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US: New affiliation between Verdant Partners Don Goodwin of Golden Sun Marketing
Verdant Partners LLC is pleased to announce its affiliation with Don Goodwin and Golden Sun Marketing of Minnetrista, Minnesota. In this new relationship, the parties will work together to advise companies within the North American fresh produce industry who wish to divest or to grow through acquisitions......
UK: Red Communications promoting fresh produce
Red Communications was founded in 1996 and is a UK based marketing and public relations agency for the fresh produce sector, offering integrated marketing services. Red designs and implements integrated marketing and public relations campaigns for own-label and branded fresh produce products, on behalf of.....
South Africa: SITCO - leading inspections
SITCO is a global, independent, third party inspection verification and certification business, specialising in Fresh and Processed Produce, Agricultural Commodities and Metals and Minerals. SITCO Leading Inspections focuses on customised, innovative services and solutions to meet clients’ needs, whilst.....
UK: Dr Apostolos Papadopoulos launches Crop Intellect Ltd
A new company that has recently been launched - Crop Intellect Ltd - is now offering consultancy services and specialized products to the agricultural industry. The new company whose principal consultant is Dr Apostolos Papadopoulos (known as Tolis for short), offers services of an experienced agricultural.....
Spain: Citrosol looks to new markets
The economic times may be tough in Spain, but Spanish postharvest company Citrosol has increased its sales by 35 per cent, thanks to an emphasis on delivering effective products combined with value for money Valencia, Spain, 29 June 2012 Postharvest treatment specialist Citrosol has announced that it.....
Database helps track pesticides in agriculture
The complexity of the global produce industry doesn't just apply to the logistics of exporting and importing produce. Different regions have their own guidelines regarding which pesticides can be used, and that can pose troubles for those not up to date on each region's regulations. For that, Homologa,.....
UK: 3663 improves quality of fresh offer with Muddy Boots
3663 selected Muddy Boots Software to implement Greenlight Quality Control at its two Swithenbank fresh and fine food centres, to improve supplier performance, reduce waste and cut costs. One year on and the company has more than halved its intake rejection rate at these centres.Swithenbank fresh and fine.....
DMA Solutions knows produce
Growing and marketing fresh produce is different from marketing any other product. Because it's such a particular business, Dan'l Mackey Almy, founder of DMA Solutions, believes her marketing firm is well-positioned to serve the produce industry.DMA Solutions is a full service marketing firm based in Dallas,.....
Ecuador: Information systems to help increase efficiency in banana companies
Today, technological advances are also part of new ways of producing, packaging, marketing and export of various fruits and vegetables. As times change and with them new technologies for the industry comes along, companies must adapt to their environment and begin to see technology information not as luxury.....
Full quality inspections
UK: Techno Fresh provide 'exempted banana trader status'
Techno Fresh Consultancy is an expanding company within Europe, specialising in conducting independent surveys, quality control on any fresh produce, pesticide analysis and technical management.Based in the UK with permanent staff at Sheerness, Dover and Portsmouth, the company has recently expanded into.....
mentality, productivity and flexibility most important reasons
Netherlands: "Polish still first choice in horticultural sector"
Horticultural companies in the Netherlands prefer the efforts of Polish labour immigrants above those of the long time unemployed. This is clear from research by Holland Contracting, a specialist in placing Polish immigrant labour with market gardeners in the Netherlands. When asked about the deciding.....
"an absolute surplus value for the entire chain"
DQFS changing to digital inspection
The basis of a qualitative, quick and fresh trade in fruit and vegetable is constant continuity and a clear quality watch in the entire chain. In order to make quality control, inspection and reporting as easy as possible QC One developed a new online inspection and reporting system in cooperation with.....