ZUMMO, adaptable to pomegranate 

Mon, 01/20/2020 - 17:45




Freshly squeezed juices are an excellent option to offer customers health and energy by providing vitamins and natural nutrients. Classics such as orange juice are highly valued by customers. But why not offer other juices, too?

Kiwi prices soar in New Zealand

Mon, 01/20/2020 - 17:22

New Zealand’s kiwi fruits rose 32% in price during December 2019 to €4.93/kilo, almost double the price recorded in December 2018 of €2.53/kilo. The quality of the country’s crop this campaign has been very good, albeit with a shorter harvest. The higher prices are partly due to the smaller crop and partly due to the relative absence at this point of Northern Hemisphere fruit.
Price of fresh produce rose 2.1 % overall in December, with the gains partly offset by falls in nectarine (-24%) and lettuce (-18%) prices.
TAGS: New Zealand, kiwi, price

Central Dica specialises in large-scale distribution and exports by air

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 12:02

Lorenzo Carrasco, marketing manager of Central Dica, an importer and marketer of fruits and vegetables, says that 2019 was a good year for the firm’s growth and its continued specialisation in imported products, such as the Ercolina pear from Chile, mango, avocado, and grapes. Central Dica always looks for products with a twist to their quality and taste. The vehicle for current and future growth is La Pequeña Holanda SCA, with its conventional and organic production on over 260 hectares, both for domestic and export customers.

Adel & Sadiq, grows in import of new products and promotional activities

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 11:54

The company, which is both family owned and operated, imports fruits and vegetables from all over the world to sell in the Bahrain market. The company has its distribution channels, supplying different sections of the market: supermarkets and wholesale markets with the majority of sales focused on the domestic market. The products are mainly apples, oranges, kiwis and avocados, which are all important markets with growing demand. They import from many sources around the world such as Australia, the US, Thailand, Egypt, Argentina, Europe, Canada, Mexico and Kenya.

Woolworths Australia opens 100% sustainable store

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 13:19

Woolworths Australia has opened a supermarket store that is 100% run on renewable energy. The initiative is part of the Living Building Challenge (LBC), the world’s most rigorous performance standard for buildings.

UK supermarket sales slow

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 13:14


UK supermarket sales growth dropped to 0.5% in 2019, according to the latest data published by Kantar Worldpanel. With uncertainty surrounding Brexit compounded by the general election, consumers made on average one fewer visit to the shops in the last quarter of the year than in the same period last year. 

YOOM Fruit Logistica Innovation Awards 2020 nomination

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 17:55

YOOM™ the new purple cocktail tomato nominated for the FRUIT LOGISTICA INNOVATION AWARD 2020 (FLIA)

YOOM™ tomato has been nominated as one of the 10 most innovative products presented at the forthcoming edition of the international FRUIT LOGISTICA 2020 trade fair. A benchmark in the fruit and vegetable sector, once again it will be held in Berlin and will welcome more than 78,000 industry professionals. 

From 5-7 February, visitors will be able to discover and enjoy first hand #TheFlavourExperience offered by YOOM™ in exhibition halls 20/21.

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