As the UK report empty produce shelves, Belgium is poised to step in, but only if the price is right.
Mon 27/03/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
Belgium set to storm Fruit Logistica
Belgium is set for a record participation at next month’s Fruit Logistica in Berlin, with 40 produce companies, trade associations and fruit and vegetables auctions already confirmed.
Tue 31/01/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
BelOrta:big apple-pear news
At Fruit Attraction, BelOrta displayed its intention to merge with fruit cooperative BFV. “Together, we will sell 200,000 tons of pears per year, 160,000 tons of apples and 6,000 tons […]
Wed 11/01/2023 by Julia Commandeur
COLEACP became COLEAD in January 2023
The process was initiated two years ago as part of the continuous evolution of COLEACP and its partners.
Mon 09/01/2023 by Pierre Escodo
52% of world citrus exports from the Mediterranean
New “Citrus World Statistics” publication aims to promote information exchange within citrus sector.
Wed 23/11/2022 by Natalia Bammatova
Kanzi sold in 14 European markets
This season’s Kanzi crop is looking great so far, with the season set to kick off in early October with optimum volumes and quality levels. The outlook is also positive […]
Wed 09/11/2022 by Pierre Escodo
Biobest, a new IPM insect for indoor growers
Biobest scooped the Greentech Innovation award for its new aphid predator, the brown lacewing Micromus angulatus. This generalist predator feeds on all common aphid species found in protected crops. It is tolerant to low temperatures […]
Wed 09/11/2022 by Maude Le Corre
Reo Veiling and its Tomabel brand, crops for the future
2020 and 2021 were record years with 10% increases in sales and a record turnover of €220 million.
Tue 18/10/2022 by By Pierre Escodo
Tomeco starts supply of cucumbers, melons this summer
Founded by a group of Hoogstraten’s tomato growers, the Tomeco pack-house was created to customise the offering of tomato varieties and services for the retail sector in Belgium and abroad. “It is important […]
Mon 17/10/2022 by Pierre Escodo
Hoogstraten, closer to consumers through berries
The major European berry organisation reported a record turnover of €302 million in 2021, of which 44% derived from sales of strawberries (32,000 tons), which were followed by tomatoes (nearly 100,000 tons) and peppers (25,000 tons), with the remaining 5% relating to other berries. However, unlike last year, this season has been disrupted […]
Sun 16/10/2022 by Pierre Escodo
Nicolaï Fruit continues internal and external improvement work
The family company has increased its product portfolio and improved services to tackle today’s challenges regarding surging costs.
Sun 25/09/2022 by Pierre Escodo
BelOrta, the one-stop shop for European consumers
Strategic locations at several highway connections in Belgium give BelOrta auctions and pack-houses a strategic and logistical advantage.
Sat 24/09/2022 by Pierre Escodo