17/04/2014 15:09
Portugal will be the partner country of the 2015 Fruit Logistica edition which will be held in Berlin from 4th to 6th February of next year. ... Read More
17/04/2014 15:07
The Committee for stone fruits of FEPEX, consisting in representatives of associations coming from the main production areas of Spain, met in Madrid to analyze the forecasts for the 2014 campaign. Estimates are great, as is the forecasted quality of the product. ... Read More
17/04/2014 15:03
Italy is the world's second producer of tomatoes for the processing industry, preceeded only by California, but this position is also put in danger by China. Italy has produced 4 mln tons of tomatoes in 2013, while China almost 3.8 millions, but its trend of fast growth foresees that in 2014 it might come back to overlap (after a period of decline) the 5 million quota. ... Read More
17/04/2014 14:58
European Vegetable Strategies, the region's first ever conference and networking event dedicated to the fresh vegetable business, will attempt to identify new ways to boost demand and improve the range of products and merchandising found in the EU fresh vegetable sector. ... Read More


Joint venture between the Univeg Group and the Indian Group Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd through Mahindra Shubhlabh Services (MSSL). The goal of the agreement is to develop the chain, improve the quality of Indian fruit and vegetables and to increase imports of fruit and vegetables in India. ... Read More
“Poland has surpassed China in apple exports, becoming the world's main supplier” reported the Polish Ministry of Agriculture, Marek Sawicki during a press conference in Warsaw. ... Read More
Gold kiwis were a brand new product ten years ago, raising the interest of consumers. In 2008 though, the year in which the Psa bacteria was discovered in Italy, kiwi growing areas started to diminish. ... Read More
In 2013, the German supermarket chain Lidl increased its purchases from Spanish suppliers by 20%, spending around 3,000 million Euro and confirming its position as Spain's largest horticultural client. ... Read More

Publication date: 2013-01-18
The long process of transition that followed the protests of Tahrir square and the fall of Mubarak, had a very negative impact on Egyptian economy in 2012 and nothing or little can be seen in these first weeks of 2013 that gives hope to a future of growth, political stability and to the return of tourism to its pre-revolution levels. The economic scenario in Tunisia seems fragile, with a 2012 that marked a +3% of the GNP compared to an economically disastrous 2011 (the year of the jasmine revolution). The situation of post-Gheddafi Libya is hard to define but its however still chaotic while in Syria the tragedy of a bloody civil war that seems neverending and continues to show its effects, destroying the economy of the Country. In the ... read more
Sentence of the Week

“On young people we need to invest more and better. We know very well how difficult the current situation is, but we shouldn’t forget that even in famine periods farmers cuts everything is possible, but not the seed. Young people represent the seed that we must preserve.”

(Cosimo Lacirignola, head of MAI-Bari)


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Issue 3/12
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(Spain) 21-23 November

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