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Cibus 2021 to restart the Italian food sector in early September

Cibus 2021 to restart the Italian food sector in early September

Published on Apr 08th, 2021

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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.

Altroconsumo names best retailers in Italy

Altroconsumo names best retailers in Italy

Published on Feb 18th, 2021
Photo: Altroconsumo

Italian consumers’ association Altroconsumo has announced its retail awards for 2020/21. Despar was the winner in the supermarket category, while Esselunga was recognised in the hypermarkets & superstores category, and Eurospin was the winner in the discount supermarkets category. In the online retail category, Coop was the winner among the supermarkets, and Esselunga won once again the hypermarket & superstore category.

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Sorma Group launches HyperVision, the new high-tech platform for SormaTech optical sorting machines

Sorma Group launches HyperVision, the new high-tech platform for SormaTech optical sorting machines

Published on Jan 25th, 2021
Photo: Sorma Group & Fruitecom 

A patented system that selects 15 pieces of fruit per second based on internal and external quality and guarantees elimination of almost all defects, an unprecedented level of achievement on the market

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Aldi to continue expansion in northern Italy in 2021

Aldi to continue expansion in northern Italy in 2021

Published on Dec 16th, 2020

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Aldi will continue its expansion in Italy, which has seen an average of three openings per month (mainly in the north), despite the many difficulties caused by the pandemic. The fruit and vegetable department continues to play a central role, as it seeks to keep the supply chain as short as possible by offering a generous selection of about 120 items of fresh fruit and vegetables.

How will Brexit affect Italy’s fresh produce?

How will Brexit affect Italy’s fresh produce?

Published on Dec 15th, 2020

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Italy’s fresh produce sector is following with great interest the negotiations underway to seal a trade deal between the EU and the UK. Last week, an online conference titled “Great Britain outside the European Union: What changes for fruit and vegetable operators from 1 January 2021", organised by Cso Italy, Fruitimprese and Dcs Tramaco, over 120 people took part.

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Italian fresh produce sector envisages major challenges ahead

Italian fresh produce sector envisages major challenges ahead

Published on Nov 05th, 2020

At the annual Fruitimprese assembly, which took place on October 22nd in Rome behind closed doors due to the Covid-19 pandemic, president, Marco Salvi, stressed the important role played by our operators, working hard since the very beginning of the crisis to guarantee ongoing supplies of fresh products as well as the income of their employees. Salvi also called for more government financial and legal assistance for the sector. Salvi stated that government provisions had not managed to solve the labour crisis in the summer.

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