India: Demand pushes flower prices up

15:51 - Fri 29/08/2014

Prices of almost all flowers in the wholesale market here have shot up sharply due to increased demand in view of Vinayagar Chathurthi to be celebrated on Friday and Onam on S...

Turkey ready to increase exports to Russia

15:50 - Fri 29/08/2014

As Moscow banned food imports from the West, Turkey voiced its readiness to increase its exports of agricultural products to Russia, Turkish economy minister has said.


Chile: New way to control fruit decomposition

10:24 - Fri 29/08/2014

As the largest fruit exporter in the Southern Hemisphere and a nation with some of the longest distances to reach the world’s main markets, it makes sense that Chileans would ...

New project for Tanimura & Antle

08:40 - Fri 29/08/2014

KUBO's portfolio of customers is expanding worldwide. In the United States, work has just kicked off on a new project for Tanimura & Antle, which has been growing a range ...

Consumers want to touch, feel fresh produce

10:28 - Thu 28/08/2014

Consumer research has found being able to touch, see and smell fresh produce is important for shoppers as they make decisions in the fruit and vegetable aisles.

Researcher He...

EU farmers say compensation is not enough

10:24 - Thu 28/08/2014

The €125 million in emergency EU support to its food producers may not be enough to cover the damage, as some estimates have it more than a hundred times higher.

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