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Sector | Fruit

"Our cherry production has increased by 60 per cent"

The Marimbella® variety from NSG achieves its best productivity results in Huelva

The Spanish company Grupo Clasol bets on berry production in Romania

"Romania becomes a strategic origin, as it will cover an interesting window in the summer"

Blue Whale prepares the 2024 plum campaign

“Our harvest potential is 5,000 tons”

Berries and fruits from Morocco and Egypt are of great interest in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan

India-South Africa apple agreement impacts Kashmiri market

Chilean cherry season review

New South Wales, Australia

Quality-first strategy in Batlow orchard yields high profits

Fresh apple prices in Ukraine are high – will Ukraine turn to imports?

Return of cold weather impacts Czech crops

Mini-symposium on Blueberries

Martí Sentandreu, manager of Marti Fruit: "Without a doubt, we stand out by arriving early with tasty varieties"

"We can get 10 to 15 days ahead of the first apricot volumes in Spain"

Rising fruit and vegetable prices in Israel: a growing concern

Fruits & Compagnie to take over marketing of Alpes Coop Fruits starting with the 2024 harvest:

"We want to modernize and promote the Alpine terroir"

Russia has seen a 10% increase in vegetable and fruit imports since the beginning of the year

Week 16 Fruit Wholesale Market Report

Coconut prices rise, and the volume of Thai mangosteens increase

Organic apple, pear, and cherry availability growing to meet demand

26 and 27 June 2024 Óbidos, Portugal -

Interpera 2024 to focus on technical visits in Portugal

California allocates $22.1 million towards combating fruit fly infestations

Fruit growers in Manitoba hopeful after a favorable winter

Agriculture Minister gets call for emergency funding to assist growers

Extreme cold impacts Okanagan cherry production

New apple variety makes its debut

"Current weather is actually perfect for the cultivation of cherries"

Chris Rose - Asplins Producer Organisation

"If we get some sunny weather the fruit will really come on"

"Apple prices are still not sufficient to cover all of the rising costs"

Yunnan blueberries are currently in their final season, with premium products becoming increasingly scarce, leading to a sluggish market

FMI report on the trade event's first edition

"It seems São Paulo Fruit Attraction is here to stay"

The company SP "PAEK" in Ukraine launches early watermelon planting

Why are prices so low?

Turkey, Egypt, and China clash on the early peach market

Farmers across Ukraine are expanding watermelon cultivation areas

Dominiek Noppe, Vergro:

"Good prices, but the Netherlands has more pears in stock than one might think"

Inaugural overseas export of apricots from Shanxi to Russia

An early strawberry season in Boaz, Kentucky

First commercial quantities of UK strawberries set to hit supermarket shelves

Strong volume on organic rhubarb this season from the Pacific Northwest

Pesticide levels in imported produce are a concern in the U.S.

Egyptian watermelon season kicking off:

"We have tripled our greenhouse acreage"

Unusual flower fall in Kashmir's apple orchards due to recent weather fluctuations

In 2024, strawberry imports from China surged in Primorsky Krai, Russia

Variety testing is essential for South African blueberry growth

Fabio Zanesco on his new adventure, set to start in September 2024

From apples to kiwifruit - "a thrilling challenge"

Sun World International -

Table grape breeder acts against Chinese infringement on TikTok

Strawberry cultivation system promotes additional sunlight exposure

Social media hyped about blueberry price surges at Australian supermarkets

Fruit trees are blooming in Lapseki, Turkey

Chilean stone fruit exports are expected to grow by 15%

"The market demand for disposable USB temperature and humidity loggers will further increase"

State grants awarded for cranberry bog renovation in Massachusetts

Strawberry season starts early in Arkansas

New South Wales

Nambucca Valley Council strives to limit intensive blueberry farming

Washington apple movement gaining ground

The impact of climate change on fruit prices in South Korea

Aerobotics -

Taking pictures of fruit can lead to greater efficiency and more accurate data

DG agri dashboard: apples

France saw highest February monthly average apple prices at €1.36 per kg

Longest and largest cherry season in the Pacific Northwest anticipated

Freshfel Europe’s Consumption Monitor -

Europeans still not consuming minimum recommendation of 400 g/day of fresh produce

Over 5,000 tons of fresh produce were imported to Primorye, Russia from China

Nijs and Teun van Zuilen, BerryBrothers:

"We're increasingly being seen as a year-round soft fruit supplier"

Armenia poised for bountiful apricot harvest this year

Early April heatwave impacts Latvian fruit farming

Chilean blueberry season analysis and future expectations

'Decreased blueberry production from Peru creates more market space for Chile'

Imanol Almudí, CEO of Grupo Agroponiente:

"Our share in the melon and watermelon market is set to grow significantly"

Benoit Demedts, Demedts - De Mey:

"Starting next week, we expect to be able to supply the first volumes"

"Ancient varieties in melons have experienced a new enthusiasm from consumers"

CFIA has updated labeling requirements for fresh grapes

ANEVO Trading GmbH
Anneliese Vollweiler, Anevo Trading Ltd:

"Early harvest kickoff for Serbian plums"

"Current demand for organic apples is still strong, but we can't fulfil the demand"

Chile’s 2024 table grape harvest coming to an end

Abate pears gaining popularity in organic category

Fresh apple exports from Xizang to Nepal

Texas peach crop faced with hail and lower chill hours

Celebrating mothers with new strawberry campaign

A new intensive orchard planted at "Palos" zone in Tajikistan

"Bryansk Orchard" in Russia to launch the largest fruit storage facility in April

Antonio Agudo, manager of El Melonero:

"Melon consumption growing all year round, as quality of imports from Brazil and Senegal as good domestic production"

Research funding boosts for UK apple growers through collaboration between B-hive and Adrian Scripps

The apple trade with Belarus restored: initial insights and expectations

PSB Vegetable Production introduces new early varieties of flat peach, peach, and nectarine

"Good stone fruit harvests are expected in Murcia, except for late apricots, due to excessive heat"

Fresh Del Monte to invest in soft fruit production in Southern Italy

Brazilian fruit exports reached a milestone in 2023, surpassing 1.2 billion dollars in revenue

Takano Fruit Parlour

Tokyo fruit shop showcases its fruit behind glass, like museum artefacts

Supermarket Sales Data – British apples

Tesco bought 4,191 tonnes of British apples in March 2024

Vancouver event coincides with the start of the 2024 U.S. watermelon shipping season

Exploring the potential of honeyberries in the UK

South Africa's table grape exports increased by 17% in 2023/24 season

New requirements for Moroccan watermelon exports

OP Zuccarella (Italy):

"We have been securing strawberries in supermarkets since early November"

Week 15 Fruit Wholesale Market Report

Less arrivals of New Zealand apples, sales of Chilean grapes are below previous years' levels

Interfresa seeks official recognition of World Berry Day

Vanessa Bersuat, Biogaronne

“Everyone wants strawberries”

Exports up 100 times since 2018/19

Egypt’s strawberry boom in Kazakhstan

XXX International Berries & Cherries Seminar

Blueberry and cherry industries had a fruitful gathering in Chile

Fernando Martí, from Morondo: "Starting from week 16, the main European markets will already have our apricots"

"We will manage to export a very good extra-early apricot"

Anthony Oboussier on the upcoming apricot campaign

“We have reached 70% of our apricot potential”

Muhammet Cakir, Verita Holland:

"The Netherlands will soon be getting Turkish avocados"

Rosselkhoznadzor allows the import of fresh products from Gagauzia into Russia

Why are vegetarian meals on planes so bad?

Good production on Mexican blackberries despite weather events

Juan Antonio Martínez Rubio, manager of Toñifruit:

"The quality of this year's organic stone fruit will allow us to have a very successful campaign"

Fruit attraction in São Paulo to showcase Brazil's agricultural prowess

Francois Myburgh – Bet-El Fruits

Terrific grape season in Trawal

Georgia peach growers optimistic about 2024 season rebound

Flowering began 4 weeks earlier than usual

Poland risks losing blueberry harvest

"The Greek strawberry sector has to deal with three really demanding challenges"

Looking for a name for the new Washington State apple hybrid

Promotions Committee of U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council names new chair

Storm impact on Western Cape apple farms seems manageable

48% of Peruvian table grape exports have gone to the US

More than 13,800 migrants have arrived in Huelva since January for the berry campaign

South Korean government works to ensure stable apple supply

"With Rubis Gold, we expect to again double our volume next year"

Moroccan watermelon season affected by production restrictions

First apple exports from Xizang autonomous region to Nepal

A delegation of Chilean companies will attend Macfrut

Chile's fruit exports worth over 2 billion dollars in 2023

Egypt will be exporting potatoes to Morocco and strawberries to Canada

New Zealand apple and pear growers consult on industry levy

New Zealand summer fruit season is a mixed bag

Texas strawberry season off to a great start

Mexican grape program doubles and exports expand into Asia and Oceania

April apple holdings 33 percent more compared to April 2023

Chile's Verfrut aims to export 5 million boxes of cherries in the coming years

Blueberries problem solved – Peru has sharply increased exports

'Operation Horta' targets agricultural theft around Valencia

Peach and apple growers in Nova Scotia cautioulsy optimistic

Álvaro Guillamón Muñoz, Best Fruit cooperative association: "This week we will start with peaches and nectarines."

"In this industry, trying to play the fortune teller before starting a campaign is just that, a game"

Canadian authorities green light Arctic Gala

Greek cherry season expected to be better than last year

Prince de Bretagne develops its berry range:

“The French market still has plenty of room for improvement”

A memorable conference with the three PGI consortia together for the first time

A growing trend towards seedless varieties for table grapes in Italy