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  • The iron price keep increasing in China.

    The iron price keep increasing in China.

    For the iron drum for tomato paste, 2020 crop had drum price 90RMB each , now 2021 crop have drum price 128RMB each, price increased 42.2%. That means 2021 crop tomato paste price increase 24USD/MT on package part. Raw material and market price will increase also. Now 2020 crop 36-38% crop cargo available with the best price for further months. 2021-05-10

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  • 2021 season: WPTC forecast

    2021 season: WPTC forecast

    WPTC members met online on 16 February to establish the preliminary world production forecast for the year 2021. The global estimate is currently 39.5 million tonnes, up 2.9% from 2020’s final production (38.4 million tonnes). In the AMITOM countries, production is expected to increase by 3%, from 17.3 to 17.8 million tonnes, while in California production could rise by 7% to just under 11 million tonnes. An increase of nearly 20% is expected in WPTC members in the southern hemisphere to a total of 2.2 million tonnes. China, however, anticipates a 10% reduction to 5.2 million tonnes.This early estimate will however have to be finetuned once the ongoing negotiations between growers and processors have been finished and surfaces. 2021-03-02

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  • 2018 new crop tomato paste

    2018 new crop tomato paste

    Time has passed so fast that the blink of an eye has already been in April. The tomato seeding is over. The tomato seedlings have entered the growth management period of the greenhouse. Let's take a look at this year's international and domestic situation. 2018-05-31

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  • Who is losing out from Trump's tariffs?

    Who is losing out from Trump's tariffs?

    The US-China trade dispute is starting to have consequences. 2018-04-17

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  • China 2017-2018 crop canned fish tending

    China 2017-2018 crop canned fish tending

    Now is the season for fish raw material in China. Most canned fish factories are facing raw material (frozen fish) price higher recently. 2018-04-06

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  • EU apple production to be even lower than forecast

    EU apple production to be even lower than forecast

    Italian fruit group VOG Consortium says things are looking up the 2017-18 apple season, with significantly lower European production volumes set to create more favorable market conditions than previous years. 2018-03-01

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  • Statistics on Frozen Period of Apple Flowering in 2018

    Statistics on Frozen Period of Apple Flowering in 2018

    Most of the country was affected by the cold spring air from April 6 to April 7, 2018. The average temperature suddenly dropped from above 25 degrees Celsius to below zero, and the minimum temperature dropped to -5 degrees Celsius to 5 degrees Celsius. West, North Shaanxi and Gansu Provinces In the early morning of the 6th, the minimum temperature on the surface fell to -7 degrees Celsius. 2018-02-26

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  • Italtom/Ferrara Food, Italy's biggest tomato processing group

    Italtom/Ferrara Food, Italy's biggest tomato processing group

    On 5 April, Dario Squeri (Steriltom) and Gian Mario Bosoni (Emiliana Conserve), presented the new company Italtom, which has taken over the tenancy of the bankrupt Ferrara Foods company, and now carries the industrial project of what is currently the biggest Italian tomato processing group of the sector, with more than half a million tonnes of tomatoes processed and almost one quarter of northern Italy's total production. 2018-02-13

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