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Special  —  Fruit Logistica


New machines to showcase at Fruit Logistica

Visitors to the Kronen stand at this year’s Fruit Logistica can see for themselves the practical and customer-orientated live demonstrations of new products as well as machines of the comprehensive Kronen range. Kronen will showcase its flexible and attractive solutions for processing salad, fruit and.....

Hall 3.1 - Stand D-11

Italy: MET Ozone Experts present machines at Fruit Logistica

MET Ozone Expertswidens its range of ozone gas and water-dissolved ozone generators and invests in agronomic research in cooperation withAgrisana Srl.2014 was a positive year for MET, with many of its plants operating mostly in Italy, but also in Germany and the Middle East.The hot an humid weather with.....

Nevio Castellanos, Tropical Fresh

"Sweet potato oversupply expected"

"We currently have about 150 hectares devoted to the production of different varieties of sweet potato. In recent years demand has increased and we have improved our quality standards and productivity, according to GlobalGAP standards," states Óscar Castellanos, Quality Assurance Manager of the company.....

Priva focuses on Soft Fruit knowledge and technology

Priva’s Soft Fruit solutions enable growers to realize 30% more efficient fertigation, 20% increase in production and quality, and 10% reduction on labour costs. Sharing crop and technical knowledge is key. In cooperation with our partners we are involved during the entire process of the customer; from.....

Eurofrut

Italy: Aggressive policy in 2015

"Nowadays, those on the defensive are bound to lose from the start," explains Roberto Donà, sales manager forEurofrut. "In 2014, we consolidated what we did in the previous years, diversifying our products, clientèle, suppliers and destinations." The wholesaler supplies domestic and foreign retailers with.....

Italy: 7 types of sormabag

"We like to innovate and come up with new solutions," explains Rita Biserni fromSorma Group, a leading company in the packaging sector which includes Sorma andNetpack.Andrea Casali, director of Gruppo Sorma, at Fruit Logistica 2014.Last year, we presented sormabags - a practical net that cost less to.....

Brazilian Rei melons in Berlin

Known for its REI yellow melons, packaged inside an orange net to be easier for the consumer to recognize the brand and its top quality flavor, Itaueira goes to Berlin to present the Rei Galia melon and Baby watermelon.Itaueira, Brazilian Rei melon and baby watermelon grower and exporter, participates in.....

Fruit Logisitca 2015, Germany

Where the world meets face to face

More than 2,600 exhibitors and 62,000 trade visitors attend Fruit Logistica every year. They see it as the ideal place to establish and build the personal trust which is so essential for dealing successfully in perishable products such as fresh fruit and vegetables. Fruit Logistica covers every single sector.....

CBI helps promote African companies

This year again the CBI, a Dutch government agency, will be helping promote companies from Africa and South America at Fruit Logistica in Berlin.Piet Schotel, who works with the CBI explains, "Ethnic African products are becoming more popular in Europe, in the growing African population, but also Europeans.....

Fruit with an intense taste sensation

The Expert in Taste is the new special quality line from HillFresh. The company has selected a special assortment of goods from around the world and applied their own quality standards. Together with their suppliers, HillFresh guarantees that The Expert in Taste products have a superior quality and the most.....

New kohlrabi varieties from bejo

Kohlrabi is popular in Germany but still barely known in other countries. Extremely healthy and delicious, the vegetable is a notable variety in the cabbage assortment. With its high vitamin C and anti-oxidant content levels, Kohlrabi is perfectly aligned with current food trends. Traditionally kohlrabi is.....

Interview to Giuseppe Battagliola

High quality Made in Italy with La Linea Verde

Together with his brother Domenico, Giuseppe Battagliola is the chairman and co-founder of La Linea Verde Ltd, a leader in the Italian fresh-cut market.FreshPlaza (FP): La Linea Verde is also increasing its presence abroad. Where?We operate abroad in two ways. On one side, in 2008 we opened a new.....

Italy: Raytec Vision at Fruit Logistica

2014 was a particularly positive year for Raytec Vision, a company specialising in the production of x-ray produce inspection machines. Cristian Sani, sales manager of the company, explained to that, "for the first time, we built over 100 inspection machines and we have reached a turnover of €12.....

Egypt: Major production expansion for key fruit exports

Major Egyptian fruit producer PICO has announced a significant expansion of table grape and stone fruit production for 2015, while the company has begun shipments of newly added crops to EU markets.Over the past 12 months, the Cairo-based company has focused on developing its existing grape plantations,.....

Cool Fresh International and partners sharing booth

"Professional growers always find way to top buyers"

At the coming edition of Fruit Logistica (4-6 February 2015) Cool Fresh International will have a unique presence. The company will host a back-to-back stand with two producer-partners, one from South Africa and the other from Costa Rica. Hugo Vermeulen, managing director of Cool Fresh International says.....

By Deborah Meidan

Shelf life extends in fresh cut

A long standing exhibitor at Fruit Logistica, Stepac, a part of DS Smith, Plastics Division is the manufacturer of Xtend® modified atmosphere / modified humidity freshness packaging solutions which is currently used in over 60 countries worldwide. StePac is pleased to unveil to the fresh produce industry two.....

AVI Global Plast expand through southern hemisphere

“Prime” – AVI’s flagship brand for Punnets and Trays is synonymous to high quality packaging for fruits, vegetables and fresh produce. The brand has been well received by growers, exporters and large retail chains all across the subcontinent. The company have started to export to Mauritius and South Africa.....

Interko strides towards further growth

Interko, a leading global supplier of fruit ripening systems, will be entering the next phase of its business development when the Dutch firm exhibits at Fruit Logistica 2015 on 4-6 February in Berlin, Germany.“In 2015 we are looking forward to building on a successful 12 months last year when we acquired.....

Fruit Logistica 2015

Bright future for ancient fruit

One of the seven ancient biblical species, the pomegranate's health qualities might well make it the fruit of the future. Pomegranates are round with hard red skin and hundreds of translucent crimson-coloured small edible seeds. One pomegranate delivers 40% of an adult's daily vitamin C requirement and is.....

Biggest exporter of Hass avocados worldwide

During the season 2014, CAMPOSOL has become the private enterprise with the largest export volumes of Hass avocados worldwide. In total, the company commercialized 38,000 tons of avocados.For this year, the Peruvian company foresees a very similar export volume as compared to 2014, since the adult trees will.....

Enza at Fruit Logisitca

Ruby-red, crispy, sweet

Experts at Plant & Food Research in New Zealand worked for decades to develop an innovative apple that combines the best qualities of the popular Braeburn and Royal Gala varieties. The result is the Envy™ apple. ENZA New Zealand holds the exclusive rights to the brand and sought out the best growers and.....

Fruit Logisitca 2015

Pura Vida presents banded bananas

Pura Vida bananas are grown by Tropical Nordeste Fruit Agroindústria Ltda, a recent winner of one of the 2014 GlobalGAP awards. The company has developed a sleeve packaging for the fruit which it will present for the first time at Fruit Logistica 2015. Possible uses include displaying brand names and logos,.....

Bontà di Stagione

Less salt, shorter cooking times, extra-virgin olive oil

Bontà di Stagione is a simple, fresh, ambitious, and challenging idea – to create a new category and supplant the existing market for fresh soups and ready meals, according to the exhibitor. The Bontà di Stagione project – a world premiere at Fruit Logistica 2015 – subverts and replaces four standards:.....

Fruit Logisitca 2015

Holfeld Plastics shortlisted for Innovation Award

It's been a striking year for rPETeCO, the multi-application, lightweight, low carbon material with four major awards and three Highly Commended placings for Holfeld Plastics.Now, shortlisted finalist for the Fruit Logistica Innovations Award 2015!Holfeld uses 20% less plastic bottles to blend their rPETeCO.....

Square and baby Eggplants

Alion Vegetables & Fruit has been one of the exhibitors at Fruit Logistica for several years and presents over 40 different fresh herbs, vegetables and ready to eat salads.In February 2015, the company shows two world premiers at the trade show: square eggplants and the new variety of eggplant Baby.....

Traditional shallot specialist at Berlin’s Fruit Logistica

Daniel Cadiou, the French Traditional shallot specialist, will be present at the next Fruit Logistica in Berlin.Since 1979, Daniel Cadiou has built-up a strong know-how in the Traditional shallot segment, in sourcing, storage, packaging and shipping.Brittany is the biggest shallot growing area in Europe.....

Pick of the world at Fruit Logistica 2015

Meet 22 suppliers from West Africa and Central America ready for European partnerships during Fruit Logistica 2015. The leading international exhibition for the fresh produce trade will take place from 4 - 6 February at Messe Berlin. Four CBI Pavilions (Hall 3.2, Stand C-19; Hall 7.2b, Stand B-05; Hall 7.2b,.....

Russell IPM develops solution against fruit flies

For the past three years, the British company Russell IPM, specialist in integrated pest management solutions, has been running a project which has led to a Government-sponsored programme, starting in January 2015, for the testing of a new solution that will help tackle a wide range of fruit flies.Dr Shakir.....

February 4th to 6th 2015

Tozer returns with new varieties

Tozer Seeds will showcase a selection of their vegetable varieties at Fruit Logistica 2015 in Berlin. This will include Flower Sprout® which won 3rd place at Fruit Logistica Innovation Awards 2013, various new wild rocket varieties, kales and leeks including TZ 9249 as well as our latest fresh market variety.....

International exporter teams up with global producers

At the next edition of the Fruit Logistica which is to held from 4 to 6 February 2015 in Berlin, Cool Fresh International will host a unique double-sided stand with two completely different products and concepts.Hugo Vermeulen of Cool Fresh International: “On the one side we will present BonSweet’s.....