All posts tagged "Food packaging"

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    Mucci Farms and the new wave of agriculture

    A $70 million privately funded, groundbreaking agriculture venture in Huron remain confident they can produce and achieve...

  • Fresh Connections Chile

    An actionable strategy for growth is just that—actionable. Something you can walk away with and implement to help your business grow. After this half-day event full of relationship-building with local growers and exporters, importers, retails and business solution providers—you will step back into your business with new tactics and new connections to...

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    Deciduous fruit associations name change

    The two largest deciduous fruit industry associations, the South African Apple and Pear Producers’ Association (SAAPPA) and the South African Stone Fruit Producers’ Association (SASPA) will in future be known as Hortgro Pome and Hortgro Stone. Hortgro, the deciduous fruit umbrella-group, said in a statement that the name changes will streamline future...

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    Study: Improving the processing of raspberry by freezing

    Raspberry fruit is very sensitive and susceptible to rapid decay. The decline in quality starts practically from the moment when the fruit is picked. Fruits initially lose strength, then release the juice, intensify the development of mold and at last the rotting process starts. The goal of all technological processes after harvest...

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    Study: Effects of High Temperature Stress of Pear Trees

    To understand the effect of high temperature stress on Pyrus trees, the changes in antioxidant substance, antioxidant enzymet and osmotic substance in leaves of 2-year-old ‘Huangguan'(P. pyrifolia ‘Cuiguan’) and ‘Cuiyu'(P. bretschneideri × P. pyrifolia) seedlings were measured, and the expressions of related genes at different stages were analyzed by q RT-PCR. The...

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    New online tool can reduce the risk of trellis failure

    A Washington State study into designing high density orchard trellises has some useful messages and handy online tool for Australian growers. A new online tool which can reduce the risk of trellis failure under high load by customising orchard systems to meet the demands of local conditions is the key output of...

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    Genomic associations that could be used in breeding apples for improved fruit quality

    Breeding apples is a long-term endeavour and it is imperative that new cultivars are selected to have outstanding consumer appeal. This study has taken the approach of merging sensory science with genome wide association analyses in order to map the human perception of apple flavour and texture onto the apple genome. The...

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    New Zealand kiwifruit harvest begins

    First kiwifruit being picked  Increased harvest volumes expected this year   The first kiwifruit is being picked in New Zealand with orchards cleared to be harvested from the top of the North Island to the top of the South Island. Over 2,500 growers will be harvesting some 13,500 hectares of kiwifruit.  ...

  • Fresh Connections China

    Changes in free trade agreements around the world could mean new opportunities for global suppliers into Asia – especially China. If you are a supplier from North America, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and other major exporting regions, pencil in PMA’s Fresh Connections: China on your schedule, obtain your VISA...

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    The Australian Food and Grocery Council explained

    The AFGC is an industry association which represents the manufacturers and suppliers behind Australia’s food, beverage, and...

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