuses on rupiah stability amid global monetary policy shifts

An assessment by Riccardo Martini from DCS Tramaco

Fresh produce exporters express interest in the currency reforms in Egypt

CBP officers make massive methamphetamine seizure in carrot shipment

Portsmouth's new facility faces uncertainty following governmental delays

EU and Peru agree on cooperation activities to ensure respect of labour rights

Water scarcity impacts growers in southern Western Australia

Solomon Islands and Australia collaborate on plant health biosecurity


"The new regulation on packaging does not build, it destroys"

Business Council of Australia warns against legislation to dismantle Coles and Woolworths duopoly

Polish farmers block German border over EU regulations

Deal to extend trade support for Ukraine with safeguards for EU farmers

British farmers to protest in London over food imports and labeling

Concerns rise over wastewater plans in Kelowna

Rovensa Next appoints Riccardo Vanelli as Regional Head of EMEA

Agriculture Department director-general highlights challenges:

Foreign influence in Malaysia's vegetable sector raises concerns

Cantwell, Murray, & Schrier announce federal assistance now available to WA cherry growers

New Zealand's spud king Allan Pye passes away

'A diluted EU due diligence law is still better than none'

Zimbabwe and South Africa address water scarcity in Musina, Limpopo

OAL appoints Jake Norman as Managing Director

European Parliament increases food waste reduction targets

"Packaging market is evolving in the direction set by the European Commission"

“Price collusion and price fixing not an issue on South African fresh produce markets”

Joint Declaration on the Strategic and Comprehensive Partnership between Egypt and the EU

McClay drives May Day start for EU trade deal in New Zealand

Climate warming increases crop water demand in San Joaquin Valley groundwater-dependent agriculture

Agri-food sector on show at ASEAN-Australia Special Summit

European parliament extends trade liberalization with Moldova

Citrus Pest and Disease Prevention Division

CPDPD has updated requirements for moving bulk citrus fruit from Asian citrus psyllid quarantine zones

For workers with temporary visas, US workers at Missouri vegetable farm

US Department of Labor recovers $479,000 in back wages

Asian currencies may struggle despite US rate reductions

Egyptian President hints at flexible currency and possible new financing

Sainsbury's boss commits to enhancing farmer relations in the UK

A Honduran banana producer makes an urgent call for the rescue of the banana sector

Western Australia all clear of Queensland fruit fly

Improved irrigation could transform agriculture across Africa

Jan Vorstermans, Chairman of Agro Food at Supply Chain Valley:

"We think in terms of the entire food spectrum and supply chain"

'UK food supply chain at risk due to new border controls'

Exploring a separate marketing commission for BC apples

Niki Ford steps down as CEO of Australian Organic Limited

International Women’s Day -

Dole joins Global Women Fresh as ‘Empowered Sponsor’

NFF wants option to dismantle Coles and Woolworths duopoly to remain on the table:

Australia's supermarket duopoly debate intensifies

Niger State:

Power supply issues impact fresh produce traders in Nigeria

Central Bank devalues currency as IMF agrees to $8 bln bailout request

Egypt secures expanded IMF agreement

Texas and California are bracing for the insect:

Invasive pest poses threat to Florida strawberries

North Queensland farmer speaks out about 'intimidation tactics employed by major supermarkets'

EU negotiates overhaul of plant pest regulations

Spring Budget doesn’t go far enough for food producers, NFU says

Egypt's Central Bank floats the Egyptian pound

Fuel duty extension on the horizon in the UK's pre-election budget

UK government offers package of community and business support following flooding

Texas farmers face salinity challenges in the Rio Grande

Illegal water take in New Zealand's Bay of Plenty leads to fines for five orchardists

Inflation in South Korea rises due to fresh food and energy costs

Bushel report shares perspectives from America’s larger, high-growth, and next-gen farmers

Australian fresh produce industry delegation focussed on growing relationships with Japan

Josep Carles Vicente, head of Unió de Pagesos: "The protests are not over yet"

"Without criteria for determining production costs, defining market dominance will remain a challenge"

Brazilian hopes for Mercosur-EU trade agreement fade


Zesco may start load-shedding

Chile and Mexico go ahead with the renewal of their Free Trade Agreement

Maersk hires new head of north Europe from DB Schenker

Senate Select Committee on Supermarket Prices announces inquiry on 'bad behavior by supermarkets'

Jane Strijdom appointed as IFPA South Africa's new country manager

Turkish firms may face foreign currency shortage over payment issues with Russia

Emilia Górska-Mytyk becomes new Managing Director

Management change at Kuehne+Nagel Poland

UK farmers protest in Kent against foreign food imports

French Minister of Agriculture announces 90 million € for the organic sector

State of Vermont moves forward with a bill to ban neonicotinoids

NFU calls for an overhaul of horticultural supply chain relationships

Michelle Phillips appointed as Group CEO

South Africa's Transnet secures new leadership

COMADER files complaint with Spanish courts

Morocco vows to protect agricultural exports to Europe

Continued partnerships see land further developed for the benefit of Raukokore and Waihau Bay locals