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Sector | Exotic/Tropical fruit & vegetables

Salvador Miranda Aguilar, general manager of Grupo Sanell:

"More and more Mexican producers are choosing not to renew their certifications to export to Europe"

Vietnam's agri-exports to South Korea see uptick in first half of 2024

Slightly more volume of Ecuadorian dragon fruit expected

More than 10 million 125g trays expected

"Nergi mini kiwis are back!"

Frischezentrum Frankfurt:

"In Turkish dragon fruit, we have an attractive product for weekly markets and speciality shops"

Kraig Loomis with GreenFruit Avocados

“Colombian avocados bring stability to the U.S. market”

Céline Vezian, Alinéa-Top Alliance

“The market looks clear for French garlic”

Emilio Tejerina Romero, manager of Frutas Tejerina:

"Pitahaya will become increasingly important and will go from being a luxury to a commodity"

Ciprian and Konstanze Pantiru on this year's garlic harvest in southern Hesse:

"Fortunately, we were spared major damage and crop losses"

Tropical fruit cultivation expands in Turkey

2024 California fresh fig season gets early start

"Drought causes smaller volumes, but demand has increased"

Precious Honeyglow pineapple wins in 2024 Mindful Awards

Low mango supply could push pricing up

Joshua Guerrero Medina, of Tropifoods: "We will export 250 containers in 2024. That's a 12% increase"

"Higher demand for Costa Rican cassava in European market"

Durian exports boost Johor's economy

Patrick Stoffels, Stoffels Foods:

"The Israeli fig season started just in time"

Red River Delta province, Vietnam

Hung Yen prepares for longan harvest season

Lower production for Portuguese kiwiberries expected this season

Chilean kiwi exports could grow by 10% over the previous season

Ricardo Uribe, CEO of Cartama

"We have exported 682 containers up to June 2024, which represents 24% of Colombia's total avocado exports"

Spanish fig season gets underway with slightly lower production due to reduced size

Fast growing payout for Dulcis kiwis

Ecuador's indigenous communities embrace dragon fruit cultivation

Project Mango Unnati aims to enhance sustainable agriculture in India

Avocado export initiative launches in Nandi County, Kenya

Zespri moves to tranche 2 of Horizon transformation, looks at AI possibilities

Cambodia's fresh longan exports to China set to soar in 2024

Two individuals detained - accused of avocado theft in Nipomo, California

Smaller Morro Bay Avocado crop anticipated this season

Price drop for Vietnam's most expensive durian variety

Researchers in Peru create a natural coating for Hass avocado

Peruvian Hass avocado exports may decline less than expected

Carlos Londoño, General Manager of Jardín Exotics, Colombia

"We expect to export 12 million kilos of Hass avocado, exceeding initial prospects by 20%"

Haribhanga mango from Bangladesh gains global recognition

35% production decrease this year

Climate change is impacting Pakistan's mango production

Fabricio Andrade, Earth Fructifera International Holding Group:

"This season's demand for Peruvian ginger seems stable and in balance with the country's supply"

China Week 27 Fruit Wholesale Market Report

New Zealand persimmons are on the market, price of imported pineapples rebounds

Steven Babin, Barnier

“Our sales of Brazilian ginger are stable in volume and price”

Mari Luz Iglesias, of Iberian Exotic:

"With better management, the country could become a major avocado and mango producer"

Singapore durian traders observe 20% reduction in supply

Due to stringent Chinese import requirements

Malaysian durian exporters face challenges and opportunities

Uttar Pradesh set to export 40 tons of mangoes to Japan and Malaysia

Peru's lower pomegranate production has improved prices

Isaías Segovia Romaní, Ingleby Farms Peru:

"Improved root system means as much as 30 tons of avocado per hectare"

Banai Ltd.

Subtropical fruit trialed in Israel's harsh desert conditions in demand globally

Scientists release wasps to save Kenya's pawpaws from the papaya mealybug

Hoping to align the agricultural objectives of both nations

US and Haiti discuss resumption of mango exports

Jackfruit cultivation begins in Sindh, Pakistan inks deal for Malaysian durian imports

Pineapples removed from Buckingham palace state banquet menu

Onedayone -

China's 2024 pomelo yield projected to drop by 50%

Fruit production in Rio Grande do Norte

Growing melon, watermelon, mango, papaya, and more

Central Vietnam

MD2 pineapple farming model yields first harvest in Quảng Ngãi province

Uttar Pradesh's strategy to boost mango production and quality

'Ginger supply from Peru will probably run short by the end of the season'

Cascone Srl

'International competition is rather fierce, but the ginger market is growing'

Thai KOL praises "New Kung Fu" of Chinese durian sellers

Thursday 18 July - Isis Club

Avocado experts to present the Central Queensland Avocado Regional Forum

Mango cultivation expansion and market dynamics in Sri Lanka

China’s home-grown durians scarce and pricey at the moment

Plantains added to portfolio for U.S. and European markets

Holiday promotions add millions to avocado volume sales during Q1

India’s lychees get a modern avatar

Campaign starts with a great deal of enthusiasm, more volumes and lower prices

Egyptian mangoes available now

David Levin, CEO of Zohara Farms:

'The demand for figs is very good in Europe'

This year's main lychee season is winding down, prices continue to rise

Mission Produce highlights thriving organic avocado category ahead of Organic Produce Summit

Harvest of Portuguese kiwiberries to start soon

West Bengal's Malda mango exports face challenges

Mango exports face challenges in Bangladesh

More Brazilian ginger volume expected in 2024

Marcelo Rusca with Go Fresh

“We rely on Chile, New Zealand, Italy, and Greece for a year-round supply of kiwi fruit”

Premium 100 percent pure avocado oils make debut


Growers are adapting to climate change in the Peloponnese region

William Burunat, Nueva Vista

“The avocado market has gradually recovered and become healthier”

Exotic fruit farmers in Malaga condemn rising water prices

All Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Exporters Association

APFVEA reports that Pakistan may not achieve its mango export target this year

Jacinto González Martín, manager of Villa Pedraza:

"Even though it is only July, we are already seeing Malaga trader show interest in the fruit from the area"

Pakistan stands as the world’s 5th largest mango producer

International Air Transport Association

IATA prohibits a specific fruit on aircraft due to its potential for spontaneous combustion

"Coconut season not yet lost"

A successful season for Zespri kiwis, after a 'reset year'

Trevor Dunmall - AMIA

"For the industry to reach its potential, export has to be a key component going forward"


Durian price surge impacts sales strategies in Nakhon Ratchasima

China opens its market to New Zealand kiwi berries

Fred Steyn – Kuifkop Boerdery

South African dragon fruit on firm growth trajectory

Sellers are offering the fruit by the pound

Durian sales strategy shifts in Nakhon Ratchasima due rise in fruit prices

Inclement weather led to the loss of 18 tons of durians across Khanh Hoa in late June

"Global garlic shortage will become the norm"

Indian research explores the benefits of avocados for pregnant women

Durian claw machines return to Singapore

China Week 26 Fruit Wholesale Market Report

Prices of imported citrus rebounded slightly, apples slow to sell

Rescuing kiwifruit in New Zealand through a collaborative effort

Still, prices have remained consistent with previous year

Durian availability in Singapore been impacted by a 20% reduction in supply this season

Mango festival in Qatar sees 109-plus tons in sales

Rick Rebergen and Helien Verhagen, East4Fresh / Goco Nutty:

"Despite challenging year in cultivation and logistics, plenty of young coconuts available from Thailand"

Record litchi revenues in Bac Giang, despite crop failure

Guava Producers’ Association revises production forecast to 22,500 tons

Reduced guava yield predicted in South Africa

Costa Rica is the foremost exporter of pineapples globally

Peruvian avocado exports to the U.S. reach new heights

New Zealand

Craigmore Sustainables projects horti business assets to expand to $650-$700 million within next 18 months

Anna Nguyen - ADK

“Applying technology and light to grow dragon fruit improves efficiency, increases productivity and quality"

Malaysia's fresh durian exports to China set for 2024

ProNatura launches its 100% organic Extrasweet pineapple

"Consumer expectation is high for this product"

Michoacán will fully reactivate avocado exports to the US today

Sicilian olive producers start growing tropical fruits due to climate change

Elena Rogojnikova, The Greenery:

"Production as well as popularity of avocados continues to rise"

Pilot works out well

New: passion fruit from Dutch greenhouses

European requirements for organic ginger have opposite effect

Ghana sets minimum mango price for 2024 season

Azerbaijan's Astara district to cultivate exotic fruits

Aldi attempts to reduce food waste with crownless pineapples in the UK

Zander Ernst - Allesbeste Symposium Week

South African avocado maverick opens its doors for a week

The weather is pivotal

Heavy markets for limes and mangoes

Meghalaya exports first international pineapples of the season

A record year for the Israeli avocado harvest in 2024

Business Scout Christoph Janensch on Cambodia as a procurement market:

"Food processing still has a lot of growth potential"

Record pineapple shipment from Tripura

Ronaldo Araújo, Kairós SM Tropical:

"We want to launch our green coconut in Spain and Italy at this time of increasing beach tourism"

Innovating butternut production in South Africa


Bees to increase kiwi yields in southwestern France

"Pakistani mangoes have market development potential"

Álvaro Martínez, manager of Axarfruit:

"We expect a drastic fall in the Spanish mango production, even worse than last year"

Rwanda's Huye district hopes for avocado export boom

Lam Dong Province, Vietnam

Lam Dong avocado farmers face market challenges

Citing the presence of excessive "heavy metals"

China halts some Vietnamese durian imports

Ghana announces minimum producer price for mangoes