Cibus 2021 to restart the Italian food sector in early September

Thu, 04/08/2021 - 09:30

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Following responses to two surveys, one among exhibiting companies and the other among Italian and foreign buyers, Fiere di Parma and Federalimentare have set the dates for Cibus 2021: the first week of September, from Tuesday 31 August to Friday 3 September. An evaluation of the vaccination process in Italy and the organisation of air corridors for foreign buyers also contributed to the decision.

Mini symposium on tomato quality on Thursday 15 April

Thu, 04/08/2021 - 09:14

Normec's quality experts have organised a short, online, free mini symposium about tomato quality on Thursday 15 April 15:00 – 16:30 (CEST). The event is aimed at quality managers and quality inspectors, as well as category managers and buyers.

New meeting point for global grape sector

Wed, 04/07/2021 - 12:37

Global Grape Congress will bring together key players in the fresh table grape category to connect and share their experience and expertise. Held digitally on 30th June, a combination of talks, interviews and discussions will allow an in-depth look at the business, including the development of new varieties, new technologies and new markets.

GLOBALG.A.P. celebrates 5 years of GGN label with virtual live event

Wed, 04/07/2021 - 12:34

This year GLOBALG.A.P.’s consumer-facing initiative, the GGN label, is turning 5 and to celebrate this anniversary, a virtual live event is being held on 27 April 2021. There will be a look-back on the great achievements in the aquaculture and floriculture sectors and details of the label’s vision and exciting new projects for the coming years will be shared.

Russia’s mushroom production increased by 80.2% in 2020

Wed, 04/07/2021 - 12:13

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Cultivated mushroom production in Russia has been growing steadily in recent years. Production increased by 80.2% to 86,300 tons in 2020. This is nine times higher than in 2016 (9,700 tons). 

Digline, a leaf miner parasitoid highly indicated in spring crops

Wed, 04/07/2021 - 11:17

Since the last spring and during the current one, the damage of the leaf miner, mainly of organic cucumber and watermelon, have been increasing

Smart Water Conference on 19-20 April

Tue, 04/06/2021 - 17:51

The annual Smart Water Systems conference will highlight the methods the water companies are using to ensure the goals and targets that have been set are reached and exceeded. The event will take place on 19-20 April 2021 at 11:00am (Europe/Madrid), and will focus on how new technologies, IOT and Artificial Intelligence can help to produce and analyse real-time data to ensure more efficient leakage detection and management; leading to better customer engagement and subsequently decreased customers water usage.

Fresh Produce India goes live on April 22

Tue, 04/06/2021 - 17:48

FRESH PRODUCE INDIA will be held digitally on Thursday 22 April 2021, where attendees can learn about fresh opportunities for imported fruits, and how online channels provide new and exciting consumer-direct channels to build your products and brands in India. FRESH PRODUCE INDIA was a big hit in April 2020. More than 650 decision makers from across the globe tuned in when India’s favourite fresh produce event became the first in the world to go online.

Sun World taken over by Bridgepoint

Tue, 04/06/2021 - 17:44

Sun World International LLC, a global fruit genetics, R&D and licensing company, announced an agreement to be acquired by Bridgepoint, an international private equity group. Bridgepoint will become controlling shareholder alongside management and succeed a transformative and successful period of ownership from Renewable Resources Group LLC and Vision Ridge Partners.

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