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2019/10/21

Dragonfruit: The next potential major tropical fruit?

Dragonfruit or pitaya (Hylocereus sp. and Selenicereus sp.) is gaining popularity with expanding global markets and increase in production areas as observed in Vietnam, China, India and some countries in Latin America. Adding to the diversity of mainstream tropical fruits already in the market, dragonfruit has been promoted as one which is exotic and possesses significant health benefits. For producers of the fruit, there are continuous efforts to grow cultivars which are high yielding and have acceptable tastes to boost consumer demand, besides having high productivity and profitability.
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2019/10/21

Sustainable production sought for dragon fruit as China raises import standards

Proper zoning and more investment for processing are among the measures needed to develop sustainable production of dragon fruit in the country, experts have said.
Last year, the country exported more than US$1.1 billion of dragon fruit, accounting for about 30 per cent of the country’s total fruit and vegetable export value, according to the Việt Nam Farmers Association.

 
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2019/10/15

Slim volumes of Mexican dragon fruit

Small supplies of dragon fruit continue to come in steadily from Mexico.
“There are only a few suppliers of dragon fruit in Mexico and not all of them export to the United States,” says Christian Sanchez of Plano, Tex-based Casa Magna LLC, who brings in pink dragon fruit. “The two or three who do, don’t have quantitative volume right now.” Sanchez adds that Casa Magna partnered last year with a grower in the Yucatán Peninsula and now they’re producing a single container a month from June through to October.
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2019/10/15

Turkey: Dragonfruit production started in greenhouse in Antalya

An entrepreneur Kadir Cinar was exploring alternative products to grow after the increase in greenhouse production costs in many of the products grown in the Antalya area. Visiting tropical fruit greenhouses in Mersin and Gazipasa district of Antalya, the grower came up with the idea that it is also possible to grow tropical fruits in Demre district of Antalya. Starting with a 0.2-hectare greenhouse, the grower was able to harvest first products 13 months later.
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2019/10/04

"Smooth distribution of organic Chinese dragon fruit - volumes are growing"

At this is the time of year domestic dragon fruit and imported dragon fruit enter the Chinese market at the same time. There is a great variety in both the product variety and the sizes of the dragon fruit currently available in the market. The retail of imported dragon fruit is relatively slow, but the supply speed of domestic dragon fruit more than satisfies the traders.
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2019/10/04

China: “Holidays boost dragon fruit sales”

In recent years, with the improvement of consumption levels and  changes in aesthetic awareness, Chinese consumers have started to consider more than just the price when purchasing fruit. Deeper factors such as the nutritional value and the place of origin, as well colouring have become more important.
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2019/09/23

Vietnamese growers expand dragon fruit acreage

In 2018 and in the first nine months of 2019, the prices of dragon fruit have always been at lower level in comparison with those in previous years.
The price has dropped drastically as dragon fruits have recently been somewhat neglected by Chinese market. However, although the price of dragon fruits continuously declines, farmers still grow and continue to expand the dragon fruit acreage.
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2019/09/23

Dragon Fruit “No Sold” – Business News

Thanks to the sun and fertile soil that spans most of the year, the production of dragon fruit has increased in Mersin where many tropical fruits such as bananas, kiwis, avocados and mangoes are grown. abroad "Dragon Fruit", known as in Turkey, "Pitaya", also known as fruit, offers four times the possibility of harvesting season for farmers.
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2019/09/17

The cultivation of dragon fruit is consolidated in the province of Malaga

The production of dragon fruit or pitaya has experienced such a boom in Malaga in recent years that last year a cooperative dedicated to the production and marketing of this fruit was created in La Axarquía. This is Pitaya España, which brings together producers from all over Spain and even Portugal and which will soon open a headquarters in Velez-Malaga dedicated to exports and imports.
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