BelOrta's turnover has risen from 350 million Euro in 2014 to 400 million Euro in 2015. Director Filip Fontaine says that the growth mainly comes from the Netherlands, "In 2015, 12% of our turnover was directly purchased by our neighbors. Both growers and
The fear that rising demand for avocados would make the fruit prohibitively expensive seem to have been unfounded. Calavo Growers Inc. said sharply lower avocado prices were a key challenge in its fiscal fourth quarter, weighing on results at its fresh fo
In Nashik, India, unseasonable weather has adversely affected the onion crop leading to a decline in onion exports: during the first half (April-September) of the 2015-16 financial year export declined by 17.79% against the corresponding period last year.
A recent report from Colmar Brunton has shown that cauliflower is of low importance to consumers and that there is little interest in new varieties. However, the monthly vegetable tracking report, funded by Horticulture Innovation Australia, has found tha
With a smaller national apple crop it has been no surprise that retail volume has declined from record levels set last season. However, an analysis conducted by CMI Cat Stats is revealing secrets select retail chains use to drive apple category increases.
The prices of ‘Vazhakulam’ pineapples have been falling for weeks in Kerala and farmers and retailers maintain that the main reason for this is the declining prices of oranges, following the heavy continuous arrivals of the fruit from other States.
The lack of protocols and air corridors between Jalisco and the Chinese province of Henan have hampered the massive export of berries to the Middle East, said the delegate of the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food
In Timmins, Canada, grocery stores are being affected by droughts in California limiting the supply of fresh produce. Some prices have become three to four times higher in recent weeks, causing stores to put up signs apologizing for the inconvenience and
Adverse weather conditions in states like Florida and Arizona and in Mexico have impacted on the food supply, and now a nationwide food shortage is hitting consumers hard financially. In Louisville, Kentucky, consumers are shocked by sky-high prices.
Due to snow and adverse weather conditions, fruit and vegetable prices in Istanbul have increased. The treacherous weather has prevented goods lorries from entering Istanbul, meaning that the prices of tomatoes, lettuce, spring onions and green peppers ha
Fruit and vegetable producers will have access to new markets thanks to negotiations on phytosanitary barriers with many countries. Potato plants will be able to be sent to the Dominican Republic and Israel, apples to Vietnam. Phytosanitary certificates h
Filipino Banana Growers are already struggling due to an oversupply of bananas on the world market: yet their government continues to burden them further will increasing financial expenses, such as the plant quarantine fees which have been increased again
With the cooling temperatures comes the desire for warm, hearty meals. This makes stews, soups and one-pot dinners very popular during the cold winter months. The challenge for the time-constrained cook is the preparation of the vegetables that make up th
The high temperatures registered in the region of Murcia in recent weeks are causing great concern among agricultural producers, who fear that their crops' seasons could be affected. For the past few weeks, maximum temperatures close to 20 degrees have be