The World Apple and Pear Association (WAPA) held its Annual General Meeting at the Fruit Logistica fair in Berlin on 9 February.
A few years ago category manager Ed van Venrooij encountered jute packaging abroad. He took it to his Spanish citrus supplier and they thought it was a good idea too.
While New Zealand saw record kiwifruit exports in 2016-17 and there is often much discussion within the industry about rebounding from vine disease Psa, a group of 212 growers is seeking redress for the losses caused by the incursion.
Scientists and nutritionists are encouraging an increase in the consumption of broccoli to help improve our eye's health and, specifically, to avoid retinitis pigmentosa, a group of chronic eye diseases of genetic origin and degenerative that affects about 20,000 people in Spain.
There has been a lot of talk about the (low) prices of peaches and nectarines over the past few days. After visiting a few wholesale markets and talking to some producers and cooperative directors, we can confirm that, while some produce is well paid, the rest is going through a crisis.
The European orange and lemon markets are not quite as strong as some overseas suppliers seem to believe, according a Dutch fruit and vegetable importer.