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Coconut is one of the fastest growing food products on the market, in fact it’s been growing year after year and the market trends project a steadily growth of this product. Coconut is a very versatile fruit as it combines three elements in one: fruit, nut, and seed. Also, it can be used in a variety of ways such as...

IQF blueberries and common challenges for blueberry processors


Among all frozen products, the IQF blueberry segment is projected to be the fastest growing in the upcoming years due to the growing demand from the bakery and confectionery industries across the globe. Processing IQF blueberries has its challenges for blueberry processors though, and overcoming these challenges will make the difference in quality on the market. The most common challenges...

Chile becomes China’s biggest avocado supplier


Until a few years ago, the Chinese consumers knew little to nothing about avocado, but together with the countries’ economic growth and higher life style they started to pay more attention to healthier, super food products. Today, avocados are found throughout all supermarkets and restaurants in China and it is quite a popular product. The main avocado suppliers to China...

IQF herbs – a growing trend


Herbs such as mint, coriander, sage, basil, lemon grass and rosemary have been marginal imported products for many years, but the rapid increase of demand and cultivation have turned this products into a real trend on the market. The demand for herbs is steady but it has been growing gradually in the last 30 years, while the last 2 to...

The global organic sector is expected to grow over the next decade


According to Food, the Asian continent will drive the sales of all organic products over the next decade. They base their assumption on the growing understanding of customers within this sector as well as the government support in the organic grown and processed food. Raj Seelam, a pioneer in India for organic products and ingredients is one example of...

Infographic: The 6 Do's and Dont's when freezing IQF mango


Infographic: The 6 Do's and Dont's when freezing IQF mango