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Wooden packing for fruit transport

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Di Filippo Legnami, a manufacturer of wooden transport solutions for fruit and a variety of other purposes, is exhibiting for the first time at Fruit Logistica. In 2013, the company built a new production line for wooden packing. The packing material is made from untreated wood and can be supplied in a.....
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New machines to showcase at Fruit Logistica

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Visitors to the Kronen stand at this year’s Fruit Logistica can see for themselves the practical and customer-orientated live demonstrations of new products as well as machines of the comprehensive Kronen range. Kronen will showcase its flexible and attractive solutions for processing salad, fruit and.....
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Italy: MET Ozone Experts present machines at Fruit Logistica

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MET Ozone Expertswidens its range of ozone gas and water-dissolved ozone generators and invests in agronomic research in cooperation withAgrisana Srl.2014 was a positive year for MET, with many of its plants operating mostly in Italy, but also in Germany and the Middle East.The hot an humid weather with.....
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Koppert Machines Multi Packager Fruit Logistica

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New in the Koppert Machines' assortment is the Koppert Multi Packager. This machine is mainly built from stainless steel and foreseen of the latest types of controls and electronics. This has resulted in a sustainable and food safe machine, which needs little maintenance and is very easy to clean.The new.....
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Teboza brings Wild Asparagus to Fruit Logistica

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For a few years now Teboza has been executing tests in Andalusia (near Jerez de la Frontera) by using different varieties and cultivation techniques to ensure that European asparagus stays fresh longer as an alternative to asparagus that is brought from outside the EU. Parallel to this project, another.....
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Muddy Boots showcases its integration with GLOBALG.A.P.

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Leading food industry software company, Muddy Boots (www.muddyboots.com) gives its customers total visibility on the quality of their products and compliance of their supply chains, from grower to retailer. Its recent integration with GLOBALG.A.P. has made it easier than ever for customers to ensure that all.....
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JSB Group optimizes fresh produce packaging

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The highest-quality fresh produce is not worth much if the packaging in which it's shipped and sold doesn't preserve that quality. So it makes sense for growers and shippers to ensure their packaging is designed specifically for their products, and JSB Group helps growers fine tune their packaging to get the.....
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French company latest to introduce Marco's Yield Control

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The latest version of Marco’s YCM Yield Control system is bringing important and significant productivity improvements for French co-operative Solarenn at their tomato packhouse near Rennes in north west France. Formed over 60 years ago, Solarenn is a cooperative of around 30 Breton market gardeners,.....
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Tanzania: Tomato disease threatens growers

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Tanzania is set to lose billions of shillings from the horticulture industry if concerted efforts are not made to tackle a dangerous outbreak of "tomato leaf miner" in the Northern Zone and Morogoro Region likely to wipe out this year's crop.The pest, scientifically known as Tuta absoluta, is one of the.....
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Promotional work starting to pay off

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Orange bell peppers are here to stay. The 'Oranje Paprika Vereniging' (OPV) (Orange bell pepper association) is working hard to keep it that way. The OPV has been actively promoting the product in the Netherlands, Germany and England. Karin Barendse: "This has happened after years of promoting the product......
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Prices up for Spanish lettuce on German wholesale market

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The German Federal Agency for Agriculture and Food reports in its market review of week 2/2015, that Iceberg lettuce from Spain was able to record a significant price increase. This results from the fact that the lettuce was only available in small quantities due to weather conditions and was also sold.....
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India: Rain brings hope for bumper crop

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Intermittent rain lashed most parts of the Malwa belt during the past 24 hours easing out foggy weather conditions. Agriculture experts said rain at this pint of time was beneficial for wheat, mustard and other rabi crops.While Moga received an average of 7 mm of rainfall, most parts of Ferozepur district.....
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Courgette prices up 30% in France

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According to the Relaxnews national price barometer of fresh products, the price per kilo of courgettes has increased by 30% to €2.88/kilo in net bags. Courgettes are the fresh product with the highest price increase this week. Tomatoes have also seen prices increase this week, by 19% for Spanish varieties.....
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Piet Siberg sees export opportunities for mushrooms in Japan

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The mushroom traders have put a difficult year behind them. According to trader Piet Siberg of mushroom wholesaler Siberg from Testelt, prices were consistently low. "Around Christmas, trade went well, but the months before that sales were disappointing. At the moment it's business as usual. It's not getting.....
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Spain: Upward trend banana imports November (+28%)

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Spain’s banana imports continued their upward trend, with a 28% growth in volume and 26% in value in November 2014 compared to the same month of the previous year, to a total of 22,674 tonnes and 13.1 million Euro, respectively, according to data of the Directorate General of Customs of the Ministry of.....
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AU: Potato farmers seek formula for higher yields

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Potato growers across Australia could soon be provided a formula that tells them the perfect level of phosphorous needed for best yields and healthier soil.That's the aim of a $400,000 study run by Potatoes South Australia, which is hoping a new and more accurate phosphorous test could refine farmers'.....
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Californian onions cause glut in AU marketplace

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Red onions imported from California have caused a glut in the Australian marketplace, taking up supermarket shelf space and cutting prices for home grown produce, according to industry.Major supermarkets Woolworths and Coles only sell Australian onions but independent supermarkets are yet to make the same.....
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India: Small onion prices to remain stable

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At present, farm gate price of good quality onion is ruling between Rs.15 and Rs.20 per kg in the Dindigul Market, according to Agro Marketing Intelligence and Business Promotion Centre of the TNAU.Small onion are mainly cultivated in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh and the area in Tamil Nadu in.....
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Potato harvest stabilised, competition remains tough with imports

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Australia’s potato growers are still doing a robust trade, with the volume produced stabilizing with 2013/14 levels at around 698,000 tonnes, but local growers are competing with more than 130,000 tonnes of imported french fries on average, as of 2012. “The quality of locally grown potatoes cannot be.....
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Palettes affecting B.C. potato crops

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About a third of B.C.’s potato production — both in acreage dedicated to the crop and in weight of annual produce — have disappeared over the course of a decade, and the industry says local appetites may be to blame.Murray Driediger is president and CEO of BC Fresh, an organization owned by a number of local.....
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