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11 December 2019Zespri to release more SunGold

The kiwifruit marketer has also indicated how many trays of its new Red variety it intends to commercialise annually.

11 December 2019USDA ups Florida grapefruit forecast

While the projection for oranges and soft citrus volumes is unchanged, the December forecast for grapefruit is up 7% on improved fruit sizing.

11 December 2019Strong start to Brazilian melon season

Brazilian exporters have benefitted from damage to Mexican melon production caused by Tropical Storm Lorena in September.

11 December 2019Peru issues TR4 alert

The declaration provides for maintaining and strengthening phytosanitary surveillance and quarantine actions to prevent the entry of the disease into national territory.

11 December 2019Mixed year to date for Vietnamese fruit exports

New business in the US, South Korea and Japan has offset a double-digit percentage reduction in the value of exports to China.

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10 December 2019Pear production set for record

Global production for 2019/20 is forecast up 13% to a record 23.1m MT as gains in China more than offset weather-induced losses in the European Union.

10 December 2019China clears Filipino Hass

The major beneficiary is likely to be Dole Philippines, which to date has been the country's only exporter of avocadoes to international markets.

10 December 2019Citronex gets keys to Bucharest facility

The EU's largest banana ripener established its presence in Romania in 2018 and will take over a second facility at the MLP Bucharest West logistics park in Q1, 2020.

10 December 2019New chapter for Port of Dover

After five years of building and preparation, Dover Cargo Terminal West worked its first vessel on Sunday, with Seatrade's Lady Rosebay discharging bananas and pineapples.

10 December 2019Tailor Cut Produce recalls fresh cut fruit

The New Jersey produce company is recalling some of its products in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Delaware for possible salmonella contamination.

09 December 2019Table grape volumes continue rising trend

The increase in southern hemisphere volumes and recovery of production in China after last year's frost-damaged crop will offset the fall in EU grape crops.

09 December 2019Vigo outlines fruit ambitions

The Galician port is anticipating an additional 300K MT of throughput in 2020, with a CMA CGM service carrying Del Monte fruit reportedly switching from Puerto MarĂ­n.

09 December 2019Australia harvests record avocado crop

Despite the 11% increase in production year-on-year, Australia exports just over 3K MT mainly to Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong.

09 December 2019Japan prepares ground for Egyptian citrus

A Japanese agricultural quarantine authority delegation is to visit Cairo to approve export requirements ahead of opening the market to Egyptian citrus.

09 December 2019Apple volumes recover

Global apple production for 2019/20 is forecast up nearly 5m MT to 75.7m, as rebounding production in China more than offsets sharply lower production in the EU.