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Innovations in Melon: Syngenta Extended Shelf Life Varieties

Innovations in Melon: Syngenta Extended Shelf Life Varieties

Published on May 20th, 2020

In recent years, the melon market has become more interested in extended shelf life (ESL) melons. To meet grower and retail demands, Syngenta developed several ESL melon varieties. Syngenta’s ESL varieties are earlier and easier to harvest at their prime than standard long shelf life (LSL) varieties. In addition, ESL varieties also have a better flavor profile, making them more marketable for retail and satisfying to the consumer.

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Nunhems® continues to innovate in the lettuce segment to meet consumer demands

Nunhems® continues to innovate in the lettuce segment to meet consumer demands

Published on Feb 13th, 2020

The vegetable seeds subsidiary of BASF is introducing new and original types of lettuce and bringing new concepts to supermarket shelves that put an emphasis on the flavour, colour and culinary uses of lettuces 

The Yoom tomato scoops Innovation of the Year prize

The Yoom tomato scoops Innovation of the Year prize

Published on Feb 11th, 2020

This year's FRUIT LOGISTICA Innovation Award (FLIA) has gone to the "Yoom™" tomato from Syngenta Seeds. Garnering about 30% of the overall votes, the tomato was the clear winner in the competition to determine the best innovation in the international fruit and vegetable industry. 

Edeka to stock citrus with Apeel technology

Edeka to stock citrus with Apeel technology

Published on Feb 05th, 2020
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The Edeka Group is extending its commitment to fighting food waste by using the innovative “Apeel” technology not just to protect its avocados but also oranges and clementines. Apeel produce has a protective layer consisting of plant-based materials that slow down water loss and penetration by oxygen – two main factors contributing to decay of fresh fruit and vegetable products.

Fruit Logistica Innovation Award Nominees unveiled

Fruit Logistica Innovation Award Nominees unveiled

Published on Feb 03rd, 2020

The nominees for the FRUIT LOGISTICA 2020 Innovation Award have been announced. The highest award of the fresh produce industry will be delivered on February 7, 2020 in Berlin. More than 78,000 professional visitors from the sector, from more than 135 countries, will be invited to vote on their innovation of the year. 

The ten nominees, who were chosen by a panel of experts from the entire fresh produce industry, will be exhibited at FRUIT LOGISTICA 2020 in a special area between pavilions 20 and 21. The nominees are as follows: 

Two Major Innovations for Ecofriendly Exotic Fruit and Vegetable Packaging

Two Major Innovations for Ecofriendly Exotic Fruit and Vegetable Packaging

Published on Feb 03rd, 2020

Action on plastic pollution: an environmental emergency

According to an Ellen MacArthur Foundation study, "the ocean is expected to contain 1 tonne of plastic for every 3 tonnes of fish by 2025, and by 2050, more plastics than fish (by weight)." In response to that environmental emergency, the Environment and Community Ministry launched France’s National Plastics Pact on 21 February 2019.

 

Target: 60% reusable, recyclable or compostable packaging in 2022 and 100% in 2025.

 

Spotlight keeps fresh produce innovation in focus

Spotlight keeps fresh produce innovation in focus

Published on Jan 29th, 2020
© Biopac, McGarlet introduces completely compostable packaging

 

As a launchpad for innovation in the international fresh produce business, Berlin’s annual FRUIT LOGISTICA trade show remains the preferred place for new ventures to be noticed by as many people as possible. For those visiting FRUIT LOGISTICA 2020 on 5-7 February, Spotlight – the show’s dedicated collection of world firsts, European premieres and event debutants – is an easy way to identify the very latest developments making their first appearance at the show.

 

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