Organic, global organic, Organic Monitor

In 2014 (the most recent year for which data is available), the US market was worth EUR27.0 billion (USD30.3 bln), according to the Organic Monitor report released at the Biofach exhibition today.

Cashew market looks to be mostly subdued

Cashews; DFN; nuts; Most interested parties have contracted their needs before the start of the Tet Festival in Vietnam, Aldebaran Commodities said in a report today.

Raspberries in demand but suppliers short

Raspberries, frozen raspberries, Biofach, frozen fruit There is still demand in Europe for IQF raspberries, both conventional and organic, but most suppliers are unable to fulfil any requests, FOODNEWS was told today at the Biofach trade show.

Desiccated coconut prices moving higher

Desiccated coconut; DFN; nuts; Desiccated coconut prices are continuing to be impacted by upward pressure on coconut oil as low crops are affecting supply in the Philippines, UK trader TM Duche noted in a report today.

Hazelnuts hold stable despite lack of supply

Hazelnuts; DFN; nuts; One UK trader said in a report today: “Prices in Turkish lira terms are nominally unchanged at TRY20.5 (USD3.11) but with very limited supply at the level.”

USDA leaves Florida forecast unchanged

Florida citrus, Valencias, oranges, orange crop, FDOC The predicted harvest of 69 million boxes (36 mln boxes of early/midseasons and 33 mln boxes of Valencias) is 29% less than last year's production.

Big demand for organic foodservice tomato lines

German-based organic fruit and vegetable processor Byodo is seeking to expand its share of production for export, with the aim of exporting 10% of out...

Dutch processor launches berry and nut bars

Dutch frozen organic processor Boogaard has launched a new range of berry and nuts based snacks this week at the Biofach organic food fair in Germany.

Tigernuts and barberries on show at Biofach

German organic DFN supplier Bode Naturkost is showcasing two new lines or tigernuts and dried barberries at this week’s organic food trade show Biofac...

South Africa sees 9% rise in macadamia exports

The country sold a total of 30,792 tonnes overseas in 2015 compared with 28,226 tonnes in the previous 12 month period.

Research says cashews contain good nutrients

The results showed that cashews are relatively high in fat, but most of that fat (80%) is unsaturated.  In addition, it was concluded that cashews are...

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.

US remains world's largest organic market by far

In 2014 (the most recent year for which data is available), the US market was worth EUR27.0 billion (USD30.3 bln), according to the Organic Monitor report released at th...

Skipjack tuna prices moving upward

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

USDA pours more millions into greening research

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

Camposol hits record profits

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

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.


Foreign brands lead Chinese New Year 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 Signature ran...

Kantar Worldpanel, frozen foods, convenience foods, ready meals, retailers, grocery shopping, BFFF,

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 ...

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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.

Orange juice, NFC juice, FCOJ, FDOC

US orange juice sales down despite price cuts

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 Citr...

Portuguese canned tomato trade hits 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.

Tetra Pak

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.

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.