All posts tagged "apples"

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    Trump trade ideas might affect California nut crops

    Some 45 million metric tons of food grown in the United States ends up in China. Sales there will fall as it becomes more expensive. There’s more. As steel becomes more expensive, we’ll pay more for tomato sauce. That’s because most of it comes in cans, and those cans – so shiny we call...

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    TOMRA acquires precision grading system manufacturer

    AUCKLAND:  TOMRA today signed an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares in BBC Technologies*. The...

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    When will robots take over the apple harvest? Now

    Roughly $4 billion worth of apples are harvested in the U.S. each year. Startup Abundant Robotics hopes to suck up some of it with a machine that vacuums ripe fruit off the tree. Today apple orchards rely on people to pick their crops. Dan Steere, cofounder and CEO of Abundant, says recent...

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    Pakistan wants to compete in global apple market

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has opportunity to capture Russian market as importers have expressed interest in importing Pakistan’s apple.   According to a private news channel report, Pakistan, with production of 1.495 million tonnes production of apple, stands at number 10 in global rankings whereas overall trade of apple has surpassed 6.5 million tonnes. Analysts...

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    Washington Apples are trying to regain ground on Indian Market

    Washington Apples, which had a poor year of exports to India last year, is hopeful of making a comeback this year. A brand known worldwide for its variety and origin, Washington Apples has a share of 60 per cent in US apple production. Of the 200 million cartons that the US produces...

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    First Interpoma China Congress & Exhibition in June

    The international congress on the current situation and future prospects in the apple sector in China will...

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    Indian region Himachal Pradesh gets money to keep its apple industry alive

    o protect the British-era old apple industry in Himachal Pradesh, the state government has started a project under which old and senile apple plants are replaced with exotic high-yield varieties. About six lakh new saplings have been replanted under the apple rejuvenation scheme covering 5,917 beneficiaries during the past four years, an official...

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    Bravo apples: First run sold out in Australia – exports are next

    Growers of a new apple variety developed in Western Australia are eyeing international markets after the first...

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    Robots picking apples – A way to improve productivity

    Apples are the second most commonly consumed fruit in the U.S., according to data from the U.S....

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    Protests and climate change hits Kashmir apple industry

    It’s harvest season in Kashmir. Roads that till just last week saw pitched battles between protesters and...

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