All posts tagged "Tropical agriculture"

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    Crop protection giant enters the irrigation scene

    Bayer and the Israeli company Netafim are joining forces to enhance the application of crop protection products...

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    Kevin Leap joins GreenFruit Avocados

    Newport Beach, CA; November 1, 2017:  Mexican avocado marketer, GreenFruit Avocados, today announced that industry veteran, Kevin Leap, has been appointed director of sales and marketing.   Mr. Leap has 27 years of experience in the produce industry, working in a variety of sales and marketing roles at well-known companies like WestPak...

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    AgroPress seeks Advertising Sales Representative for Agriculture Magazine in Australia

    AgroPress is hiring an Advertising Sales Representative for several Agriculture Magazines We are looking for a sales...

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    New export rule in Vietnam hinders Cashew exports

    Workers of the Long Viet Co Ltd in the southern province of Phu Yen’s Tuy Hoa City process cashew nuts for export.  A new regulation is causing hundreds of raw cashew material containers to pile up at the city’s ports. According to the association, many enterprises importing cashew materials for processing and...

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    JP Tropical Foods plans to double banana production in Jamaica

    KINGSTON, Jamaica — JP Tropical Foods has announced plans to double banana production for the back-to-school season, beginning September, aimed at making more of the fresh fruit available to students. In addition, the company in a news release said it will be commissioning, by mid-May, a state-of-the art pineapple packing facility at...

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    Indian banana grower develops a way to grow bananas without pesticides

    For a long time the banana plantations in Rajshahi and Chapainawabganj have relied on pesticides. Now, eco-friendly...

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    Avocados are the hot item in Australia

    WA’s avocado haul could more than triple within five years as growers look to cash in on the popularity of the super food — particularly among inner-city types opting for avocado smash at the expense of real estate. Manjimup’s Advance Packing and Marketing Services managing director Jennie Franceschi said based on the...

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    Banana industry in Ecuador wants to change the rules

    The associations of producers and exporters of banana are requesting an amendment to the current banana law and regulations to prevent the country from losing more competitiveness in the world market, to increase production, and to create new jobs. To this end, the Association of Production, Marketing and Export of Bananas (Acorbanec),...

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    For the first time in history fruit and vegetable exports from Vietnam bigger than Rice

    Export turnover of fruits and vegetables has exceeded that of rice for the first time, Agriculture and...

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    Central Citrus Research Institute releases pummelo and grapefruit variety

    NAGPUR: Central Citrus Research Institute (CCRI) released one variety each of exotic fruits pummelo and flame grapefruit on Friday. The institute had brought the two fruits from California, USA 15 years ago and made disease-free using shoot-tip grafting technique. Sustaining the extreme Central India climate, the two fruits are being introduced after...

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