International Trade of Fruit and Vegetables

CBI Product Factsheet: Fresh herbs in Europe

  The European demand for fresh herbs is increasing. Fresh herbs such as basil, chives and mint thrive with the consumer trend of buying natural and the appreciation of culinary experiences. Opportunities for producers and exporters in developing countries are most prominent during the off...
Michel Peperkamp
Piet Schotel
CBI Ministry of Foreign Affairs

CBI Product Factsheet: Fresh Limes in Europe

  Imports of fresh limes to the EU market grew by 26% in volume between 2009 and 2013, despite the economic downturn. Further growth is expected as a result of the increasing popularity of limes in food preparation, as well as in response to trends in the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries...
Michel Peperkamp
Piet Schotel
CBI Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Organic Food Products in China Market Overview

  Study providing an overview of the Chinese market for organic products – looks at the Chinese organic production, market size and its characteristics; outlines organic standards and regulations, import requirements, consumer profile and behaviour, and distribution channels; identifies...
Vitoon Panyakul
Zhou Zejiang
Emilio Portocarrero
Alexander Kasterine
Julie Wolf
Danielle Carpenter-Sprüngli
Kathryn Della Corte
Vicky Hagen
International Trade Centre

CBI Product Factsheet: Fresh Exotic Tropical Fruit in Europe

  Fresh exotic tropical fruits are mostly grown in developing countries and are still considered niche products in Europe. Prices are generally high, often due to low volumes and necessary air transport. Communicating the health benefits of tropical fruit can help increase demand. Purple...
Michel Peperkamp
Piet Schotel
CBI Ministry of Foreign Affairs

CBI Product Factsheet: Fresh Rambutan in Europe

  The European market for fresh rambutan is dominated by ethnic Asian consumers and specialty fruits and vegetables stores. Demand for specialty fruits is rising in many European countries, providing opportunities for exporters from developing countries.  The rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum...
LEI Wageningen UR
Michel Peperkamp
CBI Ministry of Foreign Affairs

CBI Product Factsheet: Exotic Roots and Tubers in Europe

  The European market for exotic roots and tubers is small but growing. Cassava and yams are the biggest sellers. Volumes of taro, yautia or malanga and other roots that are less well known in the European market, are still very small. The main market are ethnic food shops and restaurants, but...
LEI Wageningen UR
Michel Peperkamp
Piet Schotel
CBI Ministry of Foreign Affairs

CBI Product Factsheet: Fresh Pomegranates in Europe

  The European Union (EU) is a net importer of fresh pomegranates. In 2014, 42 thousand tonnes of pomegranates (imports minus exports) were added to the apparent consumption of pomegranates in the EU, in addition to the volume produced locally. Pomegranates are a luxury fruit that sells well...
LEI Wageningen
Michel Peperkamp
Piet Schotel
CBI Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Complejidad en el Comercio Mundial de Peras

  En este artículo se analizan los cambios que se están experimentando en el comercio mundial de la pera. Su objetivo es conocer si los procesos de integración entre países están repercutiendo en el comercio internacional de peras y por lo tanto afectando su...
Jaime de Pablo Valenciano
Miguel Angel Giacinti Battistuzz
Revista de la Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias

CBI Product Factsheet: Fresh Pomegranates in Germany

  As a result of the health benefits associated with pomegranates, the German consumption of pomegranates is increasing. An interesting opportunity for pomegranate exporters lies in exports of ready-to-eat pomegranate arils. Producers in the Southern Hemisphere have the potential to offer...
ProFound – Advisers In Development
Piet Schotel
CBI Ministry of Foreign Affairs

CBI Product Factsheet: Fresh Berries in Europe

  Imports of fresh berries into the European market from developing countries have doubled over the past five years. Berries are increasingly offered as a convenient and healthy snack, seducing shoppers into buying them. Although many berries are grown in Europe itself, demand is much higher...
Michel Peperkamp
Piet Schotel
CBI Ministry of Foreign Affairs