Improving Safety and Quality

of the Sri Lankan fruits and vegetables

  • New
  • Tomatoe
  • Mango
  • pine
  • water-m

CommercialFruits12018Commercial Fruits Twenty years ago, the French company Commercial Fruits was the first to import the Peruvian avocado into Europe. Today there are 100 European importers. Source - www.commercial-fruits.com : Publication Date - 13/04/2018

onionsCurrently, onion prices have dropped significantly. Now the wholesale price is generally RMB 1 to 1.3 yuan/kg, which is more than 20% lower than the price in early March. The onions currently sold on the market are from winter storage. Source - www.epaper.sxrb.com/index_sxnmb.shtml Publication Date - 11/04/2018

usdaThe US Department of Agriculture has listed 11 businesses allegedly using fraudulent certificates to claim their products are organic. Source - http://www.freshplaza.com/article/192541/USDA-warns-of-fraudulent-organic-certificates Publication Date - 11/04/2018

banana3In 2017, fresh fruit and vegetable imports into Russia grew by 17% compared to the previous year and amounted to 7.1 million tonnes. Of this volume, 22% corresponded to bananas, 20% to citrus fruits, 10% to apples and 7% to tomatoes. Source - Source: www.agroinvestor.ru Publication Date - 14/03/2018

dragonfruits"The 'Jindu number one' Red Heart dragon fruit received high praise from overseas traders during the recent Fruit Logistica in Berlin. Source - www.freshplaza.com Publication Date - 28/02/2018

organicshopperThe consumption of organic food in Europe generated sales worth 33,500 million Euro in 2016; 11.4% more than in the previous year. Source -  www.efeagro.com Publication Date - 26/02/2018