Conferences online TSW 2021

9 April 2021
The organizers invite you to participate in online conferences TSW 2021. The conferences will be broadcast on the platform: Agenda of the event: During the conference, you will be able to ask questions to experts via chat. All presentations will be available on our web site after the conference. Participation in the event is free of charge. Youcan register here: »

Get the free report – Investment potential of commercial orchards of Russia and the CIS

7 April 2021
Report about the status and development prospects of investment potential for establishment of commercial orchards, berry plantations, and vineyards in Russia. Report highlights: • Overview of fruit and grape growing industry, development trends and growth routes on the post-pandemic horizon • Key challenges of fruit and berry production business in Russia • The most promising investment projects »

Marlene®: an intense international TV, digital and social media campaign gets underway

6 April 2021
The new image, the winner of the digital contest, features in an extensive multi-channel communication campaign in 11 countries. The celebrations for the 25th anniversary of Marlene® apples, the flagship brand of the Italian VOG Consortium, are continuing with an intense multi-channel advertising campaign involving countries such as Italy, Spain, Malta, Cyprus, Libya, Jordan, the Netherlands and Scandinavia. »

Lessebo Paper is the first paper producer in the world to achieve Cradle to Cradle Certified® GOLD award

31 March 2021
Lessebo Paper has been producing paper since 1693, making it one of the oldest paper manufacturers in Sweden. The company focuses on innovative graphic papers in the premium segment. Cradle to Cradle Certified is a globally recognised measure of safe, sustainable products made for the circular economy. To receive certification, the products are assessed for environmental and social performance across five critical sustainability categories. »

DIGITAL AGRIEXPORT 4.0 International Meeting

31 March 2021
InovCluster, the AgriFood Cluster Association of the Central Region of Portugal, which works to promote, develop and transfer knowledge in the agri-food sector, is organizing the Digital AgriExport 4.0 meeting, which will take place between 12 and 23 April 2021. InovCluster is organizing this online action to promote Portuguese agri-food exports. The event will comprise two weeks of networking, during which Portuguese companies will hold business meetings with importers from different international markets. »

Galiano pepper beats Spanish cold

31 March 2021
Galiano, Top Seeds International’s pepper variety recommended for medium-late transplanting, has successfully resisted the record-breaking cold that hit Spain in early January. The low temperatures caused considerable headaches for growers, whose crops were under severerisk. A problem that did not affect growers of Galiano, pepper with medium-sized blocky-shaped fruit and a bright red colour. This variety’s ability to overcome the cold conditions derives from several different characteristics: first and foremost, its strong root system, its medium internode and the plant’s vigour allows to extend its production cycle. »

PRISMA®: temperature control and light management to benefit plant productivity and operator well-being

30 March 2021
Salads need no longer fear high temperatures, which risk compromising their quality and creating uncomfortable working conditions for operators. Arrigoni offers PRISMA®, heat-reflecting screens, rigorously field-tested technological solutions that protect crops and significantly increase productivity. PRISMA®’s high value is demonstrated by trials carried out on spinach, which show, in both qualitative and quantitative terms, the superiority of crops grown under heat-reflecting screen. »

Fruit Attraction 2021 - much more than an on-site industry reunion

27 March 2021
The application period has begun for participating as exhibitors in the world's major 2021 event for fruit and vegetable product sales, with 28 April being the priority deadline. Reinforcing the physical meeting at Ifema, Fruit Attraction will bring together the entire professional fruit and vegetable community for 365 days a year through the Fruit Attraction LIVEConnect platform, a digital tool that enhances and complements business and networking opportunities between operators and retailers from all over the world. »

Southern Hemisphere Fruit Trade Congress highlighted key priorities of SHAFFE in 2021

26 March 2021
The first ever online event also highlighted the key challenges and opportunities for the region and defined that building on individual key strengths is the way forward for 2021 and beyond. The Southern Hemisphere Fruit Trade Congress organized by the Southern Hemisphere Association of Fresh Fruit Exporters (, with the defining theme “Keeping the World supplied” has taken place virtually on the 25th of March 2021. With 615 registered participants from all-over the world and two run-ups for convenient dial-in from different time zones, the first annual Congress has reached an exceptional outreach. »