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Award-Winning grape tomato now offered in organic

Following the success of its conventional offering, SUNSET® announced its award-winning grape tomato is now also being offered as Organic. The tomato has won numerous awards including the Superior Taste Award from the International Taste and Quality Institute.“We are thrilled to introduce a new product to.....

Oppy names MacDonald and Gardner to new director roles

Oppy has promoted a pair of veterans to newly created leadership roles within its marketing team.On June 1, Marketing Development Manager Cathie MacDonald was elevated to director of marketing services, while Karin Gardner, previously marketing communications manager, was promoted to director, corporate.....

US (CA): Mushroom producer launches redesigned package labels

Monterey Mushrooms, a large fresh mushroom grower based in California, has introduced a redesigned package label for all of their fresh mushrooms. After careful thought to determine what information the label should contain, as well as the appearance itself, the new label was entirely redesigned and the new.....

Pure Flavor growing with new products, awards, and expansion

Greenhouse vegetable production is in full swing in every region of North America which is meeting surging consumer demand heading in to the heart of summer. Pure Flavor’s family of growers are producing more than ever before fueling the company’s momentum in the marketplace. This in turn is setting up.....

George Baker between the grapes

Sing along with the vegetable edition of Little Green Bag

Tum dum dum dum dum dum dum dum dum dum dum.... Once it's in your head, you will hardly get it out and start singing along. Now there's another reason to sing a long with the song Little Green Bag by the George Baker Selection. The band fell for the commercial possibilities and allowed Dutch retailer Lidl to.....

Novel lettuces for Paraguayan consumers

The Fresh Food SRL company wants to offer the local market a wider variety of fruits, vegetables and fresh products, which is why they've ventured into the hydroponic culture with the Dutch salanova lettuce variety.Naoki Nagaoka, the owner of the company said that the idea was to offer consumers a novel.....

Global ambitions for Australian vegetable growers

Australian vegetable growers have been inspired to break into international export markets at the Australian Vegetable Export Seminar 2018, held on Monday 18 June 2018 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.The seminar, a strategic levy investment under the Hort Innovation Vegetable Fund, ran in.....

US (TX): Project explores potential for value-added food products

The final report from a three-year project in Texas that explored potential for value-added food products from sustainably grown fruits and vegetables, led by the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT), has been posted on the SARE website.The "Beyond Fresh" project investigated whether value-added.....

Podcast offers insider tips for greenhouse pros

New episodes continue to launch for STEM: Insider Tips for Greenhouse Pros, a podcast created specifically for commercial greenhouse growers, horticulture professionals and the customers they supply. Hosted by Ball Seed's Bill Calkins, each STEM episode features a guest sharing timely and relevant.....

Village Farms launches new topseal program

Village Farms has launched a new topseal program for their exclusive specialty snacking tomatoes. Available in 10oz sized containers now available are Heavenly Villagio Marzano®, Cabernet Estate Reserve®, Cherry no 9®, Lip Smackn’ Grape®, Maverick Mix™, and Village Farms’ newest tomato variety Lorabella.....

Video: Dutch Cuisine - made in Ukraine

"Good Food" is the first video experience presenting Dutch Cuisine in Ukraine. Dutch recipes were combined with the healthy and quality products, produced in Ukraine in a sustainable way with the help of the Dutch technologies.This Good Food was cooked by Carolien Spaans, Agricultural Counsellor of the.....

Football World Cup Special

The biggest football event there is, which is taking place in Russia, has just kicked off. Until the day of the final on 15 July, many will be watching, and it is an excellent opportunity for companies to promote their products and become sponsors. For example, Coca-Cola, official sponsor, has launched a.....

Balancing attraction and transaction in the fruit and veg department

A relaxing shopping trip in the weekend or a quick stop at the discounter store, for some essentials? Various supermarket concepts attract various shoppers, by focusing on experience or functionality, for example. It is important to create a balance between attraction – the way the products are presented –.....

Bags shaped like T-shirt

Just in time for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018, two large Swiss vegetable marketers are launching their snack tomatoes on the market with a striking packaging design: The Schur®Star bag shaped like a T-shirt to match the globally popular event.Fans all over the world will spend hours in front of the.....