BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

  • Tropical Fruit Congress, the avocado boom

    Tropical Fruit Congress, the avocado boom

    Avocados are still the most popular exotic fruit among Italian and European consumers: this emerged from the third edition of the Tropical Fruit Congress, an event organised by Ncx Drahorad, held on the final day of Macfrut (6 May), during which experts and producers from all over the world gathered to talk about avocados. The event was opened by Renzo Piraccini, President of Macfrut: ‘The Tropical Fruit Congress is a good way to bring a very interesting production alternative to the attention of Italian producers, that is, avocado: this fruit is widely available on the market and its… Read more

  • Macfrut 2022, closing with a bang

    Macfrut 2022, closing with a bang

    MACFRUT 2022 closed with a bang. The international trade show for the fresh produce industry, held from May 4 to 6 at Rimini Expo Center, registered 38,500 visitors, with an increase of +18% compared to the edition of September 2021. But beyond the numbers, it was the great quality of the visitors that marked this 39th edition, the result of renewed interest in Italian fruit and vegetable production on the part of European distribution, as well as an increase in foreign visitors. Despite the fact that only 8 months have passed since the last edition and that international tensions are… Read more

  • Macfrut, many presentations by the participating countries

    Macfrut, many presentations by the participating countries

    Macfrut, the international trade fair for the fresh produce industry, which is currently underway at the Rimini Expo Centre and will end today, 6 May, has attracted many foreign participants. The African continent is represented by more than 200 professionals from Angola, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Niger, Uganda, Tanzania, Senegal, Somalia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. As for non-EU countries, there are also many participants from Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Uzbekistan, Indonesia and Vietnam. Read more

  • Macfrut, the 39th edition has officially begun

    Macfrut, the 39th edition has officially begun

    ‘Macfrut is a positive sign that the industry is recovering.’ This is what Stefano Patuanelli, the Italian Minister of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies, said in his opening speech inaugurating the 39th edition of MACFRUT, the international trade fair for the fresh produce industry, which is currently underway at the Rimini Expo Centre until Friday 6 May. Aside from Minister Patuanelli, the opening ceremony featured speakers such as Marina Sereni, the Italian Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation; Maurizio Martina, Assistant Director-General of FAO (Food… Read more

  • Spotlight on avocado at the Tropical Fruit Congress: a comprehensive global overview

    Spotlight on avocado at the Tropical Fruit Congress: a comprehensive global overview

    All is set for the third edition of the Tropical Fruit Congress, the only event in Europe dedicated to tropical fruit, to be held on 6 May from 10 am at the Rimini Expo Centre during Macfrut, the international trade fair for the fruit and vegetable sector (4-6 May 2022). This year’s edition of the Congress, organised by NCX Drahorad in collaboration with Cesena Fiera, will focus on avocados. In fact, over the last few years, this exotic fruit has become extremely popular among consumers all over the world. A host of international speakers from the world’s leading avocado-producing… Read more

  • The International Cherry Symposium goes live streaming worldwide

    The International Cherry Symposium goes live streaming worldwide

    Great success of International Cherry Symposium, which is gathering many participation requests from all over the world. For those who won’t be able to reach the Symposium venue - scheduled on 4th May during MACFRUT at Rimini Expo Center - the organization will give the opportunity to follow the event live streaming worldwide in English. From the Appennines to the Andes, from Norway to Australia, from Japan to Canada, everyone will be able to follow the event, by simply registering at the Symposium website www.cherrysymposium.com. Read more

  • The entire fruit and vegetable supply chain will gather at Macfrut in a spirit of optimism

    The entire fruit and vegetable supply chain will gather at Macfrut in a spirit of optimism

    The fruit and vegetable supply chain will come together at Macfrut, the international trade fair for the fruit and vegetable sector. This event continues to thrive with the same numbers as last year – the last edition was held in September, just eight months ago – and despite the fact that things are still very uncertain at the moment. It is an extraordinary result that rewards the “diversity” of this trade fair, whose strength lies in three assets: Business, Knowledge and Experience. From 4 to 6 May 2022 at the Rimini Expo Centre, visitors will get the chance to get a… Read more

  • Tropical Fruit Congress, global experts to discuss avocados at Macfrut

    Tropical Fruit Congress, global experts to discuss avocados at Macfrut

    Preparations are in full swing for the Tropical Fruit Congress, the first tropical fruit summit in Europe, to be held on 6 May at the Rimini Expo Centre during Macfrut and coordinated by NCX Drahorad. During this year’s edition, which will be the third, the spotlight will be on an exotic product, i.e. avocado. In fact, over the last few years, avocado consumption has grown exponentially in several European countries. A panel of speakers at the Congress and technical workshops is being arranged, who will provide an interesting insight into all things avocado: market, consumption,… Read more

  • Macfrut 2022, a Smart Agriculture area with drones, robots and sensors

    Macfrut 2022, a Smart Agriculture area with drones, robots and sensors

    At Macfrut 2022, the international trade fair for the fresh produce industry organised by Cesena Fiera, to be held from 4 to 6 May 2022 at the Rimini Expo Centre, the spotlight will be on new technologies applied to agriculture 4.0, in the Smart Agriculture dynamic area. This exhibition area, which is the result of a collaboration between Ri.Nova, the research centre established by merging CRPV and Alimos, and Macfrut, will feature cutting-edge technologies in the field of sensors, drones and robots to demonstrate the link between innovation, environmental sustainability and economic… Read more

  • Macfrut’s greatest novelty: Spices & Herbs Global Expo

    Macfrut’s greatest novelty: Spices & Herbs Global Expo

    Spices & Herbs Global Expo: spotlight on Spices, Officinal herbs and Aromatic herbs. This is the latest addition to MACFRUT 2022 (4-6 May, Rimini Expo Centre), a unique event in Europe as far as exhibitions are concerned: in fact, for the first time ever, an Expo will be dedicated to product categories that are of significant interest to the global market. It will be part of the Macfrut trade fair and will feature an exhibition area hosting operators from all over the world, business meetings with international buyers, technical workshops with experts in the field, and show cooking sessions… Read more