Potato cancer discovered in Ukraine

Specialists of the State Consumer Service of Ukraine during the inspection of agricultural land, storage and processing of plants and plant products discovered potato cancer in two regions of the country. [...]

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Table grapes are more expensive in Moldova and cheaper in Tajikistan

Table grapes rose sharply in Moldova. White varieties of table grapes rose in price the least - by 31.9% in October. Table grapes "Moldova" are the most famous variety in the country grew in price by 48.4% almost one and a half times. Other darker grape varieties rose less significantly, most dramatically red and pink varieties by 65% ​​per month. [...]

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The practice selling of vegetables and fruits may change in Moldova

In the Parliament of Moldova at the final stage of adoption is a bill that provides for the mandatory allocation of 50% of the area in fruit and vegetable stores for Moldovan products. This amendment to the current law on internal trade applies only to the activities of stores with an area of not more than 250 square meters. Most of the shopping facilities included in the supermarket chain have large areas. [...]

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In Poland, the cost of technical apples fell by 70%

In the Polish media continues the discussion of the falling value of apples on the background of rising demand due to excessive harvest.

According to the report, the purchase price of Apple processing enterprises in August was 0.05 euros per kilogram, which is 70% lower than the cost of apples in the same period last year. The purchase price of pears, cherries and plums for processing was also significantly decreased.

One of the farmers shared the story that he was forced to throw away his crop when the producer of Apple juice, to whom he sold fruits, reduced the purchase price from 0.045 euros per kilogram to 0.04 euros.

In September, farmers protested at fruit processing plants in Ljubljana. Employees of the three companies demanded to raise the cost of raw materials to 0.08 euros per kilogram.

The Association of fruit producers of Poland is negotiating with factories to raise prices for raw materials, however, it is not possible to come to an agreement with the owners of enterprises today. The situation is complicated by the stable consumption of Apple juice with an increasing volume of Apple production and growing competition from producers in Ukraine and Moldova. The size of the market remains the same, despite the growth of industrial production of apples.[...]

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