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Special  –  Special Trade Shows 2018


HelioCORE

Light control system showcased at upcoming shows

Heliospectra will demonstrate the company’s intelligent lighting solutions, technical services, and new HelioCORE light control software at next week’s IPM Essen in booth #7A27, January 23-26, 2018, at Messe Essen in Essen, Germany, as well as the upcoming Fruit Logistica event in hall 8.1 booth #B-16,.....

March 14-16, 2018 in Addis Ababa

Ethiopian horticulture industry prepares for HortiFlora 2018

HortiFlora Expo 2018 will be held on 14th - 16th of March 2018 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at Millennium hall for the 7th time as a biennial trade fair. The expo is organized by Ethiopian Exporters Horticulture Producer Association (EHPEA) & HPP Exhibitions. The Ethiopian horticulture & floriculture.....

Valoya launches new line of LED grow lights

Valoya will present two new product lines at its booth 3B42 at the upcoming IPM tradeshow in Essen: the BX-Series (already launched in October 2017), and the brand new BL-Series.The BL-Series are sturdy yet lightweight LED bars optimized for greenhouse cultivation of a wide variety of plants. This new series.....

Colombia, Brazil and Ecuador, the Latin American countries growing the most

Fruit Logistica: Spanish participation on the rise, despite Fruit Attraction

Fruit Logistica will be held once more this year, at Messe Berlin, between 7 and 9 February. This year, the Statistics Handbook, a Fruit Logistica statistics manual, will be presented for the first time at the opening of the event. "It will work as a statistical yearbook, a quick reference guide for.....

Rijk Zwaan inspires chain partners with Innovation Wall

Rijk Zwaan’s vegetable breeding programmes revolve around innovation. With the company’s win of the Fruit Logistica Innovation Award for Knox™ in 2017 still fresh in everyone’s mind, Rijk Zwaan will once again be focusing on innovation at this year’s Fruit Logistica – the world’s leading international.....

New automatic sorting machine cherry tomatoes

Lugo's WAVE system is a new technology for sorting and packaging fruit and vegetables. It is designed for fruits that require gentle handling throughout the sorting process, such as pomegranates, clusters of grapes and cherry tomatoes.A transport system protects the fruit against damage during the washing,.....

Growcoon

International interest for innovative plant propagation system

The innovative plant propagation system called Growcoon is attracting growing interest worldwide. Since Klasmann-Deilmann began selling this product, many growers in various horticultural segments have conducted successful trials. For example, the use of Growcoon has proved effective with seedlings,.....

Automatic cucumber sorting in new packing concept

The integrated SortiFlex pack robot enables its customers to sort, grade and pack cucumbers automatically and without human assistance.The machine is an innovation from Christiaens Agro Systems, a specialist in grading lines for long-shaped vegetables.The robot was developed in cooperation with experts at.....

Premieres and innovations at Fruit Logistica 2018

Trade visitors can start gearing up for the world's leading fresh produce industry trade fair taking place from 7-9 February 2018 in Berlin with "Spotlight – Premieres and Innovations at Fruit Logistica 2018". The 68 Spotlight reports published so far include 23 world premieres and 11 European premieres.The.....

"Asian horticulture growing faster than expected"

“Food is the new gold and water is the new oil”; driving investments in horticulture based on the latest technology. The appetite for fresh produce of Asia’s 500 million plus middle class is growing with tremendous prospects for investment. "This contradicts the western misperception of out-dated.....

Sival Silver Medal for Clima+

Divatec awarded at the 2018 Sival Innovation Competition

Following the deliberation of the final panel on 14 December 2017, Clima+ (registered under the name Plantsens) was awarded the SIVAL Silver medal in the 2018 SIVAL INNOVATION Competition in the Services and Software category. This year, the jury nominated 17 prize winners out of 59 projects initially.....

Ulti-Mite Swirski nominated for Fruit Logistica Innovation Award

The new industrial compostable sachet Ulti-Mite Swirski has been nominated for the Fruit Logistica Innovation Award 2018.Ulti-Mite Swirski, the new breeding sachet for the predatory mite Amblyseius swirskii, offers a more effective way to biologically fight thrips and whiteflies. Resistant against drought.....

"Having a presence at FL shows the world that Canada is open for business"

2018 will mark the second time Canada is to have a sizeable presence at Fruit Logistica (FL). Three provinces are participating: British Columbia (BC), Quebec, and Prince Edward Island, with additional support from the Embassy of Canada in Germany. On September 21st this year, the free trade.....

Visser demonstrates AutoStix at IPM

During the IPM 2018, Visser will feature the AutoStix machine, Visser’s new automatic cutting transplanting system. Throughout the exhibition Visser will conduct 3 live machine demonstrations each day. Visser developed this system to automate the labour intensive process of the sticking of cuttings. The.....