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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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Spain announces details intervention scheme for surplus peaches

The Spanish Agrarian Guarantee Fund (FEGA), responsible for the application of European Agricultural Funds in Spain, has announced that it will withdraw 30,000 tonnes of peaches, nectarines and similar stone fruit from the Spanish market this year. The fruit will be collected by the various relevant producer organisations (POs).

Spain Fresh Fruit & Vegetables

NFC apple juice production is important for Poland

Polish NFC apple juice exports are now running at double their level of the 2013/14 season: from September 2018 to February 2019, or halfway through its apple juice season, Poland managed to export 83,250 tonnes of NFC juice.

Poland Beverages

India slaps high tariffs on US apple imports

This new tariff of 70% came into effect on June 16, after several months of delay, in response to the US refusal to exempt India from higher taxes on steel and aluminium imports.

India United States

Poland’s apple harvest will be smaller but how much smaller, nobody knows

With only a couple of months before Poland starts harvesting its apples, one would think that it would be fairly easy to determine the size of Poland’s 2019/20 apple harvest and from that deduce the likely AJC price, but there are many conflicting reports about the damage done by the April frosts and therefore the probable harvest size.

Poland China

Polish apple farmers should plan in advance

Polish fruit farmers should decide well in advance whether to produce apples for processing or fruit destined for the fresh markets, said Piotr Podoba, president of the board of Doehler Sp.zoo.

Poland Beverages

Saudi delays tax on sugary drinks to December this year

Saudi Arabia has delayed the introduction of a 50% tax on sugar-sweetened drinks. The tax was due to be implemented in July, along with the 100% tax on e-cigarettes and the liquids used in them.

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