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Registration until 31 August 2017

Live demonstration of strawberry picking robot during International Strawberry Congress

The third International Strawberry Congress is coming ever closer. The congress, which will last several days, takes place at the Flanders Meeting & Convention Center Antwerp in Belgium from 6 to 8 September. The aim of this event is to bridge the gap between commercialisation and science.Leen Matthé from.....

Styria: New taste experiences

Austria: Ice cream with pumpkin seed oil is a Summer hit

Local producers of pumpkin seed oil have come up with something special: This summer they are visiting all the state capitals and the federal capital - and they are bringing extraordinary ice cream flavors with them, like pumpkin seed, Hirschbirne or organic apple. "This way we are surprising all gourmets with.....

Brian Coppin - New chairperson, PMA South Africa

"It’s no picnic out there”

PHOTO REPORTThe PMA Fresh Connections conference took place in Cape Town on 16 and 17 August, starting on a rainy morning amid continued hopes that the Western Cape’s drought will be alleviated. This was the last conference with Tommie van Zyl of ZZ2 as chairperson of the South Africa Country Council. The position will.....

Germany: Apple Weeks at Lake Constance

Starting from September 23rd and going through October 15th, 2017, locals and visitors are celebrating this tasty vitamin source during the Apple Weeks. Delicious temptations and a colorful agenda revolving around the famous Lake Constance apples are attracting fall-tourists and gourmets to the idyllic natural.....

November 3-5, 2017

Beijng tradefair ChinaFVF gives access to Chinese produce market

The China International Fruit and Vegetable Fair (ChinaFVF 2017) will be held in the China National Convention Center in Beijing from November 3-5, 2017. The organisation expects over 300 exhibitors to attend the event.ChinaFVF 2017 is officially supported by the General Administration of Quality Supervision,.....

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Study tours for young EU growers in China

Young farmers from the EU looking to share their experiences with and learn from their counterparts in China, can still apply to take part in the joint EU-China Young Farmers Programme. The scheme is open to any EU-based farmer under 40, and the deadline for applications is 10th of September for two study.....

PMA organizes Fresh Connections Brazil on August 24

Leaders from the fresh produce industry will convene in São Paulo, Brazil, August 24 for Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) Fresh Connections: Brazil. The event features networking, powerful education sessions, and – new this year – a full-day exposition of products and services. Register in advance by.....

Fresh Produce International Meeting in Rome November 2017

An international B2B meeting - ’The Rome Table’ - dedicated to fruit and vegetables trade, will take place in the Italian capital city next November. It is a new initiative, supported by the main Italian associations of the industry such as FruitImprese, Alleanza delle Cooperative, Italia Ortofrutta National.....

Expo Amazonica to generate over US$10 mln in business deals

Peru's leading Amazon rainforest produce trade event Expo Amazonica 2017 will bring together around 40 national and international buyers and 70 Peruvian exporters, the Exports and Tourism Promotion Board (PromPeru) informed on Monday. International buyers include representatives from France, Germany, Italy,.....

Attendee registration now open for inaugural Organic Grower Summit

General attendee registration is now open for the inaugural Organic Grower Summit (OGS), slated for December 13-14 in Monterey, CA. A joint production between California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) and Organic Produce Network (OPN), OGS will bring together organic growers, producers and processors for two.....

Fresh Summit highlights announced: new days and fresh trends

Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) 2017 Fresh Summit Convention & Expo will feature new days, networking opportunities designed to build business connections, plus educational programming and a trade show focused on delivering innovation when it convenes Oct. 19-21. The 2017 Fresh Summit will be held in.....