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US infographics show fruits and vegetables that are in seasonPlan to purchase your fruits and vegetables during their peak seasons, and you'll not only enjoy them more, you'll save money while maximizing nutrition.Buying in season makes all fruits and vegetables more enjoyable—and that’s not the only benefit, according to NYC-based registered dietitian Lisa Hayim......
Philips Lighting introduces new GreenPower LED toplighting
"Higher efficacy, light output and a longer lifetime"Philips Lighting has been promoting the new GreenPower LED toplighting modules since IPM Essen, helping greenhouse growers improve the growth of lettuce, herbs and high-wire vegetable crops. Both new versions offer a higher light efficacy of up to 3.3 µmol/J, a longer lifetime of 35,000 burning hours and.....
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Dutch grower presents extra small tomatoDuring the Fruit Logistica, Greenco, together with colleague grower Nico Duijvestijn, launched Tommies Mini Toppers. According to Greenco, the new tomatoes are sweet, crunchy, and above all, small. “Ideal to use in meals, because they don’t need to be sliced. A gap on the market within applications of.....
Feasibility of flexible thin glass in greenhousesIn a recently published study the feasibility of the application of flexible thin glass in greenhouses was researched. With the development of thin but very strong glass plates, as used for mobile telephones, new possibilities emerge for new greenhouse roof designs and new possibilities to apply these.....
Growing your own mushrooms with HexeringSuper local, convenient, almost organic, fun to watch and to experience. The tomato plant from Gaby van der Harg of Farmzy meets all the market trends: you can grow it at home and it’s easy to do, the plant is environmentally friendly, and an organic version is in the works. In 2017, Farmzy sold the first.....
New ready-to-eat blend of portabella mushrooms, vegetables and herbs launchedSupplies of domestic mushrooms are very good right now. “This year’s supply is similar to last year’s,” says Bill Litvin of Temple, Pa.-based Giorgio Fresh Co. “We found that the industry supply though was very tight in November, December and January.” Litvin notes that currently 64 per cent of the U.S......
US: New beet salsa product hits the shelvesJust when you think you’ve seen all the pioneering ways to present beets, Love Beets have launched a new product, Beet Salsa. Timed with the SuperBowl rapidly approaching, Love Beets have created what they say is a twist on a classic, incorporating fresh green pepper, onion, jalapeno, and cilantro to make a.....
Trendy Kimberley super fruit
Australia: Gubinge successful in health food industryNative superfood gubinge, also known as Kakadu plum, is a staple bushfood for Indigenous people across northern Australia, but the health benefits from its high levels of Vitamin C are fast becoming known in the health food industry. Kimberley's only commercial producer of dried gubinge powder had a.....
Color and flavor compensate for appearance
Heirloom tomatoes garner increasing demand in North AmericaLike many other commodities these days, tomato season never really finishes, moving from district to district – or country – gives customers access to the fruit 365 days a year, both organic and conventional.The tomato category is diverse, there’s practically a tomato for every use and consumer: value,.....
Mastronardi Produce, Stoffels Tomatoes, La-Palma and Perfection Fresh
Grower quartet throws weight behind Toma'Muse conceptNext week on the Fruit Logistica a remarkable collaboration between breeding company TomaTech, and 4 world leading produce companies is presented. Mastronardi Produce (Canada), Stoffels (Belgium) La-Palma (Spain) and Perfection Fresh (Australia) launch the Toma'muse concept together. This “breeder – fresh.....
New GrowWise Control System