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YOOM™ tomato wins prestigious Three Star Superior Taste Award in recognition of its marvelous taste

YOOM™ tomato wins prestigious Three Star Superior Taste Award in recognition of its marvelous taste

Published on Oct 15th, 2020
PRESS RELEASE

 

Enkhuizen,The Netherlands, October 14th, 2020 – Syngenta’s new purple cocktail tomato YOOM™ has been awarded the 2020 prestigious Three Star Superior Taste Award, by the International Taste Institute in Brussels, Belgium.

In recognition of its “remarkable taste”, the distinctive YOOM™ tomato scored an impressive 91.3% in a rigorous blind tasting evaluation, that was carried out by prestigious chefs and sommeliers from around the world.

La Palma to launch La Palma eRoom at MACFRUT Digital 2020

La Palma to launch La Palma eRoom at MACFRUT Digital 2020

Published on Sep 03rd, 2020

MACFRUT Digital 2020 will be held from 8-10 September. This international fruit and vegetable fair welcomed more than 1,000 exhibitors from 90 countries in the 2019 edition, over 43,500 visitors and was scheduled to be held last May in Rimini (Italy). Eventually, due to the current health crisis, it was moved to September in a virtual format, where exhibitors will have a privileged channel to dialogue with buyers registered on the platform.

EU tomato production continues to fall

EU tomato production continues to fall

Published on Aug 24th, 2020

 

The EU’s 2020 tomato crop is forecast to drop 7%, as Spanish growers switch to producing more profitable vegetables. Polish tomato production is on the rise, however, following an increase in investments in glasshouse infrastructure. The other member states’ crops should remain relatively stable. As producers switch to smaller-sized varieties, yields are dropping; but this is compensated for by extended harvesting calendars. EU production of tomatoes for processing is projected to rise by 1%.

Clause’s Genio, Creativo, Dolcetini cherry tomatoes meet the challenges facing food retailing

Clause’s Genio, Creativo, Dolcetini cherry tomatoes meet the challenges facing food retailing

Published on May 07th, 2020
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Valence, May 6th. 2020 - The current crisis has greatly impacted how often consumers visit food retails but also how they shop there.    

Against this background food retailers must adapt their offer to control supply and avoid food waste. A real challenge for the fruit and vegetables section. A better range of varieties will help foster what’s on offer and increase the attractiveness of the section.

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. 

YOOM Fruit Logistica Innovation Awards 2020 nomination

YOOM Fruit Logistica Innovation Awards 2020 nomination

Published on Jan 15th, 2020

YOOM™ the new purple cocktail tomato nominated for the FRUIT LOGISTICA INNOVATION AWARD 2020 (FLIA)

YOOM™ tomato has been nominated as one of the 10 most innovative products presented at the forthcoming edition of the international FRUIT LOGISTICA 2020 trade fair. A benchmark in the fruit and vegetable sector, once again it will be held in Berlin and will welcome more than 78,000 industry professionals. 

From 5-7 February, visitors will be able to discover and enjoy first hand #TheFlavourExperience offered by YOOM™ in exhibition halls 20/21.

Small EU tomato crop drives higher prices

EU tomato crop rises, as do exports

Fall in output but rise in exports of processed Italian tomatoes

EU tomato imports rise as exports shrink

EU tomato imports rise as exports shrink

Published on Aug 05th, 2019

EU imports of fresh tomato have climbed steadily since 2015, from 481,000 tons to 628,000 tons in 2018. The largest non-EU supplier by far is Morocco. Imports from the North African country climbed 10.7% in 2018 to reach 449,700 tons. While tomato exports from Turkey plummeted between 2009 and 2013 (from 105,000 tons to 29,000 tons), they have since risen steadily, reaching 108,000 tons in 2018 – an increase of 6.5% from 2017. Israel is no longer the major source of tomatoes it once was. Between 2009 and 2018, shipment volumes fell from 25,000 tons to just 639 tons.

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