Trade and markets

Tropical fruits

Smallholder participation in the tropical superfruits value chain: ensuring equitable share of the success to enhance their livelihood
The production and trade of tropical fruits generate income, improving the livelihoods and food security of producers, who are almost exclusively smallholders in developing countries.

Current Situation and Medium-Term Outlook for Tropical Fruits
This document provides an assessment of the current market situation and medium term projections to 2014 for tropical fruits. Statistical tables are annexed and a statistical compendium on production, imports, exports, consumption and prices is also available from the Tropical Fruits Compendium.

Workshop on smallholder integration into tropical fruits value chain
5-6 July 2013, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
The workshop was a joint collaboration between FAO and International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet). The workshop also referred to a current joint FAO and TFNet study on tropical fruit smallholders in Indonesia and Vietnam.

TFNet and the UPM Pilot Plant Course on Fruit Juice Processing
This course on Fruit Juice Processing is jointly organised by TFNet and the UPM Pilot Plant for would-be entrepreneurs. It covers practical aspects of fruit juice processing, including familiarisation with all processing equipment in the pilot plant and hands-on step-by-step practical session in the preparation of fruit purees, juices and cordials.

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