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. »

ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA 7-9 September 2016, Hong Kong

11 May 2016
Ticket shop open for Asia’s top produce show. ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA visitors can make big savings by booking online, with an unprecedented programme of activities to choose from this year. The online ticket shop for ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA – Asia’s fresh produce hub – is now open. Visitors can purchase their tickets online and make up to a 40 per cent saving on their entrance fee compared with tickets purchased on the door. »

In Cairo, Macfrut launches three proposals

10 May 2016
At Mac Fruit Attraction, new ideas to develop the internationalisation process of Macfrut. Firstly, it re-launches Mac Fruit Attraction, expanding the project to another two strategic areas for the sector: South America and Asia. Secondly, it confirms itself as a driving force for developing the entire supply chain as part of the internationalisation process. »

Traditional retail key to India

9 May 2016
Fresh Produce India – India’s only international fresh fruit and vegetable conference and expo event – marked its tenth anniversary last week in Mumbai with a new convention-style format that gave delegates an unrivalled mix of information, networking and business opportunities. Organised by Asiafruit Magazine in association with The SCS Group, Fresh Produce India attracted more than 230 delegates from 20 countries to Mumbai’s Trident Nariman Point Hotel on 26-27 April. »

The “Flavia prv” strawberry: strong interest in Spain

7 May 2016
A variety particularly suited for integrated and organic cultivation A new success for the CIV strawberry breeding programme. Growing interest for the Flavia pvr variety in Spain. The test plantings are confirming the variety's good performance, from both a farming and a commercial standpoint, and major groups are already scheduling pilot plantings for next year that will have good commercial impact. »