Bayer has developed a new cap seal to protect users against counterfeit crop protection products. The Bayer CapSeal, based on the Trustseal technology of the Leonhard Kurz Stiftung, is a cap seal with visual security features and a QR code.
A great opportunity for stakeholders in the fruit and vegetable supply chain: to invest in Cesena Fiera and in Macfrut's opportunities for development. This was the announcement made by Renzo Piraccini, President of Cesena Fiera, as part of the press conference held at Rimini Wellness, during which the current situation of Macfrut 2016 was illustrated.
France’s ban on cherry imports from countries where the pesticide Dimethoate is used has left fruit importers and traders fearing the country may soon apply similar bans involving other EU-approved pesticides or chemicals, according to a report by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), eurofresh-distribution.com reports.
A Brexit is likely to have significant impacts on the agricultural sector in the UK. In case the UK government decides to pursue a more open trade policy, farm gate prices and farm income would fall in a number of sectors.
Internet retail giant Amazon has laid down a major challenge to the UK’s big food retailers with the launch of Amazon Fresh in London, presenting a significant new opportunity for fresh fruit and vegetable suppliers, fruitnet.com reports.
Valagro, a leader in the production and marketing of biostimulants and specialty nutrients, awarded the "Best Partner of the Year" prize yesterday to Spanish distributor Verde Agricola S.L.
SanLucar opts for support from children’s movie characters again, due to its great success with former cinema cooperations. Through entertaining animated film figures kids get a playful motivation to eat their daily serving of fruit and veggies and learn how much fun a healthy diet can be.
This year the London Produce Show and Conference is providing delegates with the opportunity to learn how to access and supply the UK market with a tailor-made seminar programme during the afternoon of Wednesday June 8, 2016.
Professionals in the fruit and vegetable sector can now see a preview of the exhibitors which have confirmed they will be taking part in Fruit Attraction 2016. The show is organised by FEPEX and IFEMA and will take place from 5 to 7 October.