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In alliance with business roundtable platform PeruNatura

Peru: Expoalimentaria took place last week

This edition of Expoalimentaria included the business roundtable platform PeruNatura. This is the national platform for the promotion of the most important national food items. Victor Sarabia Molina, agribusiness department, PromPeru explains that this platform made it possible to show foreign visitors the.....

Anton Filippo: “Are the Dutch tired of fairs after AFL and before Fruit Attraction and PMA?”

“Expo Alimentaria loses fresh produce companies”

While the Expo Alimentaria was filled with fruit and vegetable companies two years ago, the event that will be held this week has clearly lost some of these companies, according to Anton Filippo from LBP Rotterdam.“The fresh produce section is still clearly present, but it’s mostly companies active in.....

Greece participating for the first time in Fruit Attraction

Greek companies will be participating for the first time in the International Fruit and Vegetables Exhibition Fruit Attraction, to be held from 18 to 20 October in Madrid.This exhibition has grown to become one of the best trading platforms, giving visitors the opportunity to discover a wide range of products,.....

Brazilian businessmen look for onions, garlic and grapes from Peru

Brazilian entrepreneurs were interested in acquiring onion, garlic, grapes, grains and cement during the business round in Arequipa. The meeting was attended by micro-entrepreneurs from Tacna, Moquegua and Arequipa.The expectation of short-term sales in the business roundtable is over 4 million dollars......

Saturday, October 14th

Uesugi Farms internationally sanctioned pumpkin weigh-off scheduled soon

Uesugi Farms, a second-generation grower of peppers, Napa cabbage and other produce, has announced that it will open its annual Pumpkin Park on Sunday, October 1. One of the Bay Area's favorite fall attractions, the park draws over 100,000 visitors in the month of October, including many who come to watch its.....

October 7 & 8 for the entire community

Tomateros Nogales Youth Baseball Clinic

On the weekend of October 7 and 8, the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas will be hosting a clinic with the Tomateros de Culiacan where local children and youths will have the opportunity to receive coaching from the Pros. The clinic, which is at the War Memorial Baseball Stadium in Nogales, takes place.....

Fruit Attraction to welcome 20% more companies

Fruit Attraction 2017, organised by IFEMA and FEPEX, will be held from 18 to 20 October in halls 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 of Feria de Madrid. It will welcome 1,500 companies from 33 countries, which is 20% more than in the previous edition. Moreover, there will be 45,000 square metres of exhibition (a 10% increase.....

Expoalimentaria Peru starts today

The Expoalimentaria starts today in Lima, Peru. Over 600 exhibitors will be present from mainly the agribusiness and fishery sectors. It also covers other areas such as coffee, cocoa, pisco, wine and other spirits. Over 43.500 visitors are expected to visit the event this year. The organization describes.....

TOC Americas

Peru to Host Global Maritime and Port Industry

When we talk about TOC Americas we know that is where the major players in the shipping industry at the regional level meet. From shipping companies and port operators to cargo owners and logistic operators, the most important companies in the supply chain come together for three days to discuss the industry's.....

Peru: The 12 most competitive agricultural export products

Fresh Fruit Peru has presented the 'Report 2017: The supply of fruits and vegetables from Peru' catalog to the market, which contains statistical information on Peruvian agricultural export products.The purpose is for international buyers to have a more complete overview of the modern Peruvian agricultural.....

Steven Muro selected as Brandstorm Marketing panelist

Steven Muro, founder and president of Fusion Marketing, a firm specializing in the produce industry providing customized marketing and sales solutions for a wide range of clients, will serve as a BrandStormTM panel member on November 14, 2017, in San Francisco. BrandStorm is a project of the United Fresh.....

One-day workshop, October 18

Reducing food loss in Ontario’s produce industry

The Ontario Produce Marketing Association’s (OPMA) food waste reduction initiative with Value Chain Management International (VCMI) continues to progress. A first for North America, the purpose of the project is to raise industry awareness and create the skills required to measurably reduce food loss and waste.....

Germany:

90 years of REWE – a success story

More than 3,000 German supermarkets carry the name REWE. Customers associate this name with attractive locations, large assortments, fresh and high-quality products, friendly and competent staff and a sustainable attitude. And maybe a bit less obvious, REWE stands for tradition.Founded 90 years ago, 17 grocery.....

Chile: The port of Valparaíso exported 38% more fruit

A notable increase, close to 40%, was recorded by fruit shipments from Puerto Valparaíso during the 2016-2017 season, according to the closing assessment conducted by the Chilean Fruit Exporters Association, Asoex.The national cycle culminated with a favorable increase of 4.3% in relation to the 2015-2016.....

Photo report Deutscher Obst & Gemüse Kongress 2017

Digitisation and automation. The German market is not a leader in these, but at the Deutscher Obst & Gemüse Kongress last Friday, it became clear the sector is gradually starting to work on it. Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, but also Big Data and especially the analysis of this are things the sector.....

Switzerland: KÖLLA Group

Expansion overseas, new markets, new trade fairs, a new approach

The KÖLLA Group has adopted a new approach and is expanding internationally. This year the company was present at the most important trade fairs in the industry - Berlin, London, Hong Kong and Madrid.“After our first few steps this direction, we intensified our focus on the Asian and Arabic markets. The large.....

'Future of Farming Dialogue 2017'

Bayer: Global seed and crop protection market will continue to grow

Bayer is convinced that the long-term trends in the global agricultural sector will remain unchanged. “Despite the current market volatility, our Crop Science business is properly positioned to fulfill the future needs of customer, market and society,” said Liam Condon, Bayer Management Board member and.....