Rabobank, a premier global food and agribusiness bank, has announced the recipients of its annual Rabobank North America Leadership Awards
Luckily, with the numerous technological innovations and exciting new products being developed, the future remains full of opportunities for the fresh produce industry.
Over the past decade, global fresh blueberry exports have expanded steadily, driven by a diversifying base of growing regions.
The 2023 Rabobank BBQ Index reveals that a 10-person barbecue will cost nearly $100 this year as inflation has run hot—up 31% since 2018—but America's grillers are poised to splurge on quality meats and drinks this Fourth of July as they prioritize paying for experiences over durable goods.
This U.S. Potato Outlook 2023-24 report summarizes that U.S. potato production declined for the fourth consecutive year, and this season’s crop is the smallest since 2010.
Rabobank recently published its World Avocado Trade Map, charting global avocado production, consumption, and trade. In the next few years, avocado trade will continue to grow, but the market will be more competitive, forcing operators to be not only more efficient, but also increasingly sustainable.
Strawberries enjoy one of the highest household penetration levels in the U.S. among fresh fruits, and the highest per capita consumption in the berry patch, both in fresh and frozen markets.
In its most recent North American Agribusiness Review, Rabobank says consumers are clearly trading down in their shopping behavior, dining out less, and choosing discount grocers more often.
Covid-19-related foodservice closures and the sector’s lagging full recovery still loom over potato growers upstream, increasing uncertainty and keeping a lid on acreage growth, according to a new report from Rabobank's RaboResearch group.
RaboResearch released a report on the avocado market that estimates that shipping-point prices will decline gradually now that Cinco de Mayo buying has finished.