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  • Tomato Field Day in Albania

    Tomato Field Day in Albania

    70 local growers, dealers, fruit traders and SAKATA’s distributors from Macedonia, Bulgaria, Serbia, Bosnia and Croatia attended this event organised in cooperation with Agro Koni. Sakata presented its new tomato variety ADRIATIKA (TM11068). Attendees discovered its outstanding performances. They also understood… Read More

  • SmartPackr2 and Smart Palletizer exhibited by Greefa during Macfrut 2018

    SmartPackr2 and Smart Palletizer exhibited by Greefa during Macfrut 2018

    GREEFA, market leader in grading technology, vegetableshas been operating in Italy for over 50 years and has recently opened a branch in Alto Adige. At the Macfrut 2018 the company has introduced the SmartPackr2 to the Italian customers. SmartPackr 2 is a machine developed for the delicate and efficient packaging… Read More

  • Interpoma 2018 gives space to innovative ideas with their first Startup Village

    Interpoma 2018 gives space to innovative ideas with their first Startup Village

    The future of the planet is based on innovation and research. The biggest threats of the 21st century such as food security, climate change, scarcity of resources and the fight against waste, all have the same common denominator, agriculture. Technological innovation will guide the search for a more sustainable… Read More

  • 43,000 visitors at Macfrut

    43,000 visitors at Macfrut

    It had all the elements to be a great event, and expectations were fully met. An extraordinary 35th edition of MACFRUT, which attracted 43,000 visitors during the three-day trade fair (compared to 39,000 last year), has come to an end. This achievement was a long time in the making, since a turning point was made in… Read More

  • Occurrence of Internal brown spot (IBS) increase in tubers showin skin roughness

    Occurrence of Internal brown spot (IBS) increase in tubers showin skin roughness

    Internal brown spot (IBS) is a physiological disorder of potato tubers consisting in the appearance of punctiform and/or enlarged rust-coloured necrosis in parenchymal tissues. The IBS disorder leads to important economic impact and yield depreciation since quality, sensory and processing features of tubers may be… Read More

  • Giró net packages, the most sustainable on the supermarket

    Giró net packages, the most sustainable on the supermarket

    To evaluate the effciency of a packaging in terms of its sustainability and respect for the environment, different criteria must be taken into account: The materials. First, the packaging must be made with materials that have a minimum environmental impact when disposed of. In this sense there are two clear options:… Read More

  • Good effects of fludioxonil, fluopyram/pyrimethanil, and boscalid/pyraclostrobin to control Botrytis Neck Rot in stored onions

    Good effects of fludioxonil, fluopyram/pyrimethanil, and boscalid/pyraclostrobin to control Botrytis Neck Rot in stored onions

    Vidalia onions (Allium cepa) are very susceptible to infection from pathogens and diseases compared with other types of onions. Botrytis neck rot (BNR) (Botrytis allii) is the most common and destructive storage disease, whereas sour skin (Pseudomonas cepacia) can cause significant bacterial losses, particularly,… Read More

  • NatureSeal organic line for fresh cut root vegetables and other produce

    NatureSeal organic line for fresh cut root vegetables and other produce

    NatureSeal has developed organic certified formulations to extend the shelf life of organic produce. This ever-expanding OMRI-certified line currently treats a variety of organic produce with a simple blend of vitamins and minerals. With up to 21 days of extended shelf life, processors can treat organic produce at… Read More

  • A fork in the retail road for fresh produce companies? FRUIT LOGISTICA Trend Report Part 3 – free download available

    A fork in the retail road for fresh produce companies? FRUIT LOGISTICA Trend Report Part 3 – free download available

    In future, online grocery growth will come in many forms, some of it through internet-based, direct-to-consumer models, some of it driven by bricks-and-mortar retailers seeking to diversify. But which path will yield more growth for the fresh produce business? Read More

  • How to protect watermelons from heat and solar radiation

    How to protect watermelons from heat and solar radiation

    High temperatures and an excess of solar radiation can damage the quality, profitability and therefore the yield of the watermelon and melon season. In order to solve this problem, which affects producers in the field, Decco has developed its Deccoshield sunscreen. Deccoshield protects both fruit and the plant from… Read More