BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

  • Table Grape Meeting, the future of table grapes lies in innovation

    Table Grape Meeting, the future of table grapes lies in innovation

    With a yearly output of approximately 1 million tonnes with a 47,000 - hectare production area, Italy is the leading producer of table grapes in Europe, followed by Greece and Spain. In this context, Cesena Fiera has come up with the idea of organising an event dedicated to this product, with the aim of assessing the current situation in a constantly evolving sector with great potential. The “Table Grape Meeting” will take place on the occasion of the 36th edition of Macfrut, on Friday 10 May 2019 at the Rimini Expo Centre, and the focus of the discussion will be on varietal… Read more

  • Macfrut and Sival, Italian-French partnership in the fruit and vegetable sector

    Macfrut and Sival, Italian-French partnership in the fruit and vegetable sector

    The internationalisation process of Macfrut, the international trade fair for the fruit and vegetable sector, to be held from 8 to 10 May in Rimini (Italy), continues: this time, the protagonist is France. In fact, the signing of a partnership between Macfrut and Sival, the trade fair for plant production and services based in Angers (France), was announced this morning at a press conference held during the 2019 edition of the French trade fair. The agreement covers three main projects. International Asparagus Days, the specialised event on asparagus that was held in October 2018 at the… Read more

  • Macfrut on tour, Africa in the spotlight and new missions planned

    Macfrut on tour, Africa in the spotlight and new missions planned

    This year, once again, Macfrut promotes itself abroad. Following the success of the last editions of the trade fair, achieved by launching a dedicated global promotional campaign, this year’s edition of Macfrut - to be held from 8 to 10 May 2019 at the Rimini Expo Centre - will be preceded by a series of high-profile presentations for the public and potential exhibitors, which will take place in many countries around the world. This initiative kicked off in autumn 2018, when several missions were carried out to Peru, Uzbekistan, Ghana, Vietnam, Mozambique, Zambia, Angola and Serbia. A… Read more

  • Red and yellow, the colours of Macfrut 2019

    Red and yellow, the colours of Macfrut 2019

    The exhibition halls of the Rimini Expo Centre will be refurbished to host the 36 th edition of Macfrut, to be held from 8 to 10 May 2019: the exhibition centre will sport the colours of next year’s two key fruits, namely red as the “Cuneo Red Apple PGI” and yellow as pineapple. Apples - the specialty product of Piedmont, the Partner Region of Macfrut 2019 - will be the stars of the event, whereas pineapples will be the main theme of the second edition of the international Tropical Fruit Congress on exotic fruit. The exhibition area, covering 55,000 square metres divided into eight… Read more

  • Piedmont to be the Partner Region of Macfrut 2019

    Piedmont to be the Partner Region of Macfrut 2019

    Renowned for its red apples, Piedmont - a region in Northern Italy - will be the Partner Region of the next edition of Macfrut, to be held in Rimini from 8 to 10 May 2019. For several years now, the Piedmont Region has been participating in Macfrut, the international trade fair for the fruit and vegetable sector. During the 2018 edition, a strategic agreement was signed between the trade fair, Assortofrutta and AOP Piemonte - respectively, the association and consortium comprising the sector’s main producer organisations in Piedmont - and the members of the Cuneo Red Apple PGI control… 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 2015 by relocating it to Rimini, and was consolidated this year with a strong growth at international level: 25% of participants were foreign and came from all over the world. Read more

  • Tropical Fruit Congress, an overview on global and European mango and avocado production

    Tropical Fruit Congress, an overview on global and European mango and avocado production

    MACFRUT (Rimini, 9-11 may 2018) hosted the first edition of the Tropical Fruit Congress, the first and only European summit on mangoes and avocados. The fully booked Congress, which was divided into two sessions, featured about 20 speakers from all over the world to discuss the production, import/export and consumption of these two fruits. After the first day, which focused on marketing and quality, the second session coordinated by journalist Pierre Escodo turned the spotlight on production. Read more

  • Europe, Mango and Avocado consumption is booming

    Europe, Mango and Avocado consumption is booming

    The Tropical Fruit Congress, the first European Summit on Avocados and Mangoes, is fully booked. Hosted at MACFRUT, the international trade fair for the fruit and vegetable sector, the Congress gathered more than 300 producers, exporters and the world’s leading experts on tropical fruits. Yesterday’s first session, coordinated by Roberto Della Casa (Agroter, University of Bologna), focused on marketing and quality. Read more

  • Spotlight on fake news concerning fresh-cut products on the first day of Macfrut

    Spotlight on fake news concerning fresh-cut products on the first day of Macfrut

    Over the years, many urban legends have circulated on fresh-cut products. Some people believe that these products are of inferior quality, more expensive, and full of preservatives or harmful microorganisms. But is it really so? On the first day of Macfrut (Wednesday, 9 May), currently held at the Rimini Expo Centre, a number of world-renowned scientists gathered at a conference to take stock of the situation. During this top-level seminar, held in a fully packed room, excerpts from academic studies and research were presented. Read more

  • Record edition of Macfrut launched

    Record edition of Macfrut launched

    The international showcase for the fruit and vegetable sector has officially opened. Today marked the beginning of the 35th edition of MACFRUT, the international trade fair for the fruit and vegetable sector held at the Rimini Expo Centre until 11 May, with an opening ceremony attended by Stefano Bonaccini, President of the Emilia-Romagna Regional Administration, Juan Guillermo Zuluaga Cardona, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of Colombia (Partner Country 2018), Giuseppe Pan, Councillor of Agriculture of the Veneto Regional Administration (Partner Region 2018) and Paolo De… Read more