Financial issues and the need for prompt cash have been pushing Chinese sellers to drop their tomato paste offers, although sources reckon the market is unlikely to fall much further.
Amid the torpor that currently afflicts the European market, supplies have come onto the market at remarkably low prices.
Harvesting of US peanuts is nearly complete in most producing states.
Cherry production in Bulgaria has been well below expectations this year due to unfavourable weather conditions.
Chinese canners are facing a hard season with short crop, high raw material prices and few orders.
China exported 57,048 tonnes of AJC in October, an increase of almost 50% over last October's figure of 38,149 tonnes.
Turkish hazelnut prices appear to have entered a bearish phase with some signs of a moderate improvement in availability.
South African production should increase by 2% in 2015/16 to 865,000 tonnes, said the USDA in a recent report.
Australia-based Select Harvests has recorded a third consecutive year of stronger financial performance.
A number of cases of Hepatitis A recorded recently in New Zealand may be linked to frozen berry consumption, local authorities warned.
The Chilean undersecretariat of fisheries (Subpesca) and aquaculture has set the 2016 pelagic quota at 284,000 tonnes for sardines and 34,400 tonnes f...
Peruvian canners claim that they cannot meet demand for anchovy from Brazil, Czech Republic, Poland and African countries, as the fishing resources go...
Chinese food safety authorities are visiting berry-growing areas in Argentina this week, as the two countries negotiate the terms of a trade deal to e...
The new line at its Tomaszów plant in Poland is capable of processing raw materials at lower temperatures, to deliver minimally-processed vegetable a...
Offers for Chinese triple concentrate tomato paste have dropped below the USD800 per tonne mark in a few cases, driven by smaller sellers trying to underbid larger export...
Prices of skipjack tuna landings in Manta to be delivered in December have dropped dramatically, falling behind Bangkok's, which have set at a price as low as April’s quo...
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- Chinese tomato paste sellers pushing prices downward
- Dole’s export revenue the highest in the region
- Ukraine setting up apple processing plant
- Rhodes Group poised for more acquisitions after strong results
- Indications of split in Europe's AJC market
- Manta skipjack prices slump as Bangkok’s holding up
- AFK Systema plans to lead fruit supply to Russia’s juice makers
- Walnut prices look set to slide lower in January
- Low orders unsettle Chinese mandarin canners
Volumes of Spain’s earliest strawberry varieties are reaching European markets bound for fresh sale, as the season in Egypt is also starting.
Russia is to ‘strengthen controls’ on imports of Turkish agri-food products in the wake of the downing of ones of its fighter jets in Syria earlier this week.
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McDonald’s Spain has announced that it will use MSC-certified Pacifical skipjack tuna on its ‘Mediterranean tuna salad’ offered in its Spanish menu.