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EU strawberry forecast paints mixed picture

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Italy set for increase in planted area, while acreage in Spain, France and Portugal remains stable   European strawberry producers anticipate ongoing disruptions to the market this year, after seeing demand dented by lockdowns imposed during the coronavirus pandemic last year. Italy expects a 9 […]

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MSC keeps RSA blues moving

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Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has emphasised how its experience in transporting perishable cargo, combined with advanced reefer technology, is helping to move blueberries grown in South Africa to key export markets. The group highlighted how South Africa had a record-breaking blueberry season in 2020, exporting […]

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UK announces new post-Brexit global tariff regime

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  LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom announced a new post-Brexit tariff regime on Tuesday to replace the European Union’s external tariff, maintaining a 10% tariff on cars but cutting levies on tens of billions of dollars of supply chain imports. After decades outsourcing its […]