Liu Ziije, CEO of Goodfarmer, Shanghai, told Fruit World, that , having being one of the major exporters of apples and garlic, fruit imports into China are taking a share of 65% of turnover. Liu said, that a professional banana distribution centre is udner construction, because „the banana is our no. 1 fruit“. Goodfarmer imports 300 Containers (6,000 t) weekly or 150,000 t per year. Fruit is mostly origanating from the Philippines. No. 2 imported fruit is Dragon friuit from Vietnam, followed by pineapples, again from the Philippines.
Fresh fruit imports thriving