All posts tagged "fruit and vegetable varieties"

  • 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.

  • PMA Fresh Connections: Retail

    Does your success depend upon connecting to retail industry partners and retail shoppers? Then join us in Philadelphia to connect and meet industry-leading retailers—plus gain practical techniques to build transactions, increase basket size and stay top-of-mind with customers. Whether you’re a grower or business solution provider, the relationships and reinvigorated direction you...

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    Tax breaks to farmers to offset the cost of getting certified as organic

    On a farm tucked under a lush Waimanalo mountainside, Sean Anderson tends passion fruit, kale and salad greens — using only what nature provides. He creates his own compost and fertilizers and doesn’t use chemicals. But he’s not certified as an organic farmer because the cost is too high. “The margins on...

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    New plastic-free wrap keeps fruit fresh for more than a week

    Our kitchens might be about to get a whole lot more sustainable, with researchers announcing the development...

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    Indian Mango production suffers from hot summer

    The extreme temperatures and the absence of moisture in the air have badly hit the mango farms...

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    Maersk Chile factory delivers its first reefer containers

    Reefer manufacturer Maersk Container Industry (MCI) has delivered its first set of ISO standard 40 ft Star...

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    In new study, scientists trace activity of cancer-fighting tomato component

    Years of research in University of Illinois scientist John Erdman’s laboratory have demonstrated that lycopene, the bioactive red pigment found in tomatoes, reduces growth of prostate tumors in a variety of animal models. Until now, though, he did not have a way to trace lycopene’s metabolism in the human body. “Our team...

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    Zimbabwe: Banana Exports to Tumble

    Zimbabwe’s banana market could face an oversupply after leading producers stopped exports to South Africa, the country’s...

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    Bacteria infecting orange groves is driving up cost of juice; threatens nation’s supply

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Have you noticed that your breakfast is costing you a little more these days? It’s because there’s a serious bacteria infecting our nation’s orange groves and driving up the cost of orange juice. It’s called Citrus Greening and it could potentially wipe out our nation’s orange supply....

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    A closer look: Sunfruit Orchards

    Sunfruit Orchards are taking the fruit grown from their trees on their plantings in Ohaupo to customers...

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