International Year of Fruits and Vegetables 2021

7 January 2021
The FAO has just launched the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables. Throughout 2021, several activities and events will be organized all over the world to raise awareness for the vital role of fruits and vegetables in healthy nutrition and food security, together with the importance of reducing food loss and waste, and promoting sustainable production of fruits and vegetables. »

Over 6,000 artworks for the Marlene contest

10 December 2020
Over 6,000 images from 36 countries and 25,000 likes received by the gallery on the 25.marlene.it website, which brings together all the “artworks” that have arrived in Terlano. These are the figures for a successful initiative: the international digital contest launched by VOG to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Marlene®, the South Tyrolean Consortium’s flagship brand. Launched on 15 September and concluded two months later on 15 November, the contest gave consumers the opportunity to express Marlene®’s values and illustrate what the Daughter of the Alps apple represents to them. »

TSW will take place on April 23-24, 2021

26 November 2020
For the sake of participants’ security and good quality of Fruit and Vegetable Industry Fair, the organizers decided to postpone TSW 2021. The event, initially planned for January 2021, will take place on April 23-24, 2021. The change of the date will enable the participants to benefit the most from the participation in the event, while being provided with safe conditions. The decision to change the TSW date was taken after consulting the exhibitors, partners and representatives of the fruit and vegetable industry. »

From creative communication to a harvest forecast via app

25 November 2020
The spectrum of topics at the first digital edition of the Digital Days for the Apple Economy was as diverse as its audience. On November 19 and 20, 1.000 participants from over 50 countries followed the events and interacted with one another in a digital matchmaking event, proving that new digital event formats can create a meeting place for the international economy and maintain the important exchange between operators. At the heart of the digital event program there was of course the world-famous Interpoma Congress. »

Don Limón unveils flexible direct sourcing partnerships for corporate retailers

23 November 2020
Don Limón – the international fresh fruit exporter-importer – is excited to announce the launch of its retail partnership programme to offer greater flexibility as the trend towards direct sourcing intensifies. Via a range of value-added services and holistic solutions, Don Limón is offering a direct supply of grapes from India, South Africa and Egypt, plus citrus from South Africa and Egypt, as well as limes from Mexico and Brazil. »

Improved Raspberry Varieties for Moroccan and Tunisian Producers

22 November 2020
Global Plant Genetics is excited to announce that it recently extended its raspberry representation contract with James Hutton Ltd. This means that the company is now able to exclusively offer three new raspberry varieties to growers based in Morocco and Tunisia. These include the two primocane varieties Skye and Lewis as well as the low-chill floricane type Glen Mor. Jamie Petchell, co-owner of the company stated, ”we are looking forward to moving these genetics into north Africa. »

The 2nd 21Food Online Exhibition opened on November 16th

18 November 2020
The exhibition period is from November 16 to November 20. Domestic and foreign high-quality food and food ingredient companies gather here to experience the online booth, live video, new product release, and new exhibition models such as event forums. This exhibition includes 2 themed trade halls, 3 regional halls, nearly 400 global exhibitors, and more than 1,000 categories of products brought accurate matching. More than 50 overseas media continued to report the entire exhibition. »

Peru is the guest country of honor at ‘Asia Fruit Logistica ON 2020’

17 November 2020
Asia is the third biggest market for the Peruvian agri-food export industry. Grapes, cranberries, avocados and mandarins are the top fresh Peruvian products imported by Asia. Peru will once again be the Official Partner Country at the virtual edition of the ‘Asia Fruit Logistica ON’ fresh food trade fair, considered to be the most important fair of its kind in Asia, which takes place from 18 to 20 November, according to PROMPERÚ, the Peruvian Commission for the Promotion of Exports and Tourism (PROMPERÚ). »

Interpoma Startup Award, nominated the finalists

12 November 2020
Space for quality innovation at Interpoma Connects - Digital Days for the Apple Economy, the digital appointment dedicated to the apple organized by Bolzano/Bozen Exhibition Center on 19 and 20 November. Among the initiatives that will take place during the two days is Interpoma Startup Award, dedicated to the most innovative startups in the agricultural and apple sector and which will culminate with the online award ceremony, in which the 13 companies selected as finalists will take part. »
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