Kissabel apples will soon be here again

14 September 2021
The harvest of coloured-flesh varieties in the Northern Hemisphere has begun. Kissabel®, the innovative range of apples with coloured flesh running from pink to intense red, is about to return to the European market. Harvesting of the first Kissabel® apples began in September in the United Kingdom, France and Switzerland, with the yellow and orange skin and pink flesh varieties. In October it will be the turn of Italy and Germany, where mainly varieties with red flesh and skin are grown. »


13 September 2021
POLAGRA’s biggest asset is its diversity, and this is not going to change this year. Three parallel salons - FOOD, FOODTECH and HORECA are developed to attract visitors. Participation in the fair has already been confirmed, among others, by a large group of Polish producers of milk and dairy products or Krajowa Rada Drobiarstwa – the institution bringing together the leading Polish poultry producers as well as producers of sweets, processed fruit, vegetable and mushroom products, herbs, spices and »

Macfrut, the International Cherry Symposium to be held in 2022

13 September 2021
The International Cherry Symposium, which was presented in the past days at the international trade fair for the fruit and vegetable sector, will also come to Rimini in May on the occasion of Macfrut 2022. Meanwhile, the Biosolutions International Awards were presented on the last day of this 38th edition. Macfrut 2022 will be the world capital of cherries thanks to the International Cherry Symposium, to be held from 2 to 6 May. »

Macfrut 2021, Italian Berry Day: current scenarios and future prospects of berries

10 September 2021
The main conference held on the second day of Macfrut looked at trends, consumption, variety development and marketing: innovation and supply segmentation are needed. New consumer behaviour, variety innovation and prospects in international markets: these are the topics that came up during the Italian Berry Day, the great novelty of Macfrut 2021, promoted by NCX Drahorad and in collaboration with the international trade fair for the fruit and vegetable sector »

SHAFFE marks its presence in the main meetings of the fresh fruit industry worldwide

7 September 2021
"Among our strategic objectives established for the year 2023 is to position SHAFFE as a voice within the international fruit sector, and thus enhance exports from the southern hemisphere and issues of interest to the industry, which is why we are participating in many events worldwide, and with issues that concern us such as sustainability, food safety, among others," said Charif Christian Carvajal, SHAFFE President. »

Macfrut, the 38th edition kicks off today

7 September 2021
Opened this morning at Rimini Expo Center (Italy) the 38th edition of the international fair dedicated to fresh produce industry, which until Thursday 9 September will welcome all trade professionals interested in knowing the latest innovations in the sector. Yesterday, on the platform, a virtual preview with the China Day. “There is a great desire to meet again and to be present, and this is confirmed by the unexpected numbers that this edition is registering. - says Renzo Piraccini, President of Macfrut. »

The 6th edition of agrofood & plastprintpack Nigeria a major milestone event

6 September 2021
Due to upbeat market development and an ever-increasing interest in the Nigerian market, the 6th edition of agrofood Nigeria & plastprintpack Nigeria in 2021 is all set to become a major milestone event for the Nigerian agrofood & plastprintpack industry. Global technology leaders will showcase adapted technologies and solutions for the Nigerian and West African market towards more than two thousand specialised trade visitors in the fields of agriculture, food processing, ingredients, plastics, printing and packaging. »

Biobest invests $ Can 10 M in ecoationtoprovide state-of-the-art technical advice to growers

6 September 2021
Biobest, a global leader in biocontrol and pollination and ecoation, a pioneer in robotics and artificial intelligence technologies for horticulture today announced stepping-up their initial commercial collaboration. Biobest invests $ Can 10Mio in ecoation. Biobest’s CEO, Jean-Marc Vandoorne, and COO, Karel Bolckmans, join ecoation’s board of directors. Furthermore, the parties join forces to develop new IPM related technologies and go global with their commercial alliance. »

A rich programme for the return of the European Chestnut Days

5 September 2021
The stakeholders of the European chestnut sector will be able to meet again and exchange ideas during the 11th European Chestnut Days Eurocastanea*, organised in the New-Aquitaine region and online. The event will be divided in two parts: face-to-face meetings to be held on 1st and 2nd October 2021 in France (in Corrèze and Haute-Vienne), then on 21st and 22nd October online with an international webinar. »