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Special  —  Fruit Logistica


Nergi® kiwi berry driving strong growth of fresh fruit

The consumption of berries in Europe has increasedconsiderably over the last 10 years. There are moreand more kinds available, supply is going global and retail outlets are making efforts to attractconsumers looking for healthier choices.TheNergi® kiwi berry fits into this categoryand production of this.....

Colourful Perupas of HZPC nominated for Fruit Logistica Innovation Award

Seed potato market leader HZPC has announced thenomination of theirpotato concept WOW! Colourful Perupas® for the international Innovation Award. Perupas were introduced as the new colourful vegetable and are a series of tasteful coloured potato varieties with names such as Double Fun, Violet Queen and.....

Raffaele Bucella (Granfrutta Zani)

Europe: The winter campaign is not going as expected

Raffaele Bucella from OP Granfrutta Zani talks about the summer and autumn-winter fruit campaign before attending Fruit Logistica (3-5 February 2016).OP Granfrutta Zani during the last edition of Fruit Logistica."People talked a lot about the 2015 summer campaign. For us too, it was positive for certain.....

Web retailers package orders in cardboard boxes enriched with tomato plant fibers

Web retailers are choosing boxes enriched with tomato plant material to send their packages in. The 'Verse Oogst Box' (Fresh Harvest Box), an online ordering service from The Greenery for fresh fruits and vegetables that you can order directly with the grower, is a great example of one of these boxes. The.....

FreshView launch EC12 Ripening Controller at Fruit Logistica

After attending Asia Fruit Logistica 2015 inHong Kong as a visitor, Pacific Data Systems’General Manager, Paul Gapes, knew that the2016 event to be held in Berlin Germany wasthe perfect platform from which to officiallylaunch their latest product, the FreshView EC12Ripening Controller. Utilising the latest.....

La Linea Verde at Fruit Logistica to boost fresh-cut, ready-to-eat business abroad

La Linea Verde, leading Italian agro-alimentarycompany specialised in the fresh cut, ready to eatand the fresh ready made food sectors, is returningto Fruit Logistica, the most important fresh producetrade show in Europe. The Italian Group is the trusted co packer for large scale retailers (50 private brands.....

Fruit Logistica 2016, Hall 2.2 - Stand A-04

Europe: Popularity of Sicilian oranges increases

The 2015 export campaign went well for Oranfrizer, a Sicilian company that ships its blood oranges all over the world. 2016 is looking just as positive.Before heading off to Berlin for Fruit Logistica, the company told FreshPlaza that this was made possible due to the good results of the commercial tests.....

VOG Consortium

ENVY® apple to take spotlight at Fruit Logistica

VOG is getting ready to take part in Fruit Logistica, held in Berlin between 3 and 5 February. On the occasion of the 2016 edition of the event, the consortium will present its latest innovation: the ENVY®.Originally from New Zealand, this apple stands out for its innate sweetness and intense fruity and.....

Some companies keep coming to the fair

Four pavilions and 33 companies for CBI at Fruit Logistica

CBI will be participating in Fruit Logistica 2016 this year with 4 pavilions and 33 companies. Companies with potential from West Africa and Central America present themselves at the fair in Berlin. The CBI has Export Coaching Programs with companies in these areas and other Latin American and Asian.....

Fruit Logistica 2016, Hall 4.1 - Stand A-02

Europe: Unitec technologies in Berlin

At the next Fruit Logistica in Berlin,Unitecwill present its sorting and quality classification systems to meet all kinds of customer demand.This innovative solutions are dedicated to single fruit types -Apple Vision, Cherry Vision, Apricot Vision, Blueberry Vision, Plum Vision and Kiwi Vision, to name a.....

Tender white onions with high sugar content

The farmers association Torre Pietra will present a new product during the Fruit Logistica 2016 at its stand in hall 4.2. The “Cipolla Bianca di Margherita” which translates as the “White onion of Margherita” (see photo); the onions carry the seal of protected designation of origin (PDO). And they.....

Floreto:

New floretting machine for broccoli, cauliflower on show

The Floreto is an innovative product from Sweere, which efficiently de-cores broccoli and cauliflower. It features a continuously running intake belt combined with a motional knife construction capable of higher capacity and more precision while ensuring increased lifespan of the knives. Due to innovative.....

focus on global food challenges

New Holland Pavilion presents smart solutions and innovations

This February 3rd - 5th the Fruit Logisitica fair takes place in Berlin. This international trade fair for fresh products has more than 2,700 exhibitors and more than 65,000 visitors coming from more than 100 countries. The Netherlands is the top participating country, with nearly 300 exhibitors. This year,.....

Colombia: Invention makes eating passionfruit easy

Sometimes the exotic fruit can be so mysterious that people don't know how to eat them. The passionfruit, for example, is a delicious Colombian fruit that many find cumbersome to eat. Thus, Ocati Tropical Fruits has developed an innovative gadget so that everyone can enjoy it without dirtying their.....

Hall 2.2 - Stand A-03

Europe: Arra seedless grapes win over big retailers

2015 was an extremely positive year for AVI, the company holding the European production and trade rights of patented varieties of Arra seedless grapes developed by the California-based Giumarra.AVI has in fact started supplying four large European distribution chains, which were very interested in the.....

Benoît Janny of Janny MT

"With our modules producers add 10-30% on volume"

Janny MT equipment allows CA (Controlled Atmosphere) to be used on various products in classic cold rooms. The company helps producers in fruits, vegetables, mushrooms and flowers to reduce losses with their equipment. “To make up for different situations that bring on a loss over the season, there are many.....

Bangladesh exporter promotes first time at Fruit Logistica

The Bangladesh-based company Nano, established in 2013 and devoted to the production and export of various products, will attend the upcoming edition of Berlin’s Fruit Logistica for the first time, where according to its owner, Iqbal Hossain, it will seek contacts to sell its two major products: mangoes and.....

Hall 3.1 - Stand A-03

Europe: Top Control at Fruit Logistica with StatisticsWeights and StorageMove

Top Control, a company specialising in the automatisation of the fruit and food sector, will attend Fruit Logistica in Berlin. "Thanks to the mechanical, electronic and software development sectors, we aim at the automatisation of fruit processing from weighing to labelling and down to packaging thus.....

Liquidseal:

Biodegradable polymere ideal for supermarket juicing

A 100% biodegradable polymere for hard skinned fruits, called Liquidseal (allowed as Food Contact Material in the EU), was recently tested in Spain and Holland during the last months of 2015, with a focus on untreated oranges, for juicing purposes. The specific focus is for supermarket juicing, where.....

Fruit Logistica

Egypt: PICO to showcase highlights of last 12 months

Egyptian fresh produce exporter PICO will be showcasing the fruits of a highly successful 12 months, which have seen the company expand grape, avocado and mango exports. Being a trendsetter amongst the leading agricultural organizations in the region in regards to introducing new agricultural techniques, or.....

Multi-purpose solution for storage and transport

The BE-Cube pallet box system is a new, efficient, multi-purpose solution for storage and transport and will be presented to the world for the first time at the Fruit Logistica 2016 fair. The BE-Cube pallet box system is lighter than the comparable pallet box systems made of plastic or wood, and furthermore,.....

Fruit Logistica: Holland hall 3.2 completely orange for the first time

From the 3rd to the 5th of February, Berlin will host Fruit Logistica, the largest international trade fair in the area of fruit and vegetables. Almost 2,800 exhibitors from all over the world will present themselves at the fair, at which Zuidkoop Natural Projects will be putting the Dutch horticulture.....

Fruit Logistica 2016

Korean pocketsize fruit scanner to debut in Berlin

The pocket sized fruit scanner “SUNFOREST P-100” will make its debut at the Fruit Logistica 2016. The fruit scanner has a miniature NIT-spectrometer as well as a light source. The light source shines on the sample and the spectrometer receives the reflected light and creates a light spectrum. The information.....

Hazera to present fresh chain innovations

Seed company Hazera will be presenting new opportunities for the fresh produce supply chain at Fruit Logistica 2016, one of the biggest events in the fresh produce business, held from February 3rd to February 5th in the Messe exhibition center in Berlin, Germany.Hazera focuses on delivering superior value.....

New grape varieties gaining marketshare

“Our focus for Fruit Logistica is to show existing and potential clients the development reached last year and share the expectations for the following year. These innovations are often the added value to our products. For example, for the upcoming Fruit Logistica we can proudly say that all of our.....

Latest in fruit ripening tech unveiled at Fruit Logistica

Interko is using a pioneering energy-efficient cooling unit, which will be presented at the annual Berlin show, that comes complete with the INTERKO SMART control system and a new integrated design. This new technology relies on integrated sensors that offer improved controllability to the user and greater.....

Mini watermelons with fewer, very small seeds

Both new seeded mini-watermelon varieties, NIKAS F1 and PEPITA F1 by Cora Seeds only have a few, very small seeds. The NIKAS F1 variety has a high yield. The round variety has an average weight of 2.5 kg and their flesh is red, both sweet and crisp, with only a few seeds.And furthermore they have an.....

Food fresh for longer

Versatile packaging solutions for fresh fruit & vegetables

MULTIVAC shows versatile packaging solutions for salads, fruit and vegetables at the Fruit Logistica (Stand D-04, Hall 3.1) in Berlin from 2 to 5 February 2016. Packaging companies, exporters, importers and farmers as well as wholesalers as retailers can get information about packaging lines especially.....

Fruit Logistica 2016

UK potato export platform to be unveiled in Berlin

An exports platform showcasing producers from across the UK’s horticulture and potato industries will be unveiled at Fruit Logistica 2016 by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).Returning to the show for a fifth year with an even larger presence, AHDB Exports will provide a high profile.....

Carlos J. Amorim, Cutrale

"Fruit Logistica is very important because we'll start exporting in March"

Cutrale is a Brazilian producer and exporter of citrus fruits, specialised in juice processing and focused on product quality as the basis for an internationally recognised brand image. Its plantations and juice production plants are located in the region of São Paulo, Brazil. "The main difference between.....

Stoffels tomato dispensing machine nominated for FLIA

The expert jury from Fruit Logistica Innovation Award (the most important award for innovations in the international fruit and vegetable sector) has selected the Stoffels tomato producer as one of the ten nominated candidates. Stoffels is the only candidate from Belgium.More salesThe product that Stoffels.....