Fresh Produce Forum China, the new annual conference event for China’s fresh fruit and vegetable business, launched in Chengdu last week. Organised by Asiafruit Magazine and Asia Fruit Logistica on 31 May to 2 June, the event drew 204 delegates from 14 different countries to explore the opportunities in the fast-growing Chinese market.
The introduction of supermarket deliveries revolutionised the grocery shopping experience, allowing customers to purchase food online without having to get to the store, rummage for products across several aisles and carry heavy bags home.
Serbia’s fresh cherry export business could be on the verge of a major commercial breakthrough after one of the country’s leading suppliers signed a sourcing deal with the local arm of Belgian retail giant Delhaize, reports fruitnet.com
A new range to promote premium melons and watermelons - Don Camillo Più has its own packaging and is available in the 6-5-4 fruit versions.
Member states are to have another go at coming to an agreement on the use of the pesticide glyphosate next week. EurActiv Germany reports.
Research findings to be released by European Crop Protection Association
(ECPA) show significant levels of misunderstanding about the realities
of food production, namely that only 4% of adults surveyed in Europe
correctly estimate that world food production must increase by 60% by
Europatat and Freshfel Europe will jointly celebrate their first combined annual meeting on June 2 in Brussels.
Bright Agrotech launches Able; an online farm assistant that promises to empower indoor farm operations and market gardeners of all sizes, reports hortidaily.com