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  • March 27, 2020
    Chilean port workers union demands nationwide lockdown, threatening strike
    A Chilean port worker union has threatened strike action if the government does not implement a nationwide lockdown to...
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  • March 27, 2020
    Total Produce "well positioned" to respond to Covid-19 challenges
    The company, which owns a 45% equity stake in Dole Food Company, said on Friday that while it is...
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  • March 27, 2020
    U.S. decision to increase farmworker visa processing praised by...
    The fruit and vegetable industry last week became concerned when the Department announced that it would suspend processing new...
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  • March 27, 2020
    U.S. per-capital avocado consumption has tripled since 2001
    A chart published by the USDA shows the dramatic increase in the supplies of avocados in the U.S. market...
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  • March 27, 2020
    United Fresh, NGA partner to strengthen produce distribution and...
    To maintain distribution, transportation and supply chain operations in pandemic conditions, the partners will make more fluid the flow...
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  • March 27, 2020
    Freshfel urges concrete EU-wide solutions to ensure food security
    The European Fresh Produce Association says it strongly supports the consensus among Member State Ministries on the need to...
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  • March 27, 2020
    Amazon expands grocery delivery capacity in response to demand
    Responding to online grocery demand, Amazon prioritizes food items, also announced sanitation and social distancing steps to protect employees...
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  • March 27, 2020
    Alliance for Food and Farming slams continued publication of...
    Peer reviewed research and a recent survey of registered dietitian nutritionists has shown the potential negative impact on fruit...
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  • March 26, 2020
    'Most of our biocontrol customers are conventional growers' -...
    In a discussion about biocontrol in outdoor cropping systems, Chrissie Davis, of Koppert Biological Systems speaks reveals common misconceptions,...
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  • March 26, 2020
    New bioplastic made from fruit residue developed in Chile
    NatPol is a newly developed biodegradable plastic that will be used in packaging fruits in the near future in...
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  • March 26, 2020
    Late season frost hits Italian fruit and vegetable production...
    Temperatures dipped between around -4°C and -7°C at the beginning of the week for more than 10 hours in...
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  • March 26, 2020
    Argentina's fruit industry outlines supply chain challenges amid pandemic
    Argentina's fruit industry explains challenges and the specific transportation, supply chain and sanitary measures it's taken alongside the government....
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  • March 25, 2020
    Australian supermarkets ease produce specifications amid Covid-19 and drought
    "Customers may see some differences in size on some of our fruit and vegetables as we work with our...
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  • March 25, 2020
    Retail produce sales spike as consumers react to Covid-19
    As consumers shift buying habits in repsonse to the Covid-19 health crisis, new data shows a big jump in...
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  • March 25, 2020
    France appeals to “shadow army” amid labor shortage
    France appealed on Tuesday to workers laid off by the coronavirus crisis to help farmers pick fruit and vegetables...
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  • March 25, 2020
    Del Monte promises "uninterrupted access" to produce amid Covid-19...
    Del Monte announced the four steps, including sanitation measures, it's taking to mitigate supply chain disruption amid Covid-19 pandemic. The...
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  • March 24, 2020
    Rainier Fruit moves toward formal EFI certification
    PRESS RELEASE Selah, WA – As a leader in the apple category, Rainier Fruit has partnered with Equitable Food...
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  • March 24, 2020
    United Fresh estimates US$5B loss for fresh produce industry...
    United Fresh said the immediate impact would be US$5bn for exposure for lost inventory and risk to growers, US$1bn...
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  • March 24, 2020
    South African ag operations "will continue" despite lockdown, industry...
    "It would be wrong to say it is ‘business as usual’ as we will need to change some of...
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  • March 24, 2020
    Fresh produce prices soar in Australia and Spain
    Prices of vegetable items including lettuce, tomatoes, snap peas and cauliflower have skyrocketed over the last couple of weeks,...
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  • March 24, 2020
    Chilean fruit export value falls sharply as volumes remain...
    Over January and February, the value of exports fell by 21% in value year-on-year to US$1.5bn, while the volume...
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  • March 24, 2020
    Agronometrics in Charts: Using data to predict Covid-19's potential...
    Data from the 2008 financial crash speaks to the produce industry's resilience and ability to weather massive economic shocks...
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  • March 24, 2020
    Food inflation concerns over panic buying, lockdowns says FAO
    UN analysts say that panic buying and border lockdowns will have serious implications for food inflation and insecurity even...
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  • March 24, 2020
    "Looming food crisis" unless global supply chain takes action,...
    A recent FAO report details how "both lives and livelihoods" are at particular risk in the global agricultural industry...
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  • March 23, 2020
    GreenTech Amsterdam rescheduled to 20-22 October 2020
    PRESS RELEASE GreenTech Amsterdam is moving from 8-10 June to 20-22 October this year. The expected duration of the...
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  • March 23, 2020
    New Growing System (NGS) builds hydroponic greenhouse facility in...
    PRESS RELEASE New Growing System (NGS) has built a 5-hectare hydroponic greenhouse facility in the desert. This recently inaugurated...
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  • March 23, 2020
    Walmart latest in retail industry's wave of hirings amid...
    Annoucing that it will hire 150,000 more associates plus a bonus payout, Walmart is the latest retailer taking steps...
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  • March 23, 2020
    Chilean blueberry season wraps up with slightly lower volumes
    The Chilean blueberry season is wrapping up with lower exports than originally forecast, following a period of numerous challenges...
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  • March 23, 2020
    India's top grape producing region faces Covid-19 export challenges
    In India, grape producers in Maharashtra say containers are blocked from Covid-19 measures, this comes amid an already difficult...
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  • March 23, 2020
    Mexican table grape crop to be lower and earlier...
    The industry is expecting a 20% year-on-year drop from 23.6m cartons to 19.7m, which is largely the result of...
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  • March 20, 2020
    Australia: Queensland tells foreign trading ships to self-quarantine for...
    Shipping Australia Limited (SAL) slammed the decision, saying it may hinder Australian consumers' ability to buy goods amid the...
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  • March 20, 2020
    Argentina's cherry industry wraps up positive season despite Covid-19...
    Despite facing challenges in pricing in the last weeks of the season from coronavirus instability, Argentina's cherry exports met...
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  • March 20, 2020
    State of the Market: Grape prices down in Europe
    In week 11 this year, blueberry prices rose in the U.S. amid falling supplies but fell in Europe and...
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  • March 19, 2020
    U.K. relaxes laws on supermarket competition, drivers' hours
    The reported move allows retailers to share data with each other on stock levels, cooperate to keep stores open,...
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  • March 19, 2020
    EU border restrictions disrupting food supplies, industry groups say
    They also raised concerns over potential labor shortages, after more than a dozen countries either tightened or shut its...
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  • March 19, 2020
    U.S. apple crop quality and size would be "greatly...
    The U.S. State Department as of today has suspended processing new applications in Mexico for the critical guest worker...
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  • March 19, 2020
    Global Cherry Summit postponed
    The new date for this year's edition of the Global Cherry Summit, the world's leading event in the cherry...
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  • March 19, 2020
    Westfalia Fruit sends Colombian avocados to Japan
    Westfalia Fruit Colombia has shipped its first container of Hass avocados from the South American country to the newly...
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  • March 19, 2020
    U.S.: FDA Q&A on food safety during the Covid-19...
    It addresses many questions such as whether there must be recall/facility closure if a worker tested positive for the...
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  • March 18, 2020
    U.S. limits guest worker visas for Mexicans
    As of today, new applications will not be processed for the H2A guest worker program and only returning seasonal...
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  • March 18, 2020
    Chile declares 90-day state of catastrophe over Covid-19 outbreak
    The decree gives the government special powers to restrict transit, movement of people and gatherings to assure food supply...
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  • March 18, 2020
    Covid-19 worsens global container imbalance
    The coronavirus (Covid-19) has in effect turned the container imbalance and the market upside down, according to Germany-based Container...
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  • March 18, 2020
    Australia develops non-invasive mango ripeness-testing device
    The project sees high-resolution satellite imagery combined with data from hand-held fruit-scanning devices to better map variations in mango...
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  • March 18, 2020
    EU fruit and veg industry boosts efforts to ensure...
    The European Fresh Produce Association said that the closure of border crossings in Europe for people due to the...
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  • March 17, 2020
    Southern Africa expecting record citrus crop and remains confident...
    The Southern African citrus sector is expecting record export volumes this season, which an industry body still expects to...
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  • March 17, 2020
    GreenTech Americas rescheduled to 25 – 27 August 2020
    GreenTech Americas is the first regional event in Mexico of GreenTech, the international meeting place for horticultural technology. The post...
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  • March 17, 2020
    South Africa's high expectations for pome fruit season turn...
    With a larger apple crop and average peach production amid small domestic pome fruit supplies in Europe, the South...
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  • March 17, 2020
    No evidence that food can transmit Covid-19 - EFSA
    There have been reports over recent days that consumers may be avoiding imported produce over concerns about the long...
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  • March 17, 2020
    U.S. waives hours of service rules for emergency food...
    The U.S. has issued an emergency declaration that impacts hours of service rules regulating the trucking industry, which will...
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  • March 17, 2020
    Stonefruit in Charts: Prices of Chilean fruit in the...
    While prices of one stonefruit category have fallen in line with previous seasons, another has shot up and another...
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  • March 16, 2020
    Chinese port congestion eases further amid soaring global reefer...
    Severe Chinese port congestion is easing, although a logjam of refrigerated containers has disrupted supplies of fresh and frozen...
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  • March 13, 2020
    U.K.: Morrisons to pay small suppliers immediately
    Morrisons is to move to immediate payments for its smaller suppliers to help them manage their cashflow during these...
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  • March 13, 2020
    Fyffes boosts stake in major German importer
    Fyffes has upped its stake in Fruchtimport vanWylick by purchasing the shareholdings of Capespan and Gemüsering, thereby becoming a...
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  • March 13, 2020
    Citrus Australia warns of potential labor, farming input shortages...
    The Australian citrus industry body has warned that the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic could impact on seasonal labor programs, farming...
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  • March 12, 2020
    Monsanto secretly funded weedkiller studies - report
    Monsanto reportedly secretly funded academic studies indicating “very severe impacts” on farming and the environment if its controversial glyphosate...
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  • March 12, 2020
    Tesco boss tells shoppers not to panic as food...
    “There’s plenty of product in the supply chain, there’s plenty of food at Tesco and other supermarkets, and I...
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  • March 12, 2020
    Numerous produce industry events canceled or postponed due to...
    As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to spread around the world, numerous produce industry events have been either canceled...
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  • March 12, 2020
    Sun World grants new grape licenses in California and...
    “Demand for our new grape varieties and brands continues to grow -- not just in North America but increasingly...
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  • March 12, 2020
    Limoneira posts bigger Q1 loss following lemon pricing headwinds
    The company posted net revenues of US$41.7m for the period ended Jan. 30, compared to US$42m in the same...
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  • March 12, 2020
    Coronavirus outbreak likely fueling demand for local produce, says...
    Globally, there is likely to be an impact on product and brand choices being made at the checkout due...
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  • March 12, 2020
    FDA halts most foreign inspections through April due to...
    But the FDA said that inspections outside the U.S. deemed mission-critical will still be considered on a case-by-case basis. The...
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  • March 11, 2020
    Calavo posts Q1 loss despite record revenues
    Calavo packed and sold 15% more avocado pounds in the latest quarter and outstripped overall estimated U.S. industry volume...
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  • March 11, 2020
    Three Dutch start-ups win challenge Mexico
    PRESS RELEASE GreenTech Americas organized in cooperation with the Dutch Embassy, the Netherlands Business Support Office and KLM, a...
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  • March 11, 2020
    Opinion: Insights to build a tropical program for your...
    Gina Garven of Robinson Fresh provides what retailers need to know about the tropical produce category and offers tips...
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  • March 11, 2020
    Amazon to start selling cashierless technology to rival retailers
    The e-commerce giant reportedly has several retailers already signed up to use the system, which is being marketed as...
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  • March 10, 2020
    Intra-EU produce trade could be "significantly distorted" by coronavirus...
    From "severe hurdles" re-entering China to knock-on effects in other markets to a global container shortage, the potential impacts...
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  • March 10, 2020
    Berries in Charts: A pricing snapshot of the four...
    In this week's edition we take a look at how the average prices the main four berry categories have...
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  • March 9, 2020
    National Farmworker Awareness Week gives chance to celebrate farmworkers...
    PRESS RELEASE Washington, U.S. – This month, Equitable Food Initiative, the workforce development and training organization that partners with...
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  • March 9, 2020
    California nectarines gain access to China
    California nectarines from a few regions have been granted access to the Chinese market, the Asian country's authorities announced...
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  • March 9, 2020
    Albertsons files IPO to go public again
    Idaho-based Albertsons seeks to raise US$100 million through the offering, although that amount is often used as a...
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  • March 9, 2020
    Tesco agrees to US$10.6B sale of Malaysian, Thai operations...
    On completion, Tesco will no longer have interests outside of Europe as it exited China last month through the...
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  • March 9, 2020
    New Zealand kiwifruit industry working on coronavirus mitigation plan...
    The New Zealand kiwifruit industry is working to mitigate disruption from the global coronavirus outbreak, amid expectations for an...
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  • March 9, 2020
    Giant and Safeway workers approve new contract, avoid strike
    After the workers' union said it would reject proposals for pension changes in February, the two parties came to...
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  • March 9, 2020
    Banana exports from Ecuador expect challenges
    Ecuador's banana industry outlines impacts of coronavirus on trade and the global economy, saying it will "seriously feel the...
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  • March 7, 2020
    Elon Musk's brother plans to open 'Super Farm'
    Kimbal Musk who was named "Global Social Entrepreneur" of the year by the World Economic Forum in 2017, started...
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  • March 6, 2020
    FDA unveils leafy green safety action plan
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has unveiled a wide-reaching action plan to improve the safety of leafy...
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  • March 6, 2020
    New Zealand kiwifruit industry working on coronavirus mitigation plan...
    The New Zealand kiwifruit industry is working to mitigate disruption from the global coronavirus outbreak, amid expectations for an...
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  • March 6, 2020
    National Mango Board recognizes the contribution of women in...
    PRESS RELEASE Orlando, Florida – The National Mango Board (NMB) is celebrating International Women's Day on March 8, 2020....
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  • March 6, 2020
    New headquarters affirm TOMRA Food’s commitment to South Africa,...
    PRESS RELEASE Leuven, Belgium – TOMRA has opened new regional headquarters in Johannesburg to strengthen its commitment to customers...
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  • March 6, 2020
    New bio-fungicide for citrus and table grapes in Chile
    A team of researchers in Chile announced next steps in its fungicide formula that it says will help the...
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  • March 6, 2020
    Costa Rican pineapple exports drop following weather and market...
    Exports fell by 5% to 2.12m metric tons (MT) in 2019 due to the influence of the adverse weather...
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  • March 6, 2020
    Vietnamese bakery gets creative with unsold dragon fruit due...
    A bakery in Vietnam has begun selling pink break made with dragon fruit that had gone unsold due to...
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  • March 6, 2020
    U.S.: Kroger stock jumps as coronavirus impacts sales
    Stock in the retailer jumped 8.1% in recent days due to a flurry of purchases from concerns over coronavirus,...
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  • March 5, 2020
    Total Produce notches higher revenues and profit in 2019
    It is the first year to include twelve months' contribution from Dole Food Company, of which Total Produce acquired...
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  • March 5, 2020
    Carrefour launches grocery bus in Dubai
    Carrefour's grocery bus will serve communities that don't have easy access to fresh food items by providing organic produce...
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  • March 5, 2020
    Argentina's citrus industry is optimistic despite difficulties
    Lemon and mandarin production is slightly down as the seasons kick off but Argentina's citrus industry remains optimistic, says...
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  • March 5, 2020
    Chilean fruit exports to Asia running higher despite overall...
    Shipments to the region from Sept. 1 to March 4 were registered up by 10% at 367,000 metric tons...
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  • March 4, 2020
    U.S. House introduces resolution declaring July “National Blueberry Month”
    The U.S. House of Representatives has introduced a resolution that seeks honor the blueberry industry by declaring July as...
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  • March 4, 2020
    USDA sued over hydroponic organic certifications
    The Center for Food Safety (CFS) and a coalition of organic farms and stakeholders are suing the USDA for...
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  • March 4, 2020
    U.S.: Publix sees big gains and eyes investments
    Ending the year strong, the employee-owned Publix added 30 stores this year and continues to look for investment opportunities....
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  • March 4, 2020
    Chilean fruit exports to U.S. drop 10%
    For Chilean table grapes, cherries and citrus, exports dipped slightly to the North American destination but Chilean exports of...
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  • March 4, 2020
    AIGN and Prevar Limited pen extension of agreement
    PRESS RELEASE Prevar Limited and the AIGN (Associated International Group of Nurseries) confirmed their ongoing partnership by signing a...
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  • March 4, 2020
    Maersk reduces Indian grape transit time to Europe
    Maersk says the service leverages its variety of services throughout the supply chain and will reduce the transit time...
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  • March 4, 2020
    Opinion: Navigating the cellular transition and its impacts on...
    By Matthew Neidlinger, Director — Product Management at Emerson The quickly evolving mobile device industry has thrust the perishable...
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  • March 3, 2020
    U.S.: Frozen produce sales rise as consumers stockpile amid...
    Nielsen said that as consumers assess their purchasing decisions, there’s "little doubt that buying will shift toward shelf-stable and...
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  • March 3, 2020
    U.S.: Safeway workers to strike while negotiations are stalled
    On Thursday Safeway's union will decide if it will reject the management's pension policies after being in a stand...
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  • March 3, 2020
    Australia: Fall armyworm on the march in Far North...
    Suspect moths collected at South Johnstone, Tolga and Lakeland were confirmed by Department of Agriculture and Fisheries’ entomologists to...
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  • March 3, 2020
    Limes in Charts: Prices jump after lowest point in...
    Lime supplies are finally normalizing and getting closer to last year's levels. We could see a rapid recovery of...
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  • March 3, 2020
    China's new round of tariff exclusions kicks in
    A new round of tariff exclusions are now available for Chinese importers of U.S. agricultural products, but it is...
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  • March 3, 2020
    Peruvian citrus to send more exports this year
    Hoping to see a rise of 5% in production, figures are looking similar to last season for the Peruvian...
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  • March 2, 2020
    T&G boosts operating profit in 2019 amid "continued transition"
    New Zealand-headquartered T&G Global Limited says its 2019 financial results demonstrate progress on its three-year roadmap for growth, with...
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  • March 2, 2020
    U.S. fruit exports slide in 2019
    Fresh deciduous fruit exports from the country were down 5% at US$2.53bn while fresh citrus exports were 10% lower...
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  • March 2, 2020
    Walmart tests e-commerce platform to compete against Amazon
    Insider sources confirmed that Walmart Plus is in the works and may potentially provide customers with an online service...
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  • March 2, 2020
    Chilean fruit exports fell by a quarter in January
    Along with reporting lower blueberry and avocado figures, Chilean fruit exports into China are also moving better and with...
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  • March 2, 2020
    Peruvian avocado exports could be number two worldwide, says...
    After a big jump for Peruvian avocado exports in 2018, the industry now believes that it can beat out...
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  • February 28, 2020
    Costa Group faced "significant challenges" in 2019
    But despite recent challenges, Costa says the 'business fundamentals' remain strong and initial trading into CY2020 has been "positive". The...
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  • February 28, 2020
    Walmart may sell majority stake in Asda
    UK's third-largest grocery chain Asda is owned by Walmart, who is now speaking with interested parties about potentially selling...
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  • February 28, 2020
    State of the Market: Grape supplies pick up in...
    In the U.S. grape prices are expected to fall amid rising arrival volumes, while in Europe supplies are low...
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  • February 28, 2020
    China's port congestion eases amid fluctuations in global produce...
    While Chinese ports are clearing their coronavirus-related backlogs, it has been revealed that produce pricing has been heavily affected...
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  • February 28, 2020
    Brexit risks produce shortage as immigration laws tighten
    Last week the U.K. released its new immigration policy that would end all movement of EU workers who supply...
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  • February 27, 2020
    Apeel Sciences welcomes Taylor Sokol as new director of...
    PRESS RELEASE Santa Barbara, California — Apeel Sciences, a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer and one of TIME Magazine's...
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  • February 27, 2020
    Forever Fresh expands offering as new Chilean partner comes...
    U.S.-based sales and marketing company Forever Fresh is growing with an expanded offering of South American fruit, as Provex...
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  • February 27, 2020
    Tree created that can produce 40 stonefruit varieties
    Grafting techniques have been used to create a tree that can produce 40 different stonefruit varieties, which ripen sequentially...
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  • February 27, 2020
    Australia: TR4 confirmed on fourth Tully banana farm
    Australia's Biosecurity Queensland (BQ) has confirmed the presence of Fusarium Wilt tropical race IV on a fourth Tully Valley...
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  • February 27, 2020
    Carrefour China saw significant profit this quarter
    Turning a profit for the first time in seven years, Carrefour China's new owner announced financial results for the...
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  • February 27, 2020
    Agricultural software to improve field yields
    EOS says the biggest advantage of its farm management software is its ability to handle different tasks - it...
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  • February 27, 2020
    U.S. Hass avocado grew 5% in dollars for 2019...
    Hass avocados outperformed other fruits in Q3 with a rise in dollars greater than other produce, although overall dollar...
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  • February 26, 2020
    U.S.: Amazon opens first cashierless store
    Cashierless grocery is undoubtedly a trend and people are eager to see what Amazon's new checkout-free grocery store has...
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  • February 26, 2020
    Mexican avocado industry notes rise in U.S. consumption
    The country's exporter's association met to talk about recent developments after the Mexican avocado industry's promotions, pointing to strong...
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  • February 26, 2020
    GreenTech Americas: Experts to address crop optimization in protected...
    During GreenTech Americas fifty Mexican and international speakers will present various topics for 'crop optimization in protected horticulture' and...
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  • February 26, 2020
    FreshFruitPortal.com launches new mobile website version
    The version, available on both iOS and Android, adapts to users’ mobile devices so that the content can be...
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  • February 26, 2020
    Greenyard's Q3 fresh produce sales reverse downward trend
    The strong results follow a couple of difficult years for the company, which led it to develop a 'transformational...
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  • February 25, 2020
    Skipcart says 'grocery delivery model does not work', pulls...
    Citing its difficulties turning a profit, CEO of Skipcart said that everyone in the business is losing money and...
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  • February 25, 2020
    Australian cherries see "another year of contrasts"
    Overall crop and exports this year decreased significantly but the industry is optimistic, particularly about exports to key Asian...
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  • February 25, 2020
    Zespri develops new custom-designed packaging
    The stackable, 100% recycable new packaging from Zespri is on trend as it says its products have created better...
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  • February 25, 2020
    U.S. onion growers concerned over Canadian exports
    U.S. onion growers say they cannot compete with the price of onions imported from Canada, and want the government...
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  • February 24, 2020
    FDA announces Costco as first to be approved for...
    Costco's imports will now be subject to less time-consuming import processing and get access to faster lab reports, expediting...
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  • February 24, 2020
    Avocados in Charts: Prices are jumping, will this year...
    While pricing isn't expected to be maintained, current prices are nearly unprecedented and reflect similar prices to 2017's market...
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  • February 24, 2020
    Pest control to mitigate losses in stone fruit, new...
    15% losses are being reported and this brings bad news for producers, so the INIA's new iniatiative to create...
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  • February 24, 2020
    An in-depth look into breeding programs, Canadian Vineland explains...
    Vineland Research and Innovation Center's philosophy is based in doing research that truly makes a difference for the horticulture...
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  • February 21, 2020
    U.S.: New blackberries to hit shelves, announces Driscoll's
    Making it the last berry to complete the company's line of proprietary "Sweetest Batch" berries, it says that innovating...
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  • February 21, 2020
    Hazel tech successful on kiwifruit, according to new UC...
    After tracking the impact of Hazel Technologies' packaging on the post-harvest life of kiwifruit, UC Davis researchers say it...
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  • February 21, 2020
    Peruvian exporters note complications from coronavirus
    China's coronavirus will have lasting impacts that will be more complicated than a "simple fall in prices," says Peruvian...
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  • February 21, 2020
    Trends in tropical fruit, Brooks Tropicals on what's gaining...
    Brooks Tropicals told us what it anticipates will be trendy in upcoming months, suggests consumers wait for perfectly ripe...
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  • February 20, 2020
    Zespri young and healthy virtual adventure launched
    Zespri, ASICS and the Young and Healthy Charitable Trust have launched the 2020 Zespri Young and Healthy Virtual Adventure...
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  • February 20, 2020
    Project to fight drought losses for avocados and table...
    Chilean efforts involve new irrigation systems to help farmers confront water scarcity, though there is still progress to be...
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  • February 20, 2020
    U.S.: Apple volumes up for second consecutive month
    While U.S. apple volumes are at "incredible" levels, prices are struggling and an industry representatives explains how retailers can...
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  • February 20, 2020
    Opinion: Where next for the U.K. in trade talks...
    John Giles of Promar International writes on the complexities of the U.K.'s trade negiotiations after Brexit, saying plans are...
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  • February 19, 2020
    Del Monte Produce falls short of Q4 expectations, strong...
    In 2019 it focused on "strengthening core businesses", driving an increase in profits even if dips in pricing and...
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  • February 19, 2020
    Chilean table grape volume shortage, Vanguard says
    Vanguard has received shipments from two of Chile's table grape producing regions and says it expects green seedless volume...
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  • February 19, 2020
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  • February 10, 2020
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  • February 7, 2020
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  • February 6, 2020
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  • February 6, 2020
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  • February 4, 2020
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  • February 4, 2020
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    Spanish lemon industry cuts forecast
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  • January 31, 2020
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  • January 30, 2020
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  • January 30, 2020
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  • January 28, 2020
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  • January 28, 2020
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  • January 28, 2020
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  • January 28, 2020
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  • January 28, 2020
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  • January 28, 2020
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  • January 27, 2020
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  • January 27, 2020
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  • January 27, 2020
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  • January 24, 2020
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  • January 24, 2020
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  • January 23, 2020
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  • January 23, 2020
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  • January 22, 2020
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  • January 22, 2020
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  • January 22, 2020
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  • January 22, 2020
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  • January 22, 2020
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  • January 22, 2020
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  • January 22, 2020
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  • January 22, 2020
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  • January 21, 2020
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  • January 21, 2020
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  • January 21, 2020
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  • January 21, 2020
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  • January 21, 2020
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  • January 21, 2020
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  • January 21, 2020
    Australia: High-tech map shows fruit, macadamia farms hit by...
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  • January 20, 2020
    South Africa: Rains delay table grape harvests in key...
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  • January 20, 2020
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  • January 20, 2020
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  • January 20, 2020
    U.S. avocado, blueberry industries see potential in Chinese market
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  • January 17, 2020
    Berries Australia laments still not having blueberry access to...
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  • January 17, 2020
    Westfalia Fruit announces new capital investment
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  • January 17, 2020
    Australians urged to rally behind growers despite price rises
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  • January 17, 2020
    Peruvian blueberry volumes to end up 50% higher this...
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  • January 17, 2020
    Avocados in Charts: An empty promise for California exporters...
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  • January 17, 2020
    Agricultural waste used for car parts
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  • January 17, 2020
    'Outbreaks absolutely must stop': California LGMA in systematic overhaul...
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  • January 16, 2020
    Trade deal will open China for U.S. blueberries, avocados...
    The official text of the deal signed at the White House on Wednesday states that the two countries must...
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  • January 16, 2020
    Canadian farm tech company on the benefits of precision...
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  • January 16, 2020
    FDA declares three E. coli outbreaks linked to Salinas...
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  • January 16, 2020
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  • January 16, 2020
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  • January 15, 2020
    U.S. and China sign phase one trade deal, but...
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  • January 15, 2020
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  • January 15, 2020
    Spanish table grapes: New varieties, markets central to success
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  • January 15, 2020
    Limoneira posts record revenues for 2019 despite weather setbacks
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  • January 15, 2020
    FreshFruitPortal.com gets a fresh new look for the new...
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  • January 15, 2020
    U.S.: First West Coast Chilean fruit vessel of the...
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  • January 15, 2020
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  • January 14, 2020
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  • January 14, 2020
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  • January 14, 2020
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  • January 14, 2020
    EU Commission bans Bayer insecticide thiacloprid
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  • January 14, 2020
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  • January 14, 2020
    U.S.: Naturipe forecasts 2020 to be biggest blueberry year...
    This year, almost 750 million pounds of fresh blueberries are expected to be supplied industry-wide, the company said. The post...
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  • January 13, 2020
    Tomra: How digitalization of the supply chain will reduce...
    PRESS RELEASE The scale of the global food waste problem is staggering. According to reports, 1.6 billion tons of...
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  • January 13, 2020
    Trade deal brings cheaper U.S. oranges to Japanese supermarkets
    Although grocers "don't want to enter into price wars", they're using the new trade deal's benefits as leverage by...
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  • January 13, 2020
    South Africa diversifies grape export markets
    South African table grape exports are so far still running higher than the previous season, but a lower proportion...
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  • January 13, 2020
    Walmart's 'revolutionary' grocery picking robot offers streamlined online shopping
    Automated carts with data collecting technology operate in a warehouse to pick out groceries for Walmart's customers while associates...
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  • January 13, 2020
    Total apple stocks up in the U.S. but down...
    Total reported apple stocks in the U.S. market as of Jan. 1 were up 15% year-on-year at 144.1m bushels,...
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  • January 11, 2020
    U.S. table grape market offers strong supply, diverse new...
    An industry representative told us about abnormalities in imports this year, diverse varietals out of Peru and how new...
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  • January 10, 2020
    State of the Market - Grape supplies fall in...
    In week 1, grape supplies fell in Europe, while blueberry prices rose in China and avocado demand remained moderate...
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  • January 10, 2020
    Cocaine found in bananas sent to Portugal for second...
    Portuguese authorities are conducting an ongoing investigation, the second time cocaine has been found concealed in bananas from Latin...
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  • January 10, 2020
    South Africa: Avocado, macadamia theft, a costly war
    Losing millions of dollars last season, avocado and macadamia farmers spoke about prevention methods and the future of the...
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  • January 10, 2020
    Plastic packaging ban 'could harm environment', new report finds
    Firms are swapping to other packaging materials which are potentially even worse for the environment, the cross-party Parliamentary group...
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  • January 10, 2020
    Peru expecting larger Hass avocado crop this year
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  • January 9, 2020
    United Fresh fifth annual BrandStorm moves to Austin, TX
    PRESS RELEASE United Fresh’s fifth annual BrandStorm February 10-12, 2020, will take place in Austin, TX after four consecutive...
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  • December 26, 2019
    Here are the top feed stories of 2019
    Shakeups, developments and sustainability shaped the feed industry in 2019. Here are some of the biggest hits of the...
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  • December 26, 2019
    Highlights from the first quarter of 2019
    As we prepare for 2020, FreshFruitPortal.com invites you to check out some of the highlights from 2019! The editorial...
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  • December 24, 2019
    U.S. consumer confidence high, but shoppers will spend wisely...
    Trends highlighted in an annual report include a growing interest in the impact of product packaging, distrust of big-brand...
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  • December 24, 2019
    U.S. expands citrus greening quarantined area in California
    The USDA's APHIS is adding portions of Los Angeles and San Bernardino Countries following citrus greening detections The post U.S....
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  • December 23, 2019
    Peruvian grape exports set October record with strong U.S....
    Exports in the season's opening month rose by 15% to US$72m, with shipment's to the U.S. tripling year-on-year. The post...
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  • December 23, 2019
    Industry veteran joins Sysco-owned seafood company
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  • December 23, 2019
    China to lower tariffs on hundreds of global products...
    The move comes China seeks to boost imports and support domestic consumers amid a major economic slowdown. The post China...
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  • December 23, 2019
    Clean Seas settles litigation against Skretting
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  • December 23, 2019
    Mexican avocado exports to U.S. to rise by 12%...
    And amid continued strong international demand and increased production, total exports to all markets are expected to rise to...
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  • December 23, 2019
    Industry expert Jefcoate analyses rise of discounters, what it...
    Hurdletree Associates director offers up the UK and Ireland as a case study on what may happen in the...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Icelandic Prime Minister: 'No stone should be left unturned'...
    Fishery quotas bribery scandal shakes Iceland, normally ranked highly for its transparency and high ranking among the least corrupt...
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    Icelandic Prime Minister: 'No stone should be left unturned'...
    Fishery quotas bribery scandal shakes Iceland, normally ranked highly for its transparency and high ranking among the least corrupt...
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    Icelandic Prime Minister: 'No stone should be left unturned'...
    Fishery quotas bribery scandal shakes Iceland, normally ranked highly for its transparency and high ranking among the least corrupt...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Icelandic Prime Minister: 'No stone should be left unturned'...
    Fishery quotas bribery scandal shakes Iceland, normally ranked highly for its transparency and high ranking among the least corrupt...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Icelandic Prime Minister: 'No stone should be left unturned'...
    Fishery quotas bribery scandal shakes Iceland, normally ranked highly for its transparency and high ranking among the least corrupt...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Icelandic Prime Minister: 'No stone should be left unturned'...
    Fishery quotas bribery scandal shakes Iceland, normally ranked highly for its transparency and high ranking among the least corrupt...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Icelandic Prime Minister: 'No stone should be left unturned'...
    Fishery quotas bribery scandal shakes Iceland, normally ranked highly for its transparency and high ranking among the least corrupt...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Ex-Starkist witness in Lischewski trial admits lying to the...
    Key witnesses in the DOJ's case against Bumble Bee's Christopher Lischewski have taken the stand to provide evidence related...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Directors of Icelandic giant Brim green-light acquisitions
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  • November 14, 2019
    Directors of Icelandic giant Brim green-light acquisitions
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  • November 14, 2019
    Directors of Icelandic giant Brim green-light acquisitions
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  • November 14, 2019
    Directors of Icelandic giant Brim green-light acquisitions
    The company is aiming to bolster its all round strength in the fishing industry.All copyrights for this article are...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Directors of Icelandic giant Brim green-light acquisitions
    The company is aiming to bolster its all round strength in the fishing industry.All copyrights for this article are...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Directors of Icelandic giant Brim green-light acquisitions
    The company is aiming to bolster its all round strength in the fishing industry.All copyrights for this article are...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Directors of Icelandic giant Brim green-light acquisitions
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  • November 14, 2019
    NOAA appoints new head of seafood inspection
    Cole has worked for NOAA for more than 15 years.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Confectionery News
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  • November 14, 2019
    Interactive: Search the massive Wikileaks dump of Samherji documents
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    Interactive: Search the massive Wikileaks dump of Samherji documents
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    Interactive: Search the massive Wikileaks dump of Samherji documents
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    Interactive: Search the massive Wikileaks dump of Samherji documents
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    Interactive: Search the massive Wikileaks dump of Samherji documents
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    Interactive: Search the massive Wikileaks dump of Samherji documents
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    Interactive: Search the massive Wikileaks dump of Samherji documents
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  • November 14, 2019
    Grieg-owned Ocean Quality, SalMar subpoenaed in DOJ investigation into...
    DOJ launches criminal investigation in to salmon price fixing.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Confectionery News
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  • November 14, 2019
    Grieg-owned Ocean Quality, SalMar subpoenaed in DOJ investigation into...
    DOJ launches criminal investigation in to salmon price fixing.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Confectionery News
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  • November 14, 2019
    Grieg-owned Ocean Quality, SalMar subpoenaed in DOJ investigation into...
    DOJ launches criminal investigation in to salmon price fixing.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Confectionery News
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    Grieg-owned Ocean Quality, SalMar subpoenaed in DOJ investigation into...
    DOJ launches criminal investigation in to salmon price fixing.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Confectionery News
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  • November 14, 2019
    Grieg-owned Ocean Quality, SalMar subpoenaed in DOJ investigation into...
    DOJ launches criminal investigation in to salmon price fixing.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Confectionery News
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  • November 14, 2019
    Grieg-owned Ocean Quality, SalMar subpoenaed in DOJ investigation into...
    DOJ launches criminal investigation in to salmon price fixing.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Confectionery News
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  • November 14, 2019
    Grieg-owned Ocean Quality, SalMar subpoenaed in DOJ investigation into...
    DOJ launches criminal investigation in to salmon price fixing.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Confectionery News
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  • November 14, 2019
    Namibia fisheries, justice ministers resign amid Samherji corruption probe
    It is alleged that fisheries minister Bernhard Esau and justice minister Sacky Shanghala received massive kickbacks in return for...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Namibia fisheries, justice ministers resign amid Samherji corruption probe
    It is alleged that fisheries minister Bernhard Esau and justice minister Sacky Shanghala received massive kickbacks in return for...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Namibia fisheries, justice ministers resign amid Samherji corruption probe
    It is alleged that fisheries minister Bernhard Esau and justice minister Sacky Shanghala received massive kickbacks in return for...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Namibia fisheries, justice ministers resign amid Samherji corruption probe
    It is alleged that fisheries minister Bernhard Esau and justice minister Sacky Shanghala received massive kickbacks in return for...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Namibia fisheries, justice ministers resign amid Samherji corruption probe
    It is alleged that fisheries minister Bernhard Esau and justice minister Sacky Shanghala received massive kickbacks in return for...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Namibia fisheries, justice ministers resign amid Samherji corruption probe
    It is alleged that fisheries minister Bernhard Esau and justice minister Sacky Shanghala received massive kickbacks in return for...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Namibia fisheries, justice ministers resign amid Samherji corruption probe
    It is alleged that fisheries minister Bernhard Esau and justice minister Sacky Shanghala received massive kickbacks in return for...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Norway's DNB bank caught up in Samherji bribery scandal
    Bank closed suspicious bank accounts allegedly used by Samherji to funnel money in 2018.All copyrights for this article are...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Norway's DNB bank caught up in Samherji bribery scandal
    Bank closed suspicious bank accounts allegedly used by Samherji to funnel money in 2018.All copyrights for this article are...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Norway's DNB bank caught up in Samherji bribery scandal
    Bank closed suspicious bank accounts allegedly used by Samherji to funnel money in 2018.All copyrights for this article are...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Norway's DNB bank caught up in Samherji bribery scandal
    Bank closed suspicious bank accounts allegedly used by Samherji to funnel money in 2018.All copyrights for this article are...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Norway's DNB bank caught up in Samherji bribery scandal
    Bank closed suspicious bank accounts allegedly used by Samherji to funnel money in 2018.All copyrights for this article are...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Norway's DNB bank caught up in Samherji bribery scandal
    Bank closed suspicious bank accounts allegedly used by Samherji to funnel money in 2018.All copyrights for this article are...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Norway's DNB bank caught up in Samherji bribery scandal
    Bank closed suspicious bank accounts allegedly used by Samherji to funnel money in 2018.All copyrights for this article are...
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  • November 14, 2019
    US-based feed alternative startup ready to pilot
    The company aims to benefit the aquaculture industry with its technology.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Confectionery...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Atlantic Sapphire named Europe's 'Star of Innovation'
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  • November 14, 2019
    Atlantic Sapphire named Europe's 'Star of Innovation'
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  • November 14, 2019
    Atlantic Sapphire named Europe's 'Star of Innovation'
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  • November 14, 2019
    Atlantic Sapphire named Europe's 'Star of Innovation'
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  • November 14, 2019
    Atlantic Sapphire named Europe's 'Star of Innovation'
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  • November 14, 2019
    Atlantic Sapphire named Europe's 'Star of Innovation'
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  • November 14, 2019
    Atlantic Sapphire named Europe's 'Star of Innovation'
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  • November 14, 2019
    Icelandic salmon farmer registers on Norway's stock exchange
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  • November 14, 2019
    Icelandic salmon farmer registers on Norway's stock exchange
    Norway-based DNB Markets acted as the financial advisor.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Confectionery News
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  • November 14, 2019
    Icelandic salmon farmer registers on Norway's stock exchange
    Norway-based DNB Markets acted as the financial advisor.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Confectionery News
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  • November 14, 2019
    Icelandic salmon farmer registers on Norway's stock exchange
    Norway-based DNB Markets acted as the financial advisor.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Confectionery News
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  • November 14, 2019
    Icelandic salmon farmer registers on Norway's stock exchange
    Norway-based DNB Markets acted as the financial advisor.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Confectionery News
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  • November 14, 2019
    Icelandic salmon farmer registers on Norway's stock exchange
    Norway-based DNB Markets acted as the financial advisor.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Confectionery News
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  • November 14, 2019
    Icelandic salmon farmer registers on Norway's stock exchange
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  • November 14, 2019
    Scientists recommending decrease in 2020 Bering Sea pollock ABC
    What impact, if any, this might have on the 2020 catch quota won't be known until December.All copyrights for...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Scientists recommending decrease in 2020 Bering Sea pollock ABC
    What impact, if any, this might have on the 2020 catch quota won't be known until December.All copyrights for...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Scientists recommending decrease in 2020 Bering Sea pollock ABC
    What impact, if any, this might have on the 2020 catch quota won't be known until December.All copyrights for...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Scientists recommending decrease in 2020 Bering Sea pollock ABC
    What impact, if any, this might have on the 2020 catch quota won't be known until December.All copyrights for...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Scientists recommending decrease in 2020 Bering Sea pollock ABC
    What impact, if any, this might have on the 2020 catch quota won't be known until December.All copyrights for...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Scientists recommending decrease in 2020 Bering Sea pollock ABC
    What impact, if any, this might have on the 2020 catch quota won't be known until December.All copyrights for...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Scientists recommending decrease in 2020 Bering Sea pollock ABC
    What impact, if any, this might have on the 2020 catch quota won't be known until December.All copyrights for...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Samherji CEO steps aside amid corruption probe
    The company is carrying out internal investigations over corruption allegations against its business in Namibia.All copyrights for this article...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Samherji CEO steps aside amid corruption probe
    The company is carrying out internal investigations over corruption allegations against its business in Namibia.All copyrights for this article...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Samherji CEO steps aside amid corruption probe
    The company is carrying out internal investigations over corruption allegations against its business in Namibia.All copyrights for this article...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Samherji CEO steps aside amid corruption probe
    The company is carrying out internal investigations over corruption allegations against its business in Namibia.All copyrights for this article...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Samherji CEO steps aside amid corruption probe
    The company is carrying out internal investigations over corruption allegations against its business in Namibia.All copyrights for this article...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Samherji CEO steps aside amid corruption probe
    The company is carrying out internal investigations over corruption allegations against its business in Namibia.All copyrights for this article...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Samherji CEO steps aside amid corruption probe
    The company is carrying out internal investigations over corruption allegations against its business in Namibia.All copyrights for this article...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Andromeda's meagre gets ASC nod
    It claims to be the first in Spain to receive the certification.All copyrights for this article are reserved to...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Andromeda's meagre gets ASC nod
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  • November 14, 2019
    Andromeda's meagre gets ASC nod
    It claims to be the first in Spain to receive the certification.All copyrights for this article are reserved to...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Andromeda's meagre gets ASC nod
    It claims to be the first in Spain to receive the certification.All copyrights for this article are reserved to...
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    Andromeda's meagre gets ASC nod
    It claims to be the first in Spain to receive the certification.All copyrights for this article are reserved to...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Andromeda's meagre gets ASC nod
    It claims to be the first in Spain to receive the certification.All copyrights for this article are reserved to...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Andromeda's meagre gets ASC nod
    It claims to be the first in Spain to receive the certification.All copyrights for this article are reserved to...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Overseas aquaculture ops contribute to CP Foods' strong Q3...
    The strengthening Thai Baht, however, dragged on revenues.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Confectionery News
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  • November 14, 2019
    Overseas aquaculture ops contribute to CP Foods' strong Q3...
    The strengthening Thai Baht, however, dragged on revenues.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Confectionery News
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  • November 14, 2019
    Overseas aquaculture ops contribute to CP Foods' strong Q3...
    The strengthening Thai Baht, however, dragged on revenues.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Confectionery News
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  • November 14, 2019
    Overseas aquaculture ops contribute to CP Foods' strong Q3...
    The strengthening Thai Baht, however, dragged on revenues.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Confectionery News
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  • November 14, 2019
    Overseas aquaculture ops contribute to CP Foods' strong Q3...
    The strengthening Thai Baht, however, dragged on revenues.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Confectionery News
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  • November 14, 2019
    Overseas aquaculture ops contribute to CP Foods' strong Q3...
    The strengthening Thai Baht, however, dragged on revenues.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Confectionery News
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  • November 14, 2019
    Overseas aquaculture ops contribute to CP Foods' strong Q3...
    The strengthening Thai Baht, however, dragged on revenues.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Confectionery News
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  • November 14, 2019
    Tough quarter for salmon farmer SalMar as group continues...
    Biological challenges pushed up costs for the group.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Confectionery News
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  • November 14, 2019
    Tough quarter for salmon farmer SalMar as group continues...
    Biological challenges pushed up costs for the group.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Confectionery News
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    Tough quarter for salmon farmer SalMar as group continues...
    Biological challenges pushed up costs for the group.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Confectionery News
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    Tough quarter for salmon farmer SalMar as group continues...
    Biological challenges pushed up costs for the group.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Confectionery News
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    Tough quarter for salmon farmer SalMar as group continues...
    Biological challenges pushed up costs for the group.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Confectionery News
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  • November 14, 2019
    Tough quarter for salmon farmer SalMar as group continues...
    Biological challenges pushed up costs for the group.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Confectionery News
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  • November 14, 2019
    Antibiotic use drops across UK salmon farms, but the...
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    Antibiotic use drops across UK salmon farms, but the...
    New report author suggests problems may rear up again at any point.All copyrights for this article are reserved to...
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    Antibiotic use drops across UK salmon farms, but the...
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    Antibiotic use drops across UK salmon farms, but the...
    New report author suggests problems may rear up again at any point.All copyrights for this article are reserved to...
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    Antibiotic use drops across UK salmon farms, but the...
    New report author suggests problems may rear up again at any point.All copyrights for this article are reserved to...
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    Antibiotic use drops across UK salmon farms, but the...
    New report author suggests problems may rear up again at any point.All copyrights for this article are reserved to...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Startup snatches private equity investment as fish welfare takes...
    The tech group, who is already working with salmon farming giants Scottish Sea Farms and Loch Duart, says the...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Startup snatches private equity investment as fish welfare takes...
    The tech group, who is already working with salmon farming giants Scottish Sea Farms and Loch Duart, says the...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Startup snatches private equity investment as fish welfare takes...
    The tech group, who is already working with salmon farming giants Scottish Sea Farms and Loch Duart, says the...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Startup snatches private equity investment as fish welfare takes...
    The tech group, who is already working with salmon farming giants Scottish Sea Farms and Loch Duart, says the...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Startup snatches private equity investment as fish welfare takes...
    The tech group, who is already working with salmon farming giants Scottish Sea Farms and Loch Duart, says the...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Startup snatches private equity investment as fish welfare takes...
    The tech group, who is already working with salmon farming giants Scottish Sea Farms and Loch Duart, says the...
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  • November 14, 2019
    Rabobank: Anchovy quota hike, swine fever will keep fishmeal...
    African swine fever has led to record inventory of fishmeal in Chinese ports.All copyrights for this article are reserved...
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  • November 13, 2019
    Trident Seafood's Alaska pollock makes strong debut at iconic...
    New marketing efforts are attracting more partners, consumers to Alaska pollock, say industry leaders.All copyrights for this article are...
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  • November 13, 2019
    Trident Seafood's Alaska pollock makes strong debut at iconic...
    New marketing efforts are attracting more partners, consumers to Alaska pollock, say industry leaders.All copyrights for this article are...
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  • November 13, 2019
    Trident Seafood's Alaska pollock makes strong debut at iconic...
    New marketing efforts are attracting more partners, consumers to Alaska pollock, say industry leaders.All copyrights for this article are...
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  • November 13, 2019
    Lower hoki catch, vessel tragedy take toll on Sanford...
    Harvesting volumes declined as the company tied up vessel that lost crew member.All copyrights for this article are reserved...
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  • November 13, 2019
    Lower hoki catch, vessel tragedy take toll on Sanford...
    Harvesting volumes declined as the company tied up vessel that lost crew member.All copyrights for this article are reserved...
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  • November 13, 2019
    Lower hoki catch, vessel tragedy take toll on Sanford...
    Harvesting volumes declined as the company tied up vessel that lost crew member.All copyrights for this article are reserved...
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  • November 13, 2019
    US mussel producer Bangs Island gobbles up Maine rival
    Acquisition of coveted lease site locations 'boosts availability of premium quality, sustainably grown mussels.'All copyrights for this article are...
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  • November 13, 2019
    US mussel producer Bangs Island gobbles up Maine rival
    Acquisition of coveted lease site locations 'boosts availability of premium quality, sustainably grown mussels.'All copyrights for this article are...
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  • November 13, 2019
    Elanco completes BC salmon DNA sequence
    The DNA sequencer supports Elanco Aqua’s global pathogen screening program and research efforts, it said.All copyrights for this article...
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  • November 13, 2019
    Russian health officials inspect Chilean salmon plants
    Temporary import restrictions were placed on Chilean salmon producers at the end of October.All copyrights for this article are...
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  • November 13, 2019
    Blumar operations back to normal after general strike
    The salmon producer took the decision to suspend processing for the safety and security of its workers on Tuesday...
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  • November 13, 2019
    Lischewski's lawyers look to impeach tearful Cameron testimony
    On Tuesday Cameron continued his testimony in court over whether the former Bumble Bee CEO is guilty of price-fixing.All...
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  • November 13, 2019
    Wilbur-Ellis acquires company, venturing further into aquaculture feed
    Rangen is focused on aquaculture feed and is based in the United States.All copyrights for this article are reserved...
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  • November 13, 2019
    Former Starkist exec admits participation in tuna price-fixing scheme
    This marks the second time a former exec in the canned tuna industry admits taking part in the conspiracy...
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  • November 13, 2019
    Retail pressure to reduce plastic puts skinpacked seafood in...
    Pre-packed, chilled seafood increased consumer demand, but perceptions of plastics are rapidly changing the calculus, experts tell IntraFish.All copyrights...
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  • November 13, 2019
    Analysis: Mowi CEO Alf-Helge Aarskog oversaw golden period of...
    A brief overview of some of the biggest growth milestones at the salmon farming giant, and the executive's ambitious...
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    Peruvian anchovy quota lifted by 33% for second season
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    ISI to acquire Spanish frozen seafood company
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    Thai Union's food-tech accelerator launches with 23 startups
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    Ocean Quality CEO steps down
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    Premium Brands widens portfolio with lobster, fishing businesses
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    Earnings rocket for Norway Royal Salmon in Q3
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    Alf-Helge Aarskog steps down after 10 years at the helm of the world's largest salmon producer.All copyrights for this...
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    IntraFish names new head of Norwegian publications
    Fiskeribladet editor will take on role overseeing all three of IntraFish's Norwegian seafood publications.All copyrights for this article are...
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    Vietnam land-based salmon farm just one of a broad...
    The global advisory firm's CEO said they would not be restricting themselves in terms of region.All copyrights for this...
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    Frozen seafood giant Frosta bids farewell to plastic packaging
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    Long-standing salmon industry analyst takes new role as investment...
    The analyst will be more directly involved in investments for the Halsebakk family.All copyrights for this article are reserved...
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    Multiexport turns to blockchain, AI to modernize salmon production...
    Blockchain and virtual reality applications are being brought in under a digital transformation program.All copyrights for this article are...
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    ISA virus suspected at Aquachile farm
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    Mowi to harvest salmon on suspicion of disease
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    Self-made tycoon sells Atlantic Sapphire shares after upturn
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    New Newfoundland aquaculture regulations make industry 'an open book,'...
    The head of NAIA details how the new rules will impact Newfoundland's aquaculture industry.All copyrights for this article are...
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    Seasonal Christmas demand lifting salmon spot prices
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    Vietnam pangasius food safety controls finally get US approval
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    Scottish government ordered to release 'confidential' salmon farming data
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    Bird's Eye named transformation champions
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    New Benchmark CFO joins the ranks
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    Australis owner invests $2 million in new Qingdao processing...
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  • November 11, 2019
    Want to sell Millenials seafood? Here's what we need
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    Norebo sees an edge in Russia's move toward single-frozen...
    Norebo Europe executive tells IntraFish he is confident that investments from the Russian government will be good for the...
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    Cermaq given further salmon farming options in East Coast...
    For expansion into Nova Scotia to be feasible, Cermaq needs to identify enough sites to support 20,000 metric tons...
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    Red Lobster purchasing exec moves up the ladder
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  • November 8, 2019
    Newfoundland government accepts Mowi apology, but licenses still suspended
    The salmon farming giant responded to the government's apology, and detailed its plan moving forward.All copyrights for this article...
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    Week's must-read seafood news: Chile salmon blockaded lifted, no-holds-barred...
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  • November 8, 2019
    Bakkafrost makes bid for remaining Scottish Salmon Company shares
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    French smoked salmon giant Labeyrie appoints new head for...
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    Mowi CEO's apology to Newfoundland minister: 'We did not...
    Mowi CEO acknowledged the company made a mistake in mis-reporting the die-offs.All copyrights for this article are reserved to...
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    Sysco names its top 2019 seafood suppliers
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    Norway salmon prices rise sharply after falling last week
    Impact from Chile's civil unrest being felt in global markets.All copyrights for this article are reserved to Confectionery News
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    High Liner sees price stability for 'foreseeable future'
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    US salmon processor Silver Bay fined for waste pileup
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    Fair Trade exec takes seafood sustainability role at global...
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    Nomad CEO expects whitefish price pressure into 2020
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    Marine Ingredients Organization IFFO announces venue for 2020
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    Feed alternatives, blockchain and offshore monitoring take to winners'...
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    Seafood incubator founder: 'Your goal should be to put...
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