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Special  —  Fruit Logistica


Innovation will be introduced for first time during Fruit logistica

New carrot peeling machine introduced by Sormac

Sormac proudly introduces the latest carrot peeling machine: UP-8000. Developed in close collaboration with Hepro GmbH from Germany, this is a good example of looking ahead and anticipating the customer's wishes. A brief introduction to the big brother of the KP-60/HS:Knife peeling, as the UP-8000 does, is a.....

High turn out from North America at FRUIT LOGISTICA 2014

Over 60 exhibitors from the USA and Canada will be showcasing their products, services and innovations at FRUIT LOGISTICA 2014, February 5-7 in Berlin, Germany, including new and returning longtime exhibitors. The sold out USDA endorsed US Pavilion (Hall 23/A01, A02, A03, B02, B04) welcomes newcomers like.....

COVIL - Fruit Logistica Hall 4.2 - Stand D-10

Italy: We are looking for new partners abroad

"2013 was the 15th anniversary ofConsorzio Vivaisti Lucani-COVIL. A good result, I would say, especially considering the problems faced in Southern Italy," says Vito Vitelli, General Manager of COVIL."The new products introduced last year were Rojo Brillante persimmons as well as Wonderful and Mollar.....

Holfeld

For the love of packaging

Holfeld are back at Fruit Logistica with an even broader range of soft fruit punnets and salad trays.Having speeded up integrated soft fruit packing lines with a first-to-market one size fits all auto de-nest range of punnets in 2013 and having launched an exciting range of all in one bespoke soft fruit.....

FLP International:

Marketing, sales for companies located in Perú, Ecuador & Colombia

FLP International has a booth on the CBI pavilion at Fruit Logistica. The company does marketing and sales for FLP companies located in Perú, Ecuador and Colombia."We have currently more than 25,000 shipments of fresh fruits and vegetables to the international market, mainly Europe," says Diana Cabrera......

Fruit Logistica 2014, Hall 2.2 - Stand B-02

Italy: Sanifrutta places its bets on Cuneo red apples

There were two trends in the Italian fruit campaign in 2013: summer was brief and complicated because of the weather but abroad Italian products did well. This is precisely what happened to the Sanifrutta cooperative, which has always worked on internationalising stonefruit, kiwis and PGI Cuneo red.....

Fruit Logistica 2014

Organic and fresh convenience trends are stronger than ever

Germany follows the U.S. as second largest market for organic products worldwide. This is confirmed by the latest statistics published by the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM). Since 2000, sales have substantially increased by 300%. Consumption of organic products continues to.....

Unitec present sorting, crate solutions at Fruit Logistica

Unitec will present its many different innovations aimed at improving every stage of fresh fruit & vegetable processing: from emptying through to packing, plus non-destructive selection of internal and external quality of fruit.The technologies on display at the exhibition will include: UNI_ONE LF.....

Marco to exhibit working pack house system at Fruit Logistica

Pack house productivity experts Marco are gearing up for this year’s Fruit Logistica with the focus firmly on demonstrating how they regularly improve pack house productivity by 30% or more for clients around the world. This is achieved by resolving pack house issues such as too much over-pack (giveaway),.....

Peru: Fundo Sacramento delivers with off-season grapes

In operation for over 15 years, Fundo Sacramento has been providing fresh grapes during months in which it can be tough to find quality fruit on the international market.Founded in 1998, Fundo Sacramento grows, packages and exports table grapes from their vineyards in Peru. Their export window stretches from.....

Schiavone Group - Fruit Logistica, Hall 4.2 - Stand B-14

Growth in exports of Italian seedless grapes

Schiavone Group, a company established in 1956 and which has been exporting table grapes for over 20 years, will take part to Fruit Logistica."The beginning of the season was very good as quality was excellent and the prices of Vittoria and Black Magic grapes were medium-high.The situation changed when the.....

eisberg BBQ Grill-Mix in final for Fruit Logistica Innovation Award 2014

The ten nominations for the finale phase of the Fruit Logistica Innovation Award 2014 have been announced: eisberg with its product "BBQ Grill-Mix” is one of the ten finalists.The eisberg BBQ Grill-Mix is a completely new range of convenience products that offers a simple, easy and light solution for.....

Fruit Logistica, Hall 4.2 - Stand A-03

Italy: Rago Group enters pre-cooked market with Le Cotte a Tavola

Rago Group, a leading company in the packed-unwashed, fresh-cut and pre-cooked vegetable sector, ended 2013 with a 33% increase in turnover.The main products of the company are baby leaves in general, but the most important one is rocket, as 12-15 tonnes are processed every day."We supply our products to.....

Guatemala: Coprisa Agroexport ready for European export

With over eighteen years experience in the export of field peas and french beans to the United States, Coprisa is now ready to start exporting to Europe.Based in Guatemala, the company has been working hard to obtain the Global G.A.P. certification with the goal of entering the European market. Guatemala.....

Simple, easy, economical. Hall 3.1 - Stand A-04

Sormabag: The innovation that counts at Fruit Logistica

The sector is full of enchanting and improbable packaging for fruit and vegetables, seeking an often self-fuelled differentiation that is then discovered to have a high impact on the unit cost and is not well received by consumers. Fortunately, others come up with genuine innovations: solutions that.....

Fruit Logistica 2014, Hall 2.2 - Stand A-02

Italy: Apofruit speeds up thanks to exports and branded products

"The Apofruit group closed in 2013 with -8% in volume and +5% in value. Turnover reached €223 million, whereas the value of production should be of around €254 million," says Ilenio Bastoni, sales manager."In detail, Mediterraneo Group recorded +2% in volume and +12% in turnover thanks to new partners,.....

Organic grape growers more productive than their non-organic counterparts

South African growers in the spotlight at Fruit Logistica

When it comes to the delicious Ben Hannah grapes, organic South African grape grower Warren Bam produces almost 40 mt per hectare and that is one and a half times more than his conventional neighbour. Also for the popular, white seedless Thompson grapes, Warren gets a much higher production than non organic.....

Granfrutta Zani

Italy: Fruit Logistica is most important trade fair

Granfrutta Zani arrives at Fruit Logistica after an overall positive year. In 2013, the company sold around 25,000 tonnes of peaches and nectarines (20% less than 2012), 8,500 tonnes of plums (-15%) and around 3,000 tonnes of apricots (-40%).Granfrutta Zani's team at Fruit Logistica. Raffaele Bucella is.....

Veguarc fosters Guatemalan agriculture

With a brand name that means natural fountain of life in the Mayan language, Veguarc is growing Guatemala's agriculture industry with their Sayab brand.Founded in 2007, Veguarc grows and exports Sunburst squash, Patty Pan squash, green zucchini, green french beans, yellow french beans, tiger squash and baby.....

Fruit Logistica 2014:

Turkish Pavilion to showcase 25 companies

Turkey, which has around 47 million tonnes of fruit and vegetable production, is participating in Fruit Logistica on a national level, in order to create new opportunities thereby increasing its export.Acting as representatives for the Turkish Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Sector; Mr. Ali Kavak [Pictured.....

Rijk Zwaan shares healthy ideas at Fruit Logistica 2014

Rijk Zwaan will once again be presenting its products at Fruit Logistica in Berlin from 5 to 7 February 2014. This year, the breeding company’s show presence is based around the theme ‘Sharing a healthy future’.‘Sharing a healthy future’ is Rijk Zwaan’s new slogan. It embodies everything that Rijk Zwaan.....

Fruit Logistica 2014, Berlin:

Kronen to present wide range of machines and culinary event

At this year’s Fruit Logistica, Kronen will present a wide range of its standard machines but also some novelties. Again, the Kronen cooperative partners GKS Packaging - NL-Son, JFPT Foodlife - NL-Zwolle und ZTI Mechatronics will participate: The synergies within these partnerships offer considerable cost.....

Fruit Logistica offers Virtual Market Place®, exhibitor search

World's leading industry event for the fresh produce trade takes place 5-7 February 2014 in Berlin – Virtual Market Place is the key tool for optimal visit preparation. Despite wintry temperatures, the three days of the Fruit Logistica trade fair are the hottest time of year for the fresh produce sector......

First Ethiopian greenhouse grower to exhibit at Fruit Logistica

Ethiopian grower Jittu Horticulture PLC is excited to be present at the Fruit Logistica 2014. It is not only the first time the company is present, it is also the first Ethiopian agribusiness to participate at Fruit Logistica. High wire tomatoes at Jittu Horticulture in EthiopiaJittu Horticulture will.....

Fruit Logistica 2014

Tozer Seeds doubles stand size

Tozer Seeds, the largest independent British vegetable seed breeder, will be exhibiting at Fruit Logistica 2014 in Berlin from the 5th-7th February 2014. This is the second year running that Tozer Seeds will be exhibiting at the event, doubling the booth size to have a larger presence and product display......

BanaBay continues global journey with first appearance at Fruit Logistica

Ecuadorian banana producer BanaBay is making its first appearance at Fruit Logistica to expand the global market place for its premium quality brand. Since its launch in the UK just under a year ago, BanaBay has already achieved extraordinary growth and is currently shipping over a million bananas a week to.....

Fruit Logistica 2014, Berlin

CBI presents 36 suppliers from 12 developing countries

European companies shopping the world for new sources of fresh produce carry a long list of requirements. Freshness and quality are on top of that list, but they also need suppliers who can comply with strict food safety and hygiene protocols; have earned international certifications and are committed to.....

UK develops seed potato, horticulture stand at Fruit Logistica 2014

Following the successful first-time collaboration by the British potato and horticulture sector at Fruit Logistica 2013, Potato Council, Horticultural Development Company (HDC) and the Commercial Horticultural Association (CHA) return with their industries to this massive event in February 2014, to build.....

The Aardappelhoeve presents new 1 kilo packaging at Fruit Logistica

This year the Aardappelhoeve will be at Fruit Logistica for the first time. Bart Nemegheer, owner of the company, indicates that they could not stay behind. "Most of the supermarkets' purchasers are present at this fair, as well as almost all our colleagues. We couldn't be the odd ones out any more. We used.....

Grape loader ZTI nominated for Fruit Logistica Innovation Award

De-bunching grapes no longer done by hand

The grape de-buncher by ZTI Mechatronics from Tuitjenhorn has been nominated for the Fruit Logistica Innovation Award this year. The company is specialised in projects for fruit, vegetable and flower processing. The providers of the fruit and vegetable solutions are JFPT (Benelux), Lingwood (UK and Ireland).....

Fruit producers from Brazil seek buyers abroad

A group of 12 companies is seeking a wider market abroad for Brazilian fruit in February. They are participating at Fruit Logistica, one of the greatest fairs for fresh fruit in the world, which takes place in Berlin, Germany, from February 05 to 07 this year. The trade show normally receives importers from.....

Ten candidates for FRUIT LOGISTICA Innovation Award 2014

Messe Berlin and Fruchthandel Magazine announced today the candidates for the FRUIT LOGISTICA Innovation Award 2014. The jury consisting of experts from production and quality management, wholesale, retail, packaging and services chose the following ten candidates from a large number of entries for the.....

Tong Peal to reveal 2014 range of machines

One of the UK’s leading designer and manufacturer of handling and sorting solutions is set to exhibit at Fruit Logistica 2014.Tong Peal will be present in Hall 4.1 on Stand C-01 at Europe’s leading fresh fruit and vegetable event, which takes place in Berlin, Germany, between 5th-7th February.Visitors to the.....

UK pavillion returns to Fruit Logistica

Meet leading producers, suppliers and service providers from the UK fresh produce, seed potato and horticulture industries by joining the British group for an informal reception on the UK stand in Hall 8.2/A-07 on Thursday 6th February from 4.30pm-6pm. Visit the UK pavilion and CHA industry information.....