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  • Global reach under one roof

    Global reach under one roof

    Urschel keeps virtually all manufacturing and assembly in-house, bucking global efficiency trends to ward off stock-outs and ensure inventory availability. With varying degrees of success, large, multinational machine builders have long tinkered with ways to thinly, evenly, and efficiently spread their resources… Read More

  • Ripening of tropical fruit is becoming increasingly accurate

    Ripening of tropical fruit is becoming increasingly accurate

    Perfectly ripened fruit, does that actually exist? "Not yet, but we are pretty close" said Jacco Smid of VDH Product. The ripening of fruits is not easy. Using the latest techniques can make ripened fruit ever more accurate. More and more often are retailers demanding their fruit to be delivered with exactly the right… Read More

  • Multiscan in Argentina

    Multiscan in Argentina

    Multiscan Technologies visits, along with its subsidiary in Argentina Disteneo, several customers interested in our technology for the selection of table olives. El Matucho, in the province of La Rioja, is a clear example of a future-oriented family business that will bet on Multiscan technology to keep moving… Read More

  • NO treatment increased postharvest quality and disease resistence in kiwifruit

    NO treatment increased postharvest quality and disease resistence in kiwifruit

    The effects of nitric oxide (NO) treatment on quality and disease resistance of kiwifruit (Actinidia deliciosa) cv. ‘Bruno’ were investigated after the fruits were immersed in 0.2 mM sodium nitroprusside or water (as control) for 10 min and then stored at room temperature. Read More

  • Pre- and post-harvest Ca treatments depressed physiological disorders and improved quality traits in cherry

    Pre- and post-harvest Ca treatments depressed physiological disorders and improved quality traits in cherry

    Calcium (Ca2) nutrition has a significant role in fruit physiology; however, the underlying mechanism is still unclear. In this study, fruit quality in response to CaCl2, applied via foliar sprays (Ca2) or/and hydro-cooling water (CaHC), was characterized in ‘Lapins’ cherries at harvest, just after cold storage… Read More

  • Onion Storage

    Onion Storage

    As important as growing onions is to store and handle them properly if we want to conserve all their properties until they reach their final destination. It should be noted that when storing onions, it is necessary that the storage temperature does not exceed 70 °F and that they can perspire properly, which would… Read More

  • Trend Report Fresh Produce Trade 2025 Part 3 - Future Trends in Distribution

    Trend Report Fresh Produce Trade 2025 Part 3 - Future Trends in Distribution

    Today, internet traders and delivery services are already heralding a new age that will significantly change the trading landscape of the future. Where will the journey take us? How can one solve the challenges on the last leg of the supply chain? Who are the new players? Part 3 - offers food for thought and… Read More

  • Presentation of the new image of Unigen Seeds España (Spain)

    Presentation of the new image of Unigen Seeds España (Spain)

    At the recently held Infoagro fair in Almeria (10-12 May 2017), the success of businesses and visitors participation is an unanimous opinion. The fair became a new meeting point, with an interesting focus especially for farmers. This event was the occasion chosen by UNIGEN SEEDS SPAIN to present the new image of the… Read More

  • Urschel laboratorie´s newest facility incorporates energy-efficient features

    Urschel laboratorie´s newest facility incorporates energy-efficient features

    Urschel Laboratories’ newest facility was designed to incorporate energy-efficient features and to infringe as little as possible on Chesterton’s natural Coffee Creek area. The century-old manufacturer of precision food cutting equipment had outgrown its second site in Valparaiso, which was built in the 1950s,… Read More

  • BrimaPack’s VeTrac e-Drive Planting/Harvesting Rig is nominated for the United Fresh Produce Innovation Award

    BrimaPack’s VeTrac e-Drive Planting/Harvesting Rig is nominated for the United Fresh Produce Innovation Award

    BrimaPack BV announced today that they have been nominated in the category ‘Best New Packing/Processing Equipment’ for the United Fresh 2017 Produce Innovation Awards. The United Fresh 2017 Produce Innovation Awards honor the results of years of R&D and the foresight of companies bringing innovation to the… Read More