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Free dollies with fruit tray orders at Fruit Focus
Goplasticpallets.com and Goplasticboxes.com will be returning to Fruit Focus this year on stand 523 with an exciting new promotion. For every 500 strawberry or raspberry trays ordered at the show, the company will give away one FREE GoDolly 64 transport dolly.The GoDolly 64 is a versatile transport dolly.....


New headspace gas analyzer
Food often travels thousands of miles before reaching its final destination and retailers depend on modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) to extend the freshness and shelf-life of their products. Managing the headspace gas, or the air around the product within the sealed package, is critical to maintaining the.....

8 September 2016, in Hong Kong
SMART Horticulture Asia: 1st conference for fresh produce technology
Information exchange is the basis for a safe, efficient, effective and durable supply chain of fresh produce. Supply chain information from farm to fork is the foundation of the international fresh produce industry. In this context, standards for food safety, product-identification (like PLU) and supply.....


Woman's Fresh Perspective Dinner
PMA Fresh Connections opens in Brisbane
The PMA Fresh Connections AU/NZopened on Monday evening in Brisbane with the Woman's Fresh Perspective Dinner, on the South Bank. This is the second time the event has been held.The theme this year was "Creating a path to diversity". The first speaker was Rachel Palumbo, Commercial Lead at Monsanto AU/NZ......

Strong growth expected for Fresh Business Expo Ukraine 2016
The organisers of Fresh Business Expo Ukraine, which will take place from 29 November – 1 December 2016 in Kiev, Ukraine, are expecting an increase of the exhibition of at least 30%.Fresh Business Expo is the only trade event in Ukraine that exclusively targets the complete chain of Fresh Produce.The market.....

Jorge Olson, president of Funding Mexico
"Mexico is an incredible opportunity for investors"
PMA Fresh Connections in Mexico started yesterday, 11th of May. The educational program is one aspects the event has to offer. One of the speakers that shared his expertise was Jorge Olson, president of Funding Mexico. Jorge explains that both PMA and he share the same passion; helping entrepreneurs in their.....

See Tools by Felix Instruments
Applied Food Science at PMA Australia
Brisbane-based scientific and industrial instrumentation company Pacific Data Systems will demonstrate tools by Felix Instruments – Applied Food Science at PMA Australia & New Zealand from May 17-19, 2016.The F-750 Produce Quality Meter—a near infrared spectrometer used to measure various quality.....

1st Symposium on Organic Agriculture
Spain: Organic greenhouse acreage in Almeria exceeds 1,000 hectares
Almeria's organic agriculture is gaining ground. In just two years, the greenhouse acreage devoted to such crops has nearly doubled and it currently stands at around one thousand hectares.This will be the focus of the First Symposium on Organic Farming of Almeria, to be held on 18 and 19 May and for which.....

June 1st, 2016
4th Africa Business Forum – Your gateway to business in Africa
Africa Business Forum (www.AfricaBusinessForum.com) announced that registration is open for the 4th Africa Business Forum to be held on Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 at the Sheraton Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, East Africa.AfricaBusinessForum.com is home to a global community of 9,500+ professionals, 19,500+.....


London Produce Show and Conference
Exporting to the UK market: tap into expert advice and learn from other exporters
This year the London Produce Show and Conference is providingdelegates with the opportunity to learn how to access and supply the UK market with a tailor-made seminar programme during the afternoon of Wednesday 8 June.“The prospect of trading with the UK can be daunting for prospective exporters, with a raft.....

Cinco de mayo: bigger in US than Mexico
Yesterday was the day of Cinco de Mayo, a big celebration of Mexicans in the United states. It’s to celebrate that the Mexican army beat the French during the Battle of Puebla in 1862. However, this celebration is more popular in the US market than in Mexico itself. Malú González from Berries Paradise,.....


South Tyrol: abundant blossoming an excellent sign for Interpoma 2016
''The blossoming in the valley began in early April and is now over. It was a bit earlier than usual, by about six days. However, there is still blossoming in the apple orchards located at around 800m a.s.l. The weather was mild and conducive to fertilisation and the blossoming was very abundant this year.”.....


Val Venosta participates in first edition of Mac Fruit Attraction Egypt
VI.P- Val Venosta is attending the first edition of Mac Fruit Attraction in Cairo as part of a strategy to consolidate its presence in leading markets for this consortium such as Egypt and other regions of the African continent.VI.P is participating along with VOG, Melinda, La Trentina and Melaví, sharing a.....

Bundaberg, May 6
AU: Ag Minister to meet with macadamia industry and AMS CEO
The Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries, Leanne Donaldson MP, will be in Bundaberg tomorrow (Friday 6 May) where she will meet representatives of the Bundaberg and Queensland macadamia industry, and Australian Macadamia Society CEO Jolyon Burnett.The Minister will tour the Pacific Gold Macadamias.....

One-day event is dedicated to ‘Putting Produce First’ in the foodservice industry
London Produce Show announces brand new Food Service Forum
The London Produce Show and Conference announces the schedule for the brand new Foodservice Forum on June 8, 2016 from 8:45am – 5:25pm in the Ballroom of the Grosvenor House Hotel. The Foodservice Forum is a one-day, interactive seminar programme dedicated to the UK’s diverse and thriving foodservice.....

Peru to host international chili, pepper event
Peru's growing importance as an exporter of chillis and peppers has contributed to the country being selected as the venue for "The 23rd International Pepper Conference Peru 2016," the world's most important Capsicum event.Peru's chilies and peppers are increasingly demanded by international markets; such.....


Parma (Italy), May 9-12, Pad. 3 - stand F014
La Linea Verde at Cibus 2016 with DimmidiSì
La Linea Verde, leading Italian agro-alimentary company specialised in the fresh‑cut, ready‑to‑eat and the fresh ready‑made food sectors, will take part for the first time in the international food exhibition of Parma (Italy). The Italian group is the trusted co‑packer for.....


Perpignan, France
Photo report Medfel 2016
The Medfel 2016 last week was held in Perpignan. Many international visitors were invited by the exhibitors through the organisers. At the show exhibitors presented their products and innovations, but the forecast of the European stonefruit season is also announced. Click here for the photo reportAt the.....

Container shipping shake-up centre stage at 2nd Cool Logistics Asia
Turbulent changes in container shipping are likely to rebound on global and regional perishable supply chains this year. As the industry struggles with vessel overcapacity, low growth and rock-bottom freight rates, a recent flurry of merger activity and resulting shifts in mega-alliances are creating.....


The NMB shared the passion and craft of growing and harvesting mangos
Fresh Mangos Charm during Immersion Trip in Puerto Rico
The National Mango Board (NMB) invited retail, foodservice and dietician representatives to travel together to Puerto Rico on April 13-16, 2016. The purpose of this trip was to engage guests in all things mango and learn more about one of the world’s most popular fruits. The NMB is dedicated to opening the.....


23-25 June 2016
Australian Organic to co-host National Horticulture Convention
Australian Organic, owner of the country’s largest organic certification brand Australian Certified Organic, has joined AUSVEG and other heavy hitters in horticulture to co-host the 2016 National Horticulture Convention, which will be held at RACV Royal Pines on the Gold Coast from 23-25 June 2016.Australian.....


London Produce Show 2016, 8th - 10th June
Polymer presents next generation products for fresh produce supply chain
Polymer Logistics, a provider of retail-ready packaging (RRP) solutions, will exhibit its next generation products for the fresh produce supply chain at the London Produce Show 2016, held between the 8th and 10th June 2016 at Grosvenor House, Park Lane in London. Show’s attendees can visit the company’s.....