Greece Looks to Expand Their Fruit Exports to China

An expansion of the existing protocol for Greek fruit and vegetable exports to China, meant to include cherries, plums, grapes, mandarins and oranges, is currently being negotiated, since China, which already imports kiwis, has shown interest in these products, according to a statement from the Association of Greek Fruit, Vegetable and Juice Exporting Companies, INCOFRUIT

China to Become World’s Largest Blueberry Producer and Consumer

China will soon become the world’s largest blueberry consumer and producer, said industry leaders. Andres Armstrong, chairman of the International Blueberry Organization, told the 2014 International Blueberry Congress on Friday, in Qingdao, Shandong province, that China will overtake the United States in the near future. Armstrong, who is also executive director of the Chilean Blueberry Committee,

Chinese Delegation Traveled to Turkey to Inspect the Country’s Cherry Supply Chain before Allowing Imports

Turkish cherry producers are currently aiming to export to China, where according to the president of Uludağ Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Exporters Association (UYMSİB), Dr Saleh Bush, the fruit is truly appreciated. He also said that Turkey is looking forward to exporting to the world’s most populous country…Full Article: Fresh Plaza July 2014 Key Point

British Columbia Expects Blueberry and Cherry Exports to China to Rise after Signing MOUs in Shanghai

Canada and China signed a few memorandums of understanding at the ministerial level to push ahead trade and investment in agriculture, Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Gerry Ritz said in Shanghai on Friday [20 June 2014] following his visits in Beijing and Guangzhou “The MOUs set the foundation for future cooperation, and point out what

Greenhouses in Tianjin to Grow Blueberries, Cherries, and Jujube Fruit

Residents of Binhai New District, Taiping Town in Tianjin City (near Beijing) normally would be only able to buy blueberries at supermarkets, but this summer it’s going to be different. Residents of Binhai will be able to hand pick the blueberries themselves and taste the blueberries at their freshest when the First Blueberry Orchard in

Kashgar Airport in Xinjiang Opens Storage Facilities for Pakistani and Tajik Fresh Fruit

China’s Kashgar International Airport set to become the first and only designated entry point for fruit imports has enlarged its storage capacity to accommodate maximum quantity of Pakistani fresh fruits. A local news agency reported that the airport received official approval for the designation from the country’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine