Six months into the 2017-2018 season it is time for VOG, the Alto Adige-based consortium to take stock: sales are better than initially expected and prices are profitable. Early end to the season expected, reviving competition with foreign producers.
The "made in Italy" wins again, Oranfrizer receives the Special & Different Award from Mark & Spencer for the supply of a different, special, unique fruit; i.e. the red orange with its new varieties: Tarocco Ippolito, Lempso and Nocellare together with Mandared (a mandarin with a red pulp).
Ripening technology pioneer will mark 50 years of continuous progress by giving a special talk on the evolution of fresh fruit ripening
The citrus grown on the slopes of Etna by Oranfrizer have renewed their passport and have travelled since the beginning of the season - starting in November with 2KR lemons to Hong Kong with more than 8,000 kilometers far away.
Parliament opposes the European Commission’s proposal to renew the controversial herbicide licence for 10 years. Instead, MEPs say the EU should draw up plans to phase out the substance, starting with a complete ban on household use and a ban in use for farming when biological alternatives (i.e. “integrated pest management systems”) work well for weed control.
Digital communication has already revolutionised the way we consume information, and now it’s changing the way we consume fruit and vegetables. By disrupting and changing the status quo, it’s provoking a remarkable transformation in all parts of the fresh produce supply chain as methods of communication and distribution become more sophisticated, complex and interconnected.
It’s time for pigmentation, and the long-awaited blood oranges - unique in the world due to their nutritional value, their red colour and their vibrant flavour - their perfume and flavour will be excellent this year, thanks to what has so far been a favourable climate. The countdown begins for distribution in Italy and abroad, and in Madrid from 18 to 20 October, Oranfrizer wants to show the difference it can make.