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  • Catalytic Generators Shows How They Help to Make Fruit Ripe

    Catalytic Generators Shows How They Help to Make Fruit Ripe

    The world’s leading ethylene application equipment company for fruit ripening, Catalytic Generators, has produced and released a virtual tour of the company’s office and production facility in Norfolk, Virginia. “We wanted to give our customers, and prospective clients, a better vision of who we are and how… Read More

  • International Asparagus Days, a four-part event

    International Asparagus Days, a four-part event

    210,000 hectares of green, white, and violet asparagus are grown worldwide: as far as extra-European countries are concerned, the main producers are China (57,000 ha), Peru (20,000 ha), and Mexico (20,000 ha); as for Europe, asparagus cultivation is mainly concentrated in Germany (19,000 ha), Spain (14,000 ha), and… Read More

  • How to make product photos of flowers?

    How to make product photos of flowers?

    New videos by Royal FloraHolland cooperative help with making product photos of flowers. Reliable product photos are crucial these days for the successful sale of your flowers. But not everyone finds it easy to make good product photos. That's quite understandable! That is why we are offering you several tools and… Read More

  • The stars of the fresh produce business come together at FRUIT LOGISTICA

    The stars of the fresh produce business come together at FRUIT LOGISTICA

    Fernando Hierro, Spain’s national football coach and a supplier of mangoes and avocados to leading tropical fruit supplier Trops, surely knows it better than most: whether you find yourself in a football stadium or an exhibition hall, when the best players converge on the biggest arenas to show off their skills,… Read More

  • Create an effective preventative maintenance schedule

    Create an effective preventative maintenance schedule

    The value of preventative maintenance is undeniable. It costs far less than reactive maintenance (up to 80% less). Keep things running smoothly and save costly downtime by creating a preventative maintenance schedule. Create your schedule using this simple guide: What needs servicing? Walk through your site and make a… Read More

  • New concerns about aflatoxins in foods can be addressed with state-of-the-art technologies

    New concerns about aflatoxins in foods can be addressed with state-of-the-art technologies

    Food contamination by aflatoxins, which can cause cancer, is worrying scientists and regulators. New concerns about these naturally-occurring poisons, voiced earlier this year by scientific advisors, have provided a stark reminder of the health risk to consumers and the commercial risk to food… Read More

  • Whitepaper: Introduction to Food Safety Plans

    Whitepaper: Introduction to Food Safety Plans

    When it comes to fresh produce packing, the importance of having a clean facility and an efficient food safety plan cannot be overstated. Successful packhouses understand the need to ensure that fresh produce is free of harmful contaminants through each step of the processing operation to meet strict regulatory… Read More

  • How to get the best out of your carrots

    How to get the best out of your carrots

    For many families, carrots are a household staple and have been for thousands of years. Carrots are so versatile that they remain at the forefront of many dishes from dips and salads through to boiling and roasting. Consumers expect their carrots to be in the best possible condition. They buy carrots that look good… Read More

  • Keeping it Cut, Fresh and Organic

    Keeping it Cut, Fresh and Organic

    According to the Organic Produce Network (OPN) organic fresh produce sales started the year strong with eight percent dollar and volume growth compared to the first quarter of 2017. Organic fresh vegetables accounted for $632 million in sales with, organic fruits hitting $400 million. Organic packaged salads… Read More

  • Cold storage after combined packhouse treatments improved control of Citrus black spot

    Cold storage after combined packhouse treatments improved control of Citrus black spot

    Citrus black spot (CBS) is caused by Phyllosticta citricarpa, which is regarded as a quarantine pathogen in certain countries. Pest risk assessments disagree on the risk of fruit as a pathway for introduction of the pest to new areas. Some countries accordingly regulate the movement of fruit from production regions… Read More