On 31st July, the Commission’s all-clear requires Dole to sell off Saba Fresh Cut, the Swedish bagged salad specialist.

The EU’s agri-food trade in May 2018 remained little changed from April 2018, at €11.2 billion in exports and EUR 10.0 billion in imports.

The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) has called for the EU to do more to safeguard farmers' incomes.

The European Commission is to delay until July 30th its ruling on Total Produce's €260m acquisition of a stake in Dole. The move comes after the Total Produce agreed to a number of concessions.

In 2017, EU producers registered a record peach and nectarine crop, with output up 9% from the previous year.

The European Commission’s Working Party on Quality Standards has proposed a minimum size for cherries.

The trade agreements signed between the EU and Latin American countries providing tariff preferences includes safeguard clauses and a stabilisation mechanism for European producers.

The EU confirmed its position as the world’s largest importer and exporter of agro-food goods in 2017 by reaching new heights.

Trade in agricultural produce between the EU and the rest of the world hit €275 billion in 2017, according to Eurostat.

The EU Commission has referred Italy to the Court of Justice for not taking adequate measures to prevent the spread of the harmful 'Xylella fastidiosa' organism in the south-eastern region of Apuli


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