CGC successfully completes the trial shipment of in-transit cold treated oranges to India

The bulk of this first experimental shipment coordinated by the Citrus Management Committee (CGC) –of 9 containers of Valencia oranges– left the Port of Valencia on the MSC Sixin vessel on June 9, from the Fricasa facilities in the Port of Castellon. 2 other containers, which were also part of the same…

Guyana farmers to benefit from cold storage facilities for fruits and vegetables

Wednesday, the New Guyana Marketing Corporation signed $41.9 million in three contracts towards cold storage facilities for fruits and vegetables. Under the contract, awarded…

500 coolers supplied to Chinese mega plant

Chinese company Lu-Ve has completed the delivery of 500 unit coolers for the expansion of the Nansha International Logistics Centre in China, which is one of the largest…

Cold Chain Professional Development Series

Australian Food Cold Chain Council urges more transparency & better training

In Australia, an industry-wide training program has been released, aimed at improving the credentials of those responsible for the integrity and safety of Australia's chilled…

Dataliner

Brazil: Record agri exports would be higher if not for container shortages

According to data from the Ministry of Agriculture, Brazilian agri exports have reached a record US$ 50.2 billion in the first five months of 2021, a growth of 21.9% YoY. These numbers would be even higher if it were not for the lack of containers. “There is a delay in the shipping of containers, and this is worrying,”…

Cold Chain Federation President Tim Moran:

New approach needed to secure future cold chain workforce

A new approach is needed to secure cold chain skills for the future and attract more young people into the industry, Cold Chain Federation President Tim Moran said at the…

Great expansion of Hass avocado cultivation expected in Dominican Republic

"Shipping avocados in a controlled atmosphere sets us apart from nearly 95% of the competition"

Global logistical problems (which still persist today) have not slowed the growth of avocados down. Despite the new scenario generated by the pandemic and the challenges this has posed for world exports, the product hasn't stopped reaching consumers, and in this last year, the demand has continued its…

Taiwan focuses on strengthening cold chain for agriculture products

The Taiwan Council of Agriculture has announced the new plan of constructing the cold chain for agricultural products. The plan will be focusing on basic infrastructure and…

Shortage of Controlled Atmosphere storage deleterious for Kashmir apple growers

Kashmir apple growers are sustaining heavy losses due to ‘distress sales’ of their fruit prompted by an acute shortage of Controlled Atmosphere (CA) storage. Kashmir produces…

Lineage Logistics announces acquisition of the Cold Storage Division of Claus Sørensen Group

Lineage Logistics, LLC, a leading global temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions provider, today announced its intention to acquire the cold storage…

Philippines: Onion farmers in Tarlac benefit from cold storage facility

Onion farmers in the province of Tarlac are set to reap the benefits from the cold storage facility project of the Department of Agriculture. The P20 million project was made…

Texas

Laredo Council signs incentive agreement for $18 mln cold storage facility

The Laredo City Council has entered into an economic development incentive agreement with a California-based international fresh produce grower, packer, shipper and marketer,…

DMS Progrowers Ltd

NZ: $40 mln packhouse announced for Te Puke

Te Puke’s economy is about to receive a $40 mln boost as DMS Progrowers Ltd has unveiled plans to double the size of its existing local operation. Construction is now underway on a brand new 5400 m² packhouse and four new coolstores at the company’s Te Matai Road site. Image: DMS Progrowers Ltd DMS CEO…

Bas Groeneweg, PerfoTec: "Reduced costs, CO2 emissions, and food waste"

All types of fruit and vegetables can now be seafreighted thanks to a new packaging technology

Shipping Dutch bell peppers to the United States, Mexican asparagus to Europe, or broccoli from Australia to Taiwan was, until recently, considered impossible for those in the fresh produce sector. However, thanks to a new technological innovation, it's now the order of the day. The Dutch company,…

Customers’ requirements for frozen berries keep evolving

Immunity-boosting fruits have received way more attention from consumers, as the pandemic has drawn the focus towards foods that help strengthen immune system. According to Kerry Hultin, marketing specialist for OctoFrost, berries appear to be one of the fruits of choice: “Berries have proven to be an…

ITA organizes B2B meetings under Ghana-Italy Agribusiness Digital Lab project

Italian cold chain and logistics companies ready for long-term partnerships in Ghana

Technologies and expertise for the safe movement of perishable goods are critical in the agribusiness value chain, especially in the post-production processes. As Italy is a…

Etihad Cargo aims to ensure continuous supply of perishables

Amid strong segment demand and governments working to ensure continuous supply of perishable products, the perishable export market has remained robust during the pandemic.…

Kashmir: cold storages bear fruit as local apples fetch ‘highest rates’

Apples kept in cold storages in Kashmir this year are fetching what traders call the “highest-ever rates” since these  units were established in Kashmir. Official data indicates…

Superplum

Noida Startup’s innovative containers help fruits stay farm-fresh up to 4 weeks

Superplum is a Noida-based startup with a unique and innovative cold chain solution for fresh fruit produce called the Fresherator. This container can be attached to any 24-feet truck and has the ability to transport four to seven tons of fruit from the farm and keep it fresh up to four weeks at a…

Maersk narrows bidders for USD 1 billion refrigerated container unit

Industry experts have stated that the next round of bidding has now commenced for Maersk's refrigerated container business, which could be valued at as much as USD 1 billion.…

Improving fruit and vegetables storage

Pakistan researchers praised for Zero-Energy Cooling Chamber

Pakistani farmers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have suffered huge losses annually due to poor post-harvest handling, non-professional agricultural practices and lack of appropriate…

Inma Sanfeliu, president of the CGC: "It is a difficult destination, but a potential way to reduce dependence on the EU"

First test shipment of 11 containers of Spanish oranges to India with cold treatment in transit

A first experimental shipment of nine containers (about 242 tons) of Spanish Valencia oranges has recently been loaded at the facilities of the Port Authority of Castellón for them to be shipped from the Port of Valencia to India. In the same week, another ship with another two containers departed to the…

North Carolina: Innovative cooling method increases sweet potato profits

More than 100 operations across North Carolina now use negative horizontal ventilation to increase profits and shelf life of sweet potatoes for customers. This is a method of…

FreshPlaza June Global Focus on Cooling and Logistics

FreshPlaza's June Global Focus is on Cooling and Logistics. Do you have an innovative cooling system or do you have information on new trends in transport? Are the higher freight rates having a significant effect on your ability to export? We would love to hear from you. You can contact us via…


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