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Growing app Retail Spotters will soon also start with a wholesaler’s module

"We’ll make fresh produce trade transparent with Retail Spotters"

There will soon be fewer hidden surprises in the fresh produce sector. We can already find out how a fresh produce department looks in a supermarket in Bangkok or Madrid by pushing just a few buttons, and soon there will also be information about wholesaler’s markets.“We are currently active in 65 countries,.....

Growing app Retail Spotters will soon also start with a wholesaler’s module

"We’ll make fresh produce trade transparent with Retail Spotters"

There will soon be fewer hidden surprises in the fresh produce sector. We can already find out how a fresh produce department looks in a supermarket in Bangkok or Madrid by pushing just a few buttons, and soon there will also be information about wholesaler’s markets.“We are currently active in 65 countries,.....

David Jinks - ParcelHero

"Huge hypermarkets will become a bit of a white elephant as people increasingly shop online"

These days e-commerce is nothing new, but it is still a very fast growing part of the economy of many countries around the world. The UK is known for the power of the supermarkets but are they ahead of the game when it come to online shopping?David Jinks, Head of Consumer Research at ParcelHero, an online.....

David Jinks - ParcelHero

"Huge hypermarkets will become a bit of a white elephant as people increasingly shop online"

These days e-commerce is nothing new, but it is still a very fast growing part of the economy of many countries around the world. The UK is known for the power of the supermarkets but are they ahead of the game when it come to online shopping?David Jinks, Head of Consumer Research at ParcelHero, an online.....

Axerrio WarehouseApp: The logistical process on your smartphone

We all know industrial scanners, the appliance that can drive the entire logistical process. Axerrio now introduces a new product to drive logistics: Axerrio WarehouseApp.Always handsfreeA small scanner on one hand, attached with a glove, and a smartphone on the other hand, attached with an armband. Because.....

REWE Group replaces plastic packaging on fruit and vegetables with laser logo

The abolition of plastic bags was only the beginning for REWE Group. The company has set itself the goal of completely eliminating unnecessary packaging from its shelves, without risking a faster spoilage or violating the legally required declarations of products. A new invention is now to replace outer.....

Fresh-cut company announces ‘100% clean label’ initiative in salad kits and trays

The clean food movement is accelerating, sparked by health-conscious consumers who prefer to know exactly what is and isn’t in the food they are eating. Apio, Inc., producing fresh-cut vegetables and salads for the United States and Canada under the Eat Smart® brand, is at the vanguard of the movement. Eat.....

Fresh-cut company announces ‘100% clean label’ initiative in salad kits and trays

The clean food movement is accelerating, sparked by health-conscious consumers who prefer to know exactly what is and isn’t in the food they are eating. Apio, Inc., producing fresh-cut vegetables and salads for the United States and Canada under the Eat Smart® brand, is at the vanguard of the movement. Eat.....

Offering new market potential through FruitBrite™ technology

Shelf-life extension company expands to meet tropical grower demand

How would the global produce industry change if tropical fruits had the same shelf life as other produce categories? Would consumers pick a vibrant starfruit over an everyday apple in the produce aisle if tropical varieties had the same quality and availability? Tropical produce items are some of the most.....

144 plants per square metre

Cultivating in barrels instead of gutters

Instead of cultivating herbs and leafy vegetables in vertical NFT gutters, German developer, Marco Tidona, decided to bend the gutters to cultivate in cylindrical cultivation barrels. With these Aponix barrels he can place about 144 plants per square metre in a space that is 2.30 metres high.Lego bricksIn.....

Hyperspectral imaging to determine fennel harvest time

Italy is among the leading fennel producers worldwide with over 20 thousand hectares and an annual harvest close to 500 thousand tons. Fennel is available practically throughout the year and is very popular on the domestic market, although considerable quantities are sent to France and Germany. Fennel can be.....

Offering new market potential through FruitBrite™ technology

Shelf-life extension company expands to meet tropical grower demand

How would the global produce industry change if tropical fruits had the same shelf life as other produce categories? Would consumers pick a vibrant starfruit over an everyday apple in the produce aisle if tropical varieties had the same quality and availability? Tropical produce items are some of the most.....