With 311 exhibitors Spain was the second-largest exhibiting country at this year’s Fruit Logistica.
UK horticulture needs to focus more than ever on new technology to achieve high production at low cost, according to an industry economist.
Insect pest control provider Exosect has launched its organically certified Exosex CM in New Zealand in conjunction with Bio-Gro NZ.
Hungary introduced a new trading company - Dalza Hungária - founded by major producing organisations Délkertész and Mórakert.
A Dole supplier has earned Rainforest Alliance certification for one of its Costa Rica farms.
The plum market is in delicate balance as several weeks of shortage are about to end with a dramatic surge of product expected next week.
Ghanian producers are hoping to cash in on the boom in demand for Fairtrade, with their ongoing investment of energy and capital in sustainable pineapple production.
The redevelopment of New Covent Garden has taken a major step forward, after the Covent Garden Market Authority (CGMA) and tenants agreed a brief to secure the long-term future of the market.
Swiss exporters have received international acclaim for several new apple varieties.
Hungary enjoyed an increase in overall fruit production last year but adverse weather conditions resulted in the country importing more than it exported for the third year running.
HQL Hodorff Qualitätslogistik GmbH rounded off 2006 with the opening of a new logistics centre at Hamburg's main market.
Sainsbury’s has signed a two-year exclusive agreement for new pear variety Pear Drop.
Tunisia’s pomegranate exports are entirely organic, according to its agricultural marketing agency.
Brazilian representatives were out in force at this year’s Fruit Logistica after racking up millions of dollars worth of business last time around.
Ifco Systems introduced the first version in a new generation of crates.
A leading German official called for better pricing structures for food at the Fruit Logistica 2007 opening ceremony.
Koppert Cress intrigued Fruit Logistica visitors with its premium products, which included seaweed, grown as cress, ultra-sweet tomatoes and plant-made vase, Venus.
The single heaviest investment in the English top-fruit industry for a generation was revealed this week, with the announcement that a £6 million automated storage, packing and distribution centre is being built in Kent.
The German Association of Fruit and Vegetable Growers (BVEO) is calling for acceptance of unapproved pesticides
Honduran exporters of Asian veg set their sights on Europe at Fruit Logistica 2007.
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