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Spain: Monterosa tomatoes to be produced organically

In 2016, Gavŕ Grup presented its new tomato variety at the Alimentaria fair in Barcelona. Its objectives were to seduce the European market and to show that it was possible to improve the taste of tomatoes grown in winter. Since that time, Monterosa tomatoes have consolidated in Spain, as well as in.....

US (NH): Lef Farms' local baby green mixes get go-ahead from grocers

Henry Huntington's family has been in the New Hampshire greenhouse business for 40 years, and before that they were farming in Connecticut."Agriculture has been in our blood forever," Huntington said.Now, he and his family are operating one of the most innovative hydroponic farms in New England, and the.....

Promising sales prospects

China: "Fruit tomatoes are in high demand"

"A species called fruit tomato, medium-size and high-sugar, is getting very popular in recent years. Compared with other ordinary tomatoes, fruit tomato is more expensive, and it tastes like a crunchy and sweet fruit. However, there are several restrictions on planting fruit tomato, e.g. the difficulty of.....

"Carolina Reaper" once again the world's hottest chilli pepper

Fort Mill's "Smokin' Ed's Carolina Reaper" has once again been certified as the world's hottest chilli pepper by Guinness World Records.This isn't the first time Ed Currie, who owns the PuckerButt Pepper Company where the super-hot chillis are grown, has had the honor of claiming the hottest pepper in the.....

Anthony Otto, Magic Sun"

"Never enough product in the middle of the winter"

As the consumption of tomatoes, interest in snacking tomatoes as well as consumers’ demand for organic product options all continue to increase, at least one greenhouse grower is expanding its organic tomato offerings to cover more areas of growth. Magic Sun of Richmond, Va. is a year-round hydroponic grower.....

Man enters chilli-eating contest. The chilli won.

People with too much time on their hands and a WiFi connection will have seen the clips of optimistic fools eating jalapeńos. The ultimate contest between humans and comestibles involves eating simple, uncooked, untreated chillis.Of course it’s all good, clean fun until someone gets hurt. Which is precisely.....

crunchy finger eggplants, coloured snack peppers and sumptuous tomatoes

“Constantly new varieties on trial in German-speaking Switzerland”

Crunchy finger eggplants, coloured snack peppers and sumptuous tomatoes. For more than six years, the Adčle Royal product line has stood for exceptional goods of first-class quality. Once a variety is successfully produced in Spain, the plants are planted in Switzerland as well. Thus, the range is constantly.....

Dutch Tomberry season kicks off

From this week, week 14, the first Dutch Tomberry pearl tomatoes are available at Eminent Food. "These pearl tomatoes' quality meet the highest requirements that Eminent demands from all their products", this Dutch company,which specialises in exclusive greenhouse vegetables, said.The Tomberry is available.....
Seven healing health and beauty benefits

Beating the heat with cucumbers

The summer has officially arrived in the Indian subcontinent; people are gearing up for long, sweaty days and punishing heat. It's important to take care of your diet during summers as there are certain foods that can ensure you stay cool from inside, while some others may end up aggravating your body and.....

Italy: Kamarino cherry tomatoes are not a commodity

"After starting with almost all the table tomato segments, we understood that, in order to grow, we had to focus on cherry tomatoes and supply a superior quality," explains Guido Grasso, administrator ofAzienda Agricola Dorilli.Guido GrassoDorilli was established in 1999 by the Planeta family. It decided to.....

Cookies vs Strawberries


Happy Spinach Day!

You don’t have to be Popeye to celebrate Spinach Day, March 26.Packed with vitamins and minerals, this leafy green is a nutritional powerhouse, says a researcher at the University of Florida.“Spinach is a rich source of nutrients, such as vitamin A, specifically beta-carotene; vitamin K, which helps with.....

US: New Caulifornia Riced Vegetable side dish now available in Illinois

Gold Coast Packing has released its new side dish line. Cauliflower is leading the way to better health and inspiring us to cook with creativity. Its unique texture and ability to absorb flavors prove its claim as being the most versatile vegetable. Caulifornia Riced Vegetable Sides offers 100% riced.....

"Growth hormones from bacteria boost root formation"

In February, Hansebac and Hansespor were approved for organic cultivation and added to the Dutch Input list that is available online. These two products are essential for the Biopol Natural Fytopro system.Hansebac contains the very active strain of Bacillus subtilis and other useful bacteria that secrete.....