The Packaging Pitch: using trends to future proof your business

Packaging expert Lisa Cork talks banking on food trends ahead of an upcoming visit to South America.
April 02 , 2012

Opinion: Consumer outlook and expectations in Brazil

Zona Sul's Carlos Cury looks at important trends that produce exporters can capitalize on in Brazil.
March 29 , 2012

Opinion: Taste and texture are still the strongest hooks

Taste and pricing count for more than social and ethical concerns when it comes to buying fruit.
March 27 , 2012

Opinion: the 'huge potential' for Chilean fruit in India

An FTA could make India "capable of consuming all of Chile's produce", says a leading fruit importer.
March 23 , 2012

Opinion: Toxic chemicals in U.S. packaging must go

The FDA is to decide by the end of this month whether to ban bisphenol-A from all food packaging.
March 20 , 2012

Opinion: the importance of mango ripening programs

National Mango Board executive director William Watson makes a case for ready to eat programs.
March 15 , 2012

Opinion: the need for a better agricultural strategy in Peru

Peruvian Agri Institute director Juan José Gal'Lino discusses national strategy and the mistake of aspirational imitation.
March 12 , 2012

Opinion: fine tuning refrigerated cargo loading to avoid losses

Taking the right steps for packing fruit for shipment is crucial for export success advises Crowley Maritime.
March 08 , 2012

Opinion: produce variety drives reduced sales and shrink

Growers, suppliers and retailers need to collaborate to drive up sales with carefully chosen produce.
March 06 , 2012

The Packaging Pitch: when stickers miss the point

Marketing expert Lisa Cork looks at stickers that fail to educate consumers about product benefits.
March 01 , 2012