There were six Belgian stand holders present. DSF (Dries Sebrechts Fruit): Farhad Mizzoev, Dries Sebrechts, Vadim Onischenk and clients.
D&G Fruit Business, Timur Akhmetov and Konstantin Jegorov of the Evged Group.
Guy de Meyer and Geert Vilez of Demargro as visitors to the show.
Bel'export has been a trusted name at World Food Moscow for years. Tony Derwael, Tim Pitteviels, an Armenian client, Vitaly Poplevien and other clients.
Nele Van Avermaet and Thaïs Mees from VLAM once again did a stellar job organising the Belgian contingent.
Joost Priem of Calsa.
Belorta, Pierre Vrancken and Miguel Demaeght visited World Food Moscow. Here they are with Dries Sebrechts.
Elena Leonovich of Vergro. She works as a quality and credit controller for Vergro in St Petersburg.
Wouters Fruithandel is well-known in Eastern Europe.
After many years, there was a Dutch company at World Food Moscow again. A last-minute stand for Hoofdman Roodzant. Getting new international clients, and meeting up with existing ones.
Arjan Zoutewelle and Ludmila van Wijland visit the fair.
Chris Maat and Anna Zegveld from ripening chamber specialists, Interko.
There were also many Chinese companies at the trade show. They trade primarily in garlic, grapefruit and industry vegetables. Jining Greenland Int. Trading, Frank Hao and Jenny.
Zhangzhou E-Green Trading grows grapefruit on 180 hectare. Sherry Chen is this company’s Business Manager.
The Chinese delegation visits the Chinese stands.
The Chinese stands attracted a lot of attention.
Sonpy from China. This company exports grapefruit, lemons and citrus. Sandi Lai and Grace Zhang.
Shandong Shougung Vegetables Industried Group from China. Monica Wang and Tim Ma.
Dried Chinese products from Shandong Shougung.
Zhangpu Yical F+V Co is a grapefruit supplier. Grace You and Huang Shaojuan.
Closeup op the grapefruit from Zhangpu Yical.
Tianshui Mei Tong Import & Export Co. exports apples, potatoes, garlic, ginger and carrots
Greenstream from China is a grapefruit, garlic, apple and citrus supplier. Julie and Emma.
Asico from Azerbaijan is a company with a wide variety of fruit and vegetables. They grown on 200 ha themselves, harvesting more than 1 000 tonnes of produce. Their product then gets packaged in their own packing station. Sarkham Aliyev and Hasan Shamchiyev.
Zira Foods from Azerbaijan grows the Kanka variety of tomatoes on just 8 hectare. Zira is a small town on the coast, near Baku, which is Azerbaijan capital city. These tomatoes are packed in 5,8 kg two-layer boxes. The company supplies mainly Russian clients. Rashad Ismayilov, Elnur Aghayev and Kamil Badalov.
FPEF, Marletta Kellerman promoting South African fruit and vegetable exporters. A complete overview of South African fruit and vegetable producers is available from this organisation.
Folklore from Azerbaizjan.
Pomegranate specialist, Mars FK LTD, Aleksander Treyakov supplies six varieties of this product. In two years time, this company want to supply juice concentrates and seed oil to the industry. They grow their product on 420 hectare in the Kurdamir region, in central Azerbaizjan, where the climate will well-suited for pomegranates.
ExpoTrade is a Russisch/Chinese joint venture. They market the (organic) red kiwi, that is cultivated in China. Expo Trade sells these extraordinary kiwis throughout Europe. The company has large warehouses in Moscow. Olga Kuzmenko is promoting the red kiwi with diverse promtion material.
Various products displayed at Expo Trade.
(Organic) Red kiwi.
Red kiwi: what they look like on the inside.
Dodaco, Daniele Coppola and Marianna Capvano.
Rago Società Cooperativa Agricola is an vegetable processing company from Italy. GagtanoRago, Mariano Rago, Coridna Pass.
Afrex Trading 2003 PRY supplies mini vegetables and edible flowers. John Kowarsky and Etienne Tartz. Etienne is showing the Ice leaf, a salty, crunchy product.
Ali Abdalrhman of the Sudanese Centre. This company is DEurep Gap certified and exports mangoes for nine months of the year (from January to September) from Sudan. They now use the Viber Heat Treatment on their mangoes. This prevents damage from fruit flies. They supply five varieties that they grow themselves on 1 000 hectare. Besides mangoes, the company also supplies green beans, melons and bananas. For the first time, Okra is being sent to Norway.
Interfruit Holand from Dubai. Julia Butko and Saber Noerzay. Saber studied in the Netherlands, thus the name of the company. The company specialises in nuts and dried fruit. Cashews, almonds, pistachios and dates are their most important products.
Salvi is an Italian supplier with a wide variety of fruit. Examples are: strawberries, pears, kiwi, citrus etc. Lilita Chorna with Nistor Elidnora and Iana Alieksienko of Advice & Consulting. This company advises on technological issues, from cultivation to storage.
Mioorto is a vegetable processing company with a wide variety of salad mixes. Marco Bertoli and Laura Pedrini.
Evergood Corporation from Korea exports a wide variety of fruit and vegetables to Russia. Sophie Park.
Argentina was well represented. Cauquen, Raimondi Gomez, Perez Diego, Campbell Nicoles, Remirez Juan.
San Miguel, Okrana Kisieliuk, Andres Halova and Rodolfo Massone. They focus on avocados, grapes and citrus from South Africa, Argentina and Uruguay.
Trébol Pampa SA, Pamela Curvale and Nestor Logio. Citrus (oranges), grapes and blueberries are this company’s most important products..
Mono Azul, Nicolas Bonavento.
SA Veracruz. Maria Victoria Seleme and Alejandra Berardi.
Paramérica supplies lemons worldwide. Jose Cand
Diagonal Citrus is also a lemon exporter. Eugenia Paz Posse.
The Argentinian company, Citromax, supplies lemons and blueberries. Fabian Lobo Zavalia caught in a serious conversation.
Ruzifruit was one of the Russian companies. They, just like most of the large Russian companies, import fruit and vegetables from across the globe.
The Aysel Group from St Petersburg ,who also import fresh produce from many different countries. Vitaliy Kislenko hopes the boycott will end next year. Countries like Italy, the Netherlands and Belgium have good quality products and are logistically strong. Now goods are primarily imported from Israel, South Africa, China and Macedonia.
Fruitbook is a company that trades between Russia and Israel. Mangoes, citrus and grapes are their main products. Kristina Zazhirieo and Sofia Shakhmatova.
Ritzzon imports citrus, potatoes, sweet peppers, tomatoes and grapes from India. Svetlana Nazarova, Anna Zagranichnaya.
Royal Fresh, a Russian importer. Igor Mieev, Mikhail Berlizev, Elena Bespalova and Alexander Barbu.
RGS, a Russian importer, had a strong stream of visitors.
Dan Fruit Company from St Petersburg.
A Russian participant.
Neat Russian stands. Wholesale Distribution Centre 'Four Seasons' is a wholesale centre in Moscow, near the Domodedovo airport.
The Russian import company, Tropic International LTD, Volkov Andrey and Olga Artemieva. This is a large fruit and vegetable import company, who do trade all over the world. Volkov expects it will be difficult for EU companies to reposition themselves in the Russian market, after the boycott is lifted. In the meantime, products like cucumbers, tomatoes and sweet peppers are being cultivated by Russian growers and the acreage used for this is only expanding. Traders will also find is difficult to find customers on the Russian market.
MSC brings containers to wherever you want them.
Les Domaines Agricole is a Moroccan company. Their products, like melons, citrus, tomatoes and grapes find their way all over the world. Kenza Ouali and Boubker Zahni.
Morocco was well represented.
Taktay from Iran supplies kiwis en other fresh produce products year round. Interpretor, Mr. Maghami, Farzaneh Hamidpour, Hasan Akbari Moein.
Fruit from the South Korean company, NH Nong Hyup. Ivan Melnichenko of the Mediagroup is a Russian partner of this company and runs the logistics department. Next to him is Kan He Jung.
Z&Y fruit company was established in 1996. They keep developing and strive for the expansion of the fruit they supply to the Russian market. Mutual interest is a priority for the business when it comes to co-operation. They supply a wide variety of fresh fruit and vegetables year round.
Bij Akhmed Fruit Company from St Petersburg is always nice and busy.
Agronome Sad, Bruno Marmet, a Frenchman, manages 1 600 hectare of orchards in the Russian region, Lipetsk (about 1 000 km from Moscow). Varieties grown here include Honey Crisp, Spartau, Ligol and Lobo.
Andres Jochamowitz and Ernesto Loayza are growers and exporters from Peru.
Avomendez and Rustrade International grow blueberries and export them from Mexico. Daniel Alatorre and Luis Manda
Lofruit, Alejandra Aburto and Raymundo Chavez. Limes, pineapples, mangoes, asparagus and soft fruit from Mexico.
BQ Fruits, soft fruit, limes, avocados and mangoes are their most important products. Miguel Mendez and Ana M Ascencio
Diazteca is a grower and exporter of mangoes, pineapples, avocados and limes from Mexico. Rod Diaz.
Mexico was represented with a communal stand. Mexican bananas were also there.
Harvest 52 exports blackberries, blueberries and strawberries. Quentin Gomis and Freddy Hoflack Sanchez.
Banana exporter, Banalcar, produces and exports bananas from Ecuador. They send about 50 containers per week to Poland, Italy, Dubai, England and Spain. Juan Carvayal and Juan Carlos Reyna Peré.
Chile was also there.
Berries Paradise supply blueberries, raspberries and blackberries. Carlos Madarlaga and Ana Blanca Solis.
Moldova Fruit represents 170 companies who trade in fresh and processed fruit and vegetables. 14 businesses were profiled at the trade fair. Vadim Codreanu is Moldova Fruit’s Marketing Director.
Pik Juzni Banat, a Bosnian company, is a grower and exporter of hard fruit, nectarines and peaches. The company has 220 hectare under apples of various kinds like the Idared (49 ha), Golden Delicious (51 ha), Granny Smith (53 ha), Red delicious (22 ha), Braeburn (16 ha) and Gala mondial (9 hectare). The average yield is 60 ton/ha of high quality apples. Peaches and nectarines are cultivated on 160 hectare. Nikola Mosjsilovic, Goran Zabrkic and Milan Zivkovic.
Ciric Agro, Jelena Zivkovic.
The Serbian company, Agroprom, supplies peaches, nectarines, cherries, apples, plums, pears and grapes. Marina Ivanisevic.
Fitomag organises everything related to ULO storage. They have in-house technology that ensures fruit keeps for longer.
Cooked red beet from Galka OOO in Belarus. Ready-to-eat, vacuum packed beets. Aleksej Krivinskyi, Vitalyus Vaigauskas and Tomas Osencovas.
The stand from Ecuador.
A Moroccan stand.
Del Monte promotes bananas and pineapples.
The busy Globus, from Russia’s, stand.
Banagold from Ecuador.
BeFresh’s eye-catching stand.
White Lion Foods from Peru, Byron Machuca on the right. This company supplies, inter alia, nuts. Brazil nuts are scarce at the moment and prices have climbed to between $16 and 20. The normal price is $8. Byron expects a larger crop in 2018. He bases this on the fact that that there is a large crop of coconuts at the moment. This is always an indicator that the Brazil nut crop will also be larger.
An overview of the Argentian stand holders.
Morocco combined stands.
Eco Stream from Iran.
Turkey was also well represented.
The Egyptan delegation.
There were plenty of Russian stands.
Maersk Line delivers containers everywhere.
The Fyffes logo cropped up everywhere. Viktoria Shevchenko, Pavel Bobrov and Oleg Kasianov.
DLG Delta Logistics Group. Daniel, Jevgemij and on the right, Mark.