The total value of fresh produce import to the GCC reached $2.2 billion in 2012, according to recent statistics, noted the organisers of an upcoming exhibition focusing on fresh edible foods in Dubai.
The International Perishables
New Zealand’s export of fresh produce to the UAE reached $435 million in 2012, marking an increase of 16.6 per cent over the previous year, said the New Zealand Trade & Enterprise (NZTE), the country’s trade arm.
Fruit and vegetable prices at Bahrain’s Manama Central Market have surged by almost 25 to 30 per cent with nearly 50 trucks carrying fresh produce stuck at the King Fahad Causeway awaiting clearance, traders said yesterday.
World of Perishables (WOP Dubai), the leading trade fair for fruits and vegetables, and Eurofruit Congress Middle East, running end-to-end, will cover key trends and developments for the fresh produce market in the region.
The Eurofruit Co
Carrefour, the world's second largest retailer, is rebranding its Express stores across the UAE to ‘Carrefour Market’ with the emphasis moving from basic grocery items to fresh produce of the highest quality.
With this, Carrefour Expre
Masterpak, a leading Lebanese polyethylene film manufacturer, will showcase horticultural films at an upcoming fresh produce trade show in Berlin.
Fruit Logistica 2011 will be held from February 9 to 11 at Messe Berlin in Berlin, Germany.