Sun World expands table grape footprint in Egypt, Italy

Autumn Crisp and Adora Seedless driving Sun World’s global growth

Sun World has recently granted six additional licenses to Egyptian table grape grower-marketers and two new Italian grower-marketers, bringing the total to seven and ten licenses, respectively. These appointments come as part of the company’s strategy to extend its reach in “high-potential gateway markets”. One of the primary motivations for this expansion is to satisfy […]

Freshfel will host Annual Event digitally in June

Freshfel, the European Fresh Produce Association that represents the interests of the fresh fruit and vegetables supply chain in Europe and across the world, announced it has opened registrations for its 2021 Annual Event that will take place online on 4 June. To celebrate Freshfel Europe’s 20th anniversary as well as the United Nations’ International Year […]

Branston begins work on potato protein extraction plant

Leading potato supplier Branston has broken ground on a £6m facility in Lincolnshire that will extract high grade plant protein from potatoes. The facility, the first of its kind in the UK, will take the protein from “low-value potatoes” and create starch-based products as well as utilize it in vegetarian and vegan foods. Branston is […]

With Brexit a factor, growers target larger crop of Picota cherries for UK

UK growers foresee favourable season ahead for cherries from UK, abroad

European Picota cherry growers in Spain’s Jerte Valley west of Madrid are predicting a bountiful harvest in mid-June after a three-week blossom in April that saw pristine weather conditions. More than a million cherry trees are grown on the slopes of the mountain, and this year’s volumes headed to the UK are expected to be […]

Industry leaders discuss yearlong challenges at Global Cherry Summit webinar

The webinar held recently by the Global Cherry Summit has been hailed a major success, with hundreds of professionals coming together to share crucial information about the past and future of the Chilean cherry industry. The webinar entitled “Cherries 2021: Challenges and opportunities after a complex season”, was co-organized by Yentzen Group and the Cherry […]

Cherry Summit hosting webinar on opportunities, challenges from pandemic

UK growers foresee favourable season ahead for cherries from UK, abroad

The Global Cherry Summit, the premier annual event for cherry industry professionals worldwide, will hold a webinar on 29 April. The online event will act as a preview of the in-person event that has been postponed to August and as an excellent opportunity for the sector to meet and analyze the complex 2020-21 Chilean cherry […]

How farming makes you a better wholesaler

Originally printed in the March 2021 issue of Produce Business Together with my father and my brother, we are developing our family business with passion and excitement. Trying new things and seeing soon the result is very satisfying. Fresh fruits are demanding products with complex supply chains. We meet many interesting people around the globe. The […]