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Trend-driven innovation opportunities: episode 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqF-psUmLFw Plant-Based Foods Plant-based items continue to be a trend into 2021, surveys show a high increase of consumption of protein from plant sources during the pandemic. Sales of plant-based protein and meat alternatives are projected to increase to a whopping $85 billion in 2030. There are many exciting options mentioned below! . 1-New plant-based […]

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QUINOA MARKET UPDATE

The year 2020 was not to be very promising for the quinoa market due to COVID-19, and is projected to register a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 5.1% during the forecast period from 2021-2026. The three main ways the pandemic affected this market was by international logistics being disrupted affecting the supply chain and exports/imports. […]

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Agriculture news from week 15

New Zealand Growers ‘devastated’ as apples rot in Hawke’s Bay orchards The apple industry is pleading for help as thousands of tonnes of fruit go to waste, devastating growers. Due to a severe labour shortage, huge volumes of apples have been left on trees this season and the industry is predicting losses of more than $600 […]

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2021 – The International Year of Fruits and Vegetables

From sustainable production and trade to loss and waste management, Fruit and Vegetable crops play an important role in human nutrition, as well as providing promising economic opportunities and growth all over the globe. The Objectives of the IYFV are detailed below: Raising awareness of and directing policy attention to the nutrition and health benefits […]

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Agriculture news from week 14

New Zealand Covid-19: What has the NZ farming industry learned from coronavirus? OPINION: New Zealand is unique. That’s the simple answer, but by asking more questions we can do better in future. Covid-19 was a liminal experience. Anthropologists use the term to describe a rite of passage – a coming of age that transitions a person […]

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Knowing Your IQF Fruits

It’s long been reiterated that eating fruits and vegetables as much as you can contribute to good health. However, what if your favorites are not in season? The best option is to go frozen. The nutritional value of fresh produce has the same benefits as frozen fruits and vegetables, as they are picked and frozen […]

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Agriculture news from week 13

New Zealand Potato growers feeling the heat as foreign frozen fries flood the market Europe’s Covid-19 lockdown is threatening New Zealand’s potato-growing industry, as tonnes of hot chips go unfried at closed pubs. Quiet streets and empty bars in the Northern Hemisphere have resulted in an estimated 1.7 million tonne surplus of raw potato material. […]

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Impressive Health Benefits of Mung Beans

Impressive Health Benefits of Mung Beans Mung beans (Vigna radiata) have been cultivated since ancient times. While native to India, mung beans later spread to China and various parts of Southeast A… Mung beans (Vigna radiata) have been cultivated since ancient times. While native to India, mung beans later spread to China and various parts […]

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National Agriculture Day in America

Today is National AG-Day in America, the team here at Tradelink is in full support, as together we recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture.                

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Agriculture news from week 12

New Zealand Year-round demand for berries a boon for Northland grower A Whangārei berries producer is expanding its operation in the hopes of tapping into growing demand for year-round supply of fresh fruit. Maungatapere Berries is partnering with local iwi Ngāpuhi and Far North District Council’s commercial arm to build a new 28 hectare site […]

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Organic Chickpeas – Milling Grade and 7mm Available!

Sustainable and reliable supply of Argentine Organic Milling Grade Chickpeas, and also 7mm chickpeas, available for immediate delivery! Our team have been in the fields checking for optimum yield and success in this chickpea production, giving attention to field selection, seeding, inoculation, disease control, weed management, insect pest management, harvesting and crop rotation. Argentina’s Chickpea strength is the […]

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Mung Beans Available

Mung Beans Available We are currently contracting the last available volumes of Conventional and Organic Mung Beans, and also Conventional Alubia Beans available for shipping in …   We are currently contracting the last available volumes of Conventional and Organic Mung Beans, and also Conventional Alubia Beans available for shipping in June.   TradeLink International […]

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Agriculture news from week 11

New Zealand Good news for feijoa lovers after early start to harvest season Feijoas are expected to hit the shelves this week as good growing conditions have seen harvesting of this season’s crop kick off a month earlier than usual. Kaiaponi Farms has been growing feijoas in Gisborne for the past 20 years and sells […]

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