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Florette to expand its Canary Islands production centre by 80%

Florette Ibérica has just launched its plans for the expansion and industrial improvement of its production centre in the Canary Islands, making its largest investment this year at a domestic level: 2.5 million Euro.The company will expand the size of this centre, located in Ingenio, Gran Canaria, by 80%. The.....

Canadian Prairie Garden Puree Products

CPGPP bankruptcy could hurt vegetable growers in Canada

The bankruptcy of Canadian Prairie Garden Puree Products means more than the loss of a dozen good jobs; the closure of CPGPP’s facility has potentially devastating consequences for many of the province’s vegetable growers, as well as many related businesses and sectors, says the Vegetable Growers Association.....

Italy: Fructurs Meran specialises in top fruit for the processing industry

A history that started in 1947, when the father of Georg Theiner, now sole administrator of the company, laid the foundations of what was to become a leading business in the processing of apples and pears:Fructus Meran Spa.The company commercialises top fruit from the Merano and Alto Adige areas. Apples and.....

Green Giant lifting frozen vegetables to new heights

Frozen foods have been feeling the heat lately, largely due to a shift in consumer preferences to fresh and refrigerated foods. But the industry is fighting back, with a flurry of new-product activity that match up with the qualities consumers are looking for from all kinds of foods, says market research.....

Italy: Pure Stagioni preserves for the luxury food segment

A true explosion of flavour that can exalt excellent products as part of the luxury food segment. Pure Stagioni products are preserves with no added sugar. The company was established in 2014 and processes selected fruit to make high-quality products. Each label reports the year the fruit was harvested, just.....

EU product labels misleading consumers on fruit content

The image and name of fresh fruit is still often being misused by other food sectors, according to the new edition of Freshfel’s ‘Where is the Fruit?’ study. There are still too many products that are displaying fruits prominently on their packaging, despite little to no actual fruit content, confirming the.....

Study shows frozen produce holds the same nutritional value as fresh

According to a new study, frozen and fresh fruits and vegetables, that includes strawberries, blueberries, cauliflower, broccoli, green peas, green beans and spinach, may hold around the same nutritional value.The findings of the two-year study were printed in Elsevier's Journal of Food Composition and.....

Peru: Fruit pulp exports decrease

The volumes of fruit pulp exports this year have been much lower than in 2016. According to Agrodata Peru, in January Peru exported 298,557 kilos of these products, far less than the 925,121 kilos that the country shipped in the same month last year. In February, the difference was smaller but it was still.....

Bulgaria: Construction of organic fruit and veg processing plant

A plant for the processing of organic fruits and vegetables will be built in the Bulgarian village of Dagonovo, in the municipality of Belica. The project is being developed by the young Sofia-based Company "Bio Organic Bulgaria", which will be making an investment of 2.8 million Euro. The plant will be.....

Italy: Rosa di Gorizia is the most expensive radicchio in the world

"Continuous research, a passion for the countryside and local tradition are combined in an ambitious project, which has grown year after year, and has created Azienda Agricola Lucia. To us, agriculture is not just a job, but a mission. We are very proud of it, considering we are producers of a Slow Food.....

Italy: The secret behind DimmidiSì's I Piatti Unici success

Almost 10 years after it was first launched, consumer response regarding the "I Piatti Unici" range is very positive. The mixed salads are an excellent healthy alternative to a sandwich on the go and are just as practical, as they come with both cutlery and condiments. It's not by chance thatLa Linea.....

New feeze-drying factory opens in Georgia

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili and Minister of Agriculture Levan Davitashvili opened the new factory and familiarised themselves with its production processes today.The new factory opened by Gemuani Ltd. is located in Zeda Etseri village in Samegrelo’s Zugdidi Municipality and will provide over.....