The apple sector chooses Macfrut Digital (8-10 September 2020) and the opportunity it offers to make new business contacts. In fact, all the major apple producers and consortia – apples are Italy’s most exported fruit – have also joined the event. The apple sector is one of the most dynamic sectors of the Italian fruit and vegetable industry, which has taken further steps towards internationalisation since the recent opening of the Thai and Vietnamese markets.
The apple sector chooses Macfrut Digital
Adjustments on the US fresh fruit market
Sales of fresh produce appear to be levelling off in the US, after seeing a rapid surge in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Overall, fresh produce sales in the week ending June 28th were up 5.8% from 2019 levels, which is markedly down on the growth seen in since April 2020. While vegetable sales were up 12.5%, fruit sales rose just 0.2%, according to IRI data. There is still strong performance in the frozen and processed produce segment, with the former up 15.1% and the latter growing 22% from the same time last year.
FEDEXPOR holds successful 1st virtual “Ecuador Food Fair”
The fair allowed Ecuadorian exporters showcase their products and establish new business opportunities. It involved minimum investment compared to face-to-face events of an international nature.
Organised by FEDEXPOR, the international fair exceeded expectations and made this new virtual way of doing business a reality. The event showed off Ecuador and its products to the world, where its production and logistics chain is 100% active to respond to international demand.
Macfrut Digital trade fair preview now online
Fruit Attraction 2020: a fulcrum for reconstruction and a tribute to the sector
In its twelfth year, Fruit Attraction 2020 will incorporate new elements into its format with the aim of serving as a fulcrum to promote the reconstruction of international trade relations within the fruit and vegetable sector. It takes place in October, which is the key time for the sector. The confidence of the sector as a whole, and the support of the international Fruit Attraction community to speed up the recovery, has allowed the fair to have recorded an increase of 5% in registrations for participation, compared to the same dates last year.
Agricultural Water Summit moved to September 22, 2020
Taiwan Smart Agriweek 2020 postponed until December
United Fresh launches appeal for support
Following the successful closure of the first digital edition of United Fresh, the organisers drew some positive conclusions for what was a memorable event. More than 12,500 attended the event, with more than 7,500 online at any one time. Over 1,000 joined the general sessions, while the workshops, coffee talk roundtables, networking receptions and morning fitness classes reached thousands more.