Blog de SVPlants
12 Feb 2015
2014 was a very difficult year for leek growers across Europe. Three key factors have helped keep prices at a minimum level for a number of years: favourable weather conditions throughout Europe, increase in area devoted to leek production, and Russia’s embargo on European food imports. It seems that this year producers have taken note of the challenges...
07 Sep 2014
Russia prohibits the import of all fresh fruit and vegetables from Europe. As is now common knowledge, on 7 August the Russian Government published the list of products that are banned for imports into the Russian Federation, and which includes all fresh fruit and vegetables from all EU Member States. Other countries affected by this measure are the...
07 Sep 2014
Young or early harvested leeks are highly valued by consumers of this vegetable because of the characteristics that set them apart from other leek plants grown the rest of the year. Early leeks are harvested from mid-May through to early August, and are smaller, softer, more flavoursome and refined than the winter variety. The price per kilo of early...
07 Sep 2014
After Fruit Logistica in Berlin, Fruit Attraction has in recent years become the meeting place in Europe for doing fruit and vegetable-related business. Year after year, leading producers and traders of fresh fruit and vegetables as well as representatives and purchasing managers from the major European distribution channels gather in Madrid for this...
07 Sep 2014
Total percentage of early sown varieties (leek plants). Percentage of early sown varieties (leek plants) by country (Spain, France, Belgium, Netherlands and Germany). Percentage of early leek plants sown by seed company.
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