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Vladimir Pekic

Vladimir Pekic is a freelance journalist who writes for both IEG Policy and IEG Vu. He has many years’ experience covering a wide range of agri-food and commodity topics across Europe and Latin America.

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Harvesting of early Brazilian oranges speeds up

Harvesting of the first early-maturing orange varieties in São Paulo started in late February and the expectation among growers is that fruit supply will increase this month.

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Chile considers protective tariffs on milk powder and cheese imports

Chile has launched an investigation into whether to impose extra duties on all imports of milk powder and gouda cheese in response to complaints from local producers.


Bosnia-Herzegovina frozen raspberry exports keep growing

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s fruit and vegetable exports have more than doubled in the past five years with the total value of exports reaching BAM214 million (USD135.76 mln), 24% more than what was exported in 2016 and more than double the BAM101 mln exported in 2013.

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Angolan pineapple juice factory gets new green light

Construction of the delayed Fábrica de Sumos do Bocoio pineapple juice processing plant in the village of Alenço, in Angola’s Benguela province, could be resumed soon, according to local officials.

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Dairy Price Update: Brazilian demand weaker, as milk output rises

Weaker consumer demand in the Brazilian domestic market – the result of the current recession – is putting limits on dairy product spending along with much else.
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Strategic plan to lift fruit output and consumption

The Brazilian government has officially launched, in partnership with the private sector, a new National Plan for Development of Fruit Production (PNDF), with the aim of improving quality, increasing production volumes and boosting domestic consumption.

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