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Cristina Nanni

Market Reporter

Cristina Nanni joined the Informa editorial team in 2016 as a specialist reporter focusing on tomato-based products, frozen fruit, and vegetables. In this role she monitors and analyses the main commodities in these sectors, identifying market trends and their possible impacts on producers and buyers.

Cristina learnt the basics of journalism as an intern in the press office of the European Parliament, in Brussels (Belgium), where she moved after graduating in International Relations at the University of Bologna. Since then, her hands have never stopped typing on a keyboard reporting for press agencies, newspapers, radio, and TV both in her native Italy and abroad.
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Extreme heat hampers Italian apple crop

Apple harvest is on the starting line in Italy with an expected decline of 3% in the final volume for this season due to the extremely high temperatures recorded in the country, according to the Italian growers’ organisation Coldiretti.

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Chinese consumption of frozen food on the rise

Demand for frozen food in China is expected to increase, driven up by the hectic lifestyle of the new generation and investments in the domestic industry.

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US poised for a small blueberry crop

Maine's wild blueberry crop could be close to last year's figure, which is half the volume harvested in the state in 2016

Frozen Blueberries United States

California tomato crop in limbo

California tomato production might fail to meet expectations as harvested volumes are well behind historical levels. The season is also unfolding slowly in Italy where some factories in the north had to close due to gaps in deliveries.

Production Canned & Tomato Products

California tomato prices agreed with all processors

The whole California tomato industry has reached an agreement with the tomato growers’ association (CTGA) on the raw material price for 2019 season.

Price North America

Higher labour costs for Washington berry sector

The Washington State Department of Employment Services (WaDES) has increased blueberry pickers pay rate which may result in a surge of raw material delivered to factories for processing.

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