Supply news from Eurofruit

Coverage of Europe’s local and international fruit and vegetable suppliers, including news and analysis of key areas such as production, trade, exports, logistics, and research and development.

Dominic Robinson

New CEO at Soil Association Certification

2022-05-25T11:58:00+01:00By

Soil Association Certification has appointed Dominic Robinson as its new chief executive officer, replacing the retiring Martin Sawyer

Dole NZ bananas

Dole reports on first-quarter financial results

2022-05-25T10:58:00+01:00By

Executive chairman Carl McCann says the company is pleased with its Q1 results

The Tribelli Grill Party featured innovative recipe ideas

Tribelli peppers seduce European foodies

2022-05-25T10:25:00+01:00By

Following the success of the first Tribelli Grill Party in Berlin, the sweet pepper brand will appear at next month’s Taste of London food festival

WSU breeder Per McCord

Sun World partners with WSU to develop early cherry varieties

2022-05-24T14:04:00+01:00By

Collaboration will accelerate the breeding and release of improved varieties for the US and global markets

Professor Cathie Martin, who led the study

Gene-edited tomatoes could offer new source of vitamin D

2022-05-24T09:21:00+01:00By

Scientists at the UK’s John Innes Centre have created a tomato rich in vitamin D

CREDIT Bayer Safeguarding sustainable food supply world hunger

Bayer makes Zero Hunger Pledge

2022-05-24T07:43:00+01:00By

More than half of US$160m pledge to end global hunger invested in vegetable seeds and R&D support for smallholder farmers

SHAFFE president Charif Christian Carvajal

Provid Peru joins SHAFFE

2022-05-23T15:10:00+01:00By

The Peruvian Table Grape Association become latest organisation to join the organisation as its membership continues to grow

Royal Sanguine has an intense red coloured flesh and skin

Royal debuts first sanguine blood nectarines on the market

2022-05-23T14:05:00+01:00By

The nectarines, which have an attractive red flesh and skin, will be available from this week

CMR has its own operation in Brazil and is itself a member of the CBCC

CMR welcomes CBCC delegation

2022-05-23T11:25:00+01:00By

Company highlights its state-of-the-art operation during visit by the Catalan-Brazil Chamber of Commerce to its Barcelona HQ

Phatisa leads DFI consortium investment into Lona Group South Africa

Lona acquires stake in The Unlimited Group

2022-05-23T05:42:00+01:00By

Leading South African fresh produce companies join forces combining 8m cartons of import and export volume

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GreenTech names Innovation Award contenders

2022-05-20T16:12:00+01:00By

Next month’s GreenTech Amsterdam exhibition shines a spotlight on the latest sustainable innovations in the business with its Innovation Award and Concept Award

Jupiter Group washing technology grapefruit South Africa

New tech improves Jupiter’s grapefruit quality

2022-05-20T16:01:00+01:00By

New washing technology at group’s Limpopa-based packhouse is already paying dividends

False Codling Moth is a major threat to European citrus production

EU halts plans for cold treatment on RSA citrus imports

2022-05-20T14:26:00+01:00By

Spanish lobby group accuses Commission of betrayal after it withdraws key vote on new rules

Dried fruit and nuts

BayWa invests in dried fruit and nut business

2022-05-20T10:31:00+01:00

Group’s business unit Cefetra takes majority stake in Hamburg-based Heinrich Brüning

Südafrika: Hafen von Durban von Unwetter beeinträchtigt

Battle lines drawn for shipping rate confrontation

2022-05-19T13:50:00+01:00By

South African citrus growers seek cooperation with other industries to get control of produce shipping and counter steep freight increases