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Neil Murray


Neil Murray has been working for Informa since September 2001. He originally trained as a lawyer, studying at the universities of Sussex and Grenoble (France), and then the College of Law, but gave it up to become a journalist.

Prior to joining Foodnews, he spent 10 years as editor of a frozen foods industry title, and has also edited a logistics magazine, a commercial vehicle journal (for which he had to get his truck driver’s licence), a motorcycle industry title, and a market-leading consumer ski magazine.

His core area of expertise on IEG Vu is the global market for fruit juices and concentrates.
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PJC prices into Europe unlikely to rise for some months

Attempts by Thai processors to raise the selling price of pineapple juice are being stymied by European buyers, who see no immediate need to pay higher prices.

Thailand Costa Rica

Slight decline in Brazilian orange harvest estimate

The 2019-20 orange crop forecast update for São Paulo and the west-southwest Minas Gerais citrus belt, published on December 10, 2019 by Fundecitrus is for 385.31 million boxes.

Brazil United States

Recent Chinese start-up launches new drinks in its second year

In 2018, Hankow Er Chang, a new carbonated soft drinks (CSD) brand, appeared on the Chinese market. Now it has launched a new range of beverages.

China Beverages

Ocean Spray expands US Pure Fruit Juice portfolio with a range of unsweetened juices.

The Pure line-up includes tart cherry, white grapefruit and Concord grape flavours, available at all Walmart stores and from Ocean Spray’s website.

United States Beverages

Last season’s peach purée stocks will weigh less heavily

South African producers are still not talking about prices. The country generally sells all its stock as quickly as it can, rather than keeping supplies back for sale over the year, even if this means that it may miss out on higher prices later in the season.

South Africa Europe

Turkey sees apple juice as vital export earner

According to the Aegean Union of Exporters (EİB), Turkey had total foreign sales abroad of USD220 million worth of fruit juice in the January-October period of this year, with sales to 150 countries around the world.

Europe Turkey
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