Portugal’s fruit, vegetable and flower exports exceeded €2bn for the first time ever in 2022, according to data from the Portuguese Statistics Institute (INE).
Wed 01/03/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
Westfalia rolls out Global Water Plan in pioneering approach
Westfalia Fruit Group, a leading multinational supplier of avocados and a range of fresh vegetables and fruit, is advancing on its industry-leading water strategy with plans in place to halve use of the precious resource by 2030.
Wed 11/01/2023 by Pierre Escodo
Compagnie Fruitiere, integrated producer and supplier from Africa
Compagnie Fruitiere group defines itself as a “human size” company, still 80% family owned and will fully integrated operations.
Wed 07/12/2022 by Pierre Escodo
Covirán ramps up plastic reduction efforts with roll-out of more sustainable alternatives
In recent years, the food distribution cooperative Covirán, made up of 2,404 independent retail partners, has made a qualitative leap forward in its fight against the use of plastic in supermarkets.
Mon 21/11/2022 by Maria Belen Barbini
PDO Rocha Pear offers certified quality
After 140,000 tons were exported last season, the 2022 crop is set to reach only half its potential volume due to adverse weather.
Mon 14/11/2022 by Pierre Escodo
Lusopêra – the Rocha pear expert
Lusopêra, a company with fourteen producers in western Portugal, was founded by the CPF Group. It specialises in the white-pulp Rocha pear, which is not acidic and has a slightly accentuated perfume. The skin is rough at the […]
Sun 06/11/2022 by Amanda Cardinal
Coopval – growing sustainable PDO Rocha pears
The Rocha pear, first identified in 1836 in the west of Portugal, has had the PDO status in 29 Portuguese municipalities since 2003. Coopval began its international expansion in 1977, exporting first to Brazil and now to countries […]
Sat 22/10/2022 by Amanda Cardinal
Prospects for Zespri production in Iberian Peninsula
In Europe, Zespri is now considering extending its kiwi production to Spain and Portugal. Speaking to Efeagro at the Fruit Attraction fair in Madrid in October, marketing director of Zespri […]
Wed 19/10/2022 by Richard Wilkinson
Porbatata, Miss Tata continues to add value to Spanish potatoes
Created by Porbatata (Portuguese Potato Association), Miss Tata was present at Fruit Logistica Berlin 2022 as part of a project to promote Portuguese potatoes in foreign markets. The promotion is supported by the Portugal 2020 project within the scope of the […]
Thu 13/10/2022 by Belén Barbini
CMR PORTUGAL, new headquarters of the CMR GROUP for the portuguese market
As part of its internationalization strategy, the company has opened a commercial office near the Mercado Central Hortofrutícola de Lisboa, MARL. From this privileged location, the service will be provided […]
Fri 15/07/2022 by CMR Group
Hidrosoph presents new additions to its Irristrat irrigation management software
New features, easier integrations, new analysis indicators and new graphics offer a better user experience
Tue 05/07/2022 by Hidrosoph
At Mercadona, quality is a goal in all areas
Through its Total Quality Model, Mercadona has worked passionately for years to satisfy the company’s five main components: “The Boss” (customer), The Worker, The Supplier, The Company and The Capital.
Mon 27/06/2022 by by Maria Belen Barbini