Watermelons market news
Morocco surpasses Italy as second largest watermelon supplier to EU 2023-03-23 00:00
"Whatever the market price, we will be even more competitive" 2023-03-21 00:00
Producers are extending the production period of long-cycle tomatoes in the greenhouses of the Nijar area 2023-03-17 00:00
"The business around Italian imported apples has developed quite strongly in just a few years" 2023-03-17 00:00
Watermelon volumes in Morocco will increase this season 2023-03-16 00:00
Watermelon wholesale prices
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|21.03.2023 POLAND, Wholesale Market in Lublin Elizowka|
|16.03.2023 POLAND, Wholesale market Renk in Gdansk|
|26.03.2023 POLAND Wholesale market Mewat in Bydgoszcz|
|24.03.2023 POLAND, Wholesale market PCRT in Bialystok|
|21.03.2023 POLAND, Wholesale Market Targpiast Wroclaw|
Watermelon fresh-market quotation
Prices from date: 05.01.2023
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Melon sales are good this week, says Bertus Schipper of Zoutewelle in the Netherlands. "Melons were in very short supply at the start of the season, and prices had never been as high. Those have since fallen slightly but are still very decent." read more
Morocco surpasses Italy as second largest watermelon supplier to EU
Morocco has reached a new milestone in exporting water-intensive watermelon: the country has overtaken Italy to become the second largest supplier of watermelon in the European Union, second only to Spain. Spain’s watermelon supplies to the EU have been sliding over the past four years.
"Whatever the market price, we will be even more competitive"
As the watermelon season approaches, producers in several North and West African countries are competing with simultaneous calendars to supply the European market. Mehdi Barbouchi, CEO of Freshe Inn Morocco, issues the challenge: "Whatever the quality and the market price, we will be even more
Producers are extending the production period of long-cycle tomatoes in the greenhouses of the Nijar area
According to the latest State of the Crops report of the Junta de Andalucía, corresponding to the week of March 6 to 12, cultivation tasks in the pepper greenhouses of the Poniente Almeriense were scarce at that time of the campaign, as producers only carried out cleaning and collection
"The business around Italian imported apples has developed quite strongly in just a few years"
With the arrival of the first Mauritanian watermelons and Spanish strawberries, the spring campaign is ready to get underway at Herner Gastro Service Ltd. "Due to the rainy weather, demand for early watermelons is currently still restrained. We therefore hope that the weather will now become a
Watermelon volumes in Morocco will increase this season
Despite the Moroccan government's limitation of the areas where watermelons can be grown, which excluded for example the Zagoura region, a large watermelon region that is experiencing acute hydric stress, this season's watermelon volumes are expected to exceed the levels reached in 2022,
Grupo Fruta de Autor reaches agreement with Dubai's largest wholesaler to export oranges
The Spanish firm Grupo Fruta de Autor has reached an agreement with the company Al Bakrawe, of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to distribute oranges in the domestic market and re-export them to other Persian Gulf countries. read more
"Mauritanian watermelons have interesting potential for the future, especially in the early sector"
The watermelon season in the northern hemisphere has started. Fresh & Cash Ltd in Wuppertal is now loading the first batches from Mauritania. "We now get one truck a week and start the new season several weeks earlier compared to last year. Normally, the season doesn't really get going until
SweeTango’ Apple: The first apple of the season ready for customers
Australian family-owned fresh produce business Montague is presenting its first apple variety of the 2023 harvest: SweeTango. SweeTango is crisp and sweet with a zesty watermelon flavor and touch of citrus and spice. SweeTango displays a bright red blush over a yellow cream breaking background
"Considerably fewer melons being exported from Costa Rica to Europe"
"The unexpected rain in two Costa Rican cultivation areas has resulted in many failed crops and even total losses at melon farms," says Rolf Weber of Global Producers in the Netherlands. "Also, night temperatures in all areas have been three to four degrees lower for months. That's brought
Uzbeki fruit and nut exports increase 1.5 times from 2017 to 2022
Experts from the Institute for Forecasting and Macroeconomic Research analyzed the dynamics of exports of fruits and nuts for 2017-2022. The analysis revealed that the value of exports of fruits and nuts (TN VED 08) increased from US$417.2 million in 2017 to US$618.6 million in 2022, or 1.5 times. read more
CAPARRÓS PREMIUM seedless watermelon has been awarded for the fifth consecutive year as Flavour of the Year 2023, an award given to foods with the best taste properties by consumers. read more
"Affected by the cold winter, early Hami melon production in Hainan production areas decreased by 30%"
The sales of Hami melon used to be mainly concentrated in summer, but now it has changed from a seasonal product to a major item that is popular among consumers after apples, pears and watermelons. With the increase in planting scale and the improvement of production technology, it can now be
According to the Ministry of Agriculture's latest State of the Crops report, in week 7 (February 13 to 19), producers in the pepper greenhouses of Western Almeria continued to uproot the earliest varieties. They were also harvesting the peppers that were planted later and that are coming to the
Brazilian fruit production hampered by rains
In seven of the eight capitals surveyed by the Getúlio Vargas Foundation, fruit prices went up in January. Papaya, oranges and apples were some fruit that saw expressive rises. The weather is the factor that most contributed to this high in fruit prices. It rained too much in the main producing
Refresh for CMR’s Cosarica brand
Barcelona-based CMR Group has announced an overhaul of its Cosarica brand, used for its Brazilian-grown melons and watermelons. read more
Updating of the COSARICA brand
The restyling of the renowned brand involves a rejuvenation of its visual code by incorporating a more relaxed and natural chromatic range that links and relates it in a much more direct and effective way to its origin, characteristics and properties. read more
More profitability and quality in spring crops with Ecoculture
Ecoculture Biosciences' technical solutions and efficient breeding programmes optimise the profitability and quality of spring crops, such as melon and watermelon, helping to achieve excellent results including increased yields and
"Better not exaggerate with melons and watermelon hectares"
Greenhouse transplants of melons and watermelons continue in a staggered manner. However, the next campaign will be characterized by a general drop in cultivated areas both in Italy and abroad. read more
Guava-root knot nematode detected in Hervey Bay
A Hervey Bay garden has been found to be the home of a very destructive and invasive bug that attacks the roots of crops and can result in severe crop loss. read more