Berry production in Morocco in the 2014-15 season grew 6% to 160,000 tonnes, a result chiefly driven by strawberries for both fresh and frozen sale.

TPP: confirmed agri-food market access deal

The announcement this week that the 12 countries involved in talks over a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have come to an agreement is expected to have far-reaching consequences when it comes to global trade in...

Hazelnut prices higher as availability limited

Turkish hazelnut prices have risen over the course of this week in a market of very limited deliveries.

Sockeye returns in Canada below projections

The sockeye salmon run is now predicted to be down by 84%.

Frozen foods to keep expanding worldwide

Frozen food sales worldwide will reach a turnover of some USD306 billion per year by 2020, driven by growth in prepared foods and ready meals.

Big blackcurrant harvest adds to price woes

Blackcurrant group The International Blackcurrant Association forecasts the European 2016 harvest at 166,700 tonnes.

Turkish sultana exports falling behind 2014

Turkish sultana exports have started the new season substantially behind the levels of a year ago.

EBRD's loan to Mongolian soft drinks maker

The loan includes USD8.0 million in local currency to allow MCS Coca-Cola LLC to hedge against foreign exchange risks.

Baobab Foods opens superfruit snacks plant

Baobab Foods, US-based creator of nutrient-dense superfood products, has opened a new factory in Washington, Missouri.

Italy becomes world's largest wine producer

Italian wine production saw a strong increase in volumes this year while France, the former top producer, had a lower year.

The FOODNEWS Chile Special 2015 is out

Once again, FOODNEWS has produced its popular annual supplement on Chile, its industry and its products, in time for the world's largest trade show: A...

The FOODNEWS Anuga 2015 preview is out

Everything you need to enjoy the best of, and reap the maximum enjoyment from, the world's largest food show: Anuga.

FOODNEWS quarterly trade roundup: Q3 2015

This is the second FOODNEWS trade round-up: our statistics and data presentations produced in July-September 2015.

FOODNEWS Webinar: El Niño 2016: Be Prepared

El Niño is expected to be the strongest on record in 2016 and FOODNEWS expects it to cause havoc in the processed commodity markets.

EU chopped tomato supply getting tighter

Availability of bulk chopped tomatoes is reportedly getting tighter in Europe following strong pre-crop selling, and prices are edging up.

EU frozen raspberry buyers turning to China

Lower availability of frozen raspberries in Europe has prompted buyers to look for product in China, where local sources claim interest is on the rise.

Low apple juice prices affect Agrana's H1 profits

The decline in sugar sales had a more pronounced effect on results for the six months to August 31. Agrana posted sales of EUR1,263.5 million (USD1,389.8 mln), ...

USDA issues grant to boost canned apricot demand

US federal grant will pay for health research on canned and frozen apricots.

Smaller harvest will hurt EU frozen potato exports

Frozen potato products trade in Europe is expected to decline in the 2015-16 marketing year, following lower ware potato production this season.


US peanut harvest still marginally ahead overall

US peanut harvesting remains slightly ahead of year-ago levels and a high portion of the crop is rated as in good condition.

TPP has potential to define 21st Century global trade

Trade ministers from the 12 nations negotiating a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement have reportedly ironed out their differences and reached an ag...

Millions of rows of trade data available to subscribers

Use our new Trade Dashboard to view millions of rows of trade data for processed food commodities - from AJC to tomato paste

EU chopped tomato supply getting tighter

Availability of bulk chopped tomatoes is reportedly getting tighter in Europe following strong pre-crop selling, and prices are edging up.

Argentina may not harvest 8,000 tonnes of citrus

Argentine citrus growers are mulling over leaving 5% of total national production of oranges and tangerines unharvested due to lack of profitability.

P&P tomato juice

French specialist launches organic tomato juice

P&P Fruits, based near Nantes, is offering the product in 400ml pouches, fitted with a pouring spout.

Myriad flavours jostle to tempt cider drinkers

While simple apple remains the most popular flavour for (hard, alcoholic) cider, other fruit and non-fruit flavours are being added to tempt different consumers...

Editorial: news from the end of the world

It is once again that time of year when we are publishing our special supplement on Chile, the locomotive of the Latin American railway.