AUSTRALIA: Avocado prices stable

A Manjimup avocado export company representative has spoken out against reports predicting a drop in avocado prices, saying the price would likely stay stable throughout summer. Advanced Packing and Marketing Services managing director Jennie Franceschi said she was surprised by comments from former Avocados Australia CEO Antony Allen. Mrs Franceschi said it was likely that […]

INDIA: Watermelon price shoots up as yield falls

Sale of watermelons has been brisk in various parts of Tiruchi district as the harsh summer continues.   Traders say that watermelon arrivals from Villupuram district – a major supplier, had got exhausted due to heavy demand for the fruit and also due to fall in yield. So, traders are now depending on farmers in […]