All posts tagged "horticulture"

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    When does the perishable industry feel the trade war?

    Although only in early stages, the tit-for-tat exchange of retaliatory tariffs is setting up a food fight of epic proportions that will impact businesses large and small around the globe. Global Food Fight At 12:01 AM EDT on the sixth of July, the Trump administration triggered the largest trade war in modern...

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    Chinese food importers hold trade talks with Aegean fruit, vegetable exporters

    The Aegean region, one of Turkey’s most important centers in terms of food exports, has hosted Chinese food importers. A delegation consisting of procurement authorities in the Guangdong Imported Food Association established in the People’s Republic of China and five importing companies, members in this association, held bilateral business talks with 30...

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    Concord Foods Partners With California Avocado Commission

    Brockton, Mass. – Concord Foods is proud to announce its partnership with California Avocado Commission (CAC) to bring free guacamole samples into retailers this summer. To maximize sales during the Fourth of July weekend, Concord Foods and CAC partner to bring flavorful, creamy guacamole prepared and the new Concord Fresh Success guacamole mixes, which include no artificial flavors,...

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    Good Foods launches Avocado Mash

    Pleasant Prairie, Wis. (June 25, 2018) – Dedicated to providing better-for-you food choices, Good Foods is excited...

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    Refreshing Chilean citrus promotions aim to boost consumption in the UK and Japan

    SANTIAGO, CHILE, 14 February, 2018 — With the aim of promoting consumption of Chilean citrus, including its...

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    Passion fruit yields decreasing in Chile

    Renzo Gomez, member of the Passion Fruit Work Table of the Association of Exporters (ADEX), stated that Peru had 6,500 hectares of passion fruit, which yield an average of 18 to 20 tons per hectare. The area with the highest production is Chimbote with 2,000 ha. It is followed by Piura, Olmos,...

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    Getting high on fresh produce

    The Mexican Army seized a multi-million dollar shipment of different drugs that was hidden in boxes of fruit and was destined for the United States. The drugs included large quantities of the most commonly used illicit substances among American addicts, such as fentanyl, heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, and marijuana. In the black market,...

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    Refreshing Chilean citrus promotions aim to boost consumption in the UK and Japan

    SANTIAGO, CHILE, 14 February, 2018 — With the aim of promoting consumption of Chilean citrus, including its health benefits, the Chilean Citrus Committee of Chile’s Fruit Exporters Association (ASOEX), together with ProChile, has created a promotional campaign for this season for the UK and Japan; two important export markets for these colourful,...

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    Farm robotics impact on labour shortage over-estimated

    The capacity of farm robotics to deliver quick-fix solutions to agriculture’s labour concerns is vastly over-estimated according to researchers in the Netherlands. Dutch robotics scientist, Rick van de Zedde, told delegates at F&A Next: “Industry expectations for farm robotics are definitely too high at present. “There is a tendency for users to...

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