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Nourish Bowls™, Single-cut™ leaf lettuces and Organics at CPMA

Mann Packing announced its Nourish Bowls line, including the new Bacon Maple Delight flavor profile, along with the company’s Single Cut Leaf Lettuces, Kale Beet Blend Veggie Slaw and expanded line of Organics will be on display in booth #1320 at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association’s Convention &.....

PMA Fresh Connections Brazil taking place 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.The fourth-annual event.....

China FVF: Exploring why Japanese fruit is so expensive

From 26 June to 30 June 2017, The Beijing Fruit and Vegetable Exhibition, ChinaFVF, will explore the reasons why Japanese fruits are so expensive.The exhibition was organised following an invitation from the Japanese Agriculture International Exchange Association and the international platform of the Beijing.....

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Mexico: Tenth AMHPAC Annual Congress

On August 24 and 25, 2017, the Mexican Association of Protected Horticulture (AMHPAC) will celebrate the tenth edition of its annual congress, for all members of the horticultural industry. The congress will take place at the Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta in Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, Mexico, and, according to.....

Former President of Trader Joe’s delivers keynote at United Fresh 2017 General Session

Doug Rauch, former president of Trader Joe’s, will deliver the keynote at the 2017 United Fresh, International Floriculture Expo, and Global Cold Chain Expo Joint Opening General Session on Wednesday, June 14.Doug Rauch’s career with Trader Joe’s spanned 31 years, where he served as a company president for the.....

Schedule of National Mango Board 2017 Industry Outreach Meetings

The National Mango Board (NMB) is collaborating both internationally and domestically to meet with industry members and provide mango growers, exporters, importers, and handlers with the latest mango knowledge. These collaborations will take place in meetings with the top five exporting countries and at the.....

December 13 and 14, Monterey, CA

Booth registration now open for Inaugural Organic Grower Summit

Exhibitor booth registration is now open for the inaugural Organic Grower Summit (OGS), slated for December 13-14, 2017, in Monterey, California. Supply chain providers for organic farmers and growers are encouraged to sign up for a booth at the first-ever event bringing together organic producers and service.....

May 11 session

IFCO-FMI educational seminar for retailers & growers

IFCO, provider of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) for fresh food packaging, today announced it is collaborating with the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) to offer a series of online educational sessions, Just the Facts: How Reusable Assets Can Help Retailers and Growers Achieve their Zero Waste Goals. On May.....

First Fruit Supply Chain and Fruit Wholesale Conferences taking place in May

T-Fresh launches 3 new events for the Chinese produce market

The Chinese organisation T-Fresh, organiser of various fresh produce events in China throughout the year, is promoting two events in Mainland China in May later this year. The China Fruit Supply Chain Conference is taking place on the 18th and 19th of May in Shanghai. A week later, on May 25 to 28, the China.....

Friday 19th May

AU: US onion expert to visit growers in Devonport

US onion expert Dr Bill Dean is synonymous with the name River Point Farms, a family farm, fresh, sustainable, grower, packer, fresh-cut processor, shipper, and year-round supplier of onions.He will be visiting Devonport on 19 May to meet with growers; this will be followed by an information session a the.....

Photo Report: Medfel

PHOTO REPORTWith a fresh setup at the exhibition, Medfel opened its doors on Tuesday. Like every year the forecasts of the melons, apricots, peaches and nectarines are announced at the show. This year it was the same, but the peaches and nectarines forecast was only for France. Italy and Spain have decided to announce.....

AU: Mango conference still on for Bowen

In a boost for cyclone-ravaged north Queensland, the 11th Australian Mango Conference will go ahead in Bowen next week.Event organisers have stuck to their plan to host the event in the horticultural town which was scheduled long before Topical Cyclone Debbie crossed the coast earlier this month.The Australian.....

2017 Freskon Tradefair and Kiwi Congress in Thessaloniki

"Sector shouldn’t lose courage in the face of challenges"

On the afternoon of the 27th of April, the Freskon conference in Thessaloniki was officially inaugurated by the Greek Minister of Rural Development and Food, Evangelos Apostolou.At the opening ceremony, Apostolou spoke about the importance of Freskon and how the conference has developed throughout recent.....

US food guru to speak at New Zealand horticulture conference

American food and agribusiness guru Roland Fumasi has today been announced as one of the keynote speakers for the Horticulture Conference 2017, on 14 July in Tauranga."Roland Fumasi is well-known worldwide for his work for Rabobank’s RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness group," Horticulture New Zealand chief.....