Fresh Produce and Food Industry Marketing Research

Improving Fruit Quality and Marketing of “Crimson Seedless” Grape Using Some Preharvest Treatments

The present study was carried out during 2011 and 2012 seasons to study the effect of some preharvest treatments on yield and fruit quality of “Crimson seedless” grape at harvest and postharvest under room temperature. The vine was subjected to foliar spray treatments (control, proline...
M.E.A. El-Sayed
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Potential of Fava Bean as Future Protein Supply to Partially Replace Meat Intake in the Human Diet

Legumes have the potential to support global protein production by partially replacing meat and dairy products in the human diet. This will not only help meeting the increasing worldwide demand for proteins, but could contribute towards mitigating the threat imposed to the environment by current...
Salvatore Multari
Derek Stewart
Wendy R. Russell
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety

The State of Sustainable Markets

The first global data report on fast-growing voluntary sustainability standards outlines the share of bananas, cocoa, coffee, cotton, forestry, palm oil, soybeans, cane sugar and tea in 14 major standards. The report is based on a partnership between the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (...
Julia Lernoud
Jason Potts
Gregory Sampson
Vivek Voora
Helga Willer
Joseph Wozniak
International Trade Centre

From niche to mainstream – Halal Goes Global

The halal food sector is estimated to be a trillion-dollar global market, based on the preferences of an estimated 1.6 billion Muslims around the world.This publication is the first to provide an overview of the global halal food and beverage market. It contains trade data, outlines consumer trends...
Abdalhamid Evans
Sadiq Syed
International Trade Centre

Sustainable Sourcing: Markets for Certified Chinese Medicinal and Aromatic Plants

  This study reviews the global market for sustainably wild-collected botanical ingredients from China. China produces many plant-based herbal medicines and ingredients, consumed within China and worldwide. The study promotes recognition and implementation of sustainable wild-collection...
Josef Brinckmann
International Trade Centre

The Emerging Australian Date Palm Industry: Date Fruit Nutritional and Bioactive Compounds and Valuable Processing By-Products

Abstract   Date palm is a popular and high-revenue crop, and the consumption of date fruits is no longer limited to the Middle Eastern countries. Date fruit has gained interest due to its nutritional value and taste, and date seeds have recently been identified as sources of valuable...
Sameera Sirisena
Ken Ng
Said Ajlouni
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety

Spotting Products with Export Potential

Countries have room for export growth in non-traditional markets, according to an ITC assessment of 64 developing countries’ export opportunities in European, South-South and regional markets. African and Latin American countries find potential to export ‘traditional’ products (...
Yvan Decreux
International Trade Centre

Niche Markets for Coffee: Specialty, Environment, and Social Aspects

Abstract Paper focusing on environmental and social aspects of the international coffee trade targeted at producers, exporters and others involved in the promotion of higher quality and sustainable coffee – describes the scope and trends for specialty coffee in the United States, Japan, and...
Hein Jan van Hilten
International Trade Centre

China - Raisin Annual 2015

  China is the world’s third largest producer of raisins behind the United States and Turkey. Post forecasts China’s MY2015/16 raisin production at 190,000 tons, an increase of 5 percent over USDA’s MY2014/15 official estimate. The increase is driven by the greater...
Chris Frederick
Crystal Tang
Wu Bugang
USDA-GAIN

La Actividad Citrícola Argentina

Estadisticas y estimaciones 2014/2015 Contenido: Producción de frutas cítricas frescas en países seleccionados Producción y exportación de frutas cítricas frescas, mundial y de la República Argentina Participación Argentina en la...
Federcitrus
Federcitrus