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Sector | Global Focus Melons/Kiwifruit

California eyes more colored kiwi production in coming seasons

Hungarian melon production anticipates early season

Chema Fernández, melon sales manager at Unica Fresh:

"This year, we expanded the area devoted to the cultivation of Little Planet melons from 5 to 50 hectares"

Melon production is estimated at 110,000 tons and watermelon at 170,000 tons

Slight increase in melon and watermelon acreage in Murcia with good yields expected

"Demand for Turkish watermelons strong at the moment"

Cold weather slows down the Moroccan watermelon and melon campaign

Domestic melon season sees a more historical start

Karl Haegeli Erben AG
Marco Haegeli from Zürcher Engrosmarkt:

"At the end of May, we will start with smooth-skinned Jolly melons, which are very popular in Switzerland"

Watermelon plantings up possibly this season

Half of kiwis sold at Jhb market go across the border

Locally-grown green kiwis coining it as South Africa waits for last from Europe

Joël Boyer, Boyer

“French melons will arrive late this year”

Name change for the Charentais melon?

More supply of specialty melons coming

Carlo Porro, CEO Agricola Famosa:

“Under this heavy rain we in Brazil have succeeded to produce and export melons to Europe”

First quantities harvested in Italy for Consorzio Dolce Passione

The commercialization of midi watermelons has started

Pieter de Ruiter, 4Fruit Company:

"Broad European demand makes Spanish growers enthusiastic about Piel de Sapo and yellow melons"

FreshPlaza Global Focus on kiwifruit and melons