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Standard News
Tuesday 19 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Orange juice supply chain: past, present and future by Marcos Fava. »
A pdf copy of this book has been listed under Best Practice and e-learning and is freely available for members. It offe...

Featured News
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Revision of IFU Recommendation #2. Determination of Patulin »
General information. Patulin is a mycotoxin produced by particular forms of moulds typically from the genera aspergi...
Sunday 28 April 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Revision of IFU Micro Method #12 for ACB has been updated »
The IFU Micro Working Group has now finalised the revision of IFU Micro Method #12, The Detection and Enumeration of&...

Crop reports
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New Zealand Apple and Pear crop report »
Please see a link below to the USDA New Zealand Apple and Pear production report. To note for 2018/19 apple production is...
32 minutes ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
South Africa Deciduous fruit crop report »
USDA South Africa Deciduous fruit crop reort Report link To note. Apple production is estimated to increase 6%...
Thursday 21 February 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
USDA Citrus reports Mexico and South Africa »
Published USDA citrus annuals for Mexico and South Africa Mexico South Africa To Note for 2018/19...
Wednesday 20 February 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Brazil citrus estimates are revised up, but output smaller than in 17/18 »
Cepea, February 19, 2019 – The fourth production estimates for the Brazilian citrus belt (São Paulo and Triângulo Mineiro)...
Tuesday 19 February 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
USDA Argentina Citrus report »
Lemons The planted area remains unchanged at 48,000 ha. Production will increase to 1.6 MMT up from 1.50 MMT with 1...

Nutrition & Health
Tuesday 8 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Beetroot and Pomegranate Juice may help reduce blood pressure »
A an article from the Daily Express (7-1-19) suggests Beetroot and Pomegranate Juice may help reduce blood pressure....

Wednesday 30 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Control of patulin in apples »
Patulin in Apples and Apple-Based Food Products: The Burdens and the Mitigation Strategies (Zhong et al 2018)  Th...
Tuesday 22 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fruit smoothie using green coconut, sugar reduction and flavour in an orange juice based soft drink »
Development of a fruit smoothie with solid albumen of green coconut Abstract The present study aimed to develop a m...