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CAN (ON): Vineland researches cider profiles and consumer preference

Seven million litres of local craft cider flowing into the market by 2020 is a tall order and one Vineland Research and Innovation Centre's (Vineland) research team is working to ensure becomes a reality.The work is based on the cider research and innovation strategy developed in partnership with the Ontario.....

Mexico: Hazera introduces Olene cherry tomato

This year at Expo AgroAlimentaria in Mexico, Hazera presented a wide range of dedicated varieties. Visitors to the Expo saw the new determinate Roma tomatoes Gabby & Vanessa, as well as the indeterminate Roma tomatoes, Romina & Romeo.In the Cherry tomatoes segment, Hazera introduced Olene,.....

"Dark-green Faiza RZ bean surprises German consumers"

Greentense is one of Rijk Zwaan’s newest concepts. It is based on Faiza RZ, an innovative variety of pole-slicing bean with an attractive dark-green colour and intense flavour. Various customers are already growing Faiza RZ and experiencing the benefits of Greentense for themselves. One such customer is Hans.....

Singapore: Panasonic salad hits the market

Catering company Tong Chiang Group has come up with a new salad using locally grown vegetables supplied by Panasonic, and salad dressings inspired by two popular local dishes - chilli crab and Hainanese chicken rice.For a start, the SingaSalad is now available only on the menus of eight of Tong Chiang.....

Roses Forever:

International interest for edible mini roses

Earlier this month, the Netherlands was the center of the global floriculture. For one week, the IFTF, together with the FloraHolland Trade Fair, welcomed visitors from all corners of the world and offered a diverse attendance base to the exhibitors. The atmosphere was positive and the exhibitors were very.....

Koppert Cress introduces Gangnam Tops

Koppert Cress introduces Gangnam Tops. A decorative and natural stem with a crunchy and fresh mouth feel. The fresh taste of the Gangnam Tops merges with a slightly bitter taste reminiscent of purslane.Above all, Gangnam Tops make a tasty addition to salads or sandwiches, but combine well with multiple.....

Village Farms tomato selected as finalist for innovation award

Village Farms’ Lorabella Blossom tomato has been selected as a finalist for the Inaugural Produce Business Innovation Award. This new award is based in part on an item’s ability to elevate the marketplace. This sunny orange tomato boasts a blissfully bright citrus essence. The unique tomato and its name have.....

Multitank to improve transport of produce in bulk

Goplasticpallets.com introduce the new Multitank 400 litre IBC — which has been designed to improve the packaging, storing and transporting of food and non-food products in bulk, in a sustainable way.The Multitank’s unique conical design and robust construction means it’s a cost effective reusable packaging.....

From greenhouse to gorgeous

Abundant Produce launches skincare brand

Abundant Produce, Australia’s only ASX listed hybrid plant breeder, has announced the launch of their own skincare brand, Abundant Natural Health.Driving a collaboration between two of Australia’s senior research universities, Abundant Natural Health works with The University of Sydney’s Plant Breeding.....

Roses Forever presents Gourmet Roses for herb growers

Gourmet Roses is a series of tiny mini roses that can be used for cooking. The roses are perfect for edible decorations or as an ingredient in exclusive dishes and drinks."The adventures of the edible roses started several years ago when I won an award for the newly developed small edible roses at a large.....

Energy drinks from fruit; crisps, rice, noodles and spaghetti from vegetables

Innovations at PMA: American growers get extra value from their product

A profit can still be made in the United States, which becomes apparent from how the American companies present themselves at the PMA Fresh Summit. There are also plenty of innovations, they’re all presented in the reception hall. Many presentations consist of a slightly different packaging, with the words.....

Whole Foods to offer new vegan tomato-based "tuna" sushi

Companies for years have been finding ways to transform plants into things that could replace meat and egg products. It happened to mayonnaise and burgers; now it’s happening to tuna sushi.The tomato-based tuna sushi is now in Whole Foods. (Photo courtesy of Ocean Hugger Foods)Starting Nov. 1, the.....

Robinson Fresh releases new line of baby vegetables

A full line of baby vegetables is now available from Robinson Fresh under the Green Giant Fresh label. The product line includes baby squash, cucumbers, peppers and tomatoes, and is marketed towards conscious consumers looking for healthy snacking or easy meal preparation.“There is rising consumer demand for.....

NatureFresh and Eminent Seeds launch "world's smallest tomato"

This past PMA Fresh Summit in New Orleans, NatureFresh Farms and Eminent Seeds NL reached a proprietary agreement within North America. NatureFresh Farms will exclusively grow and market Tomberry tomatoes in Canada, United States and Mexico. Jan van Heijningen, Director at Eminent Group, and John Ketler,.....