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Spain: Companies seek contacts for B2B meetings at SIAL
Marta Puigvert, representative of some Spanish produce companies, contacted FreshPlaza looking for businesses interested in setting up B2B meetings at SIAL (Paris, 19th-23rd October 2014).The Spanish companies specialise in:peeled and frozen chestnuts;chestnut purée;Marron Glacé;chestnuts in syrup;cooked.....
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Natalie's Orchid Island Juice certified as women’s business enterprise
Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice Company is certified as a women’s business enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) as of August 22, 2014. The WBENC is the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned, controlled, and operated by women in the U.S., as well as the nation’s.....
Russia: Hozyain started vacuum packing of fruit and vegetables
In July 2014, in order to produce vacuum packed goods, the company Hozyain purchased the Dutch equipment. Vacuum packaging line of vegetables will allow the company to pack up to 3 tonnes of production per shift. As a trial, the company Hozyain has produced sliced cucumbers, pickled apples, green tomatoes,.....
NZ: Speirs continues to strengthen brand name
Speirs Foods is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Speirs Groups and continues to maintain a leading presence in the processing, distribution and marketing of fresh salads and related products throughout New Zealand.Its latest financial result saw the Marton plant return a profit of $409,000 which is 85 per.....
Food processor aims to keep every dollar in Iowa
It's a claim that very few can make, and a food processing company that boasts of being "100 percent Iowa" is seeing marked growth as it begins its second year in business. Iowa Choice Harvest began operations in August 2013, individually quick-freezing local sweet corn and apples. "We are only purchasing.....
China: Vending machine peels, squeezes, pours fresh orange juice on demand
Vending machines around the world have long been the domain of junk food – candy bars, potato chips, soda, beer, coffee, chewing gum, and more. But a startup hailing from China aims to change that stigma. Vingoo makes vending machines that pour customers a cup of freshly squeezed fruit juice, and it just.....
Growing popularity of spinach in Poland
Spinach has become the best-selling frozen vegetable in Poland. Its imports are growing at a rapid pace, and processors are experimenting with the introduction of spinach-based products.While there are no national data on spinach, the growing popularity of this vegetable in Poland has led to a great increase.....
Grupo Fashion launches innovative Fashion® watermelon juice
Grupo AGF, owner of the watermelon brand Fashion®, is revolutionising the horticultural market by launching its new watermelon juice drink Fashion®, which shows the Group's firm commitment to diversify its product range.It is a refrigerated, healthy, natural, refreshing drink, because it contains 99.6%.....
Angel Sanchez (Conserve Italia)
Italy: Growers will pay the highest price for the Russian ban
"The processed and preserved vegetable sectors should not be affected, as they are not included in the ban. However, our partners will indeed face a few problems, as growers will pay the highest price," explains Angel Sanchez, general manager of Conserve Italia."I have never seen so many peach tree.....
Russia: Sales of frozen fruit and vegetables +36%
According to the analysis of Russian market of frozen fruit and vegetables prepared by BusinesStat in 2014, for the period of 2009-2013 the volume of frozen production sales in the country increased by 36% and in 2013 equalled 315 000 tonnes. In 2014-2018 the sales of frozen fruit and vegetables are expected.....
Egypt: New juice and jam processing facility to be set up in Aldlnecat
Mustafa Hadhoud, governor of the coastal governorate of Beheira, Egypt, announced the completion of the feasibility studies on the technical, economic, marketing, design and engineering details necessary to establish a jam, juice and sauce processing facility in the city of Aldlnecat, a project sponsored by.....
Morozko to expand growing facilities
Company Morozko, based Severny park in Belgorod region, is considering processing and freezing vegetables. The production capacity of the complex allows processing of up to 15 000 tonnes per year. The production is mainly broccoli, green beans, onions and potatoes. Initially, the work was focused on.....
Egypt seeking to increase horticultural exports to South Korea
According to Mohammed Dawood, head of Egypt's trade representative in South Korea, Egypt is attempting to open the Korean market for a number of Egyptian exports. Dawood said that South Korea is one of Egypt's most important trading partners and explained that the list of goods that the office seeks to.....
Russia: Unique vegetable processing complex
Nowadays, Volgograd is one of the most productive southern cities of Russia. Carrots, cucumbers and tomatoes, cabbage are grown and processed at a large complex which deep processes vegetables, just a few kilometres from Volgograd. The production of this complex is of strategic importance, it contributes to.....