BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

  • Optimizing hygiene in Mexican horticulture

    Optimizing hygiene in Mexican horticulture

    Geoponica is a market leader in fresh produce in the Mexican market. They are particularly known for the quality of their peppers: Red, Yellow, and Green. Peppers are grown according to the newest production methods, in state-of-the-art greenhouses. Sorting and packing is done with an automatic sortingline. In view of the ever stricter limits on the presence of microbials on fresh food, the management at Geoponica is always looking to optimize proper hygiene protocols in their operation. Thus ensuring optimal food safety for the consumer. As part of this strategy, in 2019, Geoponica… Read more

  • Sanitation of sesame seed without chemicals

    Sanitation of sesame seed without chemicals

    In the last few months sesame seed has been an issue in the media. Organisms that may occasionally be found on sesame seed such as Listeria and e.Coli are commonly controlled with effective chemicals such as Ethylene Oxide. However, Ethylene Oxide is forbidden in the EU. As a result large quantities of sesame seed have been recalled and removed from supermarket shelves across Europe . Did you know that UV Hoods by CleanLight are being employed effectively to eliminate such pathogens from sesame seed without the use of ethylene oxide ? And without the high investement costs and high… Read more

  • Communication Xeda International related to the COVID-19

    Communication Xeda International related to the COVID-19

    XEDA International is aware of the currents events and how fast the coronavirus (COVID-19) is spreading. We are carefully following all the measures recommended by the state, and invite you to do the same. Prevention's gestures, safety and altruism have to be our first choices. The health of our customers and employees Not working in open spaces but in offices; our staff is as less as possible exposed to the virus's risks. Sanitary instructions have been strengthened, and are as for our staff than all the visitors who could enter in our offices and have a direct contact with the… Read more

  • The success of the Chrysal Compostable sachet  ¬†

    The success of the Chrysal Compostable sachet  

    Last year Chrysal introduced an innovative compostable flower food sachet. The sachet is made of industrial compostable material which will result in a valuable reduction of plastic waste. Since the introduction the sachet has been a huge success with almost 1.5 million sachets sold so far, changing the flower industry for the better. With the introduction of the Compostable Sachet, Chrysal is changing the flower industry and moving from plastic flower food packaging to a biodegradable alternative which results in a valuable reduction of plastic waste. The materials used to produce the… Read more

  • A sticker that reduces food waste by extending product shelf life¬†

    A sticker that reduces food waste by extending product shelf life 

    Approximately one third of food produced for human consumption goes to waste every year, with fruits and vegetables accounting for a significant share. In an effort to reduce the amount of food that ends up in landfills, scientists at StixFresh have developed a sticker that can be applied to fruits to extend their freshness and shelf life. Developed by Zhafri Zainudin, who grew up in Seremban, Malaysia, the sticker uses a formulation of specially sourced beeswax and other natural ingredients to form a protective layer around the fruit and slow overripening. Zainudin was inspired to… Read more

  • OptiCept starts its journey to conquer the horticulture market

    OptiCept starts its journey to conquer the horticulture market

    Optifreeze has a unique, breakthrough technology and machinery that is going to revolutionize the world of horticulture industry. The technology is applied to the unrooted cuttings leading to extended lifetime, significantly reduced waste and improved quality of growing plants after long term storage. The work is in progress to expand the product portfolio to cut flowers and young plans also. The OptiCept machinery is now on its way to the farm in Kenya where the first step towards full commercialization is going to start as soon as the machinery arrives. Together with our partner ‚Äď… Read more

  • IPM DUBAI and WOP DUBAI Convince Exhibitors and Visitors

    IPM DUBAI and WOP DUBAI Convince Exhibitors and Visitors

    A new year and a new record - IPM DUBAI and WOP DUBAI seem to follow this motto. The most important trade fairs for the green sector and fresh goods in the Middle East were once more able to achieve substantial growth and, for the first time, filled three halls of the Dubai World Trade Centre. That corresponded to an increase of 18 percent. Read more

  • FlowersExpo powered by IPM ESSEN 2017

    FlowersExpo powered by IPM ESSEN 2017

    Strong cooperation promises good chances for the future: FlowersExpo, the most important sectoral platform in Russia, and IPM ESSEN, the world's leading fair for horticulture, will come together under the new fair title FlowersExpo powered by IPM ESSEN. Read more

  • WOP & IPM return to Dubai with a bigger venue and two new country pavillions

    WOP & IPM return to Dubai with a bigger venue and two new country pavillions

    The region’s two most important events in the plant and fresh produce industries are returning to Dubai from 13 - 15 November 2016 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Cooperating with Dubai Municipality, the 8 th edition of the annual International Perishables Expo Middle East (WOP Dubai) promises to be a great success, with 235 exhibitors expected from 34 countries attending, representing growth of 15% compared to last year. The exhibition will coincide with the 11 th annual edition of the International Plants Expo Middle East (IPM Dubai). Read more

  • Thermo King to Address Customer Needs for Marine Temperature Control Technologies at the Intermodal Europe Show

    Thermo King to Address Customer Needs for Marine Temperature Control Technologies at the Intermodal Europe Show

    Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, will welcome visitors at the booth B10 of the Intermodal Europe show. Read more