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Adding social value to food products

Practical approaches to increase the social value of food products will be featured at the Sustainable Foods Summit where Soil&More will be present and contribute to the event. The event will take place in Amsterdam this year on June 1st through the 2nd.Discussion topics include social risks in supply.....

Hort Connections gets underway in Adelaide

Today saw the start of a brand new conference and trade show - Hort Connections - in Adelaide, Australia. The event combines the National Horticulture Convention and PMA Fresh Connections.The day started off with Horticultural Field Day; delegates visited TORO Australia, a leading supplier of irrigation.....

China becomes partner country of Macfrut in 2017

In 2015, the total export of green produce from the EU to China reached 22,768 tons, worth 36.3 million euros. The major produce exported was apples, pears and citrus fruits. For 2016, according to figures from November, the EU has exported to this big market in Asia a total 31,298 tons of produce with the.....

International Bluebery Seminar

The blueberry sector to meet in Guadalajara, Mexico

Due to the success of the previous editions of the International Blueberry Seminar, which have been held in Mexico, Peru and Chile, the organizers have decided to hold it in Mexico for a second year, on June 8 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Guadalajara.The Seminar is being organized by Blueberries Consulting.....

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.....

Strategic issues of great importance to the association and its partners

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.....