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Production of Kissabel apples increases in the Southern Hemisphere

Australia and Chile already have good quality harvests of the “red inside” apple varieties, while New Zealand and Argentina report promising results.

Coronavirus triggers sales of apples and pears

The output of pip fruit from the Catalan chambers over the last week has grown between 50 and 100%.

Blue Whale Novablue apple arrives in China for the new season

The French company Blue Whale, which this year celebrates its 50th anniversary as a French exporter, returns to China this season with Novablue.

The Spanish harvest of Apple will increase this year by 14% and that of Pera by 4%

Apple production in Spain will be 13.87% higher this year than last season, while Pera also increases, but in a more modest figure, + 4.33%. Frosts in the main production areas have been very localized and, in general, the fruit has had a correct evolution, with a good flowering.

Pep Nogué inaugurates the collection season of the IGP Poma de Girona

The harvest of the first apple of Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) Poma de Girona was inaugurated this Monday, August 20. Pep Nogué chef and food promoter has been the godfather of a symbolic act that took place at the Mas Badia Foundation in Canet de la Tallada and that has served to mark the beginning of the harvest season.

The apple and pear of Catalonia surpass the quotations of the past campaign, by the descent of production in Europe

The selling prices of the apple and pear are above the prices of last season, due to the productive decline experienced by pip fruit throughout Europe during the current season. Despite the optimistic figures and the correct valuation of the campaign, the Managing Director of Afrucat, Manel Simon, affirms that "we must not get distracted and trust, but we must maintain this fluidity of sales to eliminate camera stocks" .

IGP Poma de Girona promotes its market expansion strategy in Berlin

With the aim of consolidating its expansion into new markets, the PGI Poma de Girona has participated in the Fruit Logistica fair in Berlin. Thus, of the 80,000 tons of apples covered under this designation of quality, it is exported each year between 25% and 30%. Among the new markets of this product Girona include Israel, Sri Lanka, Canada, Gulf countries and Latin America, where by the fact of being in the southern hemisphere, the apple season starts six months apart.

Citrosol will showcase the latest and most sustainable post-harvest technology at its Fruit Attraction stand

Citrosol is dressed in green at the next edition of the Fruit Attration, which takes place from 18thth to 20 October in Madrid, to present three new post-harvest products at its stand: a new coating for the transport of long-distance citrus fruits with excellent characteristics : Citrusol Sunseal® UE; a new product for citrus rot control: CitroPyr®, and an innovative kits technology that is used to perform on-site waste analysis of treated fruit, treatment broths and additive waxes: Easy kit®.

Giropoma Costa Brava S.L. accounts for a production close to 30,000 tons of apple protected by the PGI Manzana de Girona

The company Giropoma Costa Brava S.L. has accounted for this season an apple production protected by the Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) Manzana de Girona near 30,000 tons, and will be kept entirely in the facilities that this company has in Ullà (Girona). The varieties that are being collected and which are included in the IGP are Royal Gala, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious and Granny Smith. Fuji will be the next variety in being recolected and the harvest will finish with the Cripps Pink variety, which is marketed under the Pink Lady brand.