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Sector | Vegetables

Impact of rainfall on UK vegetable supply

UK vegetable buyers turn to Israeli carrots to meet demand

Landgard eG
Asparagus update - Week 15:

"Initial forecasts vary"

Alberto Jurado, General Director of Las Marismas:

Andalusia's largest industrial tomato producing cooperative resumes cultivation after two long years of severe drought


“Our volumes of Spanish eggplants are increasing”

"Lower European tomato production provided Turkish tomatoes an opportunity"

Is ToBRFV weakening in Morocco?

Why are vegetarian meals on planes so bad?

Uzbekistan increases fruit and vegetable exports to Russia by almost 1.8 times in Q1

Rosselkhoznadzor allows the import of fresh products from Gagauzia into Russia

Japanese Ministry of Agriculture grants new approval for broccoli solutions

Japanese researchers create eggplants with high beta-carotene content

Stephen McCormack - McCormack Family Farms:

"A wrong decision for the sake of just getting crop in the fields could end up a very costly mistake"

Nairobi, Helsinki, and Abeto:

Semillas Fitó introduces three new Dutch cucumber varieties with exclusive SmartQ genetics

Ruff-Häring GbR Gemüsebau
Franken: Early start to the open ground radish harvest

"The winter season saw an abundance of affordable radishes from Italy"

Grell Naturkost GmbH & Co. KG
New chicory variety Schriek receives bioverita certification

"High disease resistance and attractive appearance"

Looking at vegetable intake and cancer risk reduction

André Dippenaar – DW Fresh

Loadshedding causes state of profound flux in the vegetable market

Heat impacts supply of leafy greens in Pune

Tomato industry stakeholders respond to Florida’s appeal for protectionist policies

South Africa witnessed 7.6% decrease in vegetable export earnings in 2023

Which Spanish province grows the most carrots?

1,100+ visitors at Dutch company's open day

The changing landscape of the pickling cucumber industry

Despite falling volumes:

Morocco continues to increase revenue from fresh vegetable exports

JERSA Fruchtimport GmbH
Garlic importer Jörg Sturmberg on the past season

"In all Spanish growing regions, a lot of money has been lost"

The most expensive vegetable is becoming more popular, at 1,000 euro per kg

New sweet peppers meet growing demand for fresh snack options

Supermarkets' rejection of pomegranates and tomatoes spotlights food waste within the supply chain

Thulani Magida - Juta Agritech:

Competing meaningfully in the vegetable market

Red fruit carrot appeals to new customer segment


Green chilli prices hit lows in Khulna, Magura, Sylhet, and Lalmonirhat

World Vegetable Map 2024:

Turbulent times for the global vegetable sector

Nigel Clare - Peloton Produce

"The amount of moisture in the ground is giving the optimum growing conditions"

Ginés Navarro, Chief Operations Officer at Agridemur:

"The low prices of first-class vegetables have led to a 15-20% drop in the consumption of processed products"

"F1 Carreras and much more from Harmoniz":

The round cluster tomato takes over the Fondi area in Lazio

Small vegetable breeder specializes in pointed peppers and black tomato variety

Ruud Slagter, Fa P.N. Slagter:

"Unprecedented early start for high-risk winter cauliflower and winter romanesco crops"

Isaac Petràs, from Bolets Petràs: "We are about to kick off the cep mushroom season"

"Due to climate change, we have a broader and more uneven playing field than ever before in our sector"

Open Day in Campohermoso, Níjar:

Gavilán, the first tomato from GapGen Seeds with resistance to the rugose virus

Cristiana Furiani from Geofur: "We will present another product at Macfrut"

Fresh-cut radicchio conquers the foreign market

Danielle Chambaraud, Asperges du Blayais

“The PGI label really makes a difference during campaigns like this one!”

Rooted in change: Ukraine’s table beet price decline

New Texas greenhouse in the spotlight at VIVA Fresh

Ukraine to see a decrease in white cabbage cultivation areas


Carrot harvest 2023 drops by 3 percent compared to the previous year

A revolutionary machine to harvest broccoli

Pilzhof Nettetal
Dieter Dömges from Pilzhof Nettetal:

"The retail sector has sent a clear signal and will currently not accept any price increases"

Turkmenistan tomatoes are gaining ground in foreign markets

Greenhouse grown Romaine lettuce back in stores this spring

Rising imports of fruit and vegetables in Greece

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

Winter vegetables making way for lettuce

The ANPCA presented the 2024 Strategic Plan for the Spanish Garlic Sector

French cauliflower production and prices are down

Wouter Willems, ZON:

"Retailers in search of bell peppers, but supply still limited"

Lucie Gemain, Maïsadour

White asparagus attracts new growers in southwestern France

Prices of imported tomatoes up in Ukraine

Philippe Jean, Cofruid’Oc

“Homogeneous green asparagus production in a balanced market”

Ukrainian mini-carrot manufacturer saturates the domestic market and plans to export

Challenges persist in Ukrainian fruit and vegetable sector cooperation

Nearly 450,000 tons of citrus were imported to Novorossiysk, Russia in the first quarter

Conserving two Olympic-sized swimming pools of water annually

Verdant Technologies and Sobeys partner on iceless broccoli

Franc Goertz, Goertz Asperges:

"Good asparagus prices should continue for now; production levels haven't yet normalized"

The import of Uzbek veggies to alleviate Kazakh mid-season shortage

Köckerling GmbH & Co. KG
Henrik Rolf from Köckerling & Co.

"German fresh-cut market seems to move in two opposite directions"

An Apulian grower explains the situation

Slow start for asparagus but upturn in sight

Michigan State University looks at asparagus emergence

California finishing up organic garlic season

Francisco Sabio, Manager of Hortirecursos:

"The cherry-on-the-vine and specialty varieties can set us apart"

Léo Vaillant, Gautier Semences

“Our priority is to develop resistant and productive varieties”

Azerbaijan's tomato exports surge: driven by seasonal dynamics and Russian demand

Fabian Kummer from Schmitterhof:

"Swiss asparagus has earned itself a high standing"

Hof Johannßen / Kohl Direkt
Dirk Johannßen from Kohl Direkt in Dithmarschen:

"Cabbage prices have dropped by five euros per 100 kilograms since January"

Antonio Tuccillo, Agrimpex Farming:

"Lack of dry garlic on the Spanish and Italian markets"

Produced by Ortofrutta Castello (Italy) from Lamboseed varieties

Il Rustico, an asparagus with a wild flavor

15 Granada cooperatives kick off a positive green asparagus season

Notification of intent to continue the vegetable and fresh potato EPPR levies

Movement of green onions to improve post-Holy Week

Lithuanian vegetable market faces challenges from Russian produce

Potato sector in particular is facing challenges

Irish farmers warned that soil conditions will worsen amid heavy rain

Hiiros Tomatoes earn Good Housekeeping’s 2024 Best Snack Award

New edible mushroom species discovered in India

Economic benefits of asparagus cultivation in Ukraine

Nico Schaft (888 Fruit Company): "Good demand despite the cold weather"

Pioneer has South African pumpkins again

Baldor Specialty Foods adds commercially licensed, legally grown, Water Spinach to its lineup

Russian Government approves duty-free import of up to 100,000 tons of tomatoes until May 31

Taiwanese Ministry assures safety of local pineapples and mushrooms

Pickle trends help grow dill pickle cucumber consumption

Small gap on imported organic Heirloom tomatoes until mid-April

Brahim El Hasnaoui, Fleuron d’Anjou

French cooperative Fleuron d'Anjou aims for 1,000 tons of asparagus within 5 years

Philippe Degré, Rotom:

"Switching to local tomatoes as quality of Spanish goods diminishes"

Kyrgyz Ministry of Agriculture urges focus on cultivating cruciferous vegetables and legumes

Vittorio Gona from OP Alba Bio also reports on the complicated situation:

"Premium niche tomatoes now featured in our assortment"

National Trust UK mushroom ban sparks concerns among Irish producers

New packaging extends the shelf-life of mini cucumbers

Mild impact of the Red Sea crisis on Egyptian garlic

Weather causes slower start of Salinas lettuce season

Agung Pratama of Bejo South East Asia:

"The Vietnamese vegetable market is becoming a modern trade”

Ukraine: carrot prices down again

Ukrainian greenhouse complexes aim to return to pre-war production levels

Marcel van der Pluijm, Feeling Fresh:

"Early demand for Dutch bell peppers from North America following a successful Spanish season"

Früchte Krings e.K.
Fruit wholesaler Matthias Krings from Früchte Krings e.K.

"In the world of fine dining, vegetables are increasingly moving from a side dish to the main event"

Proposed by Assomech and realized for L'Ortolano of Sestu (Cagliari, Italy)

A modular celery line to increase yields

Cabbage supply hits record low in capital of Papua New Guinea

The story behind the purple artichoke

New sweet corn variety unveiled

Egyptian garlic prices will continue to rise for the entire season

Borja Herrera, from Difrusol

"The quality of some greenhouse products is starting to decline and we are withdrawing to avoid issues at destination"

Strong Easter pull promising for remainder of season

The past few years have been challenging for green asparagus

Rivaldo F1 by Cora Seeds revitalizes the tomato segment

Smooth round cluster tomato that meets production and retail needs

Early asparagus and cherries at Amelinckx Fruit

"Convergence of greenhouse and early open-field asparagus make for acceptable prices leading up to Easter"

Insight into cucumber cultivation and market trends revealed in the Zhytomyr region of Ukraine

The absence of Polish cucumber imports presents market opportunities for Ukrainian producers

Consortium for the protection and promotion of the Carrot Novella di Ispica PGI

From seed to table, a complete immersion in the world of the Sicilian branded carrots

Vegetable price surge in coastal area of Karnataka

A new variety from Seeds Technologies Italia

Reasons to involve producers in the development of a plum tomato variety

Bernardi Ortofrutta

Zero residue radishes overcome the crisis

Cargo terminal to be established at Namangan airport of Uzbekistan

Dole plc announces mutual termination of agreement with Fresh Express for the sale of its Fresh Vegetables Division

Greenhouse grower gets on deck to support Little League baseball

Charlotte Buyck, Calsa:

"After a challenging fall, leek prices are low due to good growing weather and milder temperatures"

State grant program for farmers in Ukraine has yielded disappointing results

"A weekend of collaboration, inspiration, and celebration"

Green Specialties celebrates 25 years

Tomato prices surge in India

Rosselkhoznadzor banned the import of Chinese tomatoes infected with a virus

China's trend of dyeing dogs with fruit and vegetable juices

South Korea suspends sales of Chinese carrots due to pesticide concerns

Untimely rains impact vegetable farming in Siddipet

The United Kingdom imports fewer Spanish lettuces