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First edition of Fresh Food Logistics takes place at Fruit Attraction 2020

To coincide with Fruit Attraction 2020, the first edition of Fresh Food Logistics, a new International Fair for Logistics, Mobility, IT and Management of the Fresh Food…

Updated Thursday 26th March

Fresh produce industry events cancelled due to coronavirus

As the coronavirus spreads around the world and movement is restricted and gatherings of large numbers of people are banned, a number of industry trade fairs have been postponed or cancelled. FreshPlaza will update this article when we have news of new cancellations. Thursday 26 March Interpeara 2020…

Event set for today, March 25th at 12pm ET

PMA to host first virtual town hall meeting for members

Produce Marketing Association announced they will host a Virtual Town Hall for members on Wednesday, March 25, at 12 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (U.S. and Canada). The Virtual…

Webinar - Monday - 30 March 2020, 2 pm (UK)

Restrain is the natural replacement for CIPC

Are you looking for a replacement for CIPC? And do you have questions about Restrain's ethylene anti-sprouting system? Register now for our webinar: "Restrain is the natural replacement to CIPC" Monday - 30 March 2020, 2 pm (UK time) You will learn from this webinar:- How Restrain is effective for a…

2020 CPMA Convention and Trade Show cancelled

In light of the rapid escalation of safety precautions to decrease the transmission of COVID-19, and recommendations of municipal, provincial and federal governments regarding…

Live broadcast set for March 19th

Mexican Table Grape Association postpones annual summit

The Mexican Table Grape Association has decided to postpone theirannual spring summit, which was set to take place on March 19th, in Tubac, Arizona. The Association’s General…

Application period opens for Excellence in Reusable Packaging Award

The Reusable Packaging Association announced the opening of the application period for the 9th annual Excellence in Reusable Packaging Award. This award recognizes primary…

Viva Fresh Expo 2020 cancelled

The 2020 Viva Fresh Expo has been cancelled due to the increased concern for the health and safety of the exhibitors and attendees.  Going forward, the 2021 Viva Fresh Expo is scheduled for March 23-28, 2021 at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas.  “We continued to weigh options for postponement but in light…

Interfresh Eurasia Fair is ready to take off

The third addition of Interfesh Eurasia Fresh Fruit Vegetable, Logistic, Packaging Trade Fair – will be held between 28th – 30th of May in Antalya – Turkey. Interfesh Eurasia is a bridge between Turkey, Europe and Russian Speaking countries. They begin every year hoping to realize their full business…

Viva Fresh Expo will be postponed or canceled

Concerns about COVID-19 are escalating and the Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) and the Viva Fresh Steering Committee have decided not to move forward with the…

Global Berry Congress postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

The Global Berry Congress has been moved to 22-24 June 2020 in response to the coronavirus outbreak. "Our primary concern must be for the health and well-being of everyone who…

Fruit South Africa Chief Executive Officer steps down after six years

Dr Konanani Liphadzi, the first Chief Executive Officer of Fruit South Africa has decided to step down, after six years in the position, in order to pursue other interests.…

International Spinach Conference announces keynote speakers ahead of Australian event

East Gippsland is gearing up to host the Tenth International Spinach Conference in the first week of May, welcoming around 200 delegates from all over the world. A bi-annual…

The most likely scenario is a one-year delay, in May 2021

International Strawberry Symposium postponed

Registrations had been blocked for over 10 days now and many researchers and operators had expressed doubts about taking part in the International Strawberry Symposium, which was to be held in Italy next May. For this reason, the organization reluctantly decided to postpone it until 2021. "We inform…

"This was the most productive trade show so far"

The CBI helps developing suppliers when going to Fruit Logistica. This year, the CBI presented 32 carefully selected suppliers from 7 countries to exhibit during the trade fair.  Fruit producers from Moldova, Jordan and Central America showcased their products in the world’s largest fresh produce trade fair.…

Brazil: International Citrus Mechanical Harvesting Workshop is postponed

The Fundecitrus and the organization of the International Citrus Mechanical Harvesting Workshop announced that, due to the worsening of the spread of Covid-19 in Brazil and in…

Dominican Republic will host the 10th International Pineapple Symposium in April, 2020

The International Pineapple Symposium will be held in the Dominican Republic for the first time. This will be the tenth installation of the event, and will be held from April 22nd through 26th, 2020. The event is hosted by ASOPROPIMOPLA, a non-profit association with the purpose of contributing to the…

Events postponed in France due to the Coronavirus

Several events of the food industry have been postponed in France due to the Coronavirus. CFIA Rennes, initially planned for March 10-12th, has been postponed to May…

New dates: 13 - 15 September 2020

Tavola postponed by 6 months due to coronavirus

The organizers of the Tavola trade show in Belgium have decided to postpone this event. It will now take place from 15 to 15 September 2020. This is due to the current…

Organized by the COITAVC, it will take place on March 5

Valencia to host event devoted to advanced agronomic practices against the HLB

The College of Agricultural and Graduate Technical Engineers of Valencia and Castellón (COITAVC) is focusing its efforts on a disease that attacks citrus, the most important…

Second educational session at OPS 2020 announced

"Opportunities and obstacles for independent and natural food retailers"

An examination and discussion of the opportunities and obstacles, as well as the advantages and disadvantages in attracting consumers for independent and natural food…

Chef Robert Irvine will keynote PMA Foodservice Conference & Expo

Chef and businessman Robert Irvine is scheduled to keynote Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) Foodservice Conference on July 24 in Monterey, California, USA. The…

1st annual “Agricultural Leadership Academy” event with Chicago students hosted

Hazel Technologies Inc., a USDA-funded technology company delivering new packaging solutions for fresh produce to extend shelf-life, increase sales, and combat food waste, announced the completion of the first annual Agricultural Academy community event, in partnership with tomato grower MightyVine,…

PMA will bring The Joy of Fresh™ to Austin's SXSW

The Produce Marketing Association will return to SXSW again this year as a part of the organization’s ongoing work to bring the produce industry to center stage. SXSW attracts…

CPMA and CHC host Farm to Plate event on Parliament Hill

The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) and the Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC) gathered with industry representatives for organized meetings with Parliamentarians, to advocate for issues affecting the fresh fruit and vegetable sector. The meetings focused on key topics affecting the…

International garlic event to be held in Ukraine

The International Eurasian Conference “Garlic Production as a Business” is scheduled to be held in Kiev on March 13. The organizers are the Institute of Garlic Production™,…

Sustainability, new varieties, and the Coronavirus

Fruit Logistica 2020 photo report

FruitLogistica is the largest trade show in the fruit and vegetable sector. Exhibitors from all over the world once again converged at this fair. As in every year, it had a central theme. This year, it was, again, sustainability.  However, the coronavirus garnered  much attention this year. There were 94 Chinese companies…

Tropical Fruit Congress in Europe to focus on avocados

A two-day event with more than ten international speakers and a single theme. These are the numbers of the third edition of the Tropical Fruit Congress, an international event…

Plasgad to reveal new innovative and reusable packaging solutions

In early March Plasgad will join approximately 900 exhibitors at the Modex exhibition in Atlanta, where it will present its advanced packaging, storage and transport…

FoodEx Japan 2020 canceled due to corona virus

The FoodEx exhibition in Japan has been canceled, after the Japanese government requested all major events to be be canceled in order to prevent infection from Coronavirus.…

Viva Fresh Open Golf Tournament to honor Ken Martin

The 2020 Viva Fresh Open golf tournament will be held April 30th at the JW Marriott Hill Country Resort’s prestigious TPC San Antonio (Oaks & Canyons) golf courses. This…

CIV showcased apple, pear and strawberry varieties

The CIV – Consorzio Italiano Vivaisti of San Giuseppe di Comacchio (Ferrara, Italy) is taking stock of its participation in Fruit Logistica 2020, which has become an important meeting place for international operators who are interested in new products and major varietal development projects. On the eve…

Photo report Tomato World event

The industry tomato chain reunited at Tomato World in Piacenza on 20th and 21st February 2020. The main event on the first day was the convention coordinated by Tiberio Rabboni, president of the interbranch organization.  Click here for the photos! The data revealed that there is less produce destined to the production of concentrate…

Food Safety, Regulatory and Quality Assurance workshops to be offered in Ontario

CPMA has partnered with NSF Canada, a division of NSF International and a global leader in the provision of public health and safety risk-based management solutions, to offer…

Shanon Ravat, Innatis Group:

“We will attend the Paris International Agricultural Show to develop our brand image”

After Fruit Logistica, Innatis is now preparing for the Paris International Agricultural Show which will take place next week, from February 22nd to March 1st. The group has been exhibiting for some time at the Agricultural Show, but this year, it will be present at the “Plant Cultivation and Sector”. Shanon…

New allergen, nickel and histamine-free strawberries and tomatoes

Novel Farm is the event dedicated to innovative cultivation systems linked to Aqua Farming. It was organized at the Pordenone fair and counted many exhibitors and events. Click here for the photos The fair gives lots of space to innovative ideas presented by Universities and young businesses. There is…

March 10, Horst (Netherlands)

Delphy organizes fourth International Blueberry Conference

On Tuesday 10 March 2020, Delphy will organize the fourth International Blueberry Conference. The venue for this event will be the Park Hotel in Horst in the Netherlands. This…

Katie Fitzgerald to be keynote speaker

United Fresh Women in Produce nominations now open

Held each year in conjunction with the United Fresh Convention & Expo, Women in Produce recognizes the contributions of all women working in the produce industry, and selects…

Event set to occur May 2-6 in Rimini, Italy

International Strawberry Symposium will feature over 300 scientific presentations

Over 300 scientific presentations (148 oral papers and 172 posters), a thousand or so industry professionals expected from all over the world and a major novelty during the central day of Macfrut 2020, when the topic of nursery certification will be discussed for the first time. All this and much more…

3rd Annual Chef Invitational to center around blueberries

A new theme, new location, and new event guidelines - California Giant Berry Farms announces its 3rd Annual Chef Invitational July 19-22, and this time, the berry company is welcoming both foodservice and retail partners to come along for the culinary competition in the Pacific Northwest. For the first time…

Kenya agriculture leaders set for first-of-its-kind summit to tackle sector challenges

More than 400 high level agriculture sector leaders are set for a first-of-its-kind gathering in Kenya as industry players look at innovative ways of invigorating agricultural growth and bolstering their commitment to leave no one behind across the value chain. The two-day workshop dubbed National…

“All Roads Lead to San Diego” tour kicks off March 2nd

United Fresh will kick off a week-long “All Roads Lead to San Diego” tour on Monday, March 2 with town hall events and member visits throughout California. Members will hear…

Authentic Networking Course available online

If walking into a networking event makes you anxious, you are not alone, according to Wendy McManus, Executive Leadership Coach with Connect 2 Potential. McManus has taught…

Albertson's Co-Chair Jim Donald will be keynote presenter at OPS

Jim Donald, Albertson’s Co-Chairman, will be a featured Keynote Presenter at the fifth annual Organic Produce Summit, joining retail industry veteran Kevin Coupe for a…

Southern Hemisphere Association of Fresh Fruit Exporters

"2020 will be shaped by sustainability topics"

The Southern Hemisphere Association of Fresh Fruit Exporters has held its Annual General Meeting on the 6th of February 2020 in the margins of Fruit Logistica in Berlin. Among…

Visys Lynx digital laser sorting line and Sormac washing and drying line for auction

Looking for a time-and-cost-saving way to purchase vegetable processing machinery? Online auctioneer Industrial Auctions organises weekly auctions with various offers. At the moment an auction is live now on behalf of Grönsaks Mästarna Nordic AB. Their complete Visys Lynx digital laser sorting line and…

Hayward Medal awarded to Ian Greaves for pastoral care of kiwifruit industry

The kiwifruit industry’s Fresh Carriers Hayward Medal recognising outstanding contributions has this year been awarded to Ian Greaves, for the life-saving pastoral care he provided the industry during the Psa outbreak. Kiwifruit Industry Advisory Committee Chair and Zespri Director Tony Hawken presented…

Highlighting the Flavours of the World

Registration open for 95th CPMA convention

Early bird registration is underway for the 2020 CPMA Convention and Trade Show, taking place in Toronto, Ontario, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from May 12th to…

KoppertWednesday event

Partners with nature; a marriage or living apart together?

What's the partnership we have with nature – is it a marriage or are we better off living apart together? That was the question put to the panel during KoppertWednesday, the event organized by Koppert Biological Systems during the Fruit Logistica week. The moderator, Maren Schoormans, gave the floor to…

Industry joins together to discuss the challenge of preventing Modern Slavery

On Friday 31st January, over 250 colleagues from key stakeholders across the food industry came together to discuss the challenge of preventing Modern Slavery. The event was attended by growers, processors, fresh food business, retailers, NGO's and government officials. With keynote speakers including…

PMA Fresh Connections: Retail updates

Anthony Totta, founder and CEO of FreshXperts, to moderate retail panel discussion

More than 35 produce buyers are scheduled to attend Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) Fresh Connections: Retail event March 25-26 in Philadelphia, Pa., USA, where PMA…

Viva Fresh workshop to focus on importance of plant-based diets

From Paleo to Keto to gluten-free, consumers are bombarded with diets that claim to improve overall health.  But plant-based nutrition has been the one constant that connects many…

Polish Berry Cooperative celebrate fifth Fruit Logistica anniversary

The first Polish initiative bringing together three Polish blueberry producers’ organizations: Polskie Jagody, Podkarpacka Grupa Producentów Borówki Elliot and BerryGroup from Wielkopolska was started five years ago. The three actors developed a joint market strategy. They came up with a concept for…

Seeking innovative new products and tech solutions

2020 United Fresh Innovation Awards application period now open

United Fresh has opened the application period for the 2020 United Fresh Innovation Awards. Companies are encouraged to nominate their products and solutions in seven…

Eighth International Highbush Blueberry Conference in a three-day formula

This year, the 8th International Blueberry Conference, which will take place on 4th – 6th March in Jachranka (Warszawianka Hotel), will last for three days. The slogan of this year's blueberry meeting is CHANGES that have already been made on the blueberry market, or will need to be made in the near…

For any questions regarding the Restrain system

Restrain to host Intro Days in the UK

"When and how should I start? Can I use Restrain in my (leaky) store? Where do I place the generator? Can I use Restrain if I already have sprouts?" "These are all questions…

Exhibitors believe Fruit Logistica is quieter this year, but overall are satisfied

As the second day of Fruit Logistica drew to a close, many exhibitors and visitors alike left the exhibition hall satisfied with what the show had brought them so far. Some exhibitors found that they had more visitors this year, while others felt they had less, but this might all be attributed to their…

project delays

Coronavirus outbreak affects horticultural industry

Gesundheit startet hier! That’s what the disinfection gel dispensers read on the IPM last week. This week the Chinese hall is pretty empty during the Fruit Logistica show in Berlin and all visitors have to fill in a declaration of health, saying that they haven't been in China. The effects of the Corona…

Mixed responses on visitor numbers at Fruit Logistica

The first day of Fruit Logistica has passed, and overall exhibitors seemed to be happy about how it all went. Although there were mixed responses on whether it was busier this year or not, everybody agreed there was enough traffic in the halls. Zespri announced their rebrand after 26 years; they felt is…

The farmer is like a poker player

It is always a good idea to set new goals when approaching important deadlines concerning the planning of fruit and vegetable production. "For the year 2020 - says Vittorio Gona, chairman of the Alba Bio Producers' Organization in Marina di Ragusa (RG) - our partnership has the objective of increasing product…

COPA

Harvesting of forced cultivation grown asparagus has started

2019 was the worst season of the past few years for green asparagus as the bad weather led to delayed production, low quantities and market prices not in line with expectations. The harvesting of new-season asparagus grown using forced cultivation started a few days ago and, thanks to the mild…

Primeur/FreshPlaza Special Fruit Logistica 2020 edition online now

The Fruit Logistica will be held in Berlin from the 5th to the 7th of February. For the event, a Special Edition of Primeur has been released in both English and German. The magazines will be distributed during the exhibition, but you're welcome to pick up your copy at our stand (Hal 3.2 B-01). For more information:Andries…

CFFA announces Curt Steinhorst as speaker for 84th annual meeting

The California Fresh Fruit Association (CFFA) announced the speaker for their upcoming 84th Annual Meeting, March 15 – 17, 2020, in Laguna Beach, California. This year’s event…

Agronomic Training Course - Advice&Consulting

"Broad themes have been covered by our expert agronomists in fruit growing"

The Agronomic Training Course for the management of intensive apple orchards, organized by Advice&Consulting from 13 to 26 January 2020, has just ended successfully. An intense program, full of classroom relations and field practice, was attended by 18 people, including managers and agronomists of fruit…

New Softripe 'super-cados' to be showcased

Ripened in the UK, successful trials in partnership have resulted in a superfruit with a much better taste and more enjoyable texture.Furthermore, Softripe® avocados have both…

Un Sacco Green bag showcased in Berlin

La Linea Verde takes part in Fruitlogistica once again, this time in Hall 6.2. Closing 2019 with an estimated turnover of € 330 million, up 10% compared to 2018, the Battagliola family Group will show International buyers the new solutions developed as parts of their new Corporate Social Responsibility…

Fall Creek introduces five new blueberry varieties

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, Inc., a global blueberry breeding and nursery company, has announced the introduction of five new varieties this month in its new licensing option for commercial growers. In late 2019, the company officially launched The Fall Creek Collection™, its new blueberry genetics and…

Chinese companies find foreign employees to participate instead

Fruit Logistica still confident about event, extra measures to be taken

This Wednesday the Fruit Logistica in Berlin will kick off. Last week we had an update that about 30% of the Chinese companies would not attend but this number has now further…

Ecuador to launch 'Premium and sustainable' brand

Fruit Logistica's partner country will bring its largest and most diverse delegation yet, featuring senior government dignitaries and 38 produce grower-exporters. Ecuador's Minister of Agriculture, Mr Xavier Lazo, will launch the ‘Ecuador: Premium And Sustainable’ fresh produce brand at Fruit Logistica,…

Peru attends exhibition with its biggest-ever delegation

Peru will be bringing its biggest-ever delegation to Fruit Logistica 2020, the world’s most important fruit and vegetable trade fair, with 36 exhibitors, including the leading…

Moldova brings 16 fruit producers and exporters to Berlin

Fruit Producers and Exporters Association Moldova Fruct will bring 16 producers and exporters to Fruit Logistica 2020 in Berlin on February 5-7 to highlight Moldova’s fruit…

Coronavirus no direct threat for Fruit Logistica Berlin

The coronavirus is spreading quickly in China, and is now also as reaching other countries. Three cases have been confirmed in Germany since last Monday, it is the second…

Germany’s fresh food markets are expanding their trade fair strategy

It promises to be an interesting year for the fresh food market association GFI Deutsche Frischemärkte e.V and its 16 member wholesale markets - with new focus on a specific buyer segment. Next week, the Fruit Logistica opens in Berlin. For 19 years the GFI has taken part in this, the world’s leading…

OPS to feature organic fresh produce sales data and analysis educational session

New consumer data and analysis related to increased organic fresh produce sales from a pair of the industry’s leaders will be featured as part of an educational session at the…

SoFruPak chooses NatureFlex for it's compostable and biodegradable soft fruit carton-based packs

Polish soft fruit packaging producer, SoFruPak, has chosen Futamura’s renewable and compostable NatureFlex™ films for the windows in its soft fruit tray lids. NatureFlex™ is…

Portugal Fresh promotes homegrown fruits, vegetables and flowers in Germany

Over the next two weeks, Portugal Fresh, Associação para a Promoção das Frutas, Legumes e Flores de Portugal (Association for the Promotion of Portuguese Fruits, Vegetables and Flowers) is travelling to Germany for an initiative to promote Portuguese products, through its presence at two of the major…

AHDB supports seed potato exporters at international trade show

Seed potato exporters will join AHDB at this year’s Fruit Logistica trade show to showcase quality produce from Britain on a global platform. A large delegation of exporters will be attending the event on 5-7 February in Messe Berlin, to highlight the high health and quality of seed potato products from…

"Speculation in the Chinese garlic market leads to increased profit in the export market"

The domestic market price of Chinese garlic was quite high last season and showed no signs of coming down. Not only did the high domestic price not deter export, but the…

Interko goes for new look in Berlin

Interko, the designer, manufacturer and installer of the world's most advanced fruit ripening rooms, will unveil a fresh and stylish exhibition stand at Fruit Logistica 2020 to illustrate better the scope of the Dutch company’s technology. On 5-7 February in Berlin, Germany, the modernised stand will…

Julie Escobar - Global Women Fresh

“We want to involve women in the industry all the way from the farm level to the final consumer"

Global Woman Fresh was established a year and a half ago when Julie Escobar, Monica Bratuti and Viviane Schappo decided to get together using their combined experience of 45…

Data-driven disruption and sustainability take centre stage at Start-up Day

Like produce itself, data with the potential to make fresh produce supply chains more manageable, predictable and sustainable must be cultivated and harvested before the…

Photo report: Fruit Cultivation Trade Fair Houten 2020

On Wednesday 22 January and Thursday 23 January, Expo Houten was once again the place to be for Dutch fruit growers. Organisers, FruitMasters and the Dutch Fruit Growers Organisation (NFO) were very satisfied with the number of visitors, which was expected to reach around 3,000 people from home and…

Eosta reveals two new initiatives for 2020

Dr GoodFood campaign to be expanded and new range of plant-based packaging to be revealed

European organic produce importer-marketer Eosta has revealed the imminent launch of two initiatives – a refocused, expanded Dr GoodFood campaign and a new range of plant-based packaging – as part of its participation in leading global trade exhibition Fruit Logistica 2020. Originally introduced to increase…

Madrid, June 3 and 4, 2020

Organic Food Iberia will bring together organic products from all over the world

Organic Food Iberia 2020, the organic industry show that will be held on June 3 and 4 in Madrid, will have more than 600 exhibitors. In addition to Spanish producers, there…

Rimini 2nd to 6th of May

Strawberry Symposium 2020 organization working at full speed

The International Strawberry Symposium 2020 will take place in Rimini on 2nd-6th May 2020. It is organized by Università Politecnica delle Marche and Consiglio per la ricerca e l'economia agraria (CREA - Council for agricultural research and economy) in cooperation with the International Society for…

Packed program for 2020 Syngenta Australian Melon Conference and Field Day

From sessions with melon export experts to on-farm demonstrations, the Australian Melon Association (AMA) has released a new look, packed program ahead of its 2020 conference…

Molly Ringwald joins Avocados From Mexico's superbowl commercial

Avocados From Mexico announced in their first teaser, titled “Tiara,” that they’ve partnered with Golden Globe-nominated actress, singer and author, Molly Ringwald for their 2020 Super Bowl advertisement.  “Our creative concept is a lot of fun and brings together a few of our favorite things – avocados, Molly Ringwald…

Exhibitor Forum at Fruit Logistica will highlight food production in the Netherlands

At the annual Bayer Exhibitor Forum, experts from across the value chain address developments in the food production of a specific country or region. The Exhibitor Forum at…

Canada to return to Fruit Logistica with a Canada pavilion

Canada is returning to the world’s largest fresh produce trade show, Fruit Logistica, for a fourth consecutive year under a Canada pavilion, aiming to showcase some of the innovations and fresh produce the country has to offer. Although Canada has a reputation for harsh winters, it is worth noting that it…

Companies in the fruit and vegetable sector are increasing

Photo report Marca Bologna trade fair

This fair is customized to the needs of the large-scale distribution industry and everything revolves around that. It is no coincidence that the technical-scientific committee is made of 21 large-scale retail trade representatives, and perhaps this is precisely why the Marca exhibition has expanded with…

OPS comes to Monterey, CA, in July

First speakers for Organic Produce Summit announced

Co-founders of the nationally acclaimed fast casual restaurant chain 'sweetgreen' have been confirmed as the first of three keynote presentations at the fifth annual Organic Produce Summit (OPS), this coming July in Monterey, CA. Nicolas Jammet and Jonathan Neman, co-founders and co-CEOs of sweetgreen…

Potahto Week returns to Winnipeg February 21 – March 1

Manitoba restaurants to compete for best dish using locally grown potatoes

Registration is now open for restaurants hoping to be crowned champion during the 3rd annual Potahto Week presented by Peak of the Market. The 10 day event challenges…

5th international online course on postharvest & fresh-cut technologies

The ‘5th International on-line Course on Postharvest & Fresh-cut Technologies’ will be offered starting in February by the Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena in Spain. A…

First-ever Agricultural Water Summit coming to Chile in 2020

Chile will later this year host the first-ever Agricultural Water Summit, an international event that seeks to help the industry find and develop solutions to one of the most critical issues facing the world today. The day-event will take place on August 26, 2020, in the Hotel Sun Monticello Conference…

Exhibitor registration Asia Fruit Logistica 2020 now open

Online exhibitor registration for Asia Fruit Logistica 2020 is now live at the Asia Fruit Logistica website. Exhibitors are advised to register for Asia Fruit Logistica 2020…

Michelin Guide awards take place Jan. 13 in the Netherlands

World Avocado Organization to award Best Young Michelin Chef award

The World Avocado Organization (WAO) continues to expand its global presence at the Michelin Guide star unveiling ceremony. On January 13th, the awards ceremony of the Netherlands will take place in Amsterdam and WAO will make history. Xavier Equihua, WAO's CEO, will present the Best Young Michelin Chef…

New technology in the Chinese strawberry industry showcased at festival

Last December 18-20, the 18th China Strawberry Culture Tourism Festival and the 1st Asian Strawberry Industry Symposium was held in Jinan, Shandong. To showcase new technology in the Chinese strawberry industry, to promote the latest scientific and technological achievements, strengthen communication and…

Registration for Organic Produce Summit 2020 now open

General attendee and retailer registration for the fifth annual Organic Produce Summit is now open on the OPS website. OPS 2020, the only event dedicated exclusively to bringing together organic fresh produce, growers and shippers with retailers and buying organizations across the globe, is slated for…

Texas International Produce Association’s Hall of Fame Banquet

Seven leaders of Texas produce industry to be honored

Seven leaders of the Texas produce industry will be honored January 27th, 2020 at the Texas International Produce Association’s Hall of Fame Banquet. The Texas Produce Hall of Fame was established in 1988, and has since presented 143 living and posthumous awards and 23 Scott Toothaker Awards to men and…

British pavilion filled with UK Horticulture at Fruit Logistica

The Commercial Horticultural Association (CHA) is once again organising the British group / pavilion at Fruit Logistica, in partnership with the Department for International Trade, presenting a range of companies offering innovative and new technologies in Hall 7.2c. We invite you to visit us at our…

FreshPlaza Fruit Logistica Special

Our January and February Special is all about Fruit Logistica. The biggest exhibition takes place in Berlin, as always and it’ll be exciting to see this year’s growth. Naturally a lot of the usual suspects will be showcasing their best produce for attendees to check out. During the months January and…


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