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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.

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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.

22 March 2017IG to export fruit

India's Mumbai-based leading fruit importer IG International says it is to move into export markets with bananas, grapes and onions.

22 March 2017COSCO opens Fangchenggang to fruit

The port city in South China's Guangxi Zhuang region was approved as an appointed fruit import port in 2015.

22 March 2017Frosts hurt US stonefruit crops

The South Carolina Department of Agriculture said the state's peach farmers are facing the worst crop damage in a decade.

22 March 2017Doubts surface over Melbourne Steritech facility

The new A$5m X-ray facility to treat export-bound fruit cannot currently be used on produce destined for some of Australia’s largest horticultural markets.

22 March 2017Kiwifruit industry gives NZKGI vote of confidence

New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Inc. says it has been given a strong mandate by growers to work on their behalf for the next six-year kiwifruit levy cycle.