EU to ban plastic packaging for Fruit & veg

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Fresh produce industry expected to mount ‘legal challenge’ against PPWR, which singles out plastic packaging for fresh fruit and vegetables but leaves other food categories unaffected The European Parliament and Council have reached a provisional agreement on revamped rules to reduce, reuse and recycle packaging. According to […]


Pound-Euro Risks Skewed to the Upside for Now: MUFG

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According to an investment bank analyst we follow, Pound Sterling can extend a recent advance against the Euro. Derek Halpenny, Head of Research for Global Markets at MUFG, says the British Pound will find itself particularly well supported against the Euro, given his expectations that the Bank […]


Slow start for South African berry exports

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The country’s berry export season is expected to gain momentum after a slow start South African blueberry exporters have reported strong markets so far this season, although they have been frustrated by a slow start to production. The industry is still on target to export […]