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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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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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Southern European salad variations

« If the weather conditions remain in our harvest’s favour, we are basically assuming a regular winter season ». – This is the statement of Marcus De Luca, the KÖLLA specialist for Italian salads, after his visit …

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Start of the KÖLLA Overseas Grape Season

In the past weeks, the KÖLLA Overseas Team has been focusing on the procurement of the southern hemisphere grape season, the team visited some of the growers in South Africa, and saw the crops first …

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More and more in focus: tomato specialities

Specialities and small tomatoes are becoming more and more popular in Europe, Morocco and Turkey compared to round and other classic tomato varieties. This trend is also distinctive in the KÖLLA producing countries. In Spain, …

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High season of heat waves – citrus fruits from southern Europe

The tasty citrus fruits from Spain, Italy and Greece are in peak season from October to May. Due to the increased heat waves and dry spells this summer, there have been water shortages that will …

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