Improving Safety and Quality

of the Sri Lankan fruits and vegetables

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AvocARADThe market for avocados, around the world, continues to increase, bringing a lot of new opportunities for avocado producing countries. Avocado demand has exploded worldwide, largely due to the fruit's much publicised health benefits. Source - Publication Date - 19/12/2016

CitrusThe European Parliament yesterday approved the resolution calling for stricter control measures for citrus imports from outside the EU. This is aimed at protecting European producers and preventing the spread of diseases and pests such as African codling moth and Citrus Black Spot (CBS). Source - Publication Date - 19/12/2016

pineapple24Pineapple production in Goa is growing year by year. Not only is the yield rising in the last few years but also the area under cultivation.The pineapple yield in the state in 2012-13 had been 4800 tonne while the estimated area under pineapple cultivation was 289 hectares, sources in the agricultural department said. Source - Publication Date - 19/12/2016

mango222On 9th December, the Sanya Mango brand strategy launch ceremony was organized by the Sanya government and the China Fruit Marketing Association. This means that the first tropical fruit brand "Sanya Mango" now becomes the regional fruit brand. The objective was to improve the brand recognition of Sanya Mangoes. During the ceremony, the Deputy Mayor of Sanya was present to introduce the mango industry trends. Source - Sanya Daily Publication Date - 19/12/2016


vugt basiliscumBad weather in Spain is currently having many consequences for the herb supply on the market. “We cultivate mint and coriander in Spain. The mint grows on slopes, and water streamed down those in the past week. Source - Publication Date - 09/12/2016

BananaLogo 400 01The Word Banana Forum, in cooperation with its members, is holding a series of webinars exploring banana industry best practices, dealing with several stages of the value chain. Source - Publication Date - 09/12/2016