Insight into Hieber's Frische Center in Müllheim - Weekly market flair - fresh regional produce in the foreground
On 19 March this year, Hiebers' Frische Center KG opened its new market in Müllheim. With a sales area of ??more than 3,400 square meters and an assortment of around 48,000 items, the market management together with its 142 employees strives to contribute significantly to the local supply in the region.
Price of Chinese fruit is on the high side this year
The price of Chinese fruit is unusually high this year. People in the industry explained that there are two main reasons for this development: one reason for the current high price is that seasonal summer fruit has not yet entered the market in large volumes.
No ban on Ugandan exports to Europe
The Uganda Export Promotions Board is intent on maintaining current export markets as well as seeking more markets for the country’s various exports.
USDA GAIN Report - South African deciduous fruit exports keep up positive growth
South Africa`s production and exports of apples, pears and table grapes continues to grow mainly due to new orchards coming into full production, and some wine grape areas being diverted to table grapes.
“Now that the haskap berry is registered, we get more requests for export”
Good times are ahead for the haskap Berry, also known as the honeysuckle or honeyberry. Last December, the haskap berry has been registered in Europe and are now allowed to be exported to other European countries.
Brexit, legislation and the weather cause problems on herb market
Because of the climatological circumstances, the situation on the herb market is a bit more difficult. Due to the cold weather, it’s taking longer for Belgian herb productions to come into production.
Paul O’Regan - Port of Cork : “We would like to capitalise on fruit and vegetables coming from Spain"
The opening of a new terminal at the Port of Cork is planned for March next year which will greatly increase capacity for containers and reefer containers.
More fruit and vegetables being packed in solid cardboard boxes
Fruit and vegetables are fragile products. It is, therefore, essential to store and transport them in packaging that will sufficiently protect them during transportation. Sturdy, protective, food-safe packaging prevents loss in the chain.
US: Is agriculture moving toward robotics?
In a new report by market analysts and consultants Tractica it is stated that global shipments of robots designed for agricultural use are set to rise to a value of $87.9 billion by 2025.
Devastating drought in the state of Yucatan, Mexico - Much of the harvest has been lost due to the lack of water
The drought in the Mexican state of Yucatan has put the agrarian sector up against the ropes. More than three thousand producers have been unable to save their crops due to the lack of irrigation infrastructure.
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