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Addressing residue-free berries at the Global Berry Congress

Addressing residue-free berries at the Global Berry Congress

Published on May 22nd, 2018

Speaking at the recent Global Berry Congress 2018 in Rotterdam, Julien Mourrut-Salesse – Biobest’s Head of IPM and Pollination Specialists – highlighted a range of solutions to help address growing consumer demand for residue-free berries.

Held in March, this world-class event brought together leading berry growers from around the world providing an opportunity to learn, network and create new business opportunities. Julien Mourrut- Salesse was one of 40 expert speakers chosen to assess key challenges and help delegates understand the future for the industry.

CIV innovation takes the lead with its strawberry varieties at the Rotterdam Global Berries Congress 2018

CIV innovation takes the lead with its strawberry varieties at the Rotterdam Global Berries Congress 2018

Published on Apr 03rd, 2018

Eugenio Bolognesi: “Our varietal portfolio combines productivity, the search for quality and the best in environmental sustainability”

“The GBC-Global Berries Congress 2018 in Rotterdam proved to be an interesting international stage in both level, quality, networking for the participants, and as a moment for a professional update on the berries that are currently one of the fastest growing categories in the fruit and vegetable sector worldwide”, says Eugenio Bolognesi, CIV Director, back from the Dutch trip.

How Rotterdam's food cluster fosters innovation, sustainability, profitability

How Rotterdam's food cluster fosters innovation, sustainability, profitability

Published on Jan 10th, 2017

How the sector will make money in 30 years was the question posed by Sharon Janmaat, food cluster project manager for the City of Rotterdam, during her presentation at the first ever Amsterdam Produce Show, held last November 2-4.

“And what will we need for that in terms of innovation, circularity and digital developments?” she asked.

AGRO Merchants Group expands Rotterdam facility

AGRO Merchants Group expands Rotterdam facility

Published on Dec 29th, 2016

AGRO Merchants Group, a provider of cold storage and logistics solutions, has announced a significant expansion in Rotterdam which it says will reinforce its services to the fresh produce sector.

In a press release, it said ADB Cool Company, part of AGRO Merchants Group since 2015, officially opened its new facility expansion in October 2016.

EU Fresh Info Forum showcases latest technology

EU Fresh Info Forum showcases latest technology

Published on Nov 30th, 2016

The EU Fresh Info Forum started yesterday (Nov 29) with visits to an urban farm in Rotterdam, a logistics distribution centre (Hillfresh, built 7 years ago, 7,000 palet capacity) and an orchid farm (9ha of glasshouse, 70,000 plants a week) that are all at the cutting edge in their field of activity.

2% incorrect = 100% wrong

2% incorrect = 100% wrong

Published on Nov 21st, 2016

Delivering correct product information presents a number of significant challenges for the fresh produce sector such as high circulation speed, a wide variety of products and the large number of variations in product information.

Nevertheless, it is this very sector that has become aware of the importance of data quality.

As Kees de Kat says, “We cannot afford to make any mistakes.”

Learn how the fresh produce game is changing - EU Fresh Info Forum & Roundtable

Learn how the fresh produce game is changing - EU Fresh Info Forum & Roundtable

Published on Oct 24th, 2016

Information technology is changing all industries so how is it changing the game in fresh produce? That question will be the focus of the 3rd EU Fresh Info Forum & Roundtable, taking place aboard the SS Rotterdam November 29-30 in Rotterdam.

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