Participatory Evaluation of Productivity, Fertility Management, and Dissemination of Irrigated Exotic Vegetables in the Sahel, West Africa
This report examines the Dutch trade of horticultural products as defined by HS Chapters 06 Live trees and plants, Chapter 07 Vegetable products, and Chapter 08 Edible fruits and nuts. World trade in these products reached $173 billion in 2015. The Netherlands, a global player, had a 13% share of the world market valued at $22 billion.
The EU market for sweet potato is small but growing considerably. The import and consumption are rapidly expanding, increasing by 100% over the last five years. European supermarkets are catering to a growing demand of exotic and ethnic food. Important destinations in Europe are the UK and the Netherlands; the latter being the main hub for the rest of Europe. The USA withhold a 70% market share in the supply of sweet potatoes. Opportunities are there for suppliers from developing countries with differentiated or competitive products.
In Bangladesh sweet potato is the 4th most important source of carbohydrate after rice, wheat and potato. The study was conducted to determine the profitability and resources use efficiency of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas Poir) in Bangladesh. This study also aimed to find the factors affecting gross return of sweet potato production. A total of 100 farmers were selected from the study area through stratified random sampling technique and face to face interview was conducted to collect primary data.
Our vegetables are a 12-month program delivering supplies of a wide variety. We also offer contract pricing, custom packing, branding, consolidation and logistics. L&M’s Nogales, Arizona office operates year-round with vegetables, melons, grapes, and tomatoes from top Mexican growers.
Idaho is a big part of our program; but we also have red potatoes from the east coast, russets from Colorado and Washington, and onions from all regions.
Farm locations include: Florida, Washington, North Carolina, Colorado, Georgia, California, New York, and Mexico.
DJ's is committed to providing our customers with the freshest and finest varieties of strawberries and other spring and summer produce. The fall brings pumpkins and mums. DJ's Berry Patch is a pre-picked or pick-your-own Strawberry and Produce Farm.
In addition to our deliciously sweet berries, you'll find tomatoes, sweet corn, watermelon, cantaloupe and more available at our farm market each spring. You can also find our produce at local markets including: Holly Springs Farmers Market and Apex Farmers Market.
Customers all around the globe know Farm Fresh Produce as a family company, working with owner Steven Ceccarelli to provide their markets with the finest sweet potatoes, peppers, multi-variety squash, green onions, cucumbers, apples, grapefruit, tomatoes, broccoli, cherries, blueberries and grapes.
Steven has also worked as a sales agent for other farms, and has had experience in brokering the import and export of vegetables from the United States, Chile, Holland, Spain, South Africa and as far east as China.