Publix named top US supermarket for customer service
Tesco named South African Stone Fruit Retailer of the Year
UK retailer Tesco has been recognised by the South African stone fruit sector for its strong performance and promotional support during the 2019-20 season. South African growers’ association Hortgro presents the Stone Fruit Retailer of the Year prize to a UK supermarket each year. According to a statement by Hortgro, Tesco saw a noticeable increase in sales this season, with the retailer selling over three million kilos of South African stone fruit across its stores, with nectarines faring particularly well.
GLOBALG.A.P. Opens Applications for G.A.P. Awards 2022
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Cologne, Germany - GLOBALG.A.P. announced this week that applications are now open for the G.A.P. Awards 2022.
FPJ Live brings together UK fresh produce leaders
The Ricoh Arena on 7-8 October became the venue for around 200 leaders from the UK’s fresh produce industry UK fresh produce industry to share industry insights, develop practical solutions and establish powerful connections. Featuring three stages of on-stage interviews, presentations, multimedia and interactivity, there were plenty opportunities to learn and get inspired.
Omnia Management takes innovation prize
Omnia Management is the winner of the 1st Cool Logistics 'Innovation in Perishable Logistics' Award at the 11th Cool Logistics Global Conference in Valencia. The winner of the award was selected by an international panel of stakeholders with an interest in furthering perishable supply chain excellence. Omnia Management was recognized for its contribution and adding value to the cold supply chain.
GreenTech announces nominees for Innovation Awards 2019
Exhibitors at the GreenTech exposition to be held in Amsterdam next month submitted 50 innovations for the GreenTech Innovation Awards 2019. This number represents an increase from last year’s edition and shows the enormous developments in the horticultural sector. The winners will be announced during the official opening of GreenTech on Tuesday 11 June 2019.
Fruit Logistica Innovation Award winners revealed
Knox – a natural solution that delays pinking in cut lettuce – has won the 2017 Fruit Logistica Innovation Award.
And in what was apparently a very close result, the runner-up was The Cracking Monkey, a pre-germinated nut from the Philippines with high levels of Vitamin E.
And in third place was Natupol Excel – Bee Vision, a specially developed beehive to optimise pollination in the greenhouse under artificial lighting.
Tomato Inspiration announces two keynote speakers
Hein Deprez (Greenyard Horticulture) and GertJan Meeuws (Here, There & Everywhere/Indoor Growing) will be the keynote speakers during the 4th Tomato Inspiration event.
They will be shedding light on current trends and the outlook from now to 2025.
This important event for international tomato growers will be held on February 9 this year in Berlin. The event enables prominent tomato companies to meet and inspire each other and raise the sector to an even higher level.
Fruit Logistica Innovation Award shortlist announced
The 10 finalists for the 2017 Fruit Logistica Innovation Award have been revealed, with the winners to be announced in Berlin next February 10.
The selected innovations will be presented at the fair from February 8-10 in a special exhibition area between halls 20 and 21.
A panel of experts from all parts of the fresh produce industry chose the following ten nominees from more than 60 submissions.
Winners announced for 20th annual Golden Bridge Trade & Export Awards
The 20th edition of the prestigious Golden Bridge Trade & Export Awards for outstanding achievements in exporting between the UK and Belgium and Luxembourg, have been won by BelExport and Shanks Group plc.
The Awards were presented by the Belgian- Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce (BLCC) and the British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium.
Awards were also won by Namgrass, Orega and Lancer Europe.