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  • More about Postharvest – February 16th, 2018

    More about Postharvest – February 16th, 2018

    The links available below, correspond to postharvest information published on different media. Every Thursday, we bring all this interesting postharvest-information together in our Postharvest News. Picture of dicenta http://www.florespedia.com/ AG Net West this week, 8th February 2018 Alteration of sugar… Read More

  • Policy recommendations regarding position of fruit and vegetable sector in EU’s R&I policy

    Policy recommendations regarding position of fruit and vegetable sector in EU’s R&I policy

    On 23 January 2018, Freshfel Europe (the European Fresh Produce Association) and A.R.E.F.L.H. (the European Assembly of fruit, vegetable and horticulture regions) organised in coordination with the two European university and research centre networks for fruit and vegetable related research, EUFRIN and EUVRIN, a… Read More

  • Unitec Group at Fruit Logistica 2018

    Unitec Group at Fruit Logistica 2018

    UNITEC Group has returned to the Fruit Logistica exhibition, which has run in Berlin from February 7th to 9th, and brought all its technological expertise that has defined it as leading company for more than 90 years in terms of innovation, since it allows Fruit and Vegetable Packing Houses to generate concrete… Read More

  • A journey through the ripening of fruit, in permanent improvement

    A journey through the ripening of fruit, in permanent improvement

    The ripening of bananas is a necessity for international trade and has given rise to a constantly improving technology. The company INTERKO, a main worldwide player in the business, celebrated its 50th anniversary in Fruit Logistica. A Tech Stage conference by Chris Maat, Managing Director/Partner, shared the wide… Read More

  • Freezing prior to drying can increase the percentage of split pistachio nuts

    Freezing prior to drying can increase the percentage of split pistachio nuts

    In this study, different methods for shell splitting and the effect of freezing prior to drying on shell splitting percentage of pistachio were investigated. A completely randomized design was used to investigate the effects of different freezing temperatures (0, -6, -12 and -18°C), different drying temperatures… Read More

  • Fruit Logistica 2018: powerful presence of fresh produce sector in Berlin

    Fruit Logistica 2018: powerful presence of fresh produce sector in Berlin

    Berlin was transformed into the capital of the global fresh produce sector for three days during FRUIT LOGISTICA 2018. More than 3,100 exhibitors from over 80 countries presented a comprehensive market overview from 7 to 9 February. FRUIT LOGISTICA Global Brand Manager Will Wollbold: "FRUIT LOGISTICA underlines its… Read More

  • BrimaPack's innovations 2018

    BrimaPack's innovations 2018

    BRIMAPACK BV announced some exiting new innovations for 2018: “During the Fruit Logistica 2018 in Berlin on 7 – 9 February 2018 we have shown our latest innovations”, Ron van de Pavert, BrimaPack’s CEO, says. "We are currently assembling our VeTrac 18 rows Transplanter. Also the VeTrac Celery harvester is on… Read More

  • How to measure ripeness of fruit in 6 simple steps using the DA-Meter

    How to measure ripeness of fruit in 6 simple steps using the DA-Meter

    The DA-meter is an innovative tool for agriculture, by tr Turoni; it measures the fruit’s ΔA index that is an indicator of its maturation level. However how do you actually make a measurement with the DA-meter? Let’s go through the few simple actions you have to make every time you will start a set of… Read More

  • Proposal to remove pesticides at home level

    Proposal to remove pesticides at home level

    Researchers in India have come up with a do-it-yourself solution to protect yourself from poison that might be on your plate. Mix 160 ml of acetic acid with 4 grams of baking soda and concentrated juice of 4 lemons in 4 litres of water. Use this to was your vegetables to ensure that pesticides are removed. A… Read More

  • ULMA Packaging at Fruit Logistica 2018 - Main highlights

    ULMA Packaging at Fruit Logistica 2018 - Main highlights

    ULMA PACKAGING has shown interesting novelties within its wide range of packaging solutions for the produce industry. Technologies that extend the shelf-life of fruits and vegetables to keep their flavors and aromas until the moment of being consumed. The main highlight comes with the VTC 840 vertical wrapper with a… Read More