sustainable agriculture

Camposol works to defend water resources

Camposol works to defend water resources

Published on Mar 05th, 2020

Camposol is striving to reduce its water footprint, as a sustainable irrigation system is one of the biggest challenges in agriculture. For five years, Camposol has worked in cooperation with SuizAgua to measure the water footprint of its blueberry, avocado and tangerine production. The company also participates in the Blue Certificate programme led by the National Water Authority (ANA), which brings together companies that execute projects to protect water resources and generate shared value through work within the community.

Agrico reaches out to the world with ‘Next Generation’ 

Agrico reaches out to the world with ‘Next Generation’ 

Published on Feb 13th, 2020

Agrico is a co-operative of potato growers involved in breeding, growing, collecting, processing and marketing on average 500,000 tons of potatoes a year. Two years ago, the company developed a series of potato varieties with high Phytophthora resistance which they refer to as the ‘Next Generation’ potatoes. In addition to their unique high resistance, these sustainable varieties have outstanding consumption qualities in terms of appearance, taste and versatility. These qualities make the varieties attractive for both growers and customers. 

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.

The GLOBALG.A.P. Tour stops off at Tucumán

Sainsbury’s on its support for sustainable agriculture in Peruvian desert

Sainsbury’s on its support for sustainable agriculture in Peruvian desert

Published on Nov 22nd, 2016

UK supermarket chain Sainsbury’s has higlighted in a recent blog post that as you walk through its aisles you might be surprised to find that some of its products – including asparagus, peas, beans and grapes – come from one of the world’s oldest, driest deserts in southern Peru.

Successful debut of Probelte Forum on crop protection for sustainable agriculture

Probelte forum on making agriculture more sustainable

Probelte forum on making agriculture more sustainable

Published on May 19th, 2016

Respect for the environment and food security are at the heart of a debate in Murcia, Spain, today (May 19), organised by the company Probelte Fito.

Under the title ‘Moving towards sustainable agriculture for healthy food’ this public forum will also share news of innovation in the field of plant protection and see experts share the latest in biotechnology and the development of low risk products, all with the aim of promoting progress towards use of increasingly ecological and sustainable agricultural products.

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