Higher volume sales of blueberries, tangerines, mangoes prawns and other seafood products boost Composol’s earnings in the fourth quarter of 2015 as well as full year 2015.

USDA pours more into greening research

HLB, huanglongbing, greening, Florida citrus The USDA has announced a further tranche of USD20.1 million in funding into research to fight citrus greening (HLB).

Egyptian processor launching tangerine juice

Tangerines, El Marwa, tangerine juice, lemon juice, orange juice, apricot puree, Egypt El Marwa Food Industries, one of Egypt's largest orange juice producers, is launching tangerine juice this season.

US OJ sales down despite price cuts

Orange juice, NFC juice, FCOJ, FDOC Retail volume sales of orange juice fell by 3.9% in the four weeks to January 23, according to the latest A C Nielsen figures for the Florida Department of Citrus (FDOC).

Portuguese canned tomato trade at new high

Portuguese sellers increased further their deliveries of canned tomatoes in January-November of last year, reaching an all-time high of 24,744 tonnes exported.

Walnuts Australia targets Japanese market

Walnuts; DFN; nuts; Walnuts Australia; Company; Investment; Trends; Operations; Walnuts grown in the Australian island state of Tasmania and processed in Australia itself in the Riverina in southern New South Wales are gaining popularity in the Japanese market.

Push to still use pesticide against almond pests

A new study in the US has found that there is no viable alternative to the pesticide chlorpyrifos in combating two key almond pests.

Tetra Pak on course for environmental targets

The Swedish packaging company reckons it will sell 100 million of its new recyclable Tetra Rex beverage packs this year.

Bolivia maintains position on Brazil nut exports

Bolivia maintained a decent volume of Brazil nut exports last year with its total sales dipping only 3.3% from those of 2014.

Foreign brands lead Chinese online nut sales

The US was the top origin of all imported consumer goods sold prior to Chinese New Year on Alibaba’s e-commerce platforms – with Costco’s Kirkland Sig...

Expansion of giant Moscow food market

A new customs terminal opens this month at Food City, the huge food distribution centre built just outside Moscow.

Canadian blueberry processor to expand

Frozen blueberry and produce manufacturer Oxford Frozen Foods is expanding its staff base with the addition of 110 new people throughout the business.

Redrawn map may cost Coca-Cola Ukraine dear

The Russian branch of the company recently published a map of the country, showing Crimea as annexed.

Omani PepsiCo bottler inaugurates PET line

Oman Refreshment Company (ORC), the Sultanate's official PepsiCp bottler, has installed the line at its plant in Muscat.

Skipjack tuna prices moving upward

Skipjack tuna prices in both Manta and Bangkok are rising again.

Tomato sauce exports in EU origins on the rise

European trade of ketchup and other tomato sauces was characterised by sustained levels of demand from some of the main origins during 2015.

Passion fruit pulp plant opens in Brazil

A new fruit processing unit for passion fruit pulp will be launched into operation this week in Santa Rosa do Sul municipality in the southern Brazilian state o...

John West Australia inks deal with MSC and WWF

John West Australia, owned by Simplot Australia, is to source some 100 million cans of FAD-free tuna.

Peruvian lucuma pulp exports unchanged

Peru should export around 500 tonnes of frozen lucuma pulp this year, roughly the same volume that was exported last year, Sergio Zignago, general manager of Pe...

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US still tricky for Iranian pistachio exporters

The recent lifting of US sanctions against Iran is not expected to generate an immediate shift in trade flows, industry sources told FOODNEWS today.

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Convenience foods responsible for UK frozen growth

The frozen food market in the UK recorded additional growth last year, driven by consumer demand for convenience and ready-to-eat options, latest statistics by ...

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

Skipjack tuna prices moving upward

Skipjack tuna prices in both Manta and Bangkok are rising again.

Australian tomato harvest under way

The tomato harvest in Australian state of Victoria in now under way, as local processors are receiving the first deliveries of raw material to factories.

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Tomato sauce exports in EU origins on the rise

European trade of ketchup and other tomato sauces was characterised by sustained levels of demand from some of the main origins during 2015.

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Croatia's Badel sells NBU arm to Radenska

Badel 1862, one of Croatia’s largest soft drink, fruit juice and alcoholic beverage manufacturers, signed a deal with Slovenian mineral water bottler Radenska t...

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.