UK grape grower AMFresh partners with private equity firm to acquire two companies

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

AMFresh of the UK and private equity fund manager EQT of Sweden have acquired Special New Fruit Licensing Holding Company (SNFL) of Spain and International Fruit Genetics LLP (IFG) of the U.S. The deal was approved by the European Commission under the EU Merger Regulation. AMFRESH is active in growing table grapes, other fruits, and vegetables. SNFL and IFG both breed and develop new […]

South Africa concludes record table grape season, though UK down slightly

South Africa forecasts lower table grape crop for 2017-18

South Africa’s 2021-22 table grape season has officially concluded, and the intakes reached a total of 77.7 million cartons (4,5kg equivalent), marking a 4% year-on-year increase, the SATI industry body said. When comparing regional performance to the 2020-21 season, the Orange River and Hex River regions displayed the highest volumes inspected with an increase of […]

How high inflation might impact table grape markets

Global table grape production likely to increase despite European losses

The high rate of inflation has become a major talking point over the last few months, with the prices of goods and services rising rapidly in major global economies. The Grape Reporter spoke with two experts from the US and the UK to get their views on how this could impact table grape sales in […]