Alerts and Regulations
Apr 11, 2022

End of the journey to the West for Russian carriers

BRUSSELS. As part of the fifth major sanctions package against Russia, carriers from Russia and Belarus have been banned from crossing EU borders since Saturday. This is intended to hit the Russian economy even harder. However, there are some exceptions for the time being.
EU regulations
Sep 3, 2020

Flaxseed: EU discusses controversial limit for hydrocyanic acid

FRANKFURT/BRUSSELS. Talks over the possible introduction of a hydrocyanic acid limit for flaxseed for human consumption are currently underway throughout Europe. The Auditor has contacted the European Commission and a leading flaxseed trader in Belgium to find out more.
Alerts and Regulations
Apr 2, 2020

Covid-19 spurrs Ukraine's self-proclaimed republics into sudden action

LUHANSK. A "Mundus Agri" correspondent, living in the Luhansk People's Republic, outlines the enormous impact the outbreak of the new coronavirus has on daily life. The first infection has only recently been confirmed. Measures to contain the virus are only starting to be implemented.
Alerts and Regulations
Mar 27, 2020

America first - also when it comes to health?

WASHINGTON, D.C. As early as next week, the measures taken against the spread of the corona virus could be eased again in the USA. The president is putting the population at great risk.
Alerts and Regulations
Mar 24, 2020

Temporary framework to support SMEs during coronavirus pandemic

BRUSSELS. The EU Commission has taken new measures to provide financial support, especially for small and medium-sized businesses. Funds, however, need be provided by the member states.
Alerts and Regulations
Mar 18, 2020

Czech Republic: mandatory face masks and exclusive shopping hours for senior citizens

PRAGUE. From today on, safety regulations to contain covid-19 are reportedly being tightened.
Alerts and Regulations
Mar 16, 2020

Germany shuts down borders

FRANKFURT. Germany has closed the borders with some neighbouring countries to travellers. Delivery traffic is to continue as normal. Some restrictions have, however, been imposed.
Warning messages
Mar 9, 2020

Coronavirus leads to supply shortages

FRANKFURT. According to reports, there are currently some supply shortages between producers and stockists in Northern Italy and buyers in the Czech Republic.
Alerts and Regulations
Jan 20, 2020

Organic products: EU market records significant increase

BERLIN/WASHINGTON D.C. In 2012, the US/European Union (EU) organic arrangement came into force, which stipulates that organic products certified in the USA or the EU may be offered in the organic sector on both markets. As before, the products must be shipped with an organic import certificate.
Alerts and Regulations
Dec 5, 2019

Ukraine: chaos at the border in Poland

KIEV/WARSAW. Although the transit traffic to western Europe is on the rise, Poland heavily limits the number of available freight transport licenses every year. Traders report that the situation has escalated as 2,000 trucks are stuck at the border waiting to be granted access to Poland.
Alerts and Regulations
Aug 5, 2019

China: State enterprises to stop imports of US agricultural products

WASHINGTON, D.C./PEKING. After US President Trump announced further tariffs on Chinese goods last week, Bloomberg now reports that China is retaliate with stringent measures.
Quality assurance in the food industry
May 14, 2019

Aflatoxin: Highly encouraging study for food industry

ORDU. A study conducted by the Istanbul Technical University (ITU) has found that white bentonite can significantly reduce the level of aflatoxin in many processed food products, especially in hazelnuts. Tests are being conducted in the region of Ordu.
Alerts and Regulations
May 7, 2019

Nominal rise in EU food, drinks and tobacco retail sector

BRUSSELS. The retails sales index for March has risen by 1.9% in the euro area and by 0.3% in the EU28. While the volume of retail trade has remained stable in the euro area, volumes have increased in the food, drinks and tobacco sector.
Alerts and Regulations
Mar 14, 2019

Südzucker: Angry protests in France

MANNHEIM. As the Handelsblatt has reported Europe’s leading sugar giant, the Südzucker AG, intends to withdraw from the world market because of the permanently low sugar prices. The plan is to focus exclusively on Europe.
Alerts and Regulations
Mar 5, 2019

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Alerts and Regulations
Feb 4, 2019

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Jan 30, 2019

Sugar: Südzucker AG intends to close factories

MANNHEIM/FRANKFURT: As part of the restructuring plan for the sugar segment, the executive board intends to implement further cost-cutting measures in Germany and other countries in Europe.
Jan 10, 2019

Südzucker: Significant losses in the sugar segment

The Südzucker AG has confirmed the full-year forecast in the recently published third quarterly report. Problem is that the sugar market continues to be difficult. The CropEnergies segment has shown similarly disappointing results in the current fiscal year. Revenues have declined by 2.1%.
Alerts and Regulations
Nov 6, 2018

Mundus Agri is delighted about growing popularity

FRANKFURT. The trading platform Mundus Agri welcomed several new members last week. CEO and CTO Michael Gütlich is delighted: “We are over the moon that Mundus Agri is being so well received. This shows that we’re well on track.”
Alerts and Regulations
Oct 29, 2018

Mundus Agri: Commodity trading of the future

FRANKFURT. With the community trading platform Mundus Agri, Dedere paves the way for the 21st century food commodities trade. Mundus Agri combines networking with state-of-the-art trading and marketing tools.
Alerts and Regulations
Oct 2, 2018

Letofin AS: Total transparency due to cultivation of own crops

Letofin AS was founded in 1994 and is based in Tallinn. The trading firm is GMP+ certified and a member of the GAFTA and Sedex communities.
Jul 12, 2018

Südzucker: Significant downturn

MANNHEIM. Südzucker has released its first quarter results for 2018/19. At EUR 1,741 million Südzucker’s consolidated group revenues have dropped marginally below last year’s results in the first quarter (1 March to 31 May 2018). While revenues in the special products segment rose considerably to EUR 558 million, revenues in the fruit segment remained relatively stable at EUR 312 million.
Alerts and Regulations
May 10, 2018

Crashing Garlic Price

Due to excess supply in the market the price of Garlic reached Rs 10 per kg Ex farm
Alerts and Regulations
May 4, 2018

Midsona acquires organic pioneer

MALMÖ. Midsona AB has acquired the Davert GmbH, an important leader in the German organic food market. The transaction marks an important step in realizing the strategy of becoming one of the market leaders in Europe.
Alerts and Regulations
Apr 25, 2018

Amazon: Grocery sales soar in Germany

FRANKFURT. One Click Retail reports that Amazon’s Q1 grocery sales have soared by 33% in Germany. US grocery sales have increased by 48% and UK sales by 45%.
Mar 22, 2018

Sweetener to turn sweet again

Government scrapes the excess duty on sugar
Alerts and Regulations
Mar 17, 2018

Ethiopia to may consider wheat tender

Tender for 400'000 tons of wheat
Alerts and Regulations
Mar 8, 2018

Japan to release tender

Japan to buy feed wheat and barley via tender
Alerts and Regulations
Feb 28, 2018

Soybean: Nearly half of the European soybeans is produced in Ukraine

KIEV: Despite the large soybean cultivation volumes the outlook is that exports from Ukraine during the 2017/18 agricultural year will decrease by 17% in comparison with 2016/17. 70% of the cultivated soybean in Ukraine is GMO.
Import / Export Statistics
Feb 28, 2018

Rapeseed: A significant increase in rapeseed crop in Ukraine in 2017

KIEV: While Ukraine registered a decline in soybean and sunflower seeds production in 2017/18, the rapeseed crop increased by 83%, amounting 2,2 million MT. In the agricultural year 2016/17 the harvested crop amounted to 1,2 million MT. Romania competes with Ukraine for rape seed market in the EU.
Alerts and Regulations
Feb 19, 2018

Dedere: blockchain revolutionises global agricultural trade

Pictured: Michael Gütlich and Martin Brückner
Alerts and Regulations
Feb 12, 2018

Sesame: Will market continues to Go down................ !!!

Sesame: China New Year Holidays started and due to that No demand affect the Market
Alerts and Regulations
Feb 9, 2018

Time to make farming a lot more attractive

Focus on value addition product.
Alerts and Regulations
Feb 8, 2018

Sesame Seeds: Confused Market

Sudan: exchange made havoc
Alerts and Regulations
Feb 6, 2018

Vanilla: Prices remain sky-high in Madagascar

ANTANANARIVO: The cycle of high demand, low supply, and therefore surging vanilla prices may seem to to be coming to an end. Challenges, however, remain and a price collapse is unlikely in the near term. Global demand for vanilla is estimated at about 4,500 MT per year, far exceeding real production and supplies.
Alerts and Regulations
Feb 5, 2018

Raw Cashew Nuts: Cashew industry disappointed with Budget.

Raw Cashew Nuts: “International Prices are higher of last 5 years average”.
Alerts and Regulations
Jan 31, 2018

Wheat: The EU is expected to become the leading producer in 2017/18

In FAO estimates for 2017/18 China remains a leader in wheat production (not counting the EU). The United States and Canada expect in 2017/18 lower yields, in contrast to Russia, which has ambition to produce the record for the country nearly 84 million MT
Alerts and Regulations
Jan 30, 2018

Coffee: Brazil expects record crop in 2018

Experts say that a record crop in 2018 can help the country to regain lost shares in the world market. Global supply to exceed demand.
Import / Export Statistics
Jan 30, 2018

Wheat: Russia is expected to become a confident leader of world exports of wheat in season 2017/18

Russia becomes a grain superpower in wheat exports while the production of this agricultural crop in the world decreased in 2017 by 7.4 million MT
Alerts and Regulations
Jan 25, 2018

Grains: Record crop in Russia in 2017

MOSCOW. 134 million MT of grain had been harvested in Russia by the end of 2017 - an absolute record
Alerts and Regulations
Jan 19, 2018

Saffron: Fraud detected in Europe

New techniques for saffron falsification have invaded Europe in recent years and have prompted new technologies for identifying frauds to be developed.
Import / Export Statistics
Jan 16, 2018

Saffron: Bulgaria is set to become a large exporter

SOFIA. The climatic conditions and soils in Bulgaria could hardly be any better for growing saffron. The Rural Development Program 2014 – 2020 of Bulgaria backed by the EU, are providing extensive support for the costly cultivation of the flower.
Import / Export Statistics
Jan 12, 2018

Global Sesame Seed Market.

The sesame market has been has been an eye opener this year.
Alerts and Regulations
Dec 23, 2017

Sweet taste for sour cherry producers

2017. reality 2018. hope starts
Alerts and Regulations
Dec 19, 2017

The share of organic farming in the EU continues to grow

Organic production areas have increased by 2 million hectares over 5 years
Quality assurance in the food industry
Dec 10, 2017

Raspberry shipment from Serbia stopped in Hungary- Norovirus suspected

Breaking news- Another heavy blow for Serbian raspberry industry
Alerts and Regulations
Dec 10, 2017

Chaos on the main road to Montenegro

Raspberry soap opera continues in Serbia- 6
Oct 16, 2017

Edible Oils: Government planning to increase import duty on edible oils

Edible Oils: Different ways used by Government To give support to farmers