Special  —  Fruit Logistica 2012

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.....