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Demand for South African apricots “suddenly massive”

Fresh Plaza 19 Feb 2024
Alex Darnaud of International Plant Selection with Peter Wolfaardt, Ceres stonefruit grower, and Pierre Rossouw of exporter Stems Fruit ... “The best export prices returned to growers was about R55 per kilogram this past season.
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"Election of radish mix as product of the year could potentially boost sales"

Fresh Plaza 07 Feb 2024
Dutch growers also saw a bit of a slowdown in growth ... The specials, which offer higher margins, are also being shipped further afield to places like Abu Dhabi and Singapore," says Erik.
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Zespri’s overseas New Zealand industry tours return

Fresh Plaza 02 Nov 2023
Around 50 Zespri Kiwifruit growers from New Zealand have been able to see the fruit they grow on retailer shelves in Singapore and across Europe for the first time since an overseas industry tour hiatus due to Covid-19 travel restrictions.
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Zespri officially opens global hub in Singapore

Fresh Plaza 24 Oct 2023
New Zealand High Commissioner to Singapore, Her Excellency ... Zespri CEO Dan Mathieson says the Singapore hub plays a critical role in Zespri’s ability to return value back to growers and communities.
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Tea production rose 6.2 per cent at 165 million kg in July 2023

Deccan Herald 31 Aug 2023
... of non-basmati white rice to Bhutan, Mauritius, Singapore.<p>The percentage of production by small tea growers (STGs) as a proportion of overall volumes increased to 50.9 per cent in July 2023.
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Egypt faced tough competition from China on the Asian market

Fresh Plaza 17 Aug 2023
The soaring prices of packaging materials, due to global inflation, made production costs ridiculously too high for us and even prompted some growers to convert their acreage to other crops ... This is the case in Malaysia and Singapore.
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Will Singaporeans start choosing local produce?

Fresh Plaza 09 Jun 2023
Even as the nation of Singapore aims to produce more of its own food, its growers are doubtful whether there is sufficient demand for locally grown crops. Singapore is ...
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Tohoku growers seek to export more flowers overseas

Asahi News 07 May 2023
Yutaka Sasaki, 34, and his wife, Yui, 33, were attracted by the lure of baby's breath flowers, and made their debut as growers earlier this spring ... Growers of the flowers in Showa are hoping to excite buyers overseas as well.
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Disabled man in SW China’s Yunnan brings prosperity to rural residents through vegetable planting

People Daily 01 Mar 2023
His gongcai products are sold to countries like South Korea, Singapore, and Japan. Zhou organizes regular training sessions for growers who sign contracts with his company ... Zhou also adopted a business model to guarantee growers’ incomes.
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'Biochar' increases rice yield in Nueva Ecija

The Manila Times 15 Jan 2023
"Amending" the soil, a suggestion from the Singapore-based Alcom Pte ... for greater rice yields, worked for Filipino growers like Lauro Medina.
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Very busy start to Asia Fruit Logistica in Thailand

Fresh Plaza 02 Nov 2022
A Tasmanian cherry grower managed to keep shipping by air last season thanks to direct flights out of Hobart ... Serbian apple growers, traditionally supplying Russia, are promoting their crop to buyers in India, Malaysia, and Singapore.
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Australian avocados: a big hit in Singapore and Malaysia

Fresh Plaza 18 Oct 2022
Australian avocados are a big hit in Singapore and Malaysia. An ad campaign promoting Australian avocados in the Asia-Pacific region has smashed digital campaign projections, directly engaging almost two million people in Singapore and Malaysia alone.
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Fungicide-spraying drones displayed at rubber institute

Business Line 29 Sep 2022
The demonstration was attended by representatives from India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and rubber growers from disease-affected areas of Kerala ....
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"Growers from other countries across the world reached out to us to develop export programs ...

Fresh Plaza 09 Sep 2022
Over the last few years Rob Kent has built up a network of growers for whom he facilitates the export ... in Singapore," said Rob ... The main markets will be Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong.
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“Growers must focus on exports”

Fresh Plaza 23 Aug 2022
... harvest, the prices were significantly less compared to previous years, which shows us that growers must focus on exports, especially alternative markets such as Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai and such.

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