3003, 2020

South African fresh industry supports country lockdown

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South Africa has followed suit: the country's president has announced a total lockdown of 21 days, which started from midnight Thursday night during which citizens will only be allowed to leave home for emergencies and [...]

3003, 2020

Coronavirus measures could cause global food shortage

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Protectionist measures by national governments during the coronavirus crisis could provoke food shortages around the world, the UN’s food body has warned. Harvests have been good and the outlook for staple crops is promising, but [...]

3003, 2020

The supply chain has experienced a massive shift

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It has been a bizarre couple of weeks in the fresh produce industry, there have been big changes in the supply chain as people have been forced to change their entire way of life. "Since [...]

3003, 2020

Demand picks up slightly on lemons

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Demand for lemons has seen only a slight jump compared to the increasing demand for oranges. “There’s a bit of a spike in demand for lemons. But with navel oranges for example, the movement is [...]

1603, 2020

Events cancelled due to coronavirus

By | March 16th, 2020|Categories: Global Industry News|Comments Off on Events cancelled due to coronavirus

As the coronavirus spreads around the world and movement is restricted and gatherings of large numbers of people are banned, a number of industry trade fairs have been postponed or cancelled. 2020 Syngenta Australian Melon [...]

1603, 2020

Good reasons to package produce

By | March 16th, 2020|Categories: Global Industry News|Comments Off on Good reasons to package produce

Now more than ever we are reminded of the importance of food security. All around the globe consumers are preparing for the threat of the Corona virus and in many places panic purchases have ensued. [...]