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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.

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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.