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Emily F

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Alibaba Builds Shanghai’s First High-Tech Hema Village

Supermarket brand Hema Fresh has recently established its first digital agriculture base in Shanghai.

May 18, 2020
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China’s Demand for Thai Durians Unaffected by Pandemic

Chinese market demand for Thai durians remains strong despite the ongoing pandemic.

May 12, 2020
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Produce Marketing Association Holds Virtual Town Hall on E-commerce Trends

The latest panel in the Produce Marketing Association’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Virtual Town Hall Series saw global industry professionals discuss trends and lessons from the current e-commerce boom.

April 30, 2020
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Hong Kong Cargo Flights Reduced, Produce Prices Expected to Rise

The reduction in cargo flights due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic mean that Hong Kong is expected to experience surging prices for fresh food items such as fruits, vegetables and seafood.

April 01, 2020
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Sam’s Club to Open Flagship Store in Shanghai in 2021

Walmart-owned membership warehouse chain Sam’s Club is set to open a new flagship store in Shanghai in 2021. The chain currently operates 26 stores throughout China and also offers e-commerce services.

March 30, 2020
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Panic Buying at Australian Supermarkets Triples Some Produce Prices

The rise of coronavirus cases in Australia has led to an increase in stockpiling and panic buying, putting strain on the fresh produce industry and causing prices to rise.

March 27, 2020
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ASOEX and Jointly Launch ‘Chilean Stone Fruit Week’ Promotion

ASOEX’s Chilean Stone Fruit Committee recently launched a targeted “Chilean Stone Fruit Week” campaign in partnership with The successful campaign took place during March 10–14, generating a significant sales boost for Chilean sugar plums.

March 22, 2020
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First Container of Pakistani Kinnow Mandarins Arrives at Dalian Port

Pakistan’s inaugural sea shipment of kinnow mandarins reached China’s Port of Dalian on Feb. 21. The arrival of this unique Pakistani mandarin hybrid on the Chinese market is a positive sign for the future of the Sino-Pakistani fruit trade.

March 16, 2020
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‘I Support Italian Fruit and Vegetables’ Social Media Campaign Takes Off

On Mar. 2, Italy’s National Women’s Association of Fresh Produce launched a new “I support Italian fruit and vegetables” campaign to assuage consumer fears surrounding the coronavirus outbreak by raising awareness of the continued safety and quality of Italian produce.

March 09, 2020
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New Train Service Speeds Up Vietnamese Fruit Exports to China

A new dedicated train service has been established from Dong Dang in Vietnam to directly transport Vietnamese fruit across the border to Pingxiang’s new rail import facility. Positive impacts on the speed and volume of tropical Vietnamese fruits entering China are expected.

March 05, 2020
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