Technology news from Fresh Produce Journal

Technology news stories with a direct relevance to the UK 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.

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B-hive upgrades workspace in company expansion

2022-12-05T12:05:00+00:00By

Agritech innovator moves building but stays within Lincoln Science & Innovation Park as part of growth that has seen the business make 12 recent appointments

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Maersk and IBM throw blockchain system overboard

2022-12-01T11:17:00+00:00By

Full collaboration across the entire global shipping business could not be achieved, admits carrier

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Asia Fruit Logistica heads back to Hong Kong

2022-12-01T08:11:00+00:00By

Asia’s premier fresh fruit and vegetable trade show returns to AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong on 6-8 September 2023

Marcel Koks is the food and beverage industry and solution strategy director at enterprise software provider Infor

Automation and supply chain agility ‘will shape sector’ in 2023

2022-11-29T11:10:00+00:00By ,

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

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QC software specialist Clarifruit raises US$12m

2022-11-18T17:02:00+00:00By

Data-drive technology has “almost infinite” potential to cut waste in fresh produce supply chains, says company

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Global Berry Congress makes impressive return

2022-11-16T15:46:00+00:00By

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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Linton Growing celebrates second season

2022-11-10T15:49:00+00:00By

Clock House Farm’s plant propagation business Linton Growing celebrates second successful season

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SPS standards “key” to international trade

2022-11-10T12:30:00+00:00By

Freshfel calls on global actors to introduce international sanitary and phytosanitary standards to facilitate international trade and market access

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Uncover new berry trends at Global Berry Congress 2022

2022-11-09T16:25:00+00:00By

Fruitnet’s annual event for the international berry business returns to Rotterdam on 15 November

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‘Support precision breeding bill,’ NIAB urges MPs

2022-10-31T11:00:00+00:00By

If passed, new bill would supercharge investment in UK crop innovation and reduction in pesticides, crop science group says

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Paul Clüver handed conservation award

2022-12-01T13:54:00+00:00By

Former Capespan and Unifruco chairman rewarded for his conservation work on his family fruit farm in Elgin, South Africa

Asda ditches swede wrapping

Wrap urges increased collaboration and action on climate

2022-12-01T12:31:00+00:00By

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

Tesco suppliers reducing waste

Tesco launches platform for inter-supplier trade

2022-12-01T11:54:00+00:00By

Tesco Exchange offers suppliers the chance to trade surplus stock among themselves

Maersk ships habour_1024x576_v1

Maersk and IBM throw blockchain system overboard

2022-12-01T11:17:00+00:00By

Full collaboration across the entire global shipping business could not be achieved, admits carrier

Asia Fruit Logistica

Asia Fruit Logistica heads back to Hong Kong

2022-12-01T08:11:00+00:00By

Asia’s premier fresh fruit and vegetable trade show returns to AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong on 6-8 September 2023