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Innovations


New defence against Tuta absoluta

Confusing pests with pheromones so that they do not breed is one of the best practices against harmful insects. This technique is allowed as part of organic cultivation methods but can be used with traditional ones as well. The total number of couplings is reduced and delayed, making Isonet® T by Biogardan.....

Combined processes with combi-protec generally approved

Innovative combat against Cherry-Vinegar-Fly

Combi-protec, a new product for fruit and wine producers to reduce their use of pesticides by up to 97%, has been approved. Residues after usage are only 1-10% of the allowed maximum. One liter combi-protec is combined with approximately 3% of the regular insecticide quantities and spread with around 20 liters.....

Test location allows for 24/7 pickup from online orders

Walmart testing large kiosks to house fresh produce

Will customers enjoy picking their produce from their devices? Walmart aims to find out. The big box store is testing 24 Hour Online Grocery Pickup. It’s self-service pickup ‘kiosk’ which is about 20’ x 80’, located in the outer parking lot of its Warr Acres, Oklahoma location.Quick fulfillmentCustomers make.....

Overview of product innovations United Fresh trade show

PHOTO REPORTFreshPlaza put together a photo report of the finalists of the United Fresh 2017 Innovation Awards in the fruit, vegetable and packaging categories. Innovations within the fruit category were limited compared to the number of new products in the vegetable space.Vegetable noodles and produce kitsThere were many.....

Mist by Contronics can now be used throughout the fruit and vegetable supply chain

Significant savings possible due to mist blanket

The fruit and vegetable sector can save on quality and storage by keeping the air humidity around fruit and vegetables high. This saves both money and the quality of the products. These are the two main conclusions in the recently published Fresh Demo Project. In it ten fruits or vegetables were followed after.....

GS1 Germany shows the future of shopping

Since yesterday, the GS1 Germany has been inviting us to experience the future of shopping. The entirely new concept - GS1 Germany Knowledge Center - re-opened its doors in Cologne after the relaunch. "What we thought was the ultimate benchmark just three years ago, we had to re-evaluate over the last few.....