Technology news stories with a direct relevance to the European fresh produce business, including updates on production and harvesting systems, sorting and grading machinery, packaging, coldstorage and controlled atmosphere, digital management, robots and automation, vertical farming, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.
Full collaboration across the entire global shipping business could not be achieved, admits carrier
Asia’s premier fresh fruit and vegetable trade show returns to AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong on 6-8 September 2023
Comment: Fresh produce firms must remain agile to meet fluctuating demand, as well as considering investment in automation and AI, as they face up to supply chain instability, inflation, labour shortages and climate change
As regional sales director EMEA he will lead the company’s processed food sales in the region
The main aim of the collaboration is to be able to quickly identify lead genes associated with important crop traits in order to develop crops with durable resistance
Data-drive technology has “almost infinite” potential to cut waste in fresh produce supply chains, says company
Two modular pieces of equipment to pack fruit into trays and trays into cartons can significantly reduce packhouse labour requirements
Retailers including Aldi, Lidl, Delhaize, ICA and M&S among those who attended the leading event for the global berry business
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Lockwood will be directly responsible for the harvesting and grower services departments
Former Capespan and Unifruco chairman rewarded for his conservation work on his family fruit farm in Elgin, South Africa
Union boss said it would take one of two more days for flow of trucks carrying fruit to ports to normalise
The climate action group is calling on more businesses in the UK to take immediate action on climate change, including efforts on food waste and plastic packaging