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Processed fruit and vegetables

Italy: Rodolfi tomato powder

At a time when some tomato processing industries are in debt with producers and won't probably be active during the next season, in Collecchio di Parma there's a processing company that has just celebrated its 120th anniversary - "Rodolfi".Tiziano Freccia, sales director at "Rodolfi""We process around 150.....

Rigoni di Asiago

Italy: Organic apples for a special natural sugar

Rigoni di Asiago (Vicenza) organic jam is one of the best known by consumers. At Cibus Connect in Parma, we asked export manager Cristina Rigoni how they managed to achieve these results while maintaining a widespread retail presence."First of all, you need a high-quality product, because it's consumers who.....

Inauguration in July

Europe's largest cold store will be in Spain

The Murcian company Fruveco, formerly known as Congelados Francisco Ramón, plans to open the largest cold store in Europe, with a capacity of 200,000 pallets. It has required an investment of 20 million Euro and is part of a larger project for the construction of new facilities in the Industrial Park of.....

Italy: Special dried radicchio range

Dried Radicchio di Chioggia Igp is the latest product from the processing industry. At the last edition of "Chioggia capitale del radicchio" we talked toMarianna Berto, sales manager for Taflo in Pojana Maggiore (Vicenza) and licencee of the Aromy brand. "This is a patented innovation that makes radicchio from.....

Italy: Cibus Connect in Parma

PHOTO REPORTA good turnout at Cibus Connect in Parma, the event which alternates with Cibus, the fair dedicated to the Italian food sector. FreshPlaza paid a visit on 12th April 2017.Click here for the photosAreflh con's stand. On the left, Pauline PanegosThe first stand not far from the entrance was that of Areflh, the.....

2.5 million Euro investment

Florette to expand its Canary Islands production centre by 80%

Florette Ibérica has just launched its plans for the expansion and industrial improvement of its production centre in the Canary Islands, making its largest investment this year at a domestic level: 2.5 million Euro.The company will expand the size of this centre, located in Ingenio, Gran Canaria, by 80%. The.....

Canadian Prairie Garden Puree Products

CPGPP bankruptcy could hurt vegetable growers in Canada

The bankruptcy of Canadian Prairie Garden Puree Products means more than the loss of a dozen good jobs; the closure of CPGPP’s facility has potentially devastating consequences for many of the province’s vegetable growers, as well as many related businesses and sectors, says the Vegetable Growers Association.....

Italy: Fructurs Meran specialises in top fruit for the processing industry

A history that started in 1947, when the father of Georg Theiner, now sole administrator of the company, laid the foundations of what was to become a leading business in the processing of apples and pears:Fructus Meran Spa.The company commercialises top fruit from the Merano and Alto Adige areas. Apples and.....

Green Giant lifting frozen vegetables to new heights

Frozen foods have been feeling the heat lately, largely due to a shift in consumer preferences to fresh and refrigerated foods. But the industry is fighting back, with a flurry of new-product activity that match up with the qualities consumers are looking for from all kinds of foods, says market research.....

Italy: Pure Stagioni preserves for the luxury food segment

A true explosion of flavour that can exalt excellent products as part of the luxury food segment. Pure Stagioni products are preserves with no added sugar. The company was established in 2014 and processes selected fruit to make high-quality products. Each label reports the year the fruit was harvested, just.....