The popularity of Italian garlic on the rise

  “Over the past twenty years we have managed to promote our garlic not only in Italy but also abroad. Over the past decade, the popularity of Italian garlic has increased significantly. It is now important to stabilise the position of our garlic.”  


Rise in prices for Czech garlic

  Czech garlic probably will rise again. Since this year harvest is less than last year. The reason for this is a drought and hail.


USA, Connecticut. Farmers are impressed with the size of the garlic crop

  This year, in the Western Granby, Connecticut, thanks to good weather conditions during the growing period, farmers had a plentiful harvest of garlic with unprecedented sizes of  garlic bulbs.


Indonesia. A major smuggling of garlic and onion from China has been prevented

  July 20 the Bureau of Customs seized on three 40 feet containers of onions and garlic worth $ 4.2 million at the Manila International Container Port (MICP) after it found that not all of the agricultural products were covered by an import permit.


Spain: “We have been forced to delay the marketing of garlic”

  The Spanish garlic campaign kicked off a few weeks ago with the marketing of the first Spring and Spring violet garlic, and now preparations are underway for the harvest of purple garlic, which is the most representative in Spain because of its organoleptic properties.  


Brazil is progressing in the production of garlic, reaching a yield of 20,200 tons

  Garlic producers of the state of Santa Catarina collect an average of 10 tons of garlic harvest per hectare in 2016 and 2017. At the same time, the performance of garlic increased by 63.2% despite the reduction in acreage this year.  


Indonesia. The ban of 43 garlic importers

  In connection with the rising prices for garlic in the local market, the Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol issued an administrative order banning prohibiting 43 importers from delivering garlic to the country.


China. Review of prices and of export market

  Prices decreased by 75,52% compared with the first half of this year.  The highest price was of 9.60 yuan per kg ($ 1,41). As of the beginning of July 2017 the wholesale* price of garlic is:


Crime news from France and India

    France. Stolen 10 tons of white garlic On Friday 07 of July, in the municipality of Grignan  were stolen 10 tons of white garlic left by farmers on the ground to dry. The amount of damage makes more than 30 thousand euros. On the memory of the local farmers such cases did not happen before. Over the incident the

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Indian scientists have developed a cheap garlic storage system

  Scientists of the Kota  Agriculture university  have developed a cost-effective storage system of storage of garlic which costs only 1 Indian rupee ($ 0.02 US) and allows store 900 quintals of garlic in a ventilated chamber, which is divided into eight tiers. It can preserve the produce for eight months compared to the current three months. The University also provides farmers with 50% subsidy.