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Processed fruit and vegetables


The Chinese raspberry industry is getting ready

"The Chinese raspberry industry is still in its infancy. There are only a few manufacturing locations, of which most are concentrated in the provinces Yunnan, Hebei and the North-East. The harvesting period varies yearly between April-June, June-August and July-October. In terms of the scope of plantations,.....

Italy: Parlapiano biodynamic kiwis turned into juice

Azienda Agricola Biodinamica Parlapiano Donato is a family business that has evolved with the times.Donato Parlapiano at Fruit Logistica in BerlinoThe business initially specialised in the cultivation of cereal and vegetables and provided ploughing and threshing services. It then converted to fruit.....

"A vitamin boost every morning"

New consumer trends mark the market trend; this is the conclusion reached by the Portuguese company GL, and which has been the basis to launch a renewed product, namely fruit and vegetable juices under a new concept. "Consumers are striving for a balanced diet, even though they are not willing to introduce.....

Italy: Industry tomato price established at €79.75

The price of industry tomatoes in northern Italy has been established at €79.75 a ton despite the fact that the fate of the Ferrara Food and Copador processing companies is yet to be decided. Last year, the price was €82.95/ton, i.e 8% less than 2015.This means the value of tomatoes has dropped again, even.....

Barnana unveils new organic banana brittle

Banana-fueled brand Barnana have released a new product that banana lovers may find interesting. The product is called organic Banana Brittle, which is a snack made from 'upcycled' bananas that would otherwise have gone to waste.The snacks are planned to retail around $4.99 for a 3.5ox bag and will.....

Sliced apple provider launches newly designed portable multipacks

Crunch Pak®, provider of sliced apples, announces the launch of its new Multi-packs – the Bag in a Bag, available in retailers soon. Individual bags of Crunch Pak apples, previously packaged in plastic clamshells, will now be sold in portable plastic bags that have a greater overall design appeal to.....

Ausveg: Chopping vegetables cuts freshness expectations

The consumers’ convenience kick is affecting how shoppers perceive vegetable freshness, but proper storage still remains the best way to keep vegetables fresher for longer, according to leading vegetable industry body AUSVEG.New consumer research, undertaken as part of the Project Harvest tracking study,.....

Ausveg: Chopping vegetables cuts freshness expectations

The consumers’ convenience kick is affecting how shoppers perceive vegetable freshness, but proper storage still remains the best way to keep vegetables fresher for longer, according to leading vegetable industry body AUSVEG.New consumer research, undertaken as part of the Project Harvest tracking study,.....

IQF freezing makes superfood available to more consumers

Organic, healthy and nutritious products continue to be in high demand, however, supplying a superfood like bilberries continues to be a challenge for producers, trying reach as many people as possible throughout the year. "Bilberries (aka. wild blueberries) can only be grown in certain types of soil and.....

IQF freezing makes superfood available to more consumers

Organic, healthy and nutritious products continue to be in high demand, however, supplying a superfood like bilberries continues to be a challenge for producers, trying reach as many people as possible throughout the year. "Bilberries (aka. wild blueberries) can only be grown in certain types of soil and.....

Fresh produce costs considerably more in Switzerland than in Austria

In order to compare the price level of fresh produce in Switzerland and Austria, the costs of a shopping cart worth of food was analysed. This was based on the monthly requirements for different food groups for a family with two children. The evaluation for the year 2016 shows that in Switzerland, the.....

Spain: Frozen vegetable production up 8%

The frozen vegetable industry continues to grow, with an 8% rise in production and a turnover of 690 million Euros in 2016, according to the Spanish Association of Manufacturers of Frozen Vegetables (ASEVEC).These data confirm the growth of a sector which has increased its production by 50% in just 10 years,.....

Ardo introduces yellow, green and red frozen smoothies

“Smoothies with new and surprising combinations”

Innovation is an important pillar for Ardo. The company has also been offering frozen smoothies for several years, and on a larger scale since 2016. “With this, we anticipate the convenience trend that has been around for a while now. During the Horeca Expo in Belgium, a panel of professional judges.....

Preparing tricky fruit and veg to get easier for shoppers

They’re currently some of the trendiest but also trickiest foods to prepare without fuss – pomegranate, beetroot, watermelon and coconut.But now help has arrived from Tesco which has launched the first ever frozen prepared versions that will save shoppers time, hassle and help reduce food waste.The new.....

Italy

Luciano Reina - pioneers in the processing of Rapparino tomatoes and Purple artichokes

The Luciano Reina company was established in 2016 in Niscemi, a lively town located in southern Sicily. It is led by a very young team, which aims at achieving the perfect balance between local tradition and innovation.Luciano specialises in the cultivation and processing of typical local products.The.....

New report estimates 3/4 of US homes use frozen vegetables

According to market research firm, Packaged Facts, in their brand new report - Frozen Foods in the U.S.: Hot Meals, Sides, and Snacks, 6th Edition - frozen vegetables are used in three out of four U.S. households, and 60% use frozen potatoes.Packaged Facts estimates that frozen food products in the.....