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Special  —  Fruit Logistica 2012

Hall 26 / Stand C-02

Livorno Reefer Terminal will be at Fruit Logistica 2012

Livorno Reefer Terminal (LRT) will be at Fruit Logistica 2012 (Berlin, 8-10 February), the most important fair in the world dedicated to the entire logistic chain of fresh produce trade. Livorno Reefer Terminal will be introduced in a stand with the Port Authority and the Chamber of Commerce of Livorno,.....

Fruit Logistica 2012 hall 1.2 B-03

Monsanto showcases new branding & new products

Monsanto’s Vegetable Seeds Division will be showcasing its new branding at the Fruit Logistica with its leading vegetable seeds brands De Ruiter and Seminis. As part of their customer approach Monsanto will present its new chain team and brand strategy. Two of our innovative products are Beneforte, the new.....

Fruit Logistica, Hall 4.2 / Stand B-02

Italy: After apples, CIV comes back to Berlin with Sweet Resistant* strawberries

CIV-Consorzio Italiano Vivaisti comes back to Fruit Logistica (Berlin, 8-10 February 2012) with the growth of its range of strawberries. In the 2011 edition it launched a new range of Sweet Resistant* apple varieties - the only Italian product among the ten finalists of the Fruit Logistica Innovation Award.....

Hall 26 A-01

Mexico: Cravo completes 42 hectare (108 acre) greenhouse project

Cravo has recently completed a 42 hectare (108 acre) installation of their retractable roof greenhouses at Agricola Pony in Culiacan, Mexico. Agricola Pony has converted 100% of their open field roma tomato production to Cravo Retractable Roof greenhouses. The houses are designed with a retractable white.....

Varekamp Coldstores launches VCS Portal

Varekamp Coldstores believes accurate and reliable information is a cornerstone of their daily business. In order to manage the data and keep track of produce and movements, Varekamp Coldstores uses a comprehensive warehouse management system (WMS) in conjunction with barcode scanning throughout the logistic.....

Fruit Logistica Hall 25, Stand B-13

Chilean presence at Fruit Logistica goes from strength to strength

Attending major industry events is one of the factors helping explain the exceptional positioning of Chilean fruit products around the world. As one such event, Chilean involvement in Fruit Logistica has enjoyed sustained growth in recent years. In 2004 only 15 companies participated, this figure has now.....

Hall 8.2 stand B-07

Meade looking to increase supply base at Fruit Logistica

Ireland's Meade Potato Company will be at this year's Fruit Logistica in Berlin, Hall 8.2 stand B-07, where they hope to increase their supply base and explore the market for new products. The company is well established as one of Ireland's leading potato, fruit and vegetable suppliers.Established over 30.....

Key themes in the FRUIT LOGISTICA 2012 supporting programme

Along with a complete market overview of products and services from across the fresh produce value chain, FRUIT LOGISTICA 2012 (8-10 Feb.) includes a first-class conference programme. It offers representatives from the international fresh produce trade in-depth information in a series of seminars and panel.....

Fruit Logistica Hall 5.2, Stand C-11

Vanduzi to promore Mozambican produce in Berlin

Mozambican grower packer Companhia do Vanduzi SA, part of the Mozambican Group Mozfoods, is known for its high quality production of fresh produce supplied all year round.Vanduzi will this year be participating with a stand in the Fruit Logistica Fair in Berlin, taking place between the 8th and 11th.....

Singapore, Malaysia, Middle East, Hong Kong and Indonesia

Argentina: All Lemon expects to enter new markets

2011 was the year when "All Lemon", the quality seal for Argentinian lemons, strengthened it's international presence in several international markets. With this end, All Lemon participated in several agro-industrial fairs in the world like Fruit Logística in Berlin, Asia Fruit Logistica in Hong Kong, World.....

AU: Cherry defect grader AirJet launched

GP Graders announce the release of their new AirJet cherry defect grader. The company is able to detect the full scope of internal and external defects on fresh cherries. "This comes on top of our existing ability to achieve colour separation, 97% sizing accuracy and shape determination to separate.....

Berlin, Hall 2.2 / Stand A-03

Italy - Kiwigold introduces its new golden flesh kiwifruit dessert at Fruit Logistica

Among the exhibitors at Fruit Logistica in Berlin (8-10 February 2012), again this year will be Consorzio Kiwigold. It will be in Piazza Italia with some of the major representatives of Italian fruit and vegetable chain.The Consortium is busy with the development of its Jingold brand, recognized as.....

Fruit Logistica, Hall 4.2 / Stand C-10

Italy: Marketing success and international growth for FruttHera: interview with Francesco Nicodemo

FreshPlaza interviewed Francesco Nicodemo, President of FruttHera Srl, one of the leading Italian companies which will be at Fruit Logistica in Berlin (8-10 February 2012).FruttHera was established in 2010. What is the balance of activities carried out so far?The business unit FruttHera was born in 2010.....

Hall 2.1 / Stand E-04, n. 6

Italy: Schiavone Group at Fruit Logistica 2012

For the sixth year in a row, Italian Schiavone Group will take part as exhibitor in Fruit Logistica (Berlin, February 8th-10th 2012).Schiavone Group was formed in 1956 as a producer of table grapes and citrus and consolidated in the following years in other horticultural references, leading to a range.....

Fruit Logistica, Hall 1.2 / Stand C-07

Italy: McGarlet about the 2011 season

The Italian company Mc Garlet, born from Garletti s.n.c. in 2006 and specialized in exotics, is among the exhibitors at Fruit Logistica in Berlin (8-10 February 2012) for another year.Luca Garletti, company director, tells FreshPlaza about the 2011 season: "In terms of volumes, marketing has been.....

Bekuplast brings out a folding crate with RFID-chip

Bekuplast, the German producer of plastic crates, has developed a sizeable product range, that consist of crates that have been developed especially for the quality demands in the fresh logistics. At the coming Fruit Logistica trade fair Bekuplast will present itself with a special folding crate for fresh.....

Thinking like a grower - with vision for consumer requirements

Syngenta at Fruit Logistica 2012

Syngenta, leader in seed and plant protection, presents its unique productsand service portfolio at the Fruit Logistica 2012 (Hall 1.2/C-08). The fair takes place in Berlin from 8 to 10 February2012. During the fair Syngenta presents its new and innovative development for the fresh market. The sweet and.....

Brazil: Itaueira will offer melon sample at Fruit Logistica

Itaueira Agropecuária a melon growing company with headquarters in Fortaleza, Ceará state, Northeast Brazil, will exhibit at Fruit Logistica in Berlin this year once again. Its yellow melon, individually packed into an orange net, with flavor guarantee is sold under the brands REI, CEPI and DUNORT. Samples.....

Hall 1.2, stand A.02

Pan United at Fruit Logistica

Pan United has over 30 years’ experience in the international fruit and vegetable trade. Specialising in garlic and ginger the company import and distribute various exotic products like coconuts, lychees, pomeloes, various Chinese pears and Fuji apples as well as sweet potatoes.The Apollo brand is well.....

Fruit Logistica A-06 in Hall 1.2

Nunhems to unveil new products

Berlin’s Fruit Logistica exhibition, held from February 8-10, will provide Nunhems with an opportunity to enhance its reputation as an innovator still further this year with a number of new developments unveiled on its stand (A-06 in Hall 1.2).Its award-winning Intense tomato range has been extended with the.....

Hall 2.2 / Stand A-03

CSO presents a preview of Piazza Italia at Fruit Logistica 2012

"Nature, culture, passion and quality": this is the slogan that identifies the stand of Piazza Italia at Fruit Logistica 2012 in Berlin, the most important fruit and vegetable fair in the world.Thanks to the unique mix of land, culture, passion and quality, Italy has reached European leadership in production.....

Germany: Second global forum IFPS in Berlin

IFPS is pleased to announce its second global forum to be held at Fruit Logistica on the 9th of February 2012. The IFPS forum “Global Harmonization of Fresh Produce Standards” will be held during the trade fair in the Hall Forum, and is free to all Fruit Logistica attendees. Several international speakers.....

Hall 8.2 stand A-05

British Pavillion at Fruit Logistica

For the second successive year, Commercial Horticultural Association (CHA) will be supporting the UK presence at Fruit Logistica 2012 - the most important business and communication arena of the international fresh produce trade.With support from the British Government department UK Trade & Investment.....

Nominee for Fruit Logistica Innovation Award 2012

US: Yonanas partners with Dole

Incorporating produce into one's diet is often a challenge for consumers. Nutritionists always recommend more servings of fruit, but despite the benefits, Americans find it hard to eat enough fruit. Yonanas, a device that converts fruit into an ice-cream-like treat, looks to change that.Healthy Foods, the.....

Broccoli shoots in race for Fruit Logistica Innovation Award

Suspense in Berlin! The Warmerhuizer broccoli shoots - new from Netherlands based Bejo Zaden - will have to compete with sweet potatoes from America, Czech pineapple with small pieces of fruit and sun ripened cherry tomatoes from China at the world's largest trading fair for fruit and vegetables. Who has.....

Fruit Logistica Hall 7.2B Stand B-04

UK: Baltimore plans Euro launch of Fruit Pops

Baltimore Innovations is extending its portfolio of speciality packaging with the launch of its Fresh-R-PAX "Fruit Pop"pouch. The new packaging is set to make its European début at the Fresh Conex show in Berlin on 8th February. The new packages are designed to be cost effective, simple to use and tamper.....

Israel: Herbs promote healthy growth with Arava

Arava Export Growers had slowly built up its reputation in the industry. Merely two decades ago a small group of growers from the Arava region had created a niche company whose purpose was to advance marketing and modernization techniques. Today, however, this small niche based company has turned into a.....

6-8 February 2012

Short-course on fresh-cut produce in Berlin: only 30 seats left!

Come and join industry representatives from some 16 Countries who have already registered to the 5th European Short-course on Quality & Safety of Fresh-cutProduce which will be held at the Messe Berlin exhibition ground within the events of Freshconex/FruitLogistica (Berlin, 6-8 February.....

Trends, discussions, practical solutions at FreshConex

The FreshConex 2012 Business Forum on 8-10 February offers fresh produce convenience experts a top-notch platform with information and discussions focusing on current industry trends. The featured topics over the three days of the trade show range from "New opportunities in marketing for fresh produce.....

Fruit Logistica, Hall 4.2/Stand D-13

Italy: Aureli Mario explores new uses for its vegetables and renews its website

For years, the Italian company Aureli Mario has devoted itself to creativity and innovation to give an added value to 'apparently' poor crops, such as carrots and vegetables. Besides a chromatic segmentation of carrots with the last introduction being the black one, Aureli is going to diversify into of the.....

Fruit Logistica, Hall 5.2 Stand C-04

South Africa: Novo has fresh, new outlook on future of packaging

The meaning of the word ‘novo’ in Portuguese means fresh, modern and new. These attributes are a very appropriate description of the new Novo packhouse, the pride of well-known South African fruit exporter, Colors Fruit.The first fruit in this state-of-the-art fruit packhouse was packed in July 2010. Now.....

Fruit Logistica, Hall 3.1 stand B14

ART - total control in ripening rooms

Advanced Ripening Technologies (ART) specialise in the design, development and installation of pressurized banana, and other tropical fruit ripening systems. ART has also developed its ripening technology to be used on other fruits, such as the pear. Their ripening rooms are designed to provide lower.....

Fruit Logistica, Hall 2.2/Stand B-08

Italy: Aurelio Pannitteri on 2011/12 citrus season at OP Rosaria

Among the exhibitors at Fruit Logistica 2012 (Berlin, 8-10 February) there is the Sicilian OP Rosaria, who has attended the event for years. FreshPlaza interviewed the owner, Aurelio Pannitteri (pictured), for a comment about the 2011/12 citrus season.How did the 2011/12 citrus season start on your.....

Meet 32 suppliers from developing countries, trained and ready for EU partnerships

EU: CBI focuses on global sourcing and sustainability

CBI is proud to present 32 suppliers from Colombia, Egypt, Pakistan, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Sri Lanka, Ecuador, Peru, Kenya, Madagascar, Thailand and Senegal at Fruit Logistica 2012. Fruit Logistica, the leading international meeting for the fresh produce trade, will take place from 8 - 10 February at Messe.....

Japan: Seikou celebrates 102 years in the business

Seikou is a film processing manufacturer specialized in the agricultural wrapping and packaging products in Japan, the company was established 102 years ago. Seikou supplies packing material which is environmentally friendly the company works on a “5 S” principle: Safety, Security, Speed, Smile,.....

Hall 5.2 stand C-04

South Africa: Farmsecure optimized from farm to shelf

Farmsecure is an innovative participator throughout the agricultural value chain whose agricultural operations are optimized from farm to shelf. Privately owned, Farmsecure was founded in 2004, following 16 years of change in the South African agricultural sector. At this time, Jerome Yazbek, founder and.....