Special Trade Shows 2019

June 24-26, Melbourne

Australia: Annual Vegetable Industry Seminar during Hort Connections

Held during Hort Connections, AUSVEG manages and facilitates a vegetable-levy funded seminar aimed at research and development into the vegetable industry. This seminar is…

More than 14,000 visitors for HortiContact 2019

The sixteenth edition of the HortiContac was visited by over 14,000 visitors on 19, 20 and 21 February 2019. A total of 468 exhibitors took part in the trade fair, including dozens of international participants. That's announced by the organisation of the show.  Parallel to HortiContact was the third edition of the HortiContact…

May 22-24, Las Vegas

Hemp spotlight headlines Indoor Ag-Con 2019

Indoor Ag-Con heads to Red Rock Resort from May 22-24, 2019 for its 7th annual Las Vegas edition. Themed “Growing the Future,” this year’s event moves to a new location and welcomes a number of new features, including a special hemp spotlight, exclusive white paper release, expanded exhibition floor and…

From 3 to 14 June 2019

Mastercourse webinars on medicinal cannabis organised by Jungle Talks

Medicinal cannabis is one of the main current trending topics, especially in light of the widespread legalisation policies carried out in more and more countries. Jungle Talks…

HortiContact comes to an end

The aisles were filled up nicely Wednesday at HortiContact - a great exhibition day. Yesterday was a bit more quiet, but still no reason to be bored for the exhibitors at the show held annually in Gorinchem, Netherlands.  On Monday we will show you exactly who was there when but for now you'll have to deal with our sneak peek.  John van Hagen,…

June 11-13, Amsterdam

GreenTech gains AIPH approval for second year

The international horticultural trade show ‘GreenTech’ has gained approval from the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) for the second year. The AIPH approved D category event takes place from 11 - 13 June 2019 at RAI Amsterdam, the Netherlands. GreenTech 2019 expects to attract over 11,000 horticultural professionals again…

New vegetable varieties to meet changing retail trends

Changing retail trends across Europe will create whole new requirements for innovative vegetable varieties selected and bred to meet evolving demands of consumers, and enable growers to supply them at a competitive price. Syngenta Head EAME Vegetable Seeds, Arend Schot, speaking after Fruit Logistica 2019, in Berlin…

Jordan back at Fruit Logistica after 5 years

This year, the Jordanian Exporters and Producers Association for Fruits and Vegetables (JEPA) returned to Fruit Logistica. They attended this world-renowned trade show, held in Berlin, after an absence of five years. They did so under the name 'The Taste of Jordan'. Five Jordanian fruit and vegetable exporters promoted their…

New tomato's, peppers & cucumbers at Fruit Logistica 2019

Top Seeds International participated for the first time in the most important international fresh produce exhibition in Berlin from 6-8 February 2019 with a presence in two separate locations: an institutional space where it launched its many resilient and profitable varieties including tomato, pepper,…

New Vvibes varieties at Fruit Logistica 2019

"The marketing and communication activities are our priority because ' knowing how to operate without letting others know' might nullify the excellent work that our company has been successfully carrying out in this specific sector for the past years" says Saverio Pintaudi , Commercial Director of Vvibes…

February 19-21, Gorinchem

Netherlands: HortiContact gives starters room to grow

During the sixteenth edition of HortiContact (19 to 21 February 2019) there will be a Starter Pavilion and a new HortiHeroes Start-up Square. A total of six newcomers present themselves at the Starter Pavilion and five startups from HortiHeroes are present at the HortiHeroes Start-up Square. In addition,…

InteliFresh – 2019: from the garden to the shelf

In Plovdiv (south Bulgaria), on 22 February 2019, InteliFresh will bring together Bulgarian vegetable and fruit growers, large supermarkets, processors, retailers and foreign…

Global photo reports of Fruit Logistica 2019

Last Monday we've shown you the horticultural photo report of the Fruit Logistica. Even though to us that's obviously the most important one, it's not the only one. This year, about 78,000 people attended the world’s largest trade show for fresh produce. Altogether, exhibitors and trade show visitors…

Start-ups in limelight at Fruit Logistica

Under the motto Disrupt Agriculture, the first Start-up Day took place at the Fruit Logistica on 8 February 2019. Companies working on the digital transformation in the agricultural and food sector were given space during the Start-up Day to show their radical solutions for the branch. The bright-pink colour of the…

Hosted by Copa & Cogeca and IBMA

A symposium on the necessity of expanding farmers' toolbox

Crop protection is a keystone of all farming activity and modern arable farming in the EU, irrespective of the production method. This is why, on the 7th of February 2019, in…

"Improved sticky traps prove attractive at SIVAL"

With a strong focus on protected crops, Sival attracted over 630 exhibitors and 24,000 visitors from the horticultural and specialty crop sectors. This year’s Biobest stand highlighted the osmoregulator Bluestim, the award-winning Asperello T34 Biocontrol biofungicide as well as their whitefly…

PMA takes the stage at South by Southwest

After attending last year’s South by Southwest, this year the Produce Marketing Association will take the stage as a part of the educational programming. PMA’s chief marketing officer, Lauren M. Scott, will be a panelist in the session titled “Tap Primal Instincts to Fuel Your Food Movement,” alongside…

HortiContact launches new exhibition layout for 2020

The greenhouse horticulture trade fair HortiContact introduces a completely new layout for the 2020 edition. The new playful layout boasts several themed areas (HortiPackaging, Soft Fruit Experience, Fossil Free, Cannabis, Innovation Zone), offers more room for innovations and knowledge sharing and…

New tomato variety Delisher on Fruit Logistica

Innovation is a key driver to meet customers' and consumers' needs. Bayer will showcase at Fruit Logistica its newly developed tomato, broccoli and cauliflower varieties. Delisher is a tomato variety launched under the De Ruiter brand. Delisher tomatoes are a delicious cherry plum tomato that outshines…

Spanish suppliers show off at Fruit Logistica

The Spanish Association of Manufacturers-Exporters of Agricultural Machinery and its Components (AGRAGEX) will attend the 2019 edition of Fruit Logistica, the biggest platform of commercial exchange for the horticulture sector in the world, which will be held in Berlin (Germany) from the 6 th to the 8 th…

Den Berk on its new brand of tomatoes

"A brand must give confidence and recognizability to the consumer"

Den Berk Délice will present Délice and the retail experience during Fruit Logistica in Berlin. Paul Van De Mierop: "The past years we have built a strong position in the market and we have been named as one of the fastest growing companies in Belgium by Trends Gazelle. Our main goal is to let the…

Primeur Special Fruit Logistica Edition online now

Fruit Logistica will be held in Berlin, starting the 6th of February and ending on the 8th. For the event, a Special Edition of Primeur has been released in both English and German. The magazines will be distributed during the exhibition, but you're welcome to pick up your copy at our stand (Hall 3.2…

Rijk Zwaan focusing on ‘Innovating for sustainability’ at Fruit Logistica

"Cleaner, more efficient and more sustainable: vegetable production is evolving worldwide"

Vegetables are increasingly being grown in a cleaner, more efficient and more sustainable way. Rijk Zwaan supports innovative production methods by providing extensive…

"Fruit Logistica a seedbed for innovation and partnerships"

Next month's Fruit Logistica is truly a global event, attended by a varied list of companies. Many will be looking for new products, new regions, and new technology. Washington-based scientific instruments developer Felix Instruments, Inc. – Applied Food Science, says Fruit Logistica is invaluable for…

Photo report: IPM 2019

While for many horticultural suppliers the IPM is the show to meet up with their floriculture customers, also many suppliers use the exhibition to show their technical novelties. A remarkable amount of LED product launches took place during last week's exhibition. Check out our photo report.  The Mechatronix team LED all around A new vertical strawberry system by Parus, research…

Alex Fisher, Saturn Bioponics:

"We are able to deliver the hydroponic science straight into the farm"

Growers looking to get better yield and quality with lower costs of production through hydroponic science are encouraged to pass by the Saturn Bioponics stand at Fruit Logistica. Optimising crop growing using advanced hydroponic technology with a rapid payback is the way forward, according to company CEO, Alex Fisher.…

It will be cool at the Fruit Logistica

Vacuum cooling is based on the low-temperature evaporation of a small percentage of water in a product. "We thus obtain quick stress-free pre-cooling that guarantees reduced weigh and sales times. For example, leaf vegetables can be cooled in 20-30 minutes, taking them from 25 to 3-5°C. Products with a high surface/weight…

"Crop genetics hold key to cutting food chain waste"

The Syngenta stand at Fruit Logistica will take visitors on a journey to demonstrate how the seeds’ business successfully breed exciting and innovative genetics to grow…

Pheno Geno presents ‘really edible’ roses

Pheno Geno at the IPM Exhibition in Essen, in Hall 8, Stand: 8 A20-8. Drop by to find out more about their Pheno Geno Roses and novelties. They are going to present the new Taste Of Love Rose Collection, which the company says are the first ‘really edible’ roses on the market. For this purpose they have a special programme: Wednesday, January 23 Mrs. Eveline Wild, the famous Austrian…

Driekus van de Ven, GroentenFruit House:

Bumblebees and snack vegetables at the Grüne Woche

In Berlin the International Green Week is taking place at the moment. If you visit the Holland Pavilion, there is a big chance you'll encounter Driekus van de Ven at the…

Functional packaging meets automation

"Growing demand for automation with leaner packaging and less waste"

Growing demand for functional packaging of fresh produce that is suited for automation has prompted StePac L.A. Ltd. to tailor its branded range of Xtend® Modified Atmosphere/Modified Humidity (MA/MH) packaging solutions to be compatible with both automated bulk and retail packing lines. This move facilitates the use…

Technical novelties at the IPM Essen 2019

In Essen, Germany, the IPM will kick off tomorrow. Starting as an event for the tree nursery business, the IPM Essen has mostly been taken over by breeders, cut flower growers and technical suppliers. This year again various suppliers are to launch new products during the event. What's not to miss?   Growcoon with product-specific dispenser and…

Macfrut and Sival partner up

The internationalisation process of Macfrut, the international trade fair for the fruit and vegetable sector, to be held from 8 to 10 May in Rimini (Italy), continues: this time, the protagonist is…

Australian vegetable growers head to Berlin

AUSVEG the industry representative body for Australian vegetable and potato growers has been organising trips for groups of Australian vegetable growers to attend Berlin Fruit…

Packaging Automation exhibit eco-friendly machines that will increase productivity

At Fruit Logistica Packaging Automation will be exhibiting robotic tray sealing machinery suitable for packing all types of fruit and vegetables in preformed trays, the team will be on hand to showcase the latest developments designed to deliver significant increases in productivity, efficiency and…

Landgard at Fruit Logistica 2019:

Ideas, inspiration and a new initiative for fruits and vegetables

From February 6 to 8, 2019, at the Fruit Logistica 2019 in Berlin, Landgard will be showing visitors how delicious, fresh, healthy, sustainable, colorful and enjoyable fruits and vegetables are that have been cultivated in Germany and around the world. Landgard will be giving the go-ahead for the new…

Rijk Zwaan to present numerous innovations at Fruit Logistica in Berlin

From edible spoons to mini pointed cabbage

‘Innovating for sustainability’ is Rijk Zwaan’s theme at this year’s Fruit Logistica, which will take place from 6-8 February in Berlin. Innovations inspire consumers to eat vegetables more often throughout the day, so this is one way in which the vegetable breeding company is contributing to a…

"The purest irrigation water at Fruit Logistica"

Intra Hydrocare is again present at the Fruit Logistica in Berlin. The water specialists from Intracare share their expertise in cleaning and disinfection of irrigation water and irrigation systems at this international exhibition. Intra Hydrocare is very effective in removal of biofilm and elimination of pathogens…

Artificial vision system on grading machine launched at Fruit Logistica

The Sorma Group range has been further expanded with an artificial vision system installed on its own SormaTech grader. InstanDEF-QI 2.0 is the new software to be launched by the Cesena-based company during Fruit Logistica in Berlin (Hall 9 stand D-13), to be held from 6 to 8 February. Designed to enable extremely precise…

US: Griffin announces dates for 2019 Grower & Retailer Expos

Dates have been set for the 2019 Griffin Grower & Retailer Expos. The company will return to Massachusetts and Pennsylvania to host two Expo events this year, each spanning two days. The Massachusetts Expo will take place August 21-22, 2019, at the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass. The Pennsylvania Expo is set…

New gel fertiliser for organic growing

DCM Viscotec Blue is a new, innovative liquid fertiliser authorised for use in organic agri- and horticulture. Its high nitrogen content (9% N), in combination with 5 % potassium (K2O), ensures a quick effect on the growth as well as on the colour of the plants. The highly soluble gel formulation…

March 13-15, Ho Chi Minh City

Holland Lounge at HortEx Vietnam 2019 exhibition

During the upcoming second edition of HortEx Vietnam the organisers will host a Holland Lounge in cooperation with the Netherlands Embassy in Vietnam. Dates for HortEx Vietnam 2019 are…

For the third consecutive year

Canada returns to Berlin in February

A delegation that will consist of at least 20 Canadian companies, growers and trade organizations will take part in for a third consecutive year under a Canada pavilion at Fruit Logistica, the world’s largest fresh produce trade show, held annually in Berlin, Germany on 6-8 February. The Canadian…

International Soft Fruit Conference

Future of strawberries: will it include LED, retail and robots?

On Thursday 10 January 2019, Delphy and BVB Substrates will be organising the ninth ‘International Soft Fruit Conference’. The venue for this event will again be the ‘1931 Congrescentrum Brabanthallen’ in ‘s-Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands. The ISFC 2019 will include a wide range of presentations that cover many different aspects of…

Rijk Zwaan focuses on innovating for sustainability

Rijk Zwaan shoulders its corporate social responsibility in terms of both production and consumption by continuously innovating its broad range of vegetables. In that context, the company’s stand at Fruit Logistica 2019 (Hall 1.2, D-04) is dedicated to the theme of ‘Innovating for sustainability’. The…

New from Pöppelmann TEKU

Fully recyclable plant pots, propagation and nursery trays, square-round containers in new sizes

Pöppelmann TEKU will present its extended range of innovative, fully recyclable plant pots at the IPM 2019 from 22 to 25 January 2019 in Essen/Germany. Highlights of the trade fair also include additions to the propagation and nursery tray series, as well as a larger selection of square-round containers.…

Special Trade Shows 2019

The first two months of the new year will again be packed with horticultural exhibitions in Europe. We'll kick of with the Soft Fruit Conference next week, followed by the IPM in Essen and Sival in Angers, then the Fruit Logistica in Berlin will take place, followed by the Dutch HortiContact in Gorinchem, the Netherlands…


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