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  • Sustainable fresh produce packaging with Ultramid® Ccycled™ for StePac

    Sustainable fresh produce packaging with Ultramid® Ccycled™ for StePac

    Food waste is responsible for approximately 8% of all greenhouse gas emissions. Functional plastic packaging is part of the solution for preventing this waste; eliminating it would result in even higher levels of food waste. This is why a more comprehensive approach is required. Wait, plastic is climate… Read More

  • AgroFresh and Ceradis sign exclusive distribution agreement for CeraFruta®, an organic biofungicide

    AgroFresh and Ceradis sign exclusive distribution agreement for CeraFruta®, an organic biofungicide

    AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: AGFS) (“AgroFresh” or the “Company”), the global leader in post-harvest freshness solutions, and Ceradis Crop Protection B.V., a global developer of environmentally friendly crop protection products, today announced they have entered into an exclusive license and distribution… Read More

  • Benefits of ripening greenhouse tomatoes with ethylene

    Benefits of ripening greenhouse tomatoes with ethylene

    For fast and uniform ripening of the final pick, it's best to expose greenhouse tomatoes to the natural plant hormone ethylene. Enhancing the development of greenhouse tomatoes can also save energy and decrease the waste accumulated when less mature tomatoes are in the same mix as ripe harvests. In summary, applying… Read More

  • Giacovelli goes for cutting-edge technology from TOMRA Food and ICOEL for its premium cherries

    Giacovelli goes for cutting-edge technology from TOMRA Food and ICOEL for its premium cherries

    In May 2022, the cherry season at Giacovelli Srl’s plant in Turi (Bari) got underway in high gear, thanks to the new SFS Invision 2 optical sorter from TOMRA Food with Total View Plus, installed by its Italian partner ICOEL. Anna and Anna Rita Giacovelli are the new generation of the Locorotondo fruit and… Read More

  • Plant nurseries and new varieties in the spotlight at Macfrut 2023

    Plant nurseries and new varieties in the spotlight at Macfrut 2023

    The 40th edition of Macfrut, which will be held in Rimini (Italy) from 3 to 5 May 2023, will feature many innovations. One of these is the Plant Nursery and Varietal Innovation Exhibition, a specialised event and international meeting point for nurserymen, breeders, producers, experts, and researchers in a field that… Read More

  • Bivano relies on Bizerba solutions for accurate and autonomous weighing of its fresh produce

    Bivano relies on Bizerba solutions for accurate and autonomous weighing of its fresh produce

    The performance spectrum in the Europe-wide unique and highly modern logistics centrum is broad: Employees procure, declare and store organic fruit and vegetables. Also, individual refining, ripening, and commissioning are part of their tasks. Bivano is a subsidiary of the Böhmer group of companies. Founded in 2014,… Read More

  • The five most important parameters in produce quality control

    The five most important parameters in produce quality control

    From the field to the packing house, quality control of perishable fresh produce is vital. Yield-optimizing microvariations in farming techniques and QA management throughout the supply chain require efficient quality control tools. Precision horticulture leverages miniaturized technology for non-destructive… Read More

  • Ascorbic acid and chitosan, effective for maintaining the postharvest storage quality of papaya

    Ascorbic acid and chitosan, effective for maintaining the postharvest storage quality of papaya

    Papaya fruit easily decays and prematurely senescence after harvest. Studies have shown that adding ascorbic acid to chitosan can improve postharvest quality and extend the shelf life of coated fruits. Therefore, the effect of 1.5% (w/v) ascorbic acid (AsA), 1.0% (w/v) chitosan (CTS), and 1.5% (w/v) ascorbic… Read More

  • Good results with selenium spraying to improve kiwifruit postharvest

    Good results with selenium spraying to improve kiwifruit postharvest

    The present research was conducted to investigate the efficacy of preharvest selenium (Se) application as foliar spraying of 0, 1, 2, and 3 mg L−1 Se at 110, 125, and 140 days after full bloom on senescence and nutritional quality of kiwifruit during storage at 1°C for 90 days. Here, we found that 2… Read More

  • Global industry leader AgroFresh to share wide range of apple solutions at Interpoma

    Global industry leader AgroFresh to share wide range of apple solutions at Interpoma

    AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: AGFS) (“AgroFresh” or the “Company”) today announced their participation in Interpoma in Bolzano, Italy Nov. 17–19 at booth D22/46. Interpoma is the only international trade show dedicated exclusively to the world of apples, from production to storage to marketing. Two… Read More