Friday, September 29, 2023

The Quinta Group:

Lebanon needs greenhouses for food safety and security too

The four elements, earth, water, air, and fire, have been considered essential through the ages. Lebanon, however, cheekily adds a fifth: agriculture. Hence the company's name, 'Quinta.' In its feminine form, it means 'fifth' in Latin. Why the feminine form? Could it have something to do with the fact…

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Steve Zaccardi with Mucci Farms:

“We are constantly trialing 200+ snacking vegetable varieties”

Nowadays, it is hard to imagine the tomato section of a grocery store without snack-size options like grape tomatoes and cherry tomatoes. They have gained so much popularity and have become a staple item in a relatively short amount of time. "We were an early adopter of snacking vegetables as it was…

Seed meets Technology visitors 'ready to buy'

The ninth edition of the three-day international seed technology fair Seed meets Technology once again attracted an international and skilled crowd to Vertify's greenhouse complex in Zwaagdijk, which has been transformed into an exhibition complex. All the space is available was well utilized. They even…


“We empower growers to excel in cost-effective cultivation, ensuring long-term success"

"In just a few years, our CEA team had already successfully designed and constructed numerous greenhouse and vertical farming facilities for leading industry producers in North America. Our early momentum showed us that we didn't want to dabble in the industry; we aspired to become experts and fully…

TTA expands with local presence in Australia

Shortly after TTA was established as a Dutch enterprise, Australians found their way to TTA. With the first delivery of equipment, as early as 1998. Since that time, an ever-increasing amount of equipment for handling and selecting plants has found its way to serve growers in Australia and New Zealand.…


"ILLG thermoforming machine completes second phase of £1.5 mln investment"

Manchester-based sustainable thermoformed packaging manufacturer significantly increases capacity in the 50th anniversary year. Further underlining its position as one of the UK’s leading independently owned manufacturers of sustainable thermoformed packaging products, Macpac has completed the second…

and expands offerings with salad kits

Indoor-grown leafy greens brand surpasses traditional field-grown brands

Two milestones for Little Leaf Farms this week. The company announced to be the #1 best-selling packaged lettuce in New England1, and is expanding their offerings with new salad kits. According to the most recent Nielsen data available in the category, the brand has seen a 46% increase in total dollar…

Terrazza MC and Beaulieu Technical Textiles present cooperation:

"Sustainable cleaning of durable soil cloth, a great solution for plant growers"

Terrazza MC and Beaulieu Technical Textiles have found each other as partners in the field of maintenance of ground cloth for tree and plant growers. The parties find each other in marketing and product development, as well as in using each other's network. The collaboration will be presented at…

Beloved member of BioSafe Systems' founding family

BioSafe Systems mourns the loss of Michael Larose

With heavy hearts, the team with BioSafe Systems shares the loss of Mike Larose, the eldest of the third generation of BioSafe Systems' founding family. "Mike was committed to…

Let's get ready for the VertiFarm photo report

It's that time again! Get ready for the photos we've taken at the VertiFarm in Dortmund, Germany, in the past week. Although it might not have been the largest industry event, visitors said to be rather content with the turnout at the booths. The event size was perfect for socializing, networking, and…

"The growing medium contains chunk coir for structure and drainage"

Nathan Wallace-Springer, Horticulture Specialist at Premier Tech, talks about PRO-MIX HPCC, their "High Porosity Chunk Coir" product. Learn about its unique composition, including chunk coir for structure and drainage, and discover the benefits of added biological active ingredients. If you are looking…

"Saving irrigation water is a measure to combat drought and climate change"

Saving irrigation water in horticulture is one of the measures that can help combat drought and climate change, problems that plague many countries. One of them is Spain, whose capital, Madrid, is hosting Fruit Attraction 2023, one of the most important meetings of the agricultural sector in Europe, this…

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