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The importance of choosing the right juicer for your supermarket

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 16:12

Consumers are increasingly including more natural products in their shopping cart. Natural juices are showing outstanding growth, with professional juicers playing a fundamental role. Consumer trends are changing. We are faced with a generation of customers, increasingly more informed and demanding, who want healthy and premium products on the shelves. In the juices category, this trend is reflected in the supply of freshly squeezed juice in the fresh produce sections of a growing number of supermarkets.

Indusfood Show, was a successful fair

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 16:02

The 2nd edition of Indusfood  Show took place in Delhi the 14-15 of January. Numerous delegations of buyers from all over the world were invited to visit it and participate in b2b meetings and round tables with Indian food producers. Indian fruit exporters presented their grapes, mangos, okra, etc.

Farmers from Almeria and Granada travel to Germany to protest low prices

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 12:15

A group of farmers from the provinces of Almería and Granada calling themselves COLECTIVIDAD DE VOCES DEL CAMPO have decided to go to Germany with a truck loaded with the vegetables produced in their fields to protest current low price conditions they are experiencing. A statement for the group states: “We want to draw society’s attention to the difficult situation we are experiencing in our work. Most of us have a family business.

Support United Fresh  Start Foundation!

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 12:06

Place your bids online today in the Bids for Kids Auction supporting the United Fresh Start Foundation! Visit: https://e.givesmart.com/events/bzy/

The auction is open through the evening of January 15, when it will close during the FreshStart Gala Dinner. You can participate in the online auction even if you cannot attend the dinner, though the live auction items are only available in-person.

Two Steps to Bid

1. Create your account.

FruitvegetablesEUROPE General Assembly to be held on 14th & 15th March 2019 in Warsaw

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 11:45

The next General Assembly of FruitvegetablesEUROPE (formerly EUCOFEL) will be held on 14th & 15th March 2019 in Warsaw, Poland. Titled, “CULTIVATING THE TASTE OF EUROPE”, the event will be held and co-organised by HOTEL NOVOTEL. Day 1 will involve a tour of the Grojec-Warka region, followed by a field visit across the biggest orchard in Europe. This will include tours of apple orchards, greenhouse tomatoes and fruit warehouses. The day will conclude with a traditional Polish dinner. The second day will commence with the Annual General Assembly for members only.

Macfrut on tour, Africa in the spotlight and new missions planned

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 18:14

About 10 official presentations have been given and many more will take place from the end of January

This year, once again, Macfrut promotes itself abroad. Following the success of the last editions of the trade fair, achieved by launching a dedicated global promotional campaign, this year’s edition of Macfrut - to be held from 8 to 10 May 2019 at the Rimini Expo Centre - will be preceded by a series of high-profile presentations for the public and potential exhibitors, which will take place in many countries around the world.

Phoenix Global, the ambition of a produce leader

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 11:05

The Dubai-based group has become a major agribusiness operator in several sectors, mainly cereals, rice and fresh produce.

Orri Jaffa Mandarins Heading to North America

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 09:13

Easy-Peeler Orri Jaffa expected to see 70% sales growth in North American Markets

The Plant Production and Marketing Board of Israel predicts that 2019 will see significant increase in exports of the Orri Jaffa mandarin to the US and Canada. The organization set goals for expanding export of its leading, easy-to-peel mandarin in response to the increased demand for high-quality, easy-peelers.

UK Brassica and Leafy Salad Conference

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 18:39

The biennial UK Brassica Leafy Salad Conference and Exhibition will take place on Wednesday 23rd January 2019 at the KingsGate Conference Centre, Peterborough, PE1 4YT.  

This is a well-established meeting point, conference and trade show for all those involved in production or allied to these significant industries from home and abroad. The Conference Dinner will be held on the evening of 23rd January at the Holiday Inn Peterborough West.

MedFEL takes place from 24 to 26 April 2019 in Perpignan

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 16:03

Organised by the Occitania / Pyrenees-Mediterranean Region and the AD'OCC regional economic development agency, medFEL will be held from 24 to 26 April 2019 at the Perpignan Exhibition Centre. The international business event for the fruit and vegetable sector will focus this year on super fruits: persimmon, pomegranates, kiwis and blueberries.

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