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Cabbage vegetables from Italy, Spain and France

Good qualities and first programmes The production of various cabbage vegetables from Italy (Apulia) and Spain (Murcia) will start within the next weeks with comparable high temperatures. Due to that, the products have lost quality, …

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Grapes Overseas Trauben

A grape season of special importance

During the producer visits we could see a clear trend for the upcoming season; due to the numerous challenges in the last 2 years (logistical planning due to the pandemic, increased transport costs, unsatisfactory qualities, …

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Winter vegetables from Almeria

A rather late start to the season … Looking back, the 2021/22 season in the Spanish production area in Almeria proved to be quite satisfactory. This year, we notice at KÖLLA that only a few …

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The first signs of winter: Chestnuts

We at KÖLLA are almost at the peak of the season for chestnuts from Italy, Greece and Spain. Starting in week 38, we expect very good harvest results up to and including week 48. 30% …

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Grape harvest in Egypt, Spain and Italy

Egypt Varieties: Starlight (picture), Prime Seedless (picture), Black Velvet, Scarlet Dew, Autumn Royal©, ARRA© Harvest in May with 10 days delay With the focus on white seedless grapes, the harvest in Giza 2021 has already …

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The omens are fine

The past winter could hardly have been better for Turkish cherry growing – with lots of precipitation and “nice and cold”, as Cagla Celikler from KÖLLA Munich emphasised. The spring, however, had been far too …

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Spring frost: First reports of the stone fruit season

Spain We expect a stable stone fruit season in the south of the country in terms of qualities and availabilities. The harvest situation in the northern regions has however become worse due to the instability …

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What is behind GlobalGAP and GRASP?

GlobalGAP In order to keep this up to date, our producers are audited annually by independent certification bodies in accordance with the GlobalGAP standard for fruit and vegetables, including the social module GRASP – as …

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The citrus season – success despite bottlenecks

The citrus season in Spain and Greece is in full swing and so far, all initial supply difficulties are resolved. “Due to the long-standing and cooperative partnership with our producers, we have been able to …

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Spanish strawberry season in sight

This year we expect a delayed but continuous supply of strawberries from week 1/2. The total quantity is similar to last year’s and is concentrated on about 8 different strawberry varieties. In contrast to one …

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