14 December 2018Dole divests
The sale of Saba Fresh Cuts AB was a necessary condition of the European Commission's approval of the investment by Total Produce into Dole in July 2018.
14 December 2018Scales diversifies
New Zealand's largest pipfruit producer Mr Apple owner Scales Corp says it has bought 60% of a United States-based petfood manufacturer.
14 December 2018Central American pineapple volumes surge
In the first six months of 2018, the volume and value of pineapple shipments rose 18% and 14% respectively over the corresponding period in 2017.
14 December 2018Egyptian citrus industry continues growth
Russia, Saudi Arabia, Netherlands and China are the top import destinations for Egyptian oranges.
14 December 2018Argentinean pears endure 'disastrous' Russian campaign
The experience of Argentinean pear exporters this season contrasts sharply with the success of its apple shippers.
14 December 2018NZKGI starts early push for seasonal labour
In 2018 the Bay of Plenty kiwifruit industry experienced a severe labour shortage at harvest, with 1,200 vacancies unable to be filled.
13 December 2018US apples losing Middle East markets
Washington State apple exports to the Middle East are down 66% to date this season, due to increased competition from EU countries and Turkey.
13 December 2018HHLA converts reefers into heaters
Unikai, a subsidiary of Hamburger Hafen and Logistik, has developed a technology that readies reefer containers for pest-free transport to Australia and New Zealand.
13 December 2018South Africa and China on verge of closer fresh ties
Pears and avocadoes are priorities for South Africa while China is looking to ship citrus southbound in return.
13 December 2018High cube crisis takes retrograde step
The team tasked to find a long-term solution to South Africa's logistics issue has thus far failed to reach any progress on a consensus.
13 December 2018Capespan claims IFS Broker certification
The Capespan Group says IFS Broker certification confirms its reputation as a supplier of safe and high quality products.
13 December 2018Fresh Buddy raises US$100m to expand e-business model
The Beijing-based startup platform has been selling and delivering fresh vegetables and fruits since its inception early this year.
12 December 2018Seatrade launches Zodiac Reefer Service
The specialized reefer service will offer shippers from Colombia, Costa Rica, Honduras and Guatemala unrivalled transit times to the UK and the Netherlands.
12 December 2018South Africa brings FCM under control
There were just nine False Codling Moth interceptions in the EU during the 2018 citrus season, compared to 61 in 2017.
12 December 2018Secessionist crisis takes toll on CDC
Of the 29 banana farms owned by the Cameroon Development Corporation, 12 are to be closed while a further 10 are currently idle.