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Vanguard Reveals Shifting Table Grape Landscape in China

With offices in ten countries and regions across the world and growers in over 30 countries, Vanguard International has an impressive global network and extensive field-to-table fresh produce operations. Produce Report recently caught up with Timothy Li, Vanguard International’s China Procurement & Sales Manager to discuss his company’s table grape procurement operations in China, current trends, and expectations for the ongoing season.

August 17, 2019
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Timothy Li (second from right) and Hannah Yu (second from left) of Vanguard International China Procurement & Sales with two growers at a Yunnan vineyard

Further Escalation in US-China Trade War

On August 1, U.S. President Donald Trump announced that his administration would be levying a new 10% tariff on $300 billion of Chinese goods and products effective September 1, 2019.

August 07, 2019
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U.S., China Increase Tariffs as Trade War Escalates

As the United States raises tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports and China retaliates with similar tariff increases on $60 billion of American products, trade in agricultural products, including fruit and vegetables, between the two countries is becoming increasingly costly.

May 16, 2019
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Press Release: ‘Sweeki’ Harvest Begins In Chile, Sales From Italy Continue

The harvest of the top-quality kiwi for the Sweeki brand has started in Chile. Origine Group plans to sell 2,000 tons of Italian kiwifruit, and intends to sell the same amount from Chile as well.

April 03, 2019
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Spring has Arrived in China, and with it Stone Fruit from Chile

March marks “Chilean Stone Fruits Month,” a promotional campaign for Chilean stone fruits in China, organized on behalf of the Chilean Stone Fruit Committee of the Chilean Fruit Exporters Association (ASOEX), with the support of ProChile Shanghai. This is the second year that Chilean stone fruits have been promoted in China and this year’s larger campaign aims to build on the success of last year’s.

March 01, 2019
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South Tyrol Reveals the Secrets to its High-Quality Apples

South Tyrol’s unique geography and model of cooperative farming has led it to become a leader in European apple production, both in terms of quality as well as varieties offered.

January 01, 2019
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Hannes Tauber (left), Marketing Manager at VOG, and Benjamin Laimer (right), Marketing Coordinator at Val Venosta (VI.P) at Interpoma 2018

BCGlobal: Your portal into global food regulations

Against the backdrop of an ever-increasingly complex environment of food safety regulations and requirements across the globe, regulatory databases for agricultural products, such as those maintained by BCI, are invaluable to exporters, importers, and growers who want to ensure their products comply with foreign standards.

December 09, 2018
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Image: Bryant Christie Inc.

New Requirements for Fresh Produce Exports to Canada

New Requirements for Fresh Produce Exports to Canada

November 15, 2018
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Sutherland’s Canadian cherry production to increase by 400%

Sutherland’s Canadian cherry production to increase by 400%

November 14, 2018
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Partners and founders of Sutherland SA Produce: Clive Sutherland, President and CEO, and Rick Chong, Director of Sales

Hort Innovation Highlights Successes at Asia Fruit Logistica 2018

Launched at Asia Fruit Logistica 2017, Hort Innovation’s Taste Australia initiative has enjoyed great success in its first year of operations, as evidenced by the record $2.18 billion in exports of fresh Australian horticulture in the first six months of 2018.

September 29, 2018
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