Marc Peyres from Blue Whale proud of the first shipments of three unique items for the U.S. market: Tentation, Ariane and Angélys
Tentation, Ariane and Angélys just found the U.S. market through Blue Whale
The team of Farm Fresh Produce, very enthousiastic about their USA Sweet Potatoes. Also they served sweet potato beer.
Roland Charrade and Pascal Corbel from Cardell Export and the popular French organic apple Juliet
Sergio Montesinos Fuster, Richard Vollebregt, Yosun Cangiz, Benjamin Martin, Robert Rouhof and Carlos Ruiz Mapula from Cravo Equipment. They just opened a Demonstration and Education greenhouse in Mexico
Lotte Mooij and Stefan Spanjaard from Driscoll's, a grower and shipper of various berries like for example STefan's favourite fruit strawberries
Avi Dagul from Field Produce Marketing, a date grower from Israel. They sell mainly Medjoul dates, as this variety is becoming more and more popular.
From right to left: Dror Eigerman, Eldad Engelberg, Eitan Zvi, Yoav Nakash, Rafi Zuri, Ely Keslassy from Galil Export. An Israëli exporter of various fruit and vegetables.
Deborah Meidan from StePac, part of the group DS Smith. They have packaging that extends shelf life and reduces waste.
Miss France 2012 Delphine Wespiser is Miss Pinklady 2015. Pinklady introduced the new PinKids. A small bag with slices of Pinklady apple.
Alexander Plasschaert and Rick Calcott from Group Guillin, group of companies that offer packaging solutions
Peter van Gilst from the CBI. This year they made different pavillions per country and they were in different halls.
Sarah Pau from Pure Flavor, a greenhouse grower based in Ontario walking the show
Susan Day from the California Grape Commission promoting grapes from California in their new booth
Greg Thorne, Rock Gumpert and Greg Reinauer from Tom Lange Company and Seven Seas Fruit, they a have a global produce network to supply fruit and vegetables
Marizel Aguirre, Teresa Baggarley and George Smith from Northwest Cherries, promoting the cherries.
The Northwest Cherries won the Asia Fruit Award
Marizel Aguirre, Danelle Huber and George Smith from the Washington Apple Commission
Lynsey Kennedy, Kevin Moffitt and Brigitte Hörster from USA Pears promoting pears international
Ronald Bown president Ronald Bown of the Chilean Fruit Exporters Association, represents all companies in various fruit categories
Emmanuel Descloux from Prince de Bretagne promtes the 'forgotten' vegetables.
"Guy Milette from Courchesne Larose (Canada, Montréal) and Jean-Baptiste Pinel from Prim'Land both happy about the new Oscar logo and slogan: "Be Kiwi, Be Happy"
Sukhdev and Benjamin Singh from Food Freshly are opening mre and more offices around the world to distribute their product
Nazir Mir, André Vink and Evan McCaskey of Agrofresh, they are introduce RipeLock quality system. It is a new technology to maintain the yellow color, freshness and the texture of bananas.
Jack, Vice General Manager of Goodfarmer Food (Shanghai), a Chinese company leading agricultural products enterprise offering purchasing, processing, refrigeration, storage, distribution and marketing services
Jan Doldersum promotes with the help of two assistants the new variety Sweet Palermo
Adi, Vered , Shachar , Rachel and Rafi Karniel and Yael Hecht from Grapa Varieties, the big breeder of the arra varieties
Kenza OUALI (Responsable Marketing) with Amine Mamou, Deputy CEO (Directeur général adjoint) at Les Domaines Export (Morocco); Les Domaines is the commercial subsidiary responsible for worldwide marketing LES DOMAINES AGRICOLES’ fruits and vegetables. Our mission is to create value for our customers and producers by marketing quality products and offering the best service possible.
Richard Owen and Nancy Tucker from the PMA can add more and more countries to their members world map
Marianne Myburgh, Jeff Scramlin,Jag Gill and Wiktor Kubacki from Robinson Fresh and C.H Robinson. C.H. Robinson is increasing in Europe for their logistical services
Yves Gidoin from FDA international and Fleuron d’Anjou focussing on respectivl apples and shallots, vegetables
Caroline Basset and Betty Mouko from Perle du Nord, big chicory grower in the North of France
Nic Jooste and Mario Goede from Coolfresh International introduce their new packaging and variety of the Bonsweet Diamanté pineapple.
Bartosz Szatkowski fro Quiza, an importer of bananas from Poland
A cooling display filled with Pom Wonderful and other flavours
Christian Jouno introduces a new packaging for the tomatoes. Blacklove tomatoes and Greendélice respectively a Chocolat coloured cherry baby plum and a green cocktail tomato
Aurélie Nunez from Regal’in presents the applet hat was nominated for the Fruit Logistica Innovation Awards. A cruncy sweet apple with a bit acid in it.
Debbie Etsell from the B.C. Blueberry Council, she promotes the blueberries from Canada’s British Columbia all over the world.
Yonit Sternberg and Ramie Hessel from Mehadrin, a big graower and exporter from Israel.
Chris Veillon from Nature Fresh Farms walking around at the Fruit Logistica
Oron Ziv from Befresh Europe had a walking booth for the first year in many years
The whole team of Perlim, a French company specialised in apples, posing
An overview of the booth of Perlim with photo of an oversized apple and walnut or a minimized woman
2 French apple brands MyLord and Harmonie shared a booth as Always
The team of Savéol, a French greenhouse tomato grower in Brittany
Charly Dadure from Salesteam Europe, a French sales Union that sell product from various growers
Benoit Janny from Janny MT promote new transparent lids on their bins. It was upon request of the customer, that they could see the product, hat Janny MT made it.
Fabrice Mallet from Val de Nesque, a French grower of mainly cherries and grapes
Jean-Michel Chanas from Métrl Fruits and Laur Loise from S.N. Comptoir Rhodanien, promotes summer fruit, soft fruit and apples
Jakub Gracz and Waldemar Sapata of Baltic Berry, Poland - Polish blueberry producer, exporter and importer. offers high quality fresh blueberry fruit from their own plantation and entrusted cooperating suppliers. All farms are GlobalGAP certified. Our facilities are now a modern ULO CA coldstore and packhouse, BRC certified.
Aurélie Guillen from Medifel, a French packer and shipper of various French produce
The provinces of the Alpes and Côte d'Azur joined forces in a pavillion.
The booth of Kultive, a French grower and shipper of French vegetables
Régis Lhoutellier from Jardins de Creances grower and shipper from France
The Eiffel Tower in Berlin!
Céline Mura from Groupe Rouquette next to the boxes that are designed for the far destinations like China
André Piallat from L'ail Drômois, a proud grower of the French garlic
Lucie Jaczynski from Daniel Cadiou, a shallot and onion grower from Brittany with a large assortment
Bananas from Guadeloupe and Martinique from French importer Fruidor made it into Berlin
Philibon wanted to give the feeling of an exotic former French island, from where they produce their fruit.
Charles Henri Maille from Picvert, a French producer and importer of French salads.
Stéphane Decourcelle and Mélanie Planchon from Les Fruits Rouges promoting their French berries, but also imported berries
Le Jardin de Rabelais has got a new packaging display for the retailer
Aurélien Serrault of Le Jardin de Rabelais, based in the Loire Valley. They are a grower of premium French cherry tomatoes.
Anne Florin from Saint Charles Export, represents a group of companies who are mainly focues on export and are based in Perpignan.
Julien Battlle from Jardins du Rousillon, a specialist in stone fruit.
Groupe Marais is a French company that can provide you their fresh vegetables directly from the field
Pascal Blanié from CBC préléco, a French grower and shipper of French vegetables and Angélique Aubry from Priméale
Fabien Bessonnet from Pom Evasion introduces their organic Ariane
Patrick Rosat from Planet Horizons, Julien Aumar and his assistant from BioXtend, a supplier of postharvest solutions
Artemisa Mcleod from Global Produce Trade, American im-and exporter of various fruit
Ross Wileman from Mission Produce, the market is more and more changing to Hass. The consumption seems to grow.
Paramount Citrus had a display of a selection of citrus, including Halos
T.J. Rogers and Ken Brunner from Chelan Fresh Marketing, grower and exporter from Washington apples. They see galas and fuji increasing. Now they are also busy with a new variety, which has no name yet, but known under CN121. It is a cross between a Honeycrisp and an unknown parent.
Kurt Gallagher from U.S. Apple Export Council, Denise Junqueiro from California Olive, Iain Forbes and Tommy Leighton both representing U.S. Apple Export Council and Todd Sanders from California Blueberry Commission
SUSTA, Southern United States Trade Associtation, representing companies from the Southern States. Most companies, had Sweet Potatoes, but also exotics were shown at the booths
At the Susta booth, Farm Fresh Produce treated the visitors with Sweet Potato beer!
An exotic fruit basket, instead of flowers
The USA Pavillion facilitated a meeting room or relax room.
Claudia Gröning, Jamie Zmitko-Somers and Philip Korson II representing the State of Michigan. The state is increasing in promotion and volumes
Juan Guzman from Bard Valley Medjool Date Growers, promotes the fresh dates from California. Although other countries around Europe grow the fruit as well, there is a demand for the Californian.
David Anthony, Natalie King and Katrina Tonkogolosuk from Ruby Fresh. Last year the company increased their aril sales with 50%. Now their is interest in Europe as well, mainly some key cities like: Amsterdam, Berlin, Vienna.
Jim Carr, Mark Erickson and Frank Sanchez from Blue Book Services an updated book for companies dealing with fresh produce in the North American market.
Erin Wallich and Peter Simonsen from Summerland Varieties. They represnet varieties like the Ambrosia. Besides apples they represent 60% of cherries in the world.
Tom Stearns and Rick Chong from the B.C. Tree Fruits promting their apples and cherries
Bill Gerlach from Mellissa's an exotic importer from the United States, is looking for new exotic items in Berlin
Mike Su from Sufresh, Chinese im- and exporter
Jolandi Esterhuizen and Neléne Nel from Westfalia Fruit besides their normal assortment fruits, now also ready-to -eat avocadoes
Athanasios Mandis and Adnan Sabehat from ZoePac. They have modified packaging which makes the fruit less sensitive for ethylene. Also they have now special bags for conumers, so they can put fruit in bags at home, to keep the furit longer fresh.
Polish top fruit producer and exporter for PolFruits
Ekland Marketing offer various varieties of Strawberries and blackberries
Marion Guerrin from Sakata Vegetables Europe, during this show they mainly focus on their tomatoes, butternt, brocolli, Piel de Sapo and Bimi
Tomato grower and shipper Azura, a Franco-Moroccan family-owned group of companies specialising in fruit and vegetables, mainly tomatoes
Les Produits du Soleil presented the shallots and onions
Compagnie Fruitière made the booth inside with a nice hut where their staff could meet customers.
Joya introduces new designed packaging for the apples
With a ramp in the booth the link with sports and Joya is made
Rune Särs adn Uffe Christiansen from Ekko offers vairous machinery for example to peel various vegetables
Maf Roda introduced for the first time the prepack machine, mainly sold in the French and U.K . market. Also the Globalscan 6 has been improved with 500.000 to 2.800.000 pixels
Amos Betzer from Viva Agriculture and Yair Ohana from Arava Export Growers at the back you can see the fll team of Viva Agriculture
Omer Kamp and Yair Ohana from Arava Export growers introduces sea weed. They received a lot of interest for this new product.
Hubert Leclercq and Joseph Ben-Dor from Ben-Dor Fruits, toasting with red wine on their new red flesh line of peaches and nectarines.
Rony Baruch from Shallit Carrots, a carrot grower and exporter from Israel
David Hai and Yacov Hason from David Hai Efi Shlao, an Israelie grower and exporter of dates.
Gary Tozzo, Arthur Yusim and Erin Nadler from Mor International. Gary is from Mor USA, their sales office for North America.
Gautier Seeds, a French seed breeder of vegetables and and fruit.
Romy Gakh, Laura Spector and Avi Bar from Future Crops, they offer all technology to grow herbs in each country, without the need of a greenhouse.
The winning team of BT9!
Avinoam Zafrin, Iris Zarfin, Berto Levy and a grower of their fresh herbs from Gaia
Israeli peppers from Avi Kadan from Adafresh. He is still positive about the market.
Eric Guasch from Comimpex and AFRAA is busy with Russia for the French fresh products. The goal is to open the market before August, but he is realistic however positive.
The team of Distrimex is still happy doing business at the fair, even on the Friday
Pomanjou International is very strong in the market with the Honeycrunch apple.
Cédric Leite of Mouneyrac , located in Rungis, is only working with premium apples. They have now a new box (right of him), specially for far destinations.
Cédric Vasseur from UnionPrimeurs promoting their wide assortment of fruit and vegetables.
Tomato grower Idyl joined this year the French hall
Albafruit’s team, specialised in apples, present for the first time the new logo and packaging at the Fruit Logistica
The group of three companies Jouffruit JMC Fruits and Mesfruits
AlpUnion has a new stand at the Fruit Logistica
Nagesh Shetty and Nitin Sawant from Deccan Produce. The company exports grapes and pomegranates and is also looking to shipping potatoes and onions to Russia.
MK Exports specialises in exotic fruit and vegetables from India. Pictured here with some of the products is Manoj Barai.
These are some of the pomegranate packaging available from INI Farms, the newest addition to the range are the snack packs which come with a spoon and tissue, also new are the dual pack and the family pack.
The team from INI Farms - Pankaj and Purnima Khandelwal, Kalpesh Khivasara and Ashvin Raghuvanshi.
Maitreya is an Indian organisation of social entrepreneurs helping small farmers to reach international export markets. Kavita Kowshik and Meera Jamnagerwala are the founders of the organisation.
Ashvina Trading co. export a large range of exotic fruit and vegetables from India, pictured here are Ashvina, Kirit and Riday Bhuptani.
Janardhan Swahar from Y Cook was at the exhibition with some his products - sweetcorn, potatoes and cassava. These vegetables are specially packed using no preservatives and have a shelf-life of one year and require no cooling.
On the South African stand - Anton Kruger, FPEF and Retha Louw from HortGro.
Also part of the South African contingency was Jacques du Prez from HortGro.
Jim Prevor - The Perishible Pundit with Emma Grant were part of the UK stand to promote the 2nd edition of The London Produce Show which will be held in June in central London.
Mandy and Becky Hart were on hand at the Marco stand to advise visitors about the company's weighing systems. The company's newest development is a portable Fieldside Packing system, developed for companies who pack in the field with a battery life two days. The system is similar to other ones from Marco but is designed for companies who don't have packhouses.
SRS Frigadon brought their chilling unit to Berlin, it is unique in that it uses natural refrigerants. Darren Powlett explains about the system.
The team from SRS Frigadon - Johan Widing, Darren Powlett and Mark Varney.
New from Herbert Engineering this year development of the Oculus sorter for use with citrus fruit which can pick out features on the skin which show the potential for mould in the fruit. Pictured are Mark Verschuren, Adrian Head and Glen Burt.
Charlie Rich was on hand as usual at Tong Peal to tell visitors about the company's new control system for complete lines. The new system reduces Health and Safety problems as well as saving power.
Ankit Bhargava AVI Global Plast with the range of Prime packaging for fresh fruit and vegetables. As the business grows new products are being developed the meet customer's demands. The company now does business in many countries around the world.
Some of the punnets and packaging available from Avi Global Plast.
Adele Ackermann - Capespan. The company recently opened a packing house in Istanbul, Turkey to pack Costa Rican pineapples and bananas. They are also investing in their own farms in South Africa.
Some on the range on display at the Capespan stand.
Bananas, pineapples and melons on the Fyffes stand.
As always a very noticeable stand for Pink Lady.
Chen Duan and Lisa Pang from China FVF taking in the Fruit Logistca experiance.
Fraser Kelly and Karen Baker at Westfalia with the new 'Ripe and Ready' avocados.
This big Jazz apple was finding it challenging to to make his way through the crowds on Wednesday!
Haith Group came to Fruit Logistica to promote their new machine the 'Multi Wash'. It is a combination destoner,washing and polishing machine for root veg which is compact and self contained for easy installation and was launched in November last year. Pictured is Nigel Haith.
The P325E-F1 a trayless apple packing machine from RedPack
Giles Brandon at the RedPack stand.
Gerrit Tijhot - SisMatec, NL and Gary Wyatt - Proseal with the new GT5 packing/sealing machine from ProSeal, it can pack 30 - 210 packs per minute, it also has a fast tool change. The E-seal uses 7 tonnes of seal force and a continual feed system offers 25% increase in speed.
Boosey Fruit Australia came to check out the event.
Alan Pollard from PipFruit NZ was in Berlin to network and meet industry colleagues.
EKM, Gogo were at Fruit Logistica for the first time this year, pictured here is Hank Coetzee.
The Port of Antwerp had a stand at Fruit Logistica, present on the stand were many of the companies based in the port. Wim Dillen, Senior Business Development Manager at the port pictured here with Marc Rooms from Lancaster, explained that this year the Port of Antwerp saw an increase of 7.5% in reefer cargo last year.
The Peel Ports were also at the exhibition for the first time. Peel Ports, Liverpool, UK is positioned in the north west of England a very central location in the UK. The port is under going a huge development program, the stage of which will be operational early and the port will be able to receive its first mega container ship later in 2015. Pictured her are Peter Faker, Katerina Schafer and Stuart Argo.
Sirane were back at fruit Logistca with their Dry Fresh Soft Pad, an economical solution for maximum shelflife, the pad can give up to 5-6 days more for softfruit. Pictured are Gillian Carter and Adam Green.
Ian Turner was present at the See Your Box stand.
Gist made their first appearance as part of the UK Pavilion this year. Jacqueline Voss Wood, pictured here with Natalie Freeman, said the exhibition was a great chance to promote the their brand and meet clients, and potential clients from around the world.
Gist brought some remote controlled truck along to attract the crowds.
Jupiter Marketing also took the opportunity to promote their brand and network at the event. Jonathon Campaillo Knowles and Andrew Grantham were on hand for the photo.
Jack and Jon Evans at the Muddy Boots stand. The company has recently integrated with GLOBALG.A.P. to make it easier than ever for customers to ensure that all products and suppliers comply with GLOBALG.A.P.
Stuart Lane was at the Prophet once again to tell visitors about the company's software systems.
Dry White joined the UK pavilion to promote their wash for fresh produce, James Blaxford was ready to receive visitors.
The team from Sakata were in Berlin to promote the latest varieties. Andy Chamberlain, Dave Samuels, Kate Smart, Marjan Crvenkovski and Mehran Hojabr.
A new extra sweet Piel de Sapo melon from Sakata.
A few of the products at Sakata.
The Bimi broccoli from Sakata, known in the UK as Tender Stem.
JDM were in the UK pavilion with a few new products including a new 'Souper Booster' which can be added to many dishes such as wok vegetables to give a boost of floavour. Fern Varker, Darren Beven and Emma Smith.
Stuart Booker from CHA has been working hard with the UK organisations to create and improve the UK pavilion.
Colin Galbraith with Anna Boruch at Moorehouse & Mohan. Colin said there has been a rise in interest from Eastern European counties for UK potatoes as people demand a higher quality.
Holfeld Plastics have won six prizes this year and were nominated for the Fruit Logistca innovation Award for their new packaging material shown here by Simon Dodd.
Graham Bonus and Alasdair McLennan were visitors at the exhibition.
David Rogers, UK sales Director at Tozer Seeds at the launch of the Flower Sprout to the European market.
Marta Arroyo from Mint Global Marketing giving her presentation at the European launch of the Flower Sprout.
Hennie van Es and Anneke Brittijn-Koekoek from total Produce.
Products on display at the Total Produce stand.
Easy peelers from Total Produce.
More from the Total Produce range.
Ready to eat mangoes from the Fruit for the Senses range.
A big presence on the South African stand.
Allan Simiyu with beans, avocados and mangoes from Kenya.
Lian Jager and Simon Limmer- Zespri.
Craig McBain and Arjan Verhagen from Halls.
Andrew Patterson and his guest at the Mpact stand.
Some of the cartons on display at Mpact.
Rosstan Mazey at the Jazz apple stand.
Laura McDonnell, Caroline Keeling and Margret Dineen at Keelings.
Simon Hobbs, Dewey Scott, Stan Smith and Garry Smith from Scott Farms.
Samuel Dennigan jnr from Sam Dennigan, as well as doing potatoes, the company is the also the agent for Green Giant in Ireland.
Micheal Kennedy from K&K Produce a root veg supplier.
Philip Meade Jnr, Eleanor Meade and Alex mcDonnell. Meades launched the first frozen chips made from Irish potatoes on to the Irish market last June.
Nicholas Marsdon, Clair Barton, Jacqui Green and Colin Murray at Berry Gardens.
The UK Pavilion, bigger and better than than last year, hosted a reception on Thursday.
Sophie Lock and Robert Burns from the Potato Council.
Stuart Booker CHA, Prof. Paul Berryman - UK trade and Investment and Nick Leake - Counsellor Head of EU & Economic Section, Embassy Berlin.
Andrew Skea - Skea Organics and Ann Schemien.
Linda Bloomfield, Briony Dunmore and Gill McShane.
Rosie Watson-Armstrong and Fiona Applewhite from Angus Soft Fruits.
Lochy Porter- Angus Soft Fruits and Peter Dunrose.
Colin Galbraith - Moorhouse and Mohan and David Burnett - Hannon Transport.
George Beach, Tommy Leighton, Jenny Kemp-Porter, John Valentine, Dominic Weaver and Marcos Alvair.
Micheal Gobel - Hannon Logistics and Vincent Kroon - Eucon Transport.
Myles Wynne, Harpreet Dhaliwal, Michael McKillop and David Morrow.
The friendly bar staff at the UK Pavilion reception.
Piet Schotel - CBI, Netherlands.
Baltimore Innovations brought their new mini container with an absorbent pad sealed into the base to Fruit Logistica this year. Matthew Valentine explained that feedback from customers lead to this innovation as one of the biggest cost for them was the manpower to insert pads into containers.
Soliman Masaoudi was at the Russel IPM stand to promote Ceranock and Zontrac, solutions to control fruit fly.
Jon Clark from Total Cherry at the very busy Total Produce stand.
Robert Cullum - Pacific Produce and Estuardo Masias -Prolan in the Peru stand. Pacific Produce imports Peruvian citrus, amongst other products, from Peru the citrus is grown by the Lacalera family, the biggest citrus grower in Peru.
Nana Agyapong, Samuel Agyapong and Dr Bernard Nsiah on the Ghana Pavilion.
Makhou Diop - EANGDS at the Senegal pavilion.
Amadou Ndiaye Seck - ANS, Senegal.
Mamour Gueye - Ngueya Sarl, Senegal.
Amara Berte and Nanette Ackah - Bollore Africa Logistics, Senegal.
The Ghana pavilion.
Mary Maina - Notto, with vegetables from Kanya.
This lovely lady was giving out leaflets for Polish company PSD in the new City Cube.
Rakesh Anand at the Neeraj International stand.
Emily - Fruit Group, Poland with her Mohammed.
Adrian Makaruk - SAD-POL.
Bearta Katouwe and Pawel Jendrejczak - Agro Serw, Poland.
Rafal Legucki - SunBerry, blueberry growers Poland.
Apples from Bialski Owoc.
Cluadia - PDS Produce with Polish potatoes.
Gosia at the FruVitaLand stand.
Pawel Kwietniewski and Damien Gulewski from Green Logistics. The company has 52 ha of greenhouses in Poland which produce a wide range of tomato varieties.
Eva Wozniak - GGP HandloSad.
Agnieszka Tyminska from Hajduk, Polish mushroom growers.
Radostan Bnojek and Piotr Porosa at GPW Bober.
Robert Monarski from Alvena with Polish apples.
Pawel, Joanna and Micheal at the InterTrade stand.
Karol Jakubowski - InterTrade.
Agniesika Zawadzka looking very cheerful at the MazaFruit stand.
James Herne - DAI, Moldovia with Lukasz Mech - Windhunter Global Export, Poland.
Mariusz Kedzia, Natalia Heyn and Mateusz Pilch at Limax.
Agatha Malkiewicz - Polskie Jagody, blueberry and strawberry growers. The company recently introduced blueberry juice and fruit purées to their range.
Blueberry Juice and fruit purée from Polskie Jagody.
Rafael Zwoinski, Cezary Zwoinski and Michael Bulikowski - Frutco Fresh with naturally preserved fruit.
The preserved fruit from Fructo Fresh is cut into pretty shapes.
A range of the available fruit and packaging from Fructo Fresh.
Robert Burns - Potato Council.
Nagesh Shetty - Deccan Produce.
Charlie Sneddon - CN Seeds.
Beth Runciman and Edward Hale from CN Seeds.
Banabay- (left to right) Yuchi Li, Alessia Pilade, Mark O'Sullivan, Briony Dunmore, Anna Viralainen, Vitali Donskoi.
Future Lab presentation; 'Groundbreaking solutions in convenience packaging'- Jeffrey Brandenburg, President of JSB
Laser Foods and JBT press conference- Steven Maxwell, Stephane Merit, Seamus Cullen
teh Fuji Machinery team (Japan); continually striving to develop new machines and user friendly systems to meet customers´ requirements
Chet of Fecdo,company dealing with fresh garlic, garlic products, equipped with modern packing house and cold storages in the garlic main production area which can afford a capacity of more than 20000MT high quality garlic for
Director Jay Whang of SunForest (South Korea), one of the leading company in the field of non-destructive measurement of fruits’ maturity and sweetness, and has successfully supplied numerous installations of non-destructive sorting systems to various fruit farms.
The Eren Tarim ladies of Turkey - established in Mersin/Turkey in 1993. Its main line of business is export and import of fresh fruits and vegetables such as Citrus, grapes, watermelons, tomatoes, leeks, carrots, cherries, figs, peaches, cucumbers, peppers, onions and potatoes to European countries, Russia, Middle East, Far East, Italy, Canada and Central Asia
Morrocan tea available at the Moroccan Pavillion
The Pollino Plast (Serbia) team at Fruit Logistica, have a basic and greatest machine for plastic clamping force 4500 tons, the distance between guides to 2.43 m for the production of parts up to 60 kg of weight, which is the largest machine in the ex-Yugoslavia, this part of the Balkans and beyond within 800 kilometers
some of Les Domaines products exhibited at the Fruit Logistica
The Moyoshi team from Japan: Daijiro Harada, Koichi Takahashi and Machiko Asaoka, the company is producing, distributing and developing flower seeds and some vegetable plants including Japanese aasabi and strawberries
Agri Sciences - Turkey, a subsidiary of GMS Holdings, Jordan is at your service with its innovative solutions in the plant protection sector since January 2010.
Oguz and Eylen of Bayram Seed, Turkey (Bayram Tohum), producing onions more than 25 years.. an expert on breeding onions and released very successful onion varieties depending on the regional requirements
Sebnem Gures and Roman Abbasov of SouthPack (Turkey), a subsidiary of Elgin Yatýrým Holding A.S., one of the leading fresh fruit and vegetables company located in the South Coast of Turkey, Mersin
Ms. Ceylan of marketing dept. with Serkan Altintel, Project Seylan Manager of Frigo Mekanik (Turkey)
Kazim Donmez, Foreign Trade Manager of NARPAK - Turkey, operates in the fresh fruit and vegetable business on a 40.000sqm area with a 120.000 ton/year production capacity
Anil Altun of Altun (Turkey), currently exporting 55,000 MT of fresh produce, citrus equates to 88% of total export.. export to a number of countries and our range of customer mainly supermarkets and hypermarkets
Kanat Karahuseyin of Meypak, Turkey - Meypak Plastic Ambalaj is the leader and pioneer company in the market thanks to its quality, food safety, due delivery, post-sales customer satisfaction and wide range of products
Daghan Unludohan, Sales and Marketing Manager of Dogan Plastik, products are suitable for any type of material handling operations for food transport, finished product or semi-finished product operations for many industries
Ali Gulbay, Coordinator, Bursa Tarim (Turkey) - process and package fruits and vegetables produced by Bursa producers and to promote Bursa’s agricultral products in domestic and international markets
M. Can Pekdemir of Pekdemir Ciftligi - Turkey, a family company based in Denezli, Turkey.. Pekdemir is known for their tomato greenhouses
Solmaz Sin of Sin Gida- Turkey, founded as a family-owned company by Necdat and Nasreddin Sin brothers in 1989.
Export Manager Burak Soylemez with Gazi Ozgen of IMGE Cooling Systems (Turkey), established in 1994, experienced in the manufacturing of fresh fruit and vegetable storage rooms, logistics warehouses, controlled atmosphere cold rooms, shocking-freezing units, rapid cooling devices/quick cooling units , citrus fruits and banana ripening room
Business Development Manager mahmoud Fouchal of GGI FILAHA (Algeria), an Algerian company specialized in production, packaging and marketing of agrofood
Erol Topbas, Export Manager of Deka Plastik - Turkey, manufacturing plastic packaging materials for 20 years in Istanbul, Turkey.. specialized modified atmosphere bags for fresh produce.
Commercial Manager Ali Al Zubaidi of Jawatha (Saudi Arabia), produce certain type of high quality dates
from GIDA SAN TIC - Turkey
Mbarek Blileg, Executive Assistant - Logistics Manager of Fresh Fruit Maroc, exports Europe, North America, Russia and Scandinavia
Burku for Akdeniz (Citrus Exporters Association), Turkey
Cevat Sedef of Temp-Ex® / Sedef Yeni Nesil Endüstriyel Çözümler (Turkey), established in 1978 to create solutions for the changing needs of the logistics industry .. specialized in innovative logistics solutions
Ms. Lydia of Simo Natur (Barcelona, Spain) with Aziz Abdou Simo of ABAZ (Morocco), Moroccan producer and exporter company of fresh fruits since 1986 specialized in avocados, mangoes, blueberries and is developing new products to be marketed shortly.
Ms. Cana for EKOSIS (Cyprus), founded by Mr. Kadir İLDENİZ in Mersin in 2000 and providing its services to fruit and vegetable industry with the annual output of 25 thousand tons per annum
Supply Chain Manager Jean César Leostic of African Blue (Morocco) with Bob (Total Produce - left); General Manager Avi (2nd); Finance Director Ali (3rd) with Nadia and Fadwa. African Blue is dedicated in exporting blueberries.. grow, pack and export in many countries around the world. It is a joint venture between 3 leaders in their sectors of operation: Berry Exchange - Agrogailes - Total Berry
at the Zeus (Greece) stand: Antonios Ioannidis (Sales Manager) with Christina Manossis (General Manager) Zeus - Greece with Joy and George Kroussaniotakis of Zeus-UK; commenced its activities with the cultivation, production, standardisation, packing and trading of kiwi.
Vickie with little sister Anna of Xiamen Bona (China), recognized around China as a professional fresh fruit and vegetable supplier. Products include honey pomelo, mandarin, tangerine, navel orange and fresh carrots.
Vice President Hakan Nikbay of Ay Kasa Polimer (Turkey), provides foldable plastic boxes for food logistics, food packaging and non-food / houseware.
Marketing Manager Rajendra Deore of Seven Star Fruits (India), exports to UK, Sweden, Germany, Belgium, Holland, Singapore, Hong-Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam .. major products are mangoes, grapes and pomegranates
Ms.Binal of Kay Bee Exports (India), specializes in Indian pomegranates, mangoes and vegetables like okra, baby corn and chilli peppers
Bojadziev Kiril and Vitanov Krste of Hortena - Macedonia, the company has its own production field that yield around 3200 tons of fruits and vegetables
The Kosovan delegates visiting Fruit Logistica
fruit carving from CErozfrucht (Czech Republic)
The Agronom Berries (Poland) team: Kristofer Sak, Pawel Zarzycki and Pawel Dabrowski... situated in eastern Poland, Lublin Province. Own and operate cold storage, special crop equipment and essential supply base and it guarantees best quality.
from the Romanian stand: Anca Otto of Casa Panciu; Madalin Malinescu (sales manager) and Victoria Lupu (manager) of Agronatural with Florentin Milea, Counsellor for European Affairs (Ministry of Agriculture, Forests and Rural Development)
Panagiotis Antonakis of Greek Onions (Greece), produce, store and market onions all year round.. production begins, each year around the beginning of May.
Marketing Specialist Hady Selim of AGreen (Egypt), AGREEN is one of El Banna Group which is considered to be the biggest grower of oranges in the Middle East; owns 3000 hectares of orange in Wadi El Molak as well as 9000 hectares in the Wadi El Notron area.
Egyptian oranges available in different sizes
Chairman Mohamed Eldosouky with son Ayman of EGCT (Egypt) and Key Account Manager Hisham El Khadem of Safmarine (Egypt), one of the well-known and reputed Egyptian fresh fruits and vegetables producer and exporter.
CEO Dr. Hatem El Shallma and Logistics Manager of Nadeen Kamal of EGAST (Egypt), a leading producer and exporter of potatoes, oranges and onions
Khaled (General Manager) and Mostafa of Hegazy Farm - Egypt
Marketing and Export Manager Mohamed Eltouky of Nile Establishment (Egypt), the company is committed to produce a product with the premium quality of Egyptian fresh produce
Export Director Magdi Abdel Messih with the grandchildren of CEO Hesham El Naggar: Mostafa, Marian and Mahmoud of Daltex (Egypt), Daltex is the principal exporter of the Egyptian fresh produce for the fruits and vegetables for more than 50 years.
Supply Chain Manager Samer Dawoud of Sonac (Egypt), exporting around 40000 tons of citrus (table & juicing), 50000 tons of potatoes (table & processing) and 12000 tons of frozen fruit & vegetables.
The International Traders (Egypt) team: Wael Ragab (Executive Manager), Shady AbuShady (Export Manager) and Farid Lotfy, Daltex is highly flexible and has a wide range of products in order to meet client's specific need
Logistics Executive Mohamed Azmy with Commercial Accountant Ramadan Kader of Blue Nile (Egypt), main market is UK since 1988 .. the company policy has always been to respond and adapt to customers' needs and changing requirements.
Chairman Mohamed Ghallab with Rashid Demchenko of AgroEgypt (Egypt), products are oranges, lemons and onions .. main markets are Russia, Ukraine, the Netherlands, UK, Malaysia and Singapore
Managing Director Sherif Taher with Export Manager Muhammad Abdul Qader of Taher Trade (Egypt), the company was established in 1989, and has been doing business ever since, which gives us over 23 years of experience in trading and importing in the field of animal feed products, and in exporting all types of fruits and vegetables grown in Egypt whether fresh or frozen.
Executive Director Iman Kamel of HEIA - Egypt, an industry-driven association supporting the Egyptian horticultural community (producers, exporters and suppliers) aiming to increase exports of fresh produce
Mahmoud Fathy of Agricultural Export Council (Egypt)
Walid and Nagwa of Egyptian Fruit Export (Egypt), a subsidiary of Agrostar which was founded in 1995, and has over 400 Hectares of land spreaded along Alexandria desert road and Luxor
Export and Import Manager Eman Hussein with Aya Ashraf of Agro Crops, Egypt
Executive Director, Amr Selim of Fresh n' Fresh, Egypt - a rapidly growing and dynamic Egyptian operation that specializes in packing, exporting and importing of fresh fruits and vegetables
The Royal For International Trade (Egypt) ladies: Henna, Noha and Heba, the company is the newest addition to the growing portfolio of El Adawy Group; a long standing family business for more than 3 decades found in Egypt.
Ms. Rana of Fresh Plus (Egypt), main products are citrus, grapes, melons and onions.
Amr of Belco (Egypt), exporting top quality table grapes to Germany, and then new markets were developed, such as the United Kingdom, Holland, Italy, Switzerland and France.
Business Analyst Mohamed El Betagy with his son, Tarek of Belco (Egypt)
General Manager Ahmed El-Hodaiby of Trade Waves (Egypt) with his son Ismail visitng Fruit Logistica, the company was founded in 2004 and since then, the company has gained a global reputation and penetrated several markets in Africa, the EU - including the UK - and Russia
Managing Director Ahmed Abdelhady of El-Shark (Egypt), company runs three product lines to cover all the different products such as navel, valencia, industrial oranges, mandarin, lemon, Grapes, pomegranates and grapefruit.
Export Manager Nehad Abdelaziz of Ragab Farms (Egypt), their mission is to deliver the utmost quality fresh agricultural products by adhering to five core values: innovation, quality control, food safety, customer-orientation and social responsibility.
Chairman Khaled Abd El Wahab with son Fahd Abd el Wahab of Abd Elwahab Sons (Egypt), the company is known for their brands: Sunset, Cleopatra and Eagles
Vice President Ahmed El-Adawi of Alwalaa (Egypt) with mom Ms. Karima and wife Rozetta; the company was founded in 1985, it offers the finest Egyptian oranges to all of its customers in the neighboring Arab countries, European Union, and North America, according to international standards
Salfa Khalifa (Sales Specialist) of Hama for Food Industries, Egypt - company’s production line is equipped with the latest technology and it is 100% automatic line with minimum human interference in all stages from receiving the raw material, inspection till packing.
Export Manager Moustafa Shaalan of Green Tiba (Egypt), an agricultural family company that is started in 2005 as a grower, producer and exporter of fresh agricultural products
Sales Manager Hossam Salloum of EGYPRO (Egypt)
Kotzakolios, general manager at Asepop Velventos(Greece). ASEPOP implements a total quality production system and is certified according to ISO, HACCP, GLOBALGAP and EUREPGAP.
QA Manager Manolis Anastasiadis with Owner Nikos Protofanousis of PROTO (Greece), the company is one of the largest exporters in Greece, with an annual turnover of 23 million euros.
Ms. Maria for KAVALA COOP, Union of Greek Farmers of Kavala
Communications and Operational Marketing Manager Bouchra el Moufid of International Paper (Morocco), a recognised leader in the paper and packaging industry
the Market Vertrieb ladies (Germany): Virginia Dominguez, Iman and Sonja Lucker .. the company is a partner of FRESOUER, a unit of production and export of fresh and frozen strawberries.
Deputy Managing Director Nabat Chaouia (Morocco)
Sales and Marketing Director Ms. Fatiha Charrat(r) of Delassus (Morocco) with her team; Delassus has been in the business for over 60 years already specializing citrus, cherry tomatoes, grapes and flowers.
Touria Bouloulad of Domaine ElBoura (Morocco), the company is 100% integrated, the fruit is grown in their own orchards and packed in their own packing station
Walid Gaddas of ALYSSA FRUITS (Tunisia), he belives that there are more opportunities in Europe this year.. their delivery times vary from 2 days (Italy, South of France) to 4 days (Northern Europe).
at the Tunisian Pavillion
Catherine Shao (sales dept.) of Land Produce - China, products are garlic, ginger, apple, pomelo, chestnut,carrot,shallot, onion, broccoli, cauliflower, snow pea, pear, orange and many more.
Sales Manager Sunny Chan of Xiamen Sonpy Import and Export; Sonpy has 20 years experience in planting and processing pomelo with 210 acres honey pomelo orchards passing Global GAP certification and guarantee excellent quality products through implementing of strict QC system.
Sales Executive Tony Zhao of Trans-High; export volume is around 18 Million US Dollars. Built a top grade automatic controlled coldstore with their UAE partner: Shandong Suneast Foodstuff Co.,Ltd where the total investment was RMB40 million. Each year, it stores and prosesses garlic for more than 30000 tons.
Sales Manager Juller Zhu of Rich Shine (China)
Amy Zhang of Jining Fuyuan Fruits and Vegetables (China), products are exported to America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. Main products are apple, pear, ginger and garlic.
Ms. Amparo of Commercial Dept., Consorfrut(Spain), established in 2000 targeting the increasing demand of the Eastern European countries
Nattapon Suewatanakul of Siam Fresh (Thailand), a service-oriented Thai fresh fruits and vegetables exporter company and proud to present the highest quality products from Thailand
Chairman Jun Zhang of Just Green Agricultural Produce Development (China), offers fresh and processed fruits to America, Africa, Asia, East Europe, Middle East and North Europe such as strawberries, beans, etc.
General Manager Mark Cen of Chaoyang Plastic Products Factory(China), established in 1997, the company is a professional corporation manufacturing and exporting various agriculture packing products such as raschel bags, bale net wraps, raschel bags on rolls, pallet net wraps and other related products.
Chris Kim of Quali Korea (Korea), one of the leading suppliers of fresh mushroom from Korea.. offers a wide variety of mushrooms such as King Oyster, enoki and shimeji.
Vladimir Kostandinovic of Krusik(Macedonia); founded in 2006 and has a 22 HA orchard growing pear, apple and plums. In 2002, Krusik began storing fruits in its own ULO Cooling storage with a capacaity of 600 tons.
Commercial Directors Shuklev Ivan and Shuklev Dzoko of Vittoria (Macedonia), located in southern Macedonia, along the Vardar valley, Vittoria Fruit has developed 80 ha of vineyards with state-of-the-art agrotechnology and it produces grape varieties suitable for the EU and Swiss markets
Janko of Frutema (Macedonia), a small business that was established in 2009 with a new orchards development in central Macedonia
Ms. Sandra and Mr. Mehmet of Serpak (Turkey), specializes in the production of Prolong® MA(Modified Atmosphere) bags, and full of experiences for prolong freshness over 10 years
Sales Managers Jacek Konarzewski of Citronex (Poland), a family company from Poland that has already been on the market for more than 20 years. Main products are bananas and tomatoes . Citronex has their own banana plantations in Ecuador and 41 ha of tomato greenhouses in Poland
Ms. Gina for Somoplast (Lebanon), production lines cover an area of 25,000 m2 with warehouses and storage areas of more than 45,000m2 and points of sales spread out across Lebanon and other regions
Owner Thomas Schwarz with Thomas Sosa Leonard of Thomas Schwarz (Germany - Macedonia), offers Idared-appled from Macedonia
Christoph Prenzler of Thomas Schwarz Group (Germany- Macedonia)
Ms. Natalia Pawlicka with Adrian Kwiecinski of Silvan Logistics (Poland), specialize in distributing food products in refrigerated trucks in controlled temperatures as well as in transporting industrial articles by tarpaulin trailers in Poland and throughout the European Union and Eastern European countries.
Hungarian meeting area at Fruit Logistica
Pick your choice!
Export Sales manager mate Tanczos of Fair Fruit Hungary (Gyumolcsert - Hungary), apricot is the main product.. cultivation of fruit produced by their members, products are coming from Spain and Hungary
Anne Gikonyo (Head of Marketing - AFFA) with Justus Mutua (l) and Isaac Ndegwa (Operations Manager - r); aim to promote more Kenyan products in the European market
Kenyan traders with Anne Gikonyo (2nd) of HCD - Kenya; HCD aims to develop, promote, facilitate and co-ordinate growth of a commercially oriented Horticulture industry through appropriate policies and technologies to enhance and sustain socio-economic development
Sales Manager, Fawad Zafar of Iftekhar Ahmed & Co. (Pakistan);their successful operations are in the industrial sector of fruits & vegetable with an export foot print starching over 40 countries across the globe
Jenna Nguyen of Con Kien; offers a wide ranges of tropical fruits from Vietnam
M. Sameer Rah of F.A International (Pakistan); established in 1992 by Mr Aslam Pakhali, prime exports of fresh kinnow (Mandarin), fresh mango, fresh grapes, apple, dates, onion and potato
Qureshi of Roshan Group with TDAP- Berlin, Alina Bauer and Waseem
Chairman Khalid Eijaz Qureshi of Roshan Enterprises (Pakistan), known as the leading name in Pakistan’s Perishables exporters, since 1984. Roshan’s smart and intellectual management whose innovative ideology and skilled team have made Roshan a symbol of excellence
representative at the Ghana Pavillion wearing the traditional dress
General Manager, Stephen Mintah SPEG-Ghana (r) with Charles Folikumah from the Trade Ministry (l)
Import Manager Ramin Musayec with Iehom Hajyex, Head of Sales .. main activities of Akhmed Fruit Co. are: import, storage (posses total approx. 15 000 sq. meters of cold stores in St-Petersburg) and sales of fresh fruit and vegetables.
Nov-Frut, Russia - engaged in sale of fruits and vegetables within 10 years. During 3 years we import fruits and vegetables from 15 countries of the world
ProdGamma (Russia),a company possessing a network of offices in a variety of regions and cities including Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Vladivostok, Novorossijsk, Chita
GLOBUS GROUP was established in 1993 and has more than 22 years of successful experience in import of fresh fruit and vegetables.
RGS is committed to be a trusted partner of the fruit trade industry in Russia and CIS countries and value our close ties with producers worldwide
WWF (Russia) also supply products to large wholesale and retail clients all over the Russian Federation
Nevskaya is one of the largest Russian importing companies
Liana Efendieva with the president of the St. Petersburg department, the company is a St. Petersburg-based importer and distributor of fresh produce throughout the Russian Federation.
Itzhak Vizenberg (CEO) and Malou Even from Arava Export Growers