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Day two of Fruit Logistica certainly made up for Wednesday's slow start with crowded corridors and halls you could barely make your way through.
Standholders said there were plenty of people coming to the stands and new contacts were being made.
In the afternoon T&G Global celebrated 120 years in business and many companies will be holding receptions.
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Veggie consumption trends and their opportunities for the fresh produce sector
Flexitarians, vegetarians, vegans, meat-free-Mondays or Veggie-Fridays, whatever it is called, veggie trends are here to stay. Consumers have become increasingly interested in experimenting with veggie inspired diets and Freshfel believes this trend is only going to continue. However, is the fruit and.....
Fresh Servant invests in Tramper tray sealer
The 25th edition of the Fruit Logistica in Berlin was held two weeks ago, attracting more than 75,000 visitors. During this exhibition, Tramper’s international sales team enjoyed meeting many new and existing contacts at their booth, where various robust tray sealing machines were displayed.This exhibition.....
“Presenting Miss Perfect in new ways”
Presenting products in new ways is a permanent aim for Den Berk Délice. During the Fruit Logistica, the company was located at the Hoogstraten stand, and they promoted a new presentation concept for Miss Perfect. It concerns multiple flow-packs of this tomato, packaged in a display box.Easy way to.....
India: Baby bananas set to conquer the market
In order to gain a foothold in the European market, the Indian banana company, Deccan Field, attended the last edition of Fruit Logistica. According to Prashanth Gowda of Deccan Field, the feedback at the event has exceeded expectations. “Some visitors told us our bananas were the best ones they’ve ever had......
Photo Report 2017 Fruit Logistica Innovation Award
Trade visitors to Fruit Logistica in Berlin have voted: this year's Fruit Logistica Innovation Award goes to Knox – Delayed Pinking in Fresh Cut Lettuce - from the Dutch firm, Rijk Zwaan. Knox delays the discolouration – so-called pinking – at the edges of fresh-cut lettuce. This not only extends the.....
Marek Marzec from Ewa-Bis:
Poland: Many are so focused on China, they forget India
For the last few years, many companies have been set on China as THE market for fruit and vegetable exports. However, Marek Marzec from Ewa-bis, said that, with all of the focus so firmly set on China, many apple producers might be missing a great market right under their noses...India. "Everyone is going on.....
BelOrta at Fruit Logistica
Apple grill pack, mega bell pepper and strawberry punnet with games
During the Fruit Logistica, BelOrta had an entire wall of innovations. Some were recognisable from last year, but other products were presented to visitors for the first time ever. Various new products had already been shown at the product show late last year, such as the pink coeur de boeuf Monterosa, red.....
Fewer visitors can mean more business at Fruit Logistica
Last year, Polish packaging company Famag, made the decision to move their stand from the top floor at Fruit Logistica and go 'underground' in the machinery section. This was a strategic decision because they decided that, instead of going for visitor numbers, they would rather focus on getting the 'right'.....
Special Fruit wants to generate boost in consumption of sugar snap peas
New: Snack cup with sugar snaps and hummus
“Sugar snaps are not widely known by consumers. By focusing on snacking, health and the combination with hummus, we want to generate a boost in consumption,” says Koen Maes, Business Development Manager for Special Fruit. During the Fruit Logistica, the company introduced a snack cup with the combination of.....
Photos from international editions
Photo Report Fruit Logistica 2017
Last week, Berlin was the centre of the international fresh produce sector for three days. Armed with camera, pen and notepad, the editors of AGF.nl and FreshPlaza combed the halls. All halls were visited systematically, all exhibitors had their photo taken, and all novelties were recorded. The.....
Peru looks back on a successful Fruit Logistica 2017
Peru’s successful participation at Fruit Logistica Berlin has come to an end. At the heart of its exhibition was the presentation of its new brand “Superfoods Peru.” At this stage Peru has already been able to close deals with a value of more than 200 million US Dollars for the current year, a growth of 20%.....
Mart Valstar: “New since 1928”
Valstar introduces new house-style and logo during Fruit Logistica
During the Fruit Logistica 2017 in Berlin, Valstar introduced its new house-style and logo. “The world of fruit and vegetables is constantly changing. This means that our way of working also requires new solutions and a different approach. Valstar is a third-generation family company, specialising in the.....
Origine looks to increase market reach of Sweeki brand in Spain
After landing successfully in China, Taiwan and Malaysia with its Sweeki brand, Origin Group is preparing to further its efforts to enter the Spanish market.Origine Group is focusing on some extra-EU strategic markets such as the Far East, the Americas and, for Europe right now, on Spain, while individual.....
Fruit Logistica Innovation Award 2017 nominees
Fruit Logistica will be holding their Innovation Award for the 2017 show and there are the nominees to be considered for the award. The award will be presented in Berlin on 10 February 2017. More than 70,000 trade visitors from over 130 countries will have the opportunity to vote for innovation of the year......
Fruit Logistica 2017 sees record participation
In its anniversary year, the leading industry event for the global fresh produce trade will attract some 3,100 exhibitors from 86 countries to Berlin from 8 to 10 February 2017.Dr. Christian Göke, CEO of Messe Berlin GmbH: "Fruit Logistica was launched in 1993 in response to an industry demand and has seen.....
Company looks to fight big pharma with roots
Eosta, a Netherlands based marketer of organic fresh produce, has announced the launch of Health Wonders – a new range of nutrition-rich roots that the company claims can deliver considerable health beneﬁts – in a pillbox format that will be available in supermarkets and natural food stores across.....
Turatti announces new Vortex® spin dryer
Fruit Logistica in Berlin (Feb 8-10, 2017) will be the stage for the worldwide launch of the Turatti Group's new spin dryer Vortex. At the show, Turatti also plans to spotlight the vegetable spiralizer model Streamer which was nominated for the 2017 Fruit Logistica Innovation Award."The award nomination of.....
Top seal packaging machine integrated with the laser perforation system
PerfoTec has announced their new packaging machine named the Roadrunner. The Roadrunner is a plug and play top seal packaging machine, which is integrated with the PerfoTec Laser Perforation System. It is developed by Pro-Seal and PerfoTec for companies which already have a top seal machine and want to.....
New packaging reduces condensation and surface tension
New packaging has been announced with modified properties to reduce surface tension and absorb condensation on mushrooms and other packaged products. This material, called Hydrozrob H-Pet, helps improve shelf-life compared to conventional r-PET. According to Holfeld Plastics tests have shown that H-PET.....
Tomra announces two new sorting machines
Sorting Food has announced two new sorting machines, the Tomra 5A and the Tomra 5B.The Tomra 5A, which sorts whole unpeeled and peeled processed potatoes, and the Tomra 5B, which sorts vegetables, French fries, chips and other potato products, have been specifically designed to improve product.....