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Exporting fresh pineapple from West Africa to Europe

In cooperation with several Business Support Organizations we’ve studies the potential of West African countries as suppliers of fresh fruit, processed fruit and edible nuts to Europe. On this page you’ll find our market studies focusing on fresh pineapples. As a West African pineapple exporters you can use these studies to explore your opportunities on the European market.

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Through what channels can I get fresh pineapples from West Africa on the European market?

Takes 23 minutes to read

Pineapple exports are controlled by large-scale plantations owned by the agro-multinationals (Del Monte, Dole, Chiquita, Fyffes, Banacol, Compagnie...

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What are the product characteristics of fresh pineapples on the European market?

Takes 16 minutes to read

When exporting to the EU, the most important characteristic of pineapples is it that they are non-climacteric fruits, which are harvested ripe....

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What client services should you offer European importers of fresh pineapples?

Takes 9 minutes to read

Finding buyers is a very important part of the export process. Your challenge is to find the right trade partner that is suitable to handle your...

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What competition will I have to deal with on the European fresh pineapple market?

Takes 16 minutes to read

As the market growth has slowed for the largest (MD-2) variety sold in the EU, competition has intensified. Costa Rica still supplies 84% of the EU...

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What are the terms for delivery and payment on the European fresh pineapple market?

Takes 14 minutes to read

Success in exporting perishable fruit such as pineapples does not just depend on their quality, or the season. Many first trials have not led to...

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How can I get fresh pineapples from West Africa on the European market?

Takes 19 minutes to read

Although the pineapple is well known in the most EU countries, little is known about the existence of 100 different varieties. As the former most...

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What are the most promising European markets for fresh pineapples from West Africa?

Takes 22 minutes to read

The international pineapple market has shifted from a fast growing into a slow growing market. The pineapple is well known and is found more often at...

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What are the European buyer requirements for fresh pineapples from West Africa?

Takes 17 minutes to read

Buyer requirements are all the requirements you can expect from your EU buyer. They can be divided into two groups: legislative and non-legislative...

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