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China Set To Surpass Chile as World’s Second-Largest Grape Exporter

After five years of consecutive growth, China is forecast to overtake Chile as the world’s second-largest exporter of fresh table grapes.

July 14, 2024
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Vietnamese Lychee Prices Surge, Exports to China Down Over 70%

Vietnamese lychee prices have soared recently while exports to China have dropped sharply, amid strong domestic demand and reduced supply in Bac Giang province.

July 05, 2024
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Malaysia To Expand Durian Production After China Export Deal

Following the recent granting of China market access to fresh Malaysian durians, the Southeast Asian country is aiming to boost its production to meet Chinese demand.

June 28, 2024
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Japan’s High-GABA Tomato Certified as Non-GMO in Philippines

Philippine authorities have certified a CRISPR/Cas9 gene-edited high-GABA tomato from Japan as exempt from GMO biosafety regulations.

June 19, 2024
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Sichuan Blueberries Flood Chinese Market, Prices Hit Record Low

Blueberry prices in China have hit a record low, although high-end varieties are still commanding a premium.

June 16, 2024
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New Chinese-Funded Mega Port in Peru Set To Open in 2025

The Chinese-funded Chancay Port Terminal is on track to open in early 2025, significantly reducing shipping times from South America to China.

June 06, 2024
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Hema Fresh’s Positive Turnaround Continues With Nationwide Expansion

Hema Fresh’s positive business turnaround is continuing, with plans to open 70 new stores and 500 Hema Fresh Outlet stores in 2024.

May 30, 2024
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New Technology Allows Lychee Preservation for up to 18 Months

300 metric tons of lychees frozen last June using a newly developed technology entered the market earlier this year.

May 22, 2024
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HortiPolaris and Bom Group Building 10-Hectare Greenhouse in Yunnan

Beijing HortiPolaris and Netherlands-based Bom Group have partnered up to build a 10-hectare greenhouse in Yunnan.

May 21, 2024
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Heat Wave and Drought Threaten Eastern Thailand’s Durian Harvest

High temperatures and drought continue to plague eastern Thailand, with some durian farmers forced to purchase truckloads of water for irrigation.

May 12, 2024
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