Monthly Archives: June 2017

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Dutch delegation dispenses vegetables from a vending machine wall at LPS17

  The United Kingdom is a major export market for the Netherlands. Value-wise, exports of fruit and vegetables, including re-export, amount to almost one billion euros. Dutch produce accounts for a share of around 80%. After Spain, the Netherlands is the second main source of fruit and vegetables imported into the UK. Almost fifty per [...]

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Spanish melons go from competitive market to scarcity

It is well-know that price fluctuations happen in the fresh produce sector, but the melon market in particular exemplifies this. “The Spanish season started with some difficulty in Almería as a consequence of the extended overseas season and the disappointing weather at the time. During the first few weeks, the market was very competitive. By [...]

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