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“Fertilpot: Natural, plantable and made of 100% wood fiber"

Fertil has been proposing its Fertipot in horticulture for nearly 70 years, but the company now targets arboriculture and market gardening with a range of products specifically adapted to the needs of these sectors.“Fertilpot has always been mostly made of wood fibers. But for 5-6 years, we have invested…

Retilplast protects against climate change and brings harvesting forward

Walter Ruggia from Retilplast describes the new cover system as "a simple, inexpensive, practical and efficient structure that is easy to open and close, resistant to adverse weather events and with a similar cost to table grape covers. We are used to structures with a length of 30-40 m, but these can…

New approach will hopefully make export more efficient

Change of strategy in mango cultivation in Ghana

One of the two mango seasons is about to take off in Ghana. After making some investments, one American has had a difficult year last season. After making some adjustments in strategy though, they are now ready to put the mango from Ghana on the map for good. Last season, MakolaHub entered the mango…

Aniplast latest technological solutions

Innovative covers for actinidia and cherry orchards

The newest trends that will impact the agriculture net and tarp sector will be related to covers that reduce the use of pesticides. This is why Aniplast's efforts are focused on the research and development of new technological solutions aimed at organic products supplied by the fruit and vegetable chain…

IQF avocado brings new business opportunities

The fresh avocado market comes with limits. Whether it’s a limited supply compared to a growing demand or the short shelf life leading to significant food waste, the sector…

Stoffels Tomatoes:

“A tomato must be really extraordinary to survive on store shelves”

There are many parameters a product must meet to survive on store shelves. And even if it scores high on all levels, success is not ensured. In short: there is a lot involved when it comes to introducing new products. Mainly time.  Petra en Paul Stoffels, the owners of Stoffels Tomatoes An unusual, aromatic…

Dutch company introduces Bull sales table

Fresh produce market vendors can rely on this table's practicality and stability

Packing a market table full of strawberries is not a problem. But, if you want to sell potatoes, your table must have a stable base. Karin Koopman of the Dutch company, Koopman Jager Parasols en Zeilmakerij, was not satisfied with the market tables that were on offer. They, therefore, designed a steadier…

Erica Biel Martín, director of quality and R&D

Sanifruit's alternative to Geotrichum candidum

The EC published the Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1865 of November 28, 2018 on the non-renewal of the approval of the substance propiconazole, in accordance…

New date sorting technologies

The new frontier of automated sorting concerns dates. Consumption is increasing all over the world and producers are getting equipped to sort the fruit not only based on weight and grade, but also on external quality. Futura is one of the few companies in Europe that can supply date sorters.  "We started manufacturing date sorters a…

Tomato grower to drop TOV 'bombs'

This week in Anaheim, Sunset will unveil its newest on-the-vine tomato bomb at Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit Tradeshow & Expo. The sweet golden snacking tomato follows the Flavor Bombs and Sugar Bombs, both of which are ripened and packed on the vine. “Sunset dominates the on-the-vine snacking…

Introduction of new pepper flavors: Black Jalapeno and Wild Wonders

First came Aloha. Then Shazam!. Now Sunset offers two new flavor innovations in the pepper category: Kaboom! black jalapeno and premium Wild Wonders peppers. “Sunset is the fastest-growing pepper brand in the United States,” says Paul Mastronardi, President and CEO, and the fourth-generation family member…


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