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The story behind Nature Fresh' Tomz

Tomz have taken the produce industry by storm. Launched in June of 2016, this line of snacking tomatoes is defined by a focus on flavor, consistency and quality.“Who’s Tom? He grows some awesome tomatoes!” is a quote Herman Fehr of NatureFresh hears fairly frequently when sampling Tomz tomatoes, as they.....

De Ruiter re-introduces cocktail tomato at Timotion

"Timotion has a new lease of life"

Timotion is a cocktail tomato from De Ruiter, which has been marketed exclusively in the past years under the name of Red Pearl. Timotion became a reliable and tasteful variety, that is now available to all growers.Number 1 in cocktailDe Ruiter expects the interest for Timotion will increase in the coming.....

Spain: Piccolo tomatoes hit supermarket shelves for the first time

June was a key month for Les Jardins de Rabelais, as its Piccolo tomatoes started to be marketed for the first time in a Spanish supermarket chain. So far, it was only possible to find them in Mercabarna, one of the largest wholesale markets in the country."For now, 50% of the production intended for the.....

Save time in the greenhouse with new free-fall hook options

With demand for tomatoes ever-increasing in the international produce sector, producers are always on the lookout for products which can save both time and labour costs, and increase crop production. In order to meet these demands, ARaymond has recently launched a new range of options for its family of.....

Solid start for Delisher cherry plum tomato

Seed company De Ruiter recently introduced Delisher: a cherry plum tomato that stands out for its sweet taste, texture and looks. Delisher is the result of a long, intense breeding process and the outcome of extensive cooperation between breeders, technical development, sales, retail and especially.....

Koppert Cress introduces Liita Cress

Koppert Cress introduces Liita Cress. Liita Cress is a slightly bitter cress with the flavour of lavender. Lavender flowers have long been used in cooking, but now there is also a cress variant. The decorative and tasty properties give it great versatility. Liita Cress matches well with light meats,.....

Bayer and Netafim develop new smart irrigation approach

Bayer and the Israeli company Netafim are joining forces to enhance the application of crop protection products while supplying crops with water in the most efficient way. With the new approach called "DripByDrip", both water and crop protection are distributed throughout the fields via the drip irrigation.....

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Biobest launches Bluestim in the USA

Biobest Group is launching Bluestim into the USA Market. Bluestim is a new plant anti-stress agent that will be featured at Biobest’s booth during the Cultivate’17 show, in Columbus, Ohio (July 15th-18th).“Developed by Lallemand Plant Care, Bluestim enhances crop performance under environmentally stressful.....

Promising results with new AntiCondens coating for glasshouses

Tomato grower Paul van Paassen is the first grower in the Netherlands to experience the benefits of a newAntiCondens coating for glass. "There is clearly more light coming in," he observes.Throughout the year, half of the time the windows are wet as a result of condensation. This can minimize the amount of.....

Plant-Prod to showcase new Duo-Tote at Cultivate’17

On July 15-18 Plant-Prod will be in Columbus, Ohio for the Cultivate’17 trade show. They will be showing the new Plantex by Plant-Prod Duo-Tote which is a new bulk packaging format for pre-mixed plant nutrition formulations. It is suitable for larger growers and is quicker and easier to use than bags, giving.....

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Auchan to rebrand Russian Nasha Raduga hypermarketsFrench retailer Auchan has announced that it is rebranding its Nasha Raduga (Our Rainbow) hypermarkets in Russia to Kashdy Den (Every Day), reports Lebensmittel Zeitung. The retailer says that "the brand is known by the clientele of these stores, and it will.....

Van Looveren's TerraSol AR glass available again

After significant investments and improvements in quality and production techniques at glass producer Marvol Trading GmbH, Van Looveren again offers TerraSol glass with 1 or 2-sided AR treatment. Until further notice, this glass is exclusively available from Van Looveren NV.Click herefor the technical sheet.....

New technology helps reduce strawberry waste

A new technology is on a mission to turn the great British strawberry green as the summer season kicks off.More than 38,000 tonnes of soft fruit/berries, with a value of £180 million, are thrown away by British households every year mainly because they’re not eaten in time.The UK is one of the biggest.....