All posts tagged "food logistics"

  • Fresh Connections Brazil

    Excelling in the future is about understanding what’s working now…and what’s expected to change…then synthesizing this information so it supports your growth. However, information without implementable tactics and game-changing relationships won’t get you very far. If you’re buying or exporting products or services to or from Brazil—this event has everything you need...

  • Fresh Connections Southern Africa

    Southern Africa NEW MARKETS PMA can help your company create profitable connections in Southern Africa and abroad. Fresh Connections: Southern Africa Conference & Trade Show Connections matter. Especially when they're profitable connections. This magnetic event, which sparked interest of over 400 decision makers in the international and South African agri-business supply chain last year—is a hive of timely...

  • Foodservice Conference & Expo

    PMA’s Foodservice Conference & Expo is a networking feast. We listened to your requests for a fresh new conference and expo. It’s a new theme, a new schedule, in the newly renovated convention center. What remains the same is our dedication to fresh produce in foodservice. New theme, new schedule and new...

  • United Fresh Expo & Conference

    This June in Chicago, come together on one trade show floor, to discover the newest fresh produce, floral, better-for-you products and the tech innovations that support growth, development, promotion, transportation and expansion across the supply chain.

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    Getting high on fresh produce

    The Mexican Army seized a multi-million dollar shipment of different drugs that was hidden in boxes of fruit and was destined for the United States. The drugs included large quantities of the most commonly used illicit substances among American addicts, such as fentanyl, heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, and marijuana. In the black market,...

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    Refreshing Chilean citrus promotions aim to boost consumption in the UK and Japan

    SANTIAGO, CHILE, 14 February, 2018 — With the aim of promoting consumption of Chilean citrus, including its health benefits, the Chilean Citrus Committee of Chile’s Fruit Exporters Association (ASOEX), together with ProChile, has created a promotional campaign for this season for the UK and Japan; two important export markets for these colourful,...

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    Farm robotics impact on labour shortage over-estimated

    The capacity of farm robotics to deliver quick-fix solutions to agriculture’s labour concerns is vastly over-estimated according to researchers in the Netherlands. Dutch robotics scientist, Rick van de Zedde, told delegates at F&A Next: “Industry expectations for farm robotics are definitely too high at present. “There is a tendency for users to...

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    Chart of the day: How inefficient is beef?

    Beef is extremely inefficient to produce, as cattle consume a huge amount of calories and protein in...

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    Kiwi industry dreams of robots

    Robotics are being talked up as a solution to labour shortages in horticulture industries around the world. The new technology could replace crop harvesting jobs that farmers are increasingly struggling to fill. Staffing had rapidly become a global challenge for the horticulture industry, Robotics Plus founder Steve Saunders said at a conference...

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    Chilean scientists is applying artificial intelligence to help fruit farmers

    A group of Chilean scientists is applying artificial intelligence to help a sector not usually associated with this kind of high technology–fruit farmers. The team has designed a special software called Agronomic Simulation and Agroclimatic Information, known by its Spanish acronym SAIA, which places real-time data about the soil, plants and weather...

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