New highlights from GreenTech Amsterdam: Tomato virus, digital phenotyping and peat alternatives

The three day event is a global meeting place for horticultural technology professionals, focusing on the early stages of the horticultural chain and the current issues facing growers today.
May 12 , 2022

Cities should aim to grow 30% of produce locally - report 

The goal is part of a report published by the Tony Blair Institute For Global Change in order to decrease dependence on outside sources for urban populations.
May 09 , 2022

Oppy announces its first tech investment

Oppy has invested in an AI technology that harnesses deep learning AI to forecast and manage the yield of a specific crop, and is starting testing with table grapes.
May 03 , 2022

GrubMarket acquires South American fruit firm in expansion bid

The fruit ecommerce tech platform has locked in multiple acquisitions since a US$120M investment round and US$1.2B valuation last year, this acquisition marks its first in South America.
April 26 , 2022

Hazel Tech opening new agriculture R&D space in Chicago

The new space will include a research and development laboratory space, a pilot lab, administrative functions and an 8,500 square-foot innovation lab and will be the largest agriculture R&D center in the city.
April 25 , 2022

Westfalia details water sustainability strategy

Westfalia's irrigation system helped it improve its water-use efficiency by 14 per cent in 2020 and will be implemented in múltiple growing nations.
April 21 , 2022

TOMRA Fresh Food to launch new robotic packing machine for clamshells and punnets at Fruit Logistica and the South American Blueberry Convention

TOMRA's new KETE16 increases productivity, reduces downtime, and delivers certainty in every pack
April 04 , 2022

Cornell, Sun World launch two new table grape varieties 

An "ultra-early ripening green seedless grape variety with a sweet Muscat flavor and firm crisp texture” and  a “midseason ripening red variety with large berries and a tropical aroma with overtones of mango” are two new grape varieties to hit the market.
March 23 , 2022

Oppy boosts technology focus in California grape category

Numerous technological solutions have been making headway in Oppy’s California grape vineyards with three of its latest innovation partners. 
September 09 , 2021

SanLucar wins retail innovation award for Fresh Cut Refrigerator

European produce company SanLucar has scooped the EHI Retail Institute award in the new category Best AI & Robotics with its intelligent Fresh Cut Refrigerator.
March 08 , 2021