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Special  —  Asia Fruit Logistica

Dr. Ray Johnson - Agricultural Appointments

"There is a lot of interest from SE Asia and China in Australian agriculture"

Agricultural Appointments has been helping businesses to find the right people for positions in the agriculture sector for nearly 40 years and this year they will be at Asia Fruit Logistical for the first time."There is a lot of interest from SE Asia and China in acquiring or investing in Australian.....

2017 bumper harvest for China garlic growers:

"Low prices, premium quality"

'The flourishing retail market for garlic in 2016 encouraged the garlic farmers in Jinxiang county (Jining city, Shandong province) to expand their plantations. Reports indicated that the total size of all plantations has grown by at least 30%. Moreover, the weather conditions this year were generally better.....

Steven Chaur - Nutrano

"Our advantage is we are a fully integrated company"

While Nutrano is a relatively new name in the global fruit business, the companies and brands are well known internationally, and have been attending Asia Fruit Logistica annually for the past 10 years.The main products are Navel oranges, Honey Murcott mandarins, easy-peel mandarins, mangoes and blueberries.....

Ukraine to explore Asian market

Some 27 Ukrainian fruit and berry producing companies will participate in one of the largest industry exhibitions of the Asia-Pacific region - Asia Fruit Logistica 2017, which will be held in Hong Kong on September 6-7, 2017, the Ukrsadprom Association reports.“A total of 27 companies from the main Ukrainian.....

First Chilean apple variety to see the light of day in 2022

Throughout the country's entire ​​apple tree production region, from the Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins region to Araucanía, five promising apple tree selections from the Apple Tree Genetic Improvement Program (PMG) from the Fruit Technology Consortium are being evaluated. It is funded by CORFO, and.....

"Chinese industry switches to controlled atmosphere storage"

"In the past few years, Chinese agriculture has developed fast. Product quality, production technology and distribution have all improved drastically. However, problems still occur with long term storage. Especially in the upcoming e-commerce, this has become a large problem. Firstly, purchasers are not in.....

First Fresh ship first persimmons to China

New Zealand recently gained access to China for persimmons and First Fresh have taken advantage of that by sending their first load by air last week. The fruit will be in the stores today. Ian Albers from, the Gisborne based company, said they just got the import permit finalised on 11th Aug. "We sent the.....

September 6-8, Hong Kong

Rijk Zwaan presents retail opportunities at Asia Fruit Logistica

From 6-8 September 2017, Rijk Zwaan will once again be exhibiting at Asia Fruit Logistica in Hong Kong. At its stand, the breeding company plans to show visitors how expanding and broadening the fresh produce range in store can help to stimulate overall consumption.Rijk Zwaan regards Asia Fruit Logistica as.....

Hall 3c at stand M-32

BGP International takes own stand in Hong Kong

This year Asia Fruit Logistica will be a little bit different forAustralian company BGP International, they have always been part of the Australian stand but this year will see them branching out on their own for the first time."It is a big move for us," explains Prudence Barker. "We have always been with the.....

Flower Board at Asia Fruit Logistica

Exploring the potential of citrus exports to Asia

At the Asia Fruit Logistica, Flower Board is aiming to explore the potential in Asia for all their produce, including the Jaffa Orri. “We have sold out of all our Orri in Europe and North America this year. In Asia we would like to see if we can find potential business for this and other items as well. We hope.....

Hall 5c / N-01

Te Mata in Hong Kong with new apple varieties

New Zealand exporter, Te Mata Exports have been attending Asia Fruit Logistica since its inception. The main reason for exhibiting at the event is to meet their existing clients and, of course meet some new ones."We are well established in the main Asian and Indian & Middle Eastern markets," explained.....

India & Indonesia force Chinese apple exporters to find new markets

Alfa Fruit Packers is a daughter company of Alfa Far East Trading, a Hong Kong based company that has been in the produce business for over 30 years. In 2004, Alfa Far East Trading Company Limited invested 3 million USD to build a modern packing facility in China. The plant, namely Alfa Fruit Packers, was.....

Japanese apples at AFL

At this year's Asia Fruit Logistica Aomori Trading will bring Japanese products to the event, among which will be the OISHII Japanese apple.Aomori Trading is an import and export company established on July 2nd, 2012. "We are a young company, but all of our staff have over 10 years’ experience in this field......

Australia’s digital wholesale market making waves in Asia

Australia’s digital wholesale market for fresh produce, the HiveXchange, has expanded into Asia to facilitate the export interests of its supplier members. The HiveXchange has opened a Hong Kong office and is actively recruiting commercial buyers looking to source Australian produce through information rich,.....

Launch China Association for Consumer Products Quality and Safety Promotion

China: "Quality and safety ensured for agricultural trade"

On 25 July 2017, the signing ceremony of the strategic collaboration agreement "quality and safety ensured for agricultural trade" took place in Shenzhen.The aim of the collaboration is to increase the quality of Chinese products exported abroad, and strengthen trust in Chinese's export.The ceremony was held.....

Energy-efficient and cost-effective solutions for ripening rooms

Interko is offering complimentary consultations to any potential or existing customer attending Asia Fruit Logistica or WorldFood Moscow in September to analyse how the manufacturer’s advanced ripening technology can cut operational costs and increase profitability.Underlining the dynamic Dutch firm’s position.....

New speakers for Cool Logistics Asia Seminars

Angelina Lei, Customer Service Director at Hongkong International Terminals; Tarun Arora, Director, Finance and Operations, IG International; and Natasha Solano, Global Business Development Manager Perishables Logistics, Kuehne + Nagel N.V. will join the debate at the Cool Logistics Seminars in Hong Kong on.....

World of opportunity at Asia Fruit Logistica

With more than 700 exhibitors from over 40 countries already registered, Asia’s leading continental fresh produce show will feature a global feast of products and services.Visitors to Asia Fruit Logistica 2017 can look forward to taking in a rich array of global offerings when it opens its doors on 6-8.....