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"Effective screens for high-tech greenhouses are becoming increasingly important"

June 2019 was the hottest June ever in Europe, but the trend is certainly towards new records. For this reason, effective screens for high-tech greenhouses are becoming increasingly important. Arrigoni offers two solutions that can help farmers adapt to climate changes in recent years, to produce more…

Novelty low-cost system to preserve avocados in perfect condition

Consumers of avocados can now find a new device to preserve avocados, after they've been cut, at the Amazon online sales platform. The design of this avocado stand is ideal because it has a hole in its central part that helps maintain it in perfect conditions, which requires keeping the seed in the…

Keeping Crunchy Caesar Salads extra fresh

Nowadays, every fast-food chain and company canteen has a choice of salads on the menu, often with tempting names such as Veggie Delight, Thai Chicken Salad or Crunchy Caesar Salad. One indispensable ingredient is cos lettuce or iceberg lettuce. A unique innovation that ensures fresh-cut lettuce stays…

Innovative technology to hasten fruit ripening

"An area historically known for the cultivation of wheat is now experimenting a new innovative technology for the early production of apricots. The new system consists in a tensile structure with a reinforced Polyfilm-Plus film and an adjustable ventilation system that can be used to hasten ripening,"…

Frigga launches super-low-cost "temperature + light sensor" real-time monitor

The Frigga team released the Z9/Y9 real-time asset management monitoring solution last month, and now they are mounting a large-scale global promotion and marketing stage. The…

A machine to disinfect the soil using steam

A machine that uses steam to disinfect the soil with excellent results is finally available. It is semi-moving, suitable for both protected crops and open fields and works in all cases where soil fatigue must be eliminated or prevented. The steam deactivates nematodes, fungi and weed seeds with an…

Ralph Barkmeijer: “Combination of fresh fruit and vegetables, without addition of dairy, means these ice creams are unique”

Vegetable ice creams conquer Dutch retail

Because temperatures are expected to surpass 30 degrees Celsius this week, the ice cream sales will once again take flight in the coming days. Various retailers provide the option of buying a healthy ice cream, made from fruit and vegetables. So far, strawberries, beetroot, fennel, mango, orange, carrot,…

Enrique Azcárate, of Envapack:

"Blueberry craze is slowing down, so it is necessary to invest in quality"

Following the drop in blueberry prices, some companies have been slowing down their investments. Still, the best bet is to offer a premium quality fruit: a firm blueberry, of maximum hardness and with the bloom intact. "These characteristics can only be obtained in two ways: with manual handling and…

Spain: New range of 100% vegetable pastas

Bonduelle launches its new Bonduelle Veggie range of pasta and seeds made from 100% vegetables and legumes. Each product combines the full flavour of a vegetable with the…

Ditta Bagioni Alfiero introduces lithium batteries suitable for all types of machinery

Bagioni asparagus harvesters now feature lithium batteries. The news had already been announced months ago regarding new machines, but the company has recently introduced batteries that adapt to all existing machinery. An example of lithium battery "When it comes to new machines, we have already launched…

Arrigoni: Protective solutions against hail

Hail is one of the worst atmospheric precipitations for fruit growers, due to its often devastating effects. It can destroy entire crops and render plants totally unproductive, even several years later. In the past few seasons, storms accompanied by hail have become a regular summer occurrence. Arrigoni,…

Tauro Essiccatori manufactures driers for all needs

Tauro Essicatori offers a wide range of driers against fruit and vegetable waste and to produce high-quality aromatic herbs. "Thanks to our thirty years of experience, Tauro's professional driers are perfect for those businesses or greenhouses that deal with high-quality material and are looking for new…

Frigga is looking for retailers across the globe to work together for mutual benefit

China: Frigga announces assets management solution for real-time monitoring in a push for true AI

Frigga announced multi-lingual support for their real-time monitoring solutions last month, as well as the launch of their mobile app Frigga Track. These innovations were well-received in the Chinese market and overseas. Frigga came up with another important announcement this month. The company announced…

Hort Connections 2019

AHR launches Soil-Borne Disease in Vegetable Crops – a practical guide to identification and control

Dr Gordon Rogers heads a multi-disciplinary team of skilled professionals, well-respected in the horticulture industry for their knowledge, experience and research projects helping to solve emerging industry challenges. With a commitment to communicating results and information to industry members, the…

Peracto to showcase its latest research services at Hort Connections

Major Australian and New Zealand agricultural testing and research company, Peracto, is currently involved in a number of key research and development projects in the agriculture industry and will be exhibiting at this year's Hort Connections in Melbourne. Peracto is an independent contract research…

"At least 80% organic matter and full disintegration in 25 years"

New substrate based on brown coal

Substrates come in many shapes and sizes - there's mineral wool, perlite, peat, coco coir... and soon perhaps brown coal, at least as far as Paweł Mietlicki is concerned. His company, CarboHort, developed a new type of substrate based on brown coal. The invention, developed in collaboration with Prof.…

Paul te Velthuis, Bizerba:

"Messy sales displays a thing of the past with this mobile presentation island"

More often than not, supermarket sales displays appear a little untidy. Retailers need to effectively present their fruit, vegetables, flowers, plants, and herbs. To meet this need, an Austrian company, Pack'nlog, came up with an affordable display solution. It can easily be adapted to any campaign too.…


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