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Special — Fruit Logistica 2012
Fruit Logistica hugely beneficial to Farmsecure
Despite freezing temperatures of minus 18°C, more then 56,000 visitors from 139 countries attended Fruit Logistica 2012. Farmsecure was also there. Christian Göke, Chief Operating Officer at Messe Berlin GmbH, stated that although attendance was at the same level as 2011, Fruit Logisitica 2012 broke the.....
After negotiations at Fruit Logistica
Panama sends pineapples, bananas, melons, watermelons and papayas to Europe
Jose Pacheco, Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade of Panama, when referring to Panama's participation at Fruit Logistica said: "We met our expectations for Fruit Logistica 2012. We represented the country with 10 entrepreneurs of the fruit and vegetable export sector of Panama, which left Berlin very.....
Spain: Citrus export season in the U.S. is finished
Fricasa Noatum Reefer Terminal Castellón has announced the end of the 2011/2012 citrus season in the United States. From Castellón's Port, around 50,000 pallets have been exported, representing around 90% of citrus exports to this country.The predominant variety in this campaign has been the clemenules in.....
Luc Royackers. Frutifresh:
Belgium: "Fruit and vegetable sushi gain popularity"
Frutifresh, subsidiary of Veiling Haspengouw (H-Fresh), Belgium, introduced the fruit and vegetable sushi during Fruit Logistica. "The reactions to these trendy treats are very positive", says Luc Royackers of the Commercial Department. "It's a tasty combination of fruit or vegetables with rice in the.....
Fruit Logistica successes for innovative New Zealand companies
New Zealand was well represented at the recent Fruit Logistica even in Berlin. Companies involved with technological products and research and development were amongst exhibitors from the country. Their presence at the event was supported by the New Zealand German Business Association - part of the.....
Ireland: Meade Potato Company to boost the Rooster worldwide
Bord Bia, in association with the Irish Potato Federation, organised and coordinated an Irish stand at Fruit Logistica in Berlin. Fruit Logistica is the world’s leading trade fair for the fresh fruit, vegetable and potato industry. This was the first time the Irish grown Rooster potato was promoted at a.....
Italy: New products from ILIP shown at Fruit Logistica
ILIP, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of rigid thermoformed plastic packaging materials for food items, welcomed the positive feedback that it received at the 2012 edition of Fruit Logistica, the leading international exhibition dedicated to fruits and vegetables, which wrapped up in Berlin on February.....
Positive signals for VOG at Berlin
The top representatives of the VOG Consortium brought back highly positive results from their activities at Fruit Logistica. VOG Director Gerhard Dichgans pronounced himself extremely satisfied with the three days of activity in the crowded halls of the MesseBerlin exhibition centre: “Fruit Logistica offers.....
AU: Achacha honored at Fruit Logistica
Out of ten companies recently nominated for the Fruit Logistica innovations award, Achacha, a fruit grown commercially in Australia, took home third place. The honors were presented at the 2012 Fruit Logistica conference held in Berlin from February 8th through the 10th.Commenting on their company's recent.....
UK: Sweet success for sweet potato grower & importer
The UK’s leading grower and importer of sweet potatoes, Scott Farms International, has hailed its first-time attendance as an exhibitor at Fruit Logistica, Berlin a sweet success.It was at the world’s largest fresh produce trade show that delegates had an opportunity to enjoy a taste of the Scott Farms.....
Schrijvershof congratulates winners of iPhone competition
During Fruit Logistica in Berlin, Schrijvershof presented a new image and logo. For this occasion visitors at the booth had the opportunity to win an iPhone 4S. Today Schrijverhof announces the three winners:1. Lex Trim, Del Monte Holland B.V., Holland2. Marcela Jancova, Tekoo s.r.o., Czech Republic3......
Monsanto's vegetable seeds division exceeded expectations at Fruit Logistica
Monsanto’s Vegetable Seeds Division showcased its new branding at the Fruit Logistica with its leading vegetable seeds brands, De RuiterTM and Seminis® during the 2012 edition of Fruit Logistica. As part of their customer approach Monsanto presented its new chain team and brand strategy. Two of the presented.....
Nunhems upgrade the positioning of Intense tomato
Nunhems, the vegetable seed business of Bayer CropScience, has upgraded the positioning of their Intense tomatoes. The effort is part of a plan to make the food service industry aware of the advantages of their product.“We want to position the Intense tomato in an appealing way for people who love to cook,”.....
Enza Zaden presents itself with creativity at Fruit Logistica
The power of creativity was the theme of Enza Zaden at this year's Fruit Logistica trade fair in Berlin. The company put its innovative nature and its role as a partner within the chain in the limelight. “We see a great deal of developments in trade and cultivation," explains Keimpe Veenstra, Commercial.....
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.....