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Processed fruit and vegetables

New veggie pasta products with plant-based protein

Mann Packing Company announces two additions to its line of Nourish Bowls: Fresh Veggie Pastas with plant-based protein.Following the launch last year of its Spicy Thai Nourish Bowls featuring fresh kohlrabi noodles, the company is now adding to the line with Basil Pesto and Tomato Bolognese. The company said.....

Pioneering first fruit drying house in Mozambique

A colonial inheritance from the Ihambane region in Mozambique consists of thousands of hectares of neglected coconut and mango plantations. The trees are still upright, the local population harvests the fruit for their own use, and for two years now, they’ve sold their harvest to AfriFruta as well. The company.....

Broccoli spread from the Anguillara Sabazia area

Gli orti di Anguillara introduces a new recipe made using fresh broccoli and selected ingredients. FreshPlaza talked about it with Fabio Trivellone, who established the company and came up with the recipe together with partners Simona Pittolo, Armenio Morlupi and Alessandro Valdarchi.Fabio Trivellone, co-owner.....

Fresh juices with avocado

Green juices are booming

The fruit juice brand Michel - well-known in Switzerland - is expanding its range of chilled fresh juices with the new 'Michel Pure Taste Avocado-Spinach-Mango' and is jumping on the bandwagon of green juices. The fresh fruits and vegetables are cold-pressed and preserved using a high-pressure process. The.....

ApBitz complements the Arctic apple season

FreshPlaza recently published a news article on the first commercial season of Arctic apple slices. While the Arctic apple slices were the primary focus this season, OSF also recently launched another snack size apple product called ApBitz, which are fry-cut dried Golden apples. In the spirit of reducing food.....

New consumption record of 46.3 kg per person.

Frozen foods very popular in Germany

In 2017, the successful development of the total frozen products market continued in Germany, outperforming the previous year's result: At 2.7 percent, this market again grew significantly. Frozen foods are becoming more popular year by year. The fact that frozen foods are popular and in great demand in.....

North America

Vegetable packer launches new veggie noodles and rice

Mann Packing Company today announced the launch of its first complete line of fresh Veggie Noodles and Veggie Rice.Following the launch of its Spicy Thai Nourish Bowls featuring fresh kohlrabi noodles last year, the company is now offering a full line of standalone veggie noodle products including Butternut.....

Italy: Only three hours between harvesting and freezing

The Agrifood Abruzzo freezing facility is located in the Fucino plain and is surrounded by 14 thousand hectares producing all kinds of vegetables. "It only takes us three hours to freeze vegetables after they are harvested, which is very good when it comes to quality," explains director Gianluca Del Corvo.The.....

Marc Pajotin, Frais Emincés:

“Vegetable spaghetti is now a consumer product”

The French company Frais Emincés has been commercialising fresh cut vegetables for about twenty years. Recently the company broadened its product range by offering vegetable spaghetti. The different spaghettis are made of sweet potato, zucchini, butternut squash and carrot. Marc Pajotin, Frais Émincés : “The.....

Italy: Clear apple juice aged like wine

"I was born here and my parents lived in the area for fifty years, but I could never have thought I would run a biodynamic family business. The secret is very simple: you need to find a further sense in things, just like art does," explains Marisa Saggio, owner and creator of the Zolla14 Organic Farm.....

Canadians love carrots for their Caesars

Fresh asparagus & other vegetables find their way into pickling plants

Pickling has gone far beyond sealing up pickled cucumbers to enjoy off-season and these days they’re not the only pickled item you can find on store shelves. Tangy spears of asparagus and carrot sticks are also getting into the queue for processing and pickling.A household name in pickled produce, Fosters.....

Conserve Italia

Protectionist measures and duties limit exports

"Should the US decide to apply duties to the import of European food products, it would have a negative impact on the tomato market: in order to maintain their market shares, companies would have to revise their price policies leading to lower turnovers," explains Diego Pariotti, Director of Foreign Trade.....

Mexican avocados enjoying popularity in innovative products

Hummus was the prom queen of the dip category for some time, doing a pretty nice job at penetrating the market and opened a big gateway for guacamole. The demand for processed avocado keeps on climbing in foodservice and in retail.“The category is on fire,” says Dennis Lancaster of Hormel Foods Corporation......