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Fruit Logistica publishes latest European market figures

European Statistics Handbook highlights the impact of inflation, weather phenomena, and rising production costs in the fruit and vegetable market.
February 02 , 2023

Mission Produce to open UK distribution center with exclusive ripening technology

The new technology will be implemented for the first time in the company’s newest forward distribution center in Dartford,  England, which is anticipated to open in March of 2023.
February 02 , 2023

Agronometrics Interviews: A tour of the Chilean blueberry season with Giddings Berries USA

The worldwide market for Chilean blueberries is projected to grow as nouveau technology for cultivation, harvesting, packaging, and transportation is researched and incorporated.
February 02 , 2023

Wild Harvest Organic Produce offering over 40 new products

United Natural Foods Inc. (UNFI) has announced the expansion of its Wild Harvest private-label organic produce line with more than 40 new items. 
February 02 , 2023

CropX acquires Tule expanding operations in California

CropX Technologies, a global leader in digital solutions for agronomic farm management, announced its acquisition of Tule Technologies, a precision irrigation company based in California.
February 01 , 2023
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Fresh produce consumption per capita remains low in Europe Daily consumption of fresh fruit and vegetables in the European Union remains well below the minimum 400 grams per capita recommended by the World Health Organization.

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How citrus packhouses can improve profitability with the latests sorting and grading solutions Packhouses have traditionally kept their customers happy by packing only the fruit they are sure will meet quality requirements and by rejecting fruit of borderline quality. But this too often leads to fruit ‘giveaway’ which hurts packhouse profits.

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What can we look forward to at Fruit Logistica next week? John Giles, Divisional Director at Promar International, weighs in on the upcoming Fruit Logistica conference, which will be held in Berlin.

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Hamburg Süd and SeaLand to be merged into the Maersk brand The company has said that current account teams and terms and conditions, such as contracts and payment terms will remain the unchanged.

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Peruvian exports to U.S. rose by 23% through November Shipments of traditional products in the first eleven months of 2022 totaled US$ 2,719 million, showing a growth of 29.4% year-on-year.

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AFM reveals Super Bowl teaser for national TV ad Many months of planning for a Super Bowl promotion by Avocados From Mexico (AFM) are approaching the climatic event. Watch the teaser ad here.

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Winter, Marlene sponsors mountain sports The brand will be supporting the Ski World Cup and Biathlon champion Dorothea Wierer. The marketing activities for the winter season also include campaigns in Italy, Sweden and Norway.

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Agronometrics in Charts: Mexican avocados stealing the show once again Mexico continues to top the charts as the world’s top avocado exporter, with over 6,720 million pounds shipped in the past 3 years.

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Joe Sbrocchi joins Pure Flavor's leadership team Pure Flavor has announced produce industry veteran, Joe Sbrocchi, to the position of Senior Vice-President, Business Development & Strategy.  Sbrocchi's career history has been in the vendor and the buying communities (Sobeys & Walmart), and most recently over the last five years as the Executive Director & General Manager of the Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers […]

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