BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

  • Summer break is here!

    Summer break is here!

    Disconnect to reconnect. Everyone needs a few days off to recharge their batteries and get back to work with more energy, that's why Postharvest.biz will be closed for summer holidays from 9 to 20 August. We will be back on the 23rd with all the most relevant and fresh information about the sector. We would also like to take this opportunity to remind you that if you are not yet subscribed to our weekly newsletter Postharvest News (Monday), you can sign up for free HERE and keep up to date with all the most important news in the sector. V Postharvest Technology Course - Citrus and… Read more

  • Postharvest Directory 2021 now available

    Postharvest Directory 2021 now available

    Although the light at the end of the tunnel is getting closer, the Covid-19 pandemic is still very much with us. For more than a year now, the agricultural sector has done nothing but update itself and learn how to continue to offer products of the highest possible quality. Companies continue to focus on digitalisation and e-commerce, which have made our lives so much easier during the pandemic. Everyone knows that from now on some things will never be the same again and that hygienic measures will continue to be a maxim for companies in order to be able to guarantee safe and quality products… Read more

  • Very nice announcement and a new addition to the team

    Very nice announcement and a new addition to the team

    This week we have a lovely new to share with all of you. Our colleague Claudia Conesa has just become a mum. Claudia, whom many of you probably know personally or virtually, is the one who makes sure that every week you receive Postharvest News on Tuesdays and Fridays and Postharvest News on Mondays. She is also the one who thought that a postharvest course would be interesting; with the support of the UPV, through Prof. Salvador L√≥pez Galarza, they made it happen and, ... the IV Postharvest Technology Course has already taken place and soon we will start working on the next… Read more

  • Play a part in the new reference book for the berry industry

    Play a part in the new reference book for the berry industry

    The strawberry is the lifelong berry, although in the last years blueberries have become more fashionable, and raspberries and blackberries are growing. In the last five years, the blueberry consumption has increased exponentially around the world. According to IBO, International Blueberry Organization, North America is the largest producer and its inhabitants, are the ones who most enjoy blueberries; they consume 446,000 tons per year. It is followed by Europe with 135,400 tons and Pacific Asia with 69,000 tons, according to the newest data from the International Blueberry Organization… Read more

  • Happy Holiday Season and a prosperous New Year!

    Happy Holiday Season and a prosperous New Year!

    Holiday season is coming up and The Postharvest Team would like to thank you for your trust and continued support throughout this strange and unpredictable time. We wish you, your family and colleagues a great Holiday Season and a prosperous New Year! With increasing consumer demands for safer and healthier food, Postharvest.biz is a reference source of information on the fresh produce industry. We will come back on January 7th, with daily information about storage technology, processing and marketing of fruit and vegetable through our website Postharvest.biz and the weekly newsletter… Read more

  • Finally, it's time for summer holiday!

    Finally, it's time for summer holiday!

    We would like to communicate that Postharvest.biz will be closed for summer holiday from August 7th till 23th. We will start working on August 24th to continue informing you about the latest storage technologies, processing and marketing of fruit and vegetable. Please, sign up for the Postharvest News, our free weekly newsletter to be the first to learn about all the novelties of the industry. Feel free to continue to send us emails, news to post and request for information. We assure you that all of them will be answered as soon as we return to the office. Working on the new… Read more

  • Take part in the reference book for the avocado industry

    Take part in the reference book for the avocado industry

    In the last few years, avocado cultivation has been booming due to its multiple healthy and nutritional properties. According to the World Avocado Association, consumption in Europe has reached 650,000 tons in 2018, which represents an increase of 65% compared to 2016. Specifically, Spain has sold 55.5 million tons, thus becoming the third exporting country to Europe behind Chile and Israel in the winter market. This has been possible thanks to the development of new production and postharvest technologies that have made possible to extend shelf-life and guarantee optimum fruit quality. Read more

  • The Postharvest Directory in the year of the Covid-19 pandemic

    The Postharvest Directory in the year of the Covid-19 pandemic

    The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in a social, economic and cultural setback across the world. Also in the agricultural sector, which has had to respond to an unprecedented demand for fruit and vegetables by consumers due to its healthy nature and the closure of the hospitality industry. In such a difficult time, growers and retail have developed strict hygiene and virus prevention measures, as well as opting for digitalisation and e-commerce. All this has been made possible thanks to the supply companies of services, products and technologies that have continued working to ensure a correct… Read more

  • Fruit and vegetable growers, trade and service industries up to the task

    Fruit and vegetable growers, trade and service industries up to the task

    COVID-19, until a few weeks ago a virus roaming in China, has assumed pandemic size. In a large number of countries we are immersed in it, learning to manage our family and our work lives on the face of this new, dismaying situation. The behavior of the markets in Spain and the rest of Europe has shown the value that consumers place on fresh produce. Something especially noticeable under this extreme situation. Growers and traders are making enormous efforts in Spain to maintain supply with the same quality as in normal times. In Almeria or Murcia and other producing regions there is no… Read more