“Interpoma International”, lots of opportunities for apple growing in China

22 June 2016
China is the world’s largest apple producer and offers excellent business opportunities to those operating in this sector. This is the message that emerged during the "Interpoma International" conference held recently in Bolzano as a preview of Interpoma 2016, the international apple show taking place from 24 to 26 November at Fiera Bolzano. »

Investing in Macfrut to relaunch fruit and vegetable consumption

13 June 2016
A great opportunity for stakeholders in the fruit and vegetable supply chain: to invest in Cesena Fiera and in Macfrut's opportunities for development. This was the announcement made by Renzo Piraccini, President of Cesena Fiera, as part of the press conference held at Rimini Wellness, during which the current situation of Macfrut 2016 was illustrated. »

New Europatat Board elected

2 June 2016
Today, in advance of the 2016 Congress that this year will be celebrated together with Freshfel Europe on 2 of June, Europatat celebrated its Commission meetings and its 68th Assembly General Meeting. A new Board has been elected by the membership to channel and lead the association for the coming next years. »

Tree nurseries and public green: introduce predatory mites against spider mite

29 May 2016
When temperatures start rising, pests become more active. That definitely applies to spider mite. “It’s difficult to predict when exactly the first spider mites will appear on the leaves of young trees”, says John Van Eijk, advisor at Biobest Nederland. “In greenhouses, spider mites may already be active now, but outdoor growers have a little more time to take action.” »

Attendance higher at MedFEL

16 May 2016
The eighth edition of MedFEL recorded a slight rise in the number of visitors attending the exhibition. The international fruit and vegetable business trade fair held in Perpignan on 26 - 28 April 2016 welcomed 6,122 visitors, up by 5%. A large number of B2B meetings were arranged over the 3-day event. This year’s exhibition has been a success, was the verdict of Chantal Passat who chairs the MedFEL Organising Committee. »

5th International Exhibition for the Fresh Produce Industry

12 May 2016
”Organisers of Fresh Business Expo Ukraine expect a strong growth of the exhibition in 2016!” The organisers of Fresh Business Expo Ukraine, which will take place from 29 November – 1 December 2016 in Kiev, Ukraine, are expecting an increase of the exhibition of at least 30%. Fresh Business Expo is the only trade event in Ukraine that exclusively targets the complete chain of Fresh Produce. »