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24 March 2017Anecoop sets fourth successive record

Spain's largest fruit concern grew 11% in value year-on-year and 4% in volume terms in 2015/16.

24 March 2017MCI launches Star Cool CA+

Maersk Container Industry says the system extends the market reach of sensitive, low-respiring perishables such as blueberries and litchis.

24 March 2017Morocco plans berry boost

Morocco hopes to reach a production of 360,000 tonnes of berries by 2020, of which it plans to export 80,000 tonnes.

24 March 2017US pear trade in balance

The United States imports approximately the same amount of pears as it exports, with the majority of the imports coming from Argentina and Chile.

24 March 2017Moño Azul confirms coldstore closure

Despite closing down its plant in General Roca, the Argentinean pipfruit company is maintaining operations elsewhere in Río Negro.

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23 March 2017Moño Azul wraps up early

The regional delegate of the Río Negro Secretariat of Labor is forced to deny claims that the Argentinean topfruit company has been closed down or sold.

23 March 2017Murdock settles on Dole deal

The Dole Food Co. CEO has agreed to a US$74m settlement of claims he misled investors about a 2013 deal to take the fresh-fruit producer private.

23 March 2017MV Asian Adonis ships first kiwifruit

The first of the 46 reefer vessels from New Zealand will leave for China this year in a break from tradition - the first ship for many years has been to Japan.

23 March 2017China sees surge in apple exports

Chinese apple exports to the United States have increased 30-fold in the two years since the market opened.

23 March 2017Peru forecasts minor rise in citrus exports

Industry association ProCitrus says this year's campaign will be unaffected by the heavy rainfall and flooding that is currently hindering banana exports.

23 March 2017EC extends deadline on Hamburg Sud takeover

Maersk Line has offered concessions to European Union antitrust regulators in an attempt to get approval for the takeover of German rival Hamburg Sud.

23 March 2017Algeria grants banana licences

The Algerian Trade Ministry says it has awarded licences to five private companies and one State agency for an initial figure of 55K MT.

23 March 2017India exports record onion volumes

The abandonment of the Minimum Export Price has helped India achieve an all-time export high of 240K MT in the first nine months of the current financial year.

22 March 2017Agritrans seeks redemption

Less than two years after Haiti shipped its first commercial volume of bananas since 1955, hundreds of hectares of plantations now lie fallow.

22 March 2017Carriers subpoenaed in antitrust probe

Antitrust investigators at the U.S. Justice Department have subpoenaed top executives from several container shipping lines as part of a probe into the global industry.