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Sustainable Packaging in Fresh Produce Seminar

PMA A-NZ will be hosting a Sustainable Packaging in Fresh Produce Seminar on March 13 at the Sydney Markets. The event will focus on the efforts being made to achieve the…

‘The Best of Kaohsiung:

Fresh Produce of Southern Taiwan’ to strengthen ties between Kaohsiung and Malaysian agriculture

Taiwan is well-known for its unique food choices, from pineapple cakes to fancy bubble milk tea and beef noodles, but the true gem lies in their countless variety of fresh…

Photo report

Fruit Logistica 2019: Sustainability & Brexit

Fruit Logistica 2019 can be summarized in two themes: sustainability and Brexit. Sustainability was featured in almost every stand. The reduction of plastics was high on the agenda, but also restrictions on the use of pesticides. Brexit hung like a dark cloud above the trade fair. Everyone knows the hatchet is meant…

"Change is here"

United Fresh 2019 registration now open

Registration has opened for United Fresh 2019 Convention & Expo, June 10-12, in the North Hall of McCormick Place in Chicago. This year, attendees and exhibitors will…

First edition of Agroland kicks off 22nd of November

AgroLand, the professional specialized Vegetables, Fruits and Herbs Exhibition, “fresh, frozen & dried”, will be taking place for the first time 22-24 of November 2019 at…

“Win a trip to South Tyrol" is underway in Belgium and the Netherlands

The second edition of the competition “Win a Trip to South Tyrol” by Marlene® is now underway in Belgium and the Netherlands. The contest is organized in collaboration with the brand’s distributors in the Benelux area, Ringoot in Belgium and Aartsenfruit in the Netherlands. After last year’s great success, the competition…

Lemon Festival 2019: a program on the theme of fantasy

For its 86th edition, from February 16th to March 3rd, the famous Lemon Festival of Menton will feature fantastic worlds. The 240,000 expected visitors will discover what can…

Coliman shows its strength in Germany

Coliman has departed to Germany and has attended Fruit Logistica with BioFach coming up next. With a tradition of more than 55 years, the brand originated from the peaceful…

New theme for Center for Growing Talent's women's leadership program

Center for Growing Talent (CGT) has announced the new theme for Women’s Fresh Perspectives events for 2019: I WILL! With this, CGT launches a new year of leadership development for women. Each year, the Center for Growing Talent’s (CGT) charitable contributions from industry professionals and…

2019 GreenTech Amsterdam Promises a Glimpse into the Future of Horticulture

Calling all horticultural industry professionals! The first of 2019’s horticultural exhibitions are concluding, bringing fresh momentum to the industry’s spring and summer events. Europe, and specifically Amsterdam, is promising to pack a punch with upcoming events. The 2019 GreenTech Amsterdam recently announced open…

First time at Fruit Logistica's Flia. The ambassador in Berlin also congratulated

Italy wins in Germany thanks to the red kiwi by Jingold

For the first time, the Fruit Logistica Innovation Award went to an Italian company. It is the "Oriental Red red pulp kiwi" from the company Jingold. Buyers and professionals visiting Fruit Logistica voted over two days at the fair. "More than 1,500 people made the tasting - comments the president of Jingold Patrizio Neri - and…

International Cherry Symposium to take place in Vignola

The International Cherry Symposium is back in Vignola (Modena) on 22nd-23rd May 2019 after four years. It will be organised by: Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna, Consorzio Ciliegia di Vignola IGP and Accademia Nazionale di Agricoltura. Homepage of the symposium website "We're still working on the last details, but…

Öko-Bauernhöfe Sachsen GmbH at the BioFach 2019:

"Organic farmers were able to stabilize their yields through irrigation"

The BioFach exhibition in Nuremberg is imminent and exhibitors and visitors are preparing for these exciting days for the organic sector. Steffen Mucha, Managin g Director of ÖBS GmbH, also has great expectations for the event: "The fair is an opportunity for us to meet our customers in person. We want…

Fruit Logistica:

Jordan's produce returns to Berlin

Following regional roadblocks limiting Jordan’s access to Russia and other traditional eastern European markets, the Jordanian exporters and producers association (JEPA) has…

How consumption changes

Lidl: 40 new outlets in 2019

There are more so-called "high-spending" consumers, but also more buyers who are looking for the lowest price: as a consequence, mid-range products are penalized. This was the picture of fruit and vegetable sales in last year's large-scale survey, taken by Stefano Galli of Nielsen at the recent Forum of the Cdo Agroalimentare. "Purchasing…

Meet the FreshPlaza team at Fruit Logistica

Next week, Fruit Logistica Berlin will be held from February 6 – 8. Many North America produce companies will have presence at the show, either by exhibiting or by walking the floor and attending meetings. If you are at the show, please take a minute to stop by FreshPlaza’s booth in Hall 3.2, booth number B-02. FreshPlaza…

The "green mine" of the Latin American economy: the avocado

In the past few years, avocado has become a food that is opening doors to the national and Latin American agribusiness in different international markets, because, consumers…

A course on how to ripen your fruit

VDH Products believes that collaboration and knowledge sharing leads to better performance and goals. So as an extra service to their customers, they offer an internal course…

'Camposol Cares from Farm to Family'

"Understanding the enviroment in which we develop is crucial"

Camposol will present its global sustainable concept “Camposol Cares from Farm to Family” (CCFFTF) in the corporate stand in block 25. From the consumers’ demands and expectations, the concept is focused on how Camposol, with its high quality products, contributes to building a better world and helps…

Wild fires in Tasmania: No damage to properties as yet

Australia is suffering from a heatwave with some regions reaching almost 50 °C. Meanwhile in Tasmania they are experiencing the worst wide fires since 1967 when fire took the lives of 64 people. The fires are in the Houn valley, Gell River area and the Central Highlands. and the fire fronts cover around 1000 km.…

Grapa:

Arra now grown in 24 countries; announcement coming in Berlin

Exciting times lie ahead for Grapa Varieties; the start of 2019 has brought with it a major breakthrough of the Arra varieties into new territories. Developed at the ARD breeding programme in California and grown in twenty-four countries across five continents, the Arra table grape line encompasses a wide array of…

Focus on sustainability and new concepts for the agriculture of the future

Business France accompanies 162 exhibitors at Fruit Logistica this year

Germany remains an important market for France: the total volume of fruit and vegetable exports in 2017 was 326,000 tons, including 139,000 tons of fruits for 206 million…

Poland: TSW saw tradefair visitors increase by 112 in 2018

On 9 and 10 January 2019, Ptak Warsaw Center hosted the 9th Fruit and Vegetable Industry Fair – TSW 2019. The exhibition area of 23 500 m² was open for 386 exhibitors from Poland and abroad to present their goods. It is worth noting that this year, the fair hosted companies from countries such as Luxembourg, South Korea,…

UK: MSG seeking extension on metaldehyde withdrawal period

The Metaldehyde Stewardship Group (MSG) has submitted a case to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to extend the withdrawal period of metaldehyde from 18 to 24 months for…

Fresh Produce Association of the Americas postpones spring policy summit

The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas is postponing the previously announced Spring Policy Summit, which had been scheduled for March 19-20, 2019, in Tubac, AZ. “Despite the deal…

Viva Fresh Open golf tournament expanding in 2019

Registration for the 5th annual Viva Fresh Open is now open. Presented by BEBO Distributing, Inc. and Wonderful Citrus, this year’s tournament is promising networking and entertainment; as well as an opportunity to support the industry. The charity golf tournament will kick off the 2019 Viva Fresh Produce Expo on…

Over 75,000 trade professionals from 130 countries expected

One week to go; what's new at Fruit Logistica?

Thousands of people are preparing for their trip to Berlin, where from 6 to 8 February the 2019 edition of Fruit Logistica will take place. Setting up the event itself takes a lot of preparation as well and it’s about time to see what can be expected from the biggest fair of the year. More than 3,000 exhibitors from 90…

Photo report: visiting the wholesale market of Lille

After Rungis, the wholesale market of Lille is the 2nd largest national market for fruits and vegetables. It is therefore not surprising that 80% of the wholesalers found at the MIN market sell fruits and vegetables. Everyday from 6am to 1pm, the market is in full swing. Isabelle Cambier is the assistant director of…

Organic Produce Summit 2019 announces keynote speakers

Award winning chef and author Dan Barber and organic consumer activist Robyn O’Brien have been confirmed as keynote presenters at the fourth annual Organic Produce Summit…

Asparagus Days to be organised in both France and Italy

The winning formula of Asparagus Days will be repeated every year: one year it will take place in Italy and the next it will take place in France. After the 2018 edition in Cesena, it will be the turn of Angers in 2019 (29th-30th October). Renzo Piraccini and Bruno Dupont  "We are very pleased with our partnership with Sival. We both focus…

Photo report: SIVAL 2019

French suppliers don't stop at the French borders

It's been three busy days for the exhibitors of the Sival exhibition in France. Starting Tuesday and closing on Thursday, the show attracted many visitors. "Better than ever", many visitors said. One thing is not to be doubted when visiting the Sival: it's a French show, and while the amount of international suppliers have…

Chinese pomelo exports are changing direction

"Pomelo is our main fruit export to Europe. It is gaining more ground in the European and Russian markets and our export volume increases year by year, though this year the export conditions have changed a little." As Ms. Vickie Lin from Bona Industry (Xiamen) Co., Ltd. explains: “ Thanks to good weather…

Macfrut and Sival partner up

The internationalisation process of Macfrut, the international trade fair for the fruit and vegetable sector, to be held from 8 to 10 May in Rimini (Italy), continues: this time, the protagonist is…

Ecuador: Guayaquil will host the Second Agricultural ecosystems International Congress

The II International Agricultural-ecosystems Congress: Agroecology, Alternative Markets, and Climate Change will be held on February 1 and 2, 2019. The event, which will…

Breizh Nature, the organic and well-being fair, is back

The fourth edition of Breizh Nature will take place in Quimper, France, from January 11th to 13th 2019. With nearly 43,000 square feet of exhibitions, booths, events, workshops and conferences…

UK Brassica and Leafy Salad conference starts the 23rd of January

The biennial UK Brassica Leafy Salad Conference and Exhibition will take place on Wednesday 23rd January 2019 at the KingsGate Conference Centre, Peterborough, PE1 4YT. This is a…

Murcia, Spain

Tozer Seeds’ Vegetable Trials in the sun: February 2019

Following on from a successful Open Day last year marking the opening on their new premises, Tozer Seeds will again be showcasing their vegetable varieties in February 2019. The expansion of the trial ground will give the opportunity to display a wide selection of their latest developments in celery,…

Phaff Export Marketing

Plenty of chances and opportunities in Russia, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan

On Tuesday 11 and Wednesday 12 December, two seminars took place on the initiative of the Agricultural Board of the Dutch Embassy in Moscow, which shed light on the chances and opportunities of the agricultural and food sector in Russia, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. Additionally, experiences of doing…

China: Special agricultural products compete at the "Winter Fair" in Hainan

From December 12 to 16, the 2018 China (Hainan) International Tropical Agricultural Products Winter Fair is taking place at the Hainan International Convention and Exhibition Center. Special agricultural products from all over the world were unveiled at the "Winter Fair" for the citizens who came to visit. 40 agricultural enterprises and…

China: "Double 12" sees more than 2 million businesses participate in offline sales

If "Double 11" [November 11th] is the holiday of new retail, then "Double 12" [December 12th) is the holiday of urban activities. Offline sales go viral throughout China on…

Colombia: Clonal innovation and development projects in banana crops

Meristemos Colombia SAS and Rahan Meristem, in partnership with the Banana Association of Magdalena and La Guajira - ASBAMA, held the "Clonal and in-crops innovation and development projects to face the new threats and challenges of banana cultivation" conference. The goal of the event was to provide…

China Green Food Expo held in Xiamen

From December 7th to 9th, the 19th China Green Food Expo and the 12th China International Organic Food Expo were both held at the Xiamen International Convention and Exhibition Center. Citizens and merchants visited the exhibition hall to taste the green food of various provinces and cities. The China Green Expo is co-sponsored by…

Bookings open for Asia Fruit Logistica

It’s the place to meet top-quality buyers from across Asia, it’s the region’s premier information hub covering all the latest trends and technologies, and it’s back in Hong…

Ifema and Fepex will continue organizing Fruit Attraction together

IFEMA and FEPEX (the Spanish Federation of Fruits, Vegetables, Flowers and Live Plants) have renewed their collaboration agreement to continue organizing the international fair Fruit Attraction together. The event has been held annually since 2009, and in just ten years, it has become one of the main events and business…

Smurfit Kappa secures Argentinian awards for sustainable packaging

Smurfit Kappa has been recognized in two categories at the Estrella del Sur Awards in Argentina. The packaging leader’s innovative bulk tray for blueberries triumphed in both…

New European agent for Wizard Manufacturing

Milbor PMC, a European distributor of WECO Sorting has announced this year the partnership with the American producer of cleaning and hulling lines for walnuts, hazelnuts and pecans - Wizard Manufacturing. For almost 80 years Wizard Manufacturing has been designing and building premium hulling, cleaning and drying…

Market explorations during ICOP 2018

During the last ICOP 2018 the market was explored by the producer organizations. "We operate in a supply and not in a demand market," said moderator Andrade Goncalo, president of Portugal Fresh. The market and trends were discussed by Cindy van Rijswick of Rabobank and Wilco van den Berg of the…

7th Edition of Ukrainian exhibition:

IQF-specialist announces presence during Fresh Business Expo

As the 7th edition of the Fresh Business Expo in Ukraine is approaching, OctoFrost is announcing its presence at the event, inviting all fruits and vegetables processors to…


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