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Singapore: Supplying modular aquaponic farms to the 3 C’s

Fresh Plaza 11 Apr 2022
As an agtech, we want to supply customers with the know-how and the technology behind vertical farming that makes efficient growers, says Nelson Tan, founder of V+ Farm, a Singapore-based hybrid vertical farm. It all started two years ago when Singapore went into lockdown and food security became a national issue.
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Below the Line

Business Line 03 Apr 2022
Expressing surprise and concern over the import of arecanut from UAE and Singapore, some stakeholders said this is an alarming and dangerous trend for the domestic growers ... “We had heard that UAE grows dates, we did not know that it also ‘grows’ arecanut,” said a stakeholder sarcastically, adding UAE and Singapore do not grow arecanut.
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China: RCEP will open new doors for Xuwen County pineapple growers

Fresh Plaza 18 Mar 2022
... trade agreement, pineapples from Xuwen were exported to Singapore for the first time. Most of the pineapples sold to Singapore come from a local businessman and pineapple grower, who owned an export business in Guangzhou but chose to return to his hometown.
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The startups developing synthetic palm oil to save the world’s tropical forests

GreenBiz 24 Feb 2022
While a growing number of palm growers are certified, the approach has limitations, said Janice Lee, an environmental scientist who studies palm oil at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. For instance, it can be difficult to certify smallholder growers, who collectively represent most palm oil production in some regions.
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Atherton avocados head to Singapore

Fresh Plaza 10 Feb 2022
While the shipment to Singapore is a welcome step for export, Queensland growers are also calling on the Federal Government to establish access to the lucrative Japanese export market, to put them on an equal footing with Western Australian growers, who are already exporting to this important market.
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IFAM helps lychee exporters reach US markets

Fresh Plaza 10 Feb 2022
In this case study, President of the Australian Lychee Growers Association, Derek Foley reports ... There are more than 250 lychee growers in Australia ... Previously reliant on the Hong Kong and Chinese markets to supply the bulk of their product, Australian lychee growers are now zeroing in on their existing links into the US.
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"Whirlwind start in Singapore"

Fresh Plaza 02 Feb 2022
Rob Kent, an Australian farm-gate exporter, said the last few weeks have been a whirlwind since relocating to Singapore in mid-January to be 'the man on the ground' there. Working directly with many farms across Australia, Kent Exports facilitates the exports of a number of Australian growers into the SE Asian markets.
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U.S. apple growers see dramatic drop in exports to SE Asia, China

Capital Press 28 Jan 2022
The Lunar New Year — celebrated by Korea, Vietnam, Laos, Singapore, China and other Asian countries — has historically been a boon for U.S. apple growers since it's common for people to give each other apples for the holiday ... apple growers ... apple exports, so growers in that region feel the impacts most directly.
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Coffee trading platform launched in Shanghai

People Daily 10 Dec 2021
SHANGHAI, Dec ... Official institutions abroad, international traders, coffee exporters and coffee growers from countries including Singapore, Ethiopia, Ghana, Brazil, Colombia, and Indonesia have expressed their willingness to join the platform ... Shi Xi, Liang Jun). .
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'Pretty exciting times' as cargo plane filled with NT mangoes heads to Singapore

Australian Broadcasting Corporation 21 Sep 2021
The first planeload of mangoes grown in the Northern Territory leaves the Darwin Export Hub for Singapore. Many growers hope the historic flight will be the first of many as the season heats up ... .
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"Being in Asia will give me the opportunity to meet people and make new contacts”

Fresh Plaza 15 Sep 2021
Over the last few years Rob Kent has built up a network of growers for whom he facilitates the export. Having spent time previously in Singapore, he is now moving back there to better serve his clients by being closer to the markets. “Having lived and worked in Singapore before ...
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“New Zealand avocados always see a good demand in the premium Asian markets"

Fresh Plaza 23 Jul 2021
The New Zealand kiwifruit harvest is over and New Zealand grower and ... New Zealand normally ships around 80% of the avocado volumes to Australia, but this season growers are looking send more to the Asian markets such as Korea, China, Thailand, Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan.
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European and Asian expansion for Equilibrium

Fresh Plaza 09 Jul 2021
Equilibrium, the company that yesterday closed the industry’s largest Controlled Environment Agriculture Fund at $1.022 billion, has established an office in Singapore and has Dutch master grower Godfried Dol and former Rabobank Asia & career agricultural investor John Baker manning it ... In Singapore for example it is about food security.
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Increased avocado production providing more opportunities for Australian growers

Fresh Plaza 07 Jul 2021
He added that The Avolution has been focusing on the export market for the past seven years, particularly building a presence in Asia, with that market also expanding this year for Australian growers. "In fact, this month we packed an Australian first 40-foot sea container for Singapore," Mr Allen said.
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Waxberries exported to Europe bring sweet fortune to Zhejiang

China Daily 21 Jun 2021
Local waxberry grower Zhang Chunhua said since 2019, they have sold waxberries to Singapore, Spain, the United States and other countries, but export orders this ...

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