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Delassus president appointed to lead Maroc Citrus

2024-03-04T13:22:00+00:00By

Leading Moroccan exporter Kacem Bennani Smires succeeds Moulay M’Hamed Loultiti of Copag as president of interprofessional body

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Fruits de Ponent and Actel Grup join forces

2024-03-04T11:08:00+00:00By

Novacoop Mediterranea is the name of the new joint venture between the two Catalan cooperatives

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Almerians come out in force to celebrate region’s tomato-producing heritage

2024-03-04T10:24:00+00:00By

Thousands gather for day of entertainment, gastronomy and culture at ’Almería, World Tomato Capital’

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Pop Vriend Seeds showcases baby leaf innovation

2024-03-04T10:14:00+00:00By

Seed company presented its Spinach 365 programme and other new developments at open days in Murcia

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Zespri uses pillbox packaging for daily fruit push

2024-03-01T16:36:00+00:00By

A Zespri survey in Singapore found the significant role forgetfulness plays in limiting fruit consumption, inspiring the adoption of the daily dose packs common in the pharmaceutical industry

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Oishii bucks vertical farming’s downward trend with US$134m fund boost

2024-03-01T14:44:00+00:00By

Company says investment will enable it to expand its strawberry and tomato production capacity and invest in new technology like robots

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Oishii bucks vertical farming’s downward trend with US$134m fund boost

2024-03-01T14:44:00+00:00By

Company says investment will enable it to expand its strawberry and tomato production capacity and invest in new technology like robots

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Vanguard puts water conservation label on Latin American grapes

2024-03-01T13:06:00+00:00By

Water For All, a project run by Continental Fresh, offers customers chance to demonstrate corporate responsibility when it comes to preserving natural resources

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Sustainability takes centre stage at Global Avocado Summit

2024-03-01T12:48:00+00:00By

Chile will host the Global Avocado Summit in November, as experts analyse the state of the industry, including the sustainability challenge and Chile’s rise to become one of the largest global consumers

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South African port operator appoints new CEO

2024-03-01T11:31:00+00:00By ,

Michelle Phillips has been handed the top job at Transnet, the struggling logistics operator responsible for a string of delays and disruption in the country’s ports

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Distribution deal brings HarvestEye into Finland

2024-03-01T09:16:00+00:00By

British company has growth plans for its crop insight tool in the Nordic region

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Industry leaders to speak at Fresh Produce India

2024-03-01T03:33:00+00:00By

Top local and international players to discuss rapid market evolution as India’s premier fresh produce event returns to Mumbai

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Industry alliance criticises EC position on packaging

2024-03-01T00:35:00+00:00By

Alliance for Sustainable Packaging for Foods questions validity of Commission’s research, and argues it will lead to more food waste and lower food safety

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Hortgro reacts to improvements in the Port of Cape Town’s Container Terminal

2024-02-29T16:06:00+00:00By

Signs of better management at container terminal in Cape Town but still a long road ahead, says industry body Hortgro

The properties of lightning could boost farming

Could lightning revolutionise fertiliser production?

2024-02-29T10:16:00+00:00By

Start-up business Debye is trialling space technology on lettuce crops

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Pear Bureau Northwest CEO to step down

2024-02-29T05:06:00+00:00By

Kevin Moffitt leaves his position at Pear Bureau Northwest after 35 years