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Top 5 - yesterday
- New Dignity Act focuses on immigration reform and H-2A
- Very tight orange market in Europe expected
- The first variety of Chilean seedless mandarin seeks to position itself in the US
- Intellectual property protection on a global scale reviewed at conference in Australia
- "Rand exchange rate most welcome for South African citrus exporters"
Top 5 - last week
- Last year, more than 6,000 hectares of citrus fruit were abandoned in the Valencian production areas
- South African fruit exports can’t do without Russia
- “It’s time to interrupt the North American mushroom industry”
- Fruits and vegetables rich in flavonols help prevent memory loss
- "The lower prices are however seeing demand for macadamias pick up locally"
Top 5 - last month
- Risk of heart disease might drop significantly by drinking these fruit juices
- “Right now, everybody in the US is desperate for grapes”
- South African strawberry aficionados in for a Woolworths treat
- Japanese farmer produces mangoes that sell for $230 each
- UK and Europe “screaming for citrus” but still more rain for South Africa
"Low rainfall delays Aiwen mango season until early June"
Aiwen mangoes are known for their high sugar content and sweetness and are in high demand, despite high prices due to limited production. In previous years, the Aiwen mango season started at the end of April, but this year, due to the drought and lack of rain in the production area, the season was…
“Consumer preferences for Chilean table grapes changes dynamically”
The Chilean table grape season is coming to an end. The dynamic changes in consumer preferences and market demands demonstrated the importance of varietal renewal in staying competitive in the global market. Julio Ruiz-Tagle is the Asia & Americas Manager at the quality service provider D-Quality Survey.…
Week 21 Wholesale Fruit Market Report
The arrivals of mangosteens have increased, and a large number of bayberries enter the market
In the fruit market, more and more domestic fruits are arriving. Seasonal fruits include bayberry, lychee, peach, and cherry. Among the imported fruits, durians are still selling well, mangosteens from Thailand are increasing, and grapefruits from South Africa are selling smoothly. The arrival of…
Chinese are bringing cucumbers to music festivals
China festival goers are turning to alternative forms of hydration, choosing to bring cucumbers so they will not be forced to pay exorbitant prices for a bottle of water. Recently, someone posted a picture of a half-eaten cucumber to Xiaohongshu, a social media platform similar to Instagram. The caption…
"New season pears expected to be high-quality, impact of low temperatures remains to be seen"
Fresh pears for the 2023 season have already begun to be bagged. Recently, some areas in Shijiazhuang, Hebei have experienced heavy rainfall and hail, but the impact on the main pear-producing areas is not expected to be significant. Regarding the export of fresh pears in the last season and the forecast…
Exports of lychees from Maoming exceeds 200 tons this year
Maoming, the largest lychee producer in Guangdong Province, is the world's largest lychee production area. Currently, there are 15 registered lychee orchards and 7 registered…
New sweeter watermelon varieties push nationwide sales in China
"Now is the season for our greenhouse watermelons in ShaHeXin, in China's Eastern Shandong Province. This year, we have newly planted 2K small watermelons. The sugar content of this watermelon can be 30% higher than ordinary watermelons and it has a great taste. We are growing along three-dimensional…
"Exported lychees are on the way one after another, and prices have risen slightly"
"On April 21, our first batch of lychees arrived in the Netherlands by air. Up to now, we have exported 4 batches of lychees to Europe this year. Since early May, lychees exported to Australia, the United States, Canada, Panama and other places have been shipped one after another," said Mr. Lin Bo,…
Large number of Vietnamese durians are entering the market
"Thailand's durians perform well in the market"
In the imported durian market, durians in eastern Thailand are at the end of their production season, and durians in the south are expected to be on the market in mid-June; at the same time, Vietnam’s Kanyao durians will usher in a peak arrival. Due to the strong market demand, durian has attracted much…
"The market is going well for the newly introduced blueberry varieties"
Yunnan is an advantageous production area for blueberries in China. Yunnan blueberries usually enter the peak production period in March, and then the market volume gradually increases. This year's supply situation is slightly different. Since the Spring Festival at the end of January and the beginning…
"Extending the storage period of cherries can bring more benefits"
The Chilean cherry season has come to an end. This season, the export volume of Chilean cherries reached 415,315 tons, a sharp increase of 17% from the previous season. The…
China (Guangzhou) - Week 19 Wholesale Fruit Market Report
"Fewer durians, strong apple sales"
In the fruit market this week, the arrival of imported apples increased, and the sales in the second half of the week were satisfactory; the arrival of Thai durians decreased, so buyers expanded their purchases of other fruits, and the sales of some categories increased. In addition, this Sunday is…
No link found between Costco fruits and hepatitis cases in Taiwan
Taiwan’s Food and Drug Administration Director Wu Shou-mei said the hepatitis A virus was detected in a batch of Kirkland Signature Three Berry Blend during a border…
2022 heatwave reduced mango production by 50%
Pakistan mango exports affected by climate change
Pakistan Fruit Exports have declined by an alarming 42 percent year-on-year (YoY) in the first 9 months of FY 2022-23 in dollar terms. Although the exports of the fruit have witnessed a 110% increase in volume between 2014 and 2021, its production has been heavily affected due to climate change and…
"We introduce a single-use real-time carbon dioxide monitor"
According to statistics from ASOEX, the export of Chilean plums to China in 2022/23 will hit a record high of 55,000 tons. Plums, including prunes, have become the second largest Chilean fresh fruit exported to China after cherries. The Chilean stone fruit season is about to start. Frigga, a professional…
Vietnamese fruit exports to China and Laos are booming
The export of bananas, durians, and jackfruit from Vietnam to China and Laos have surged in the first four months of the year. The export value of vegetables and fruits…
SVM authorized to administrate IP in China
New Zealand red pear PiqaBoo® gently combines Chinese, Japanese and European pear characteristics
The new season of PiqaBoo® pear imported from New Zealand has recently arrived in China and is selling well on the market. PiqaBoo® (variety name "PremP009") is a new IP pear variety bred by the New Zealand Plant & Food Research (PFR) for over 20 years. It perfectly inherits the parental advantages of…
"The price of ginger continues to rise rapidly, and demand is weak"
In the past two months, the price of Chinese ginger has been rising rapidly and running at a high level. Fujian Fresh Exchange Trading Co., Ltd. is mainly engaged in the domestic sales and import and export of ginger. Mr. Ye Qiaowei, from the company, introduced the current situation of the ginger market…
“The majority of the areas where mangoes grow are still safe and good to go”
The unseasonal rain in India did indeed damage some of the crops, but many of the cultivation areas haven’t been affected as much, says Manoj Barai, general manager for Indian fresh produce exporter MK Exports: “The current mango season looks very promising as this year's demand is very good compared to…
"The price of garlic has shown a generally stable trend recently"
Since the end of February this year, the price of garlic has been on an upward trend. Until recently, the market has changed, showing a generally stable trend. Ms. Wendy Qin from Shandong Xiangsheng Import and Export Co., LTD, spoke to FreshPlaza. "Now is the end of the old garlic production season, and the…
"Delays in shipments have caused fluctuations in the market for Malaysian durians"
Every June and December sees the beginning of a new durian production season in Malaysia. Durian sellers usually sell out the durians of the previous season before the new season. "In December last year, due to the impact of the domestic pandemic situation in China at that time, Malaysian durian…
FreshPlaza Special on Asia
This month FreshPlaza will focus on Asia. Are you a grower, importer or exporter, or in the packaging or cooling business? If you are in anyway involved in the fresh produce business we would love to hear from you. You can send us in some info or we can give you call for an interview. You can contact me via firstname.lastname@example.org…