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Special Trade Shows 2020

Melbourne preparing to host world-leading phytosanitary irradiation forum

Australia is gearing up to host the world-leading Chapman Phytosanitary Irradiation Forum, in Melbourne next month. It is the only global gathering for all phytosanitary irradiation stakeholders, and a representative of the local hosts, Steritech says a range of growers, researchers, exporters and…

FoodEx Japan 2020 canceled due to coronavirus

The FoodEx exhibition in Japan has been canceled, after the Japanese government requested all major events to be canceled in order to prevent infection from Coronavirus. The…

Indoor Ag-Con announces marketing alliance with PMA

Indoor Ag-Con has announced a marketing partnership with the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) for the 8th annual conference taking place May 18-20, 2020 at the Wynn Las…

Italy will host the International Strawberry Symposium 2020 Rimini, from May 2 to the 6

The International Strawberry Symposium 2020 (ISS 2020) will have more than 300 scientific interventions (148 oral presentations and 172 posters). It will be visited by more…

Kenya agriculture leaders set for first-of-its-kind summit to tackle sector challenges

More than 400 high level agriculture sector leaders are set for a first-of-its-kind gathering in Kenya as industry players look at innovative ways of invigorating agricultural growth and bolstering commitments at leaving no one behind across the value chain. The two-day workshop dubbed National…

June 23-27, Bellingham

US (WA): International Plant Propagators’ Society Western Region hosts Annual Conference

The International Plant Propagators’ Society Western Region (IPPS-WR) is hosting their Annual Conference in Bellingham, Washington from June 23 to 27, 2020 at the Four Points…

Final day for Dutch greenhouse show HortiContact

HortiContact is still in full swing, but is coming to an end today. It took off last Tuesday and yesterday has been the busiest day so far. The show is popular amongst Dutch growers but more and more international growers find their way to it too. In total, the new lay-out of the show hosts over 400 exhibitors…

Score real silver at Cindro at HortiContact:

"The effect of silver, that's golden"

For a number of years now, Cindro, producer of among other products the silver-stabilized hydrogen peroxide Oxyl-PRO®S, has been working hard to help growers prevent diseases and pests in their greenhouse. Also bio-stimulants contribute to healthy growth, including the latest in the Cindro product line: Sinergy® GrowShield. Photo: The silver plates are ready "We believe t…

GreenTech Americas programme focuses on 2 main themes

During GreenTech Americas fifty Mexican and international speakers will present various topics for 'crop optimization in protected horticulture' and 'strategic themes focused on business and investment'. The objective is to present trends, knowledge and new solutions to all levels of professionals in the…

Themed area for MMJ growing at HortiContact 2020

Those who are used to doing their standard tour at the HortiContact in Gorinchem will be up for a surprise this week. The exhibition plan of the show has been updated and with…

STEP Systems and JayVee Green Consult present digital innovation

Digitizing values within horticulture using App

Take a photo with your mobile phone, select culture and values, archive measured values as a .PDF file: This is how STEP Systems and JayVee Green Consult describe the process of digitizing the measured values of the Combi5000 from STEP Systems with the g-pda STEPreader app. The App interprets the…

Californian growers use covers to protect their crops from harsh weather

Drought and freezing temperatures, in particular, are two of the challenges associated with climate change which have long been an everyday reality in California. While they may appear to be antithetical to each other at first sight, the experience of the State over the last ten years has demonstrated…

"With these new colours the Tribelli assortment gets even more diverse and interesting"

Last week, Tribelli was present at the Fruit Logistica 2020 with a fully Tribelli-branded booth. Enza Zaden welcomed visitors from all over the world to enjoy the sweet taste of Tribelli peppers with delicious tapas and live show cooking. “After the success of having a Tribelli booth at the Fruit Attraction,…

Foodstuffs to be processed and distributed to the needy

Berliner Tafel collects 85 tons of food at Fruit Logistica

The Berliner Tafel - a local food bank - collected 85 tons of fruit and vegetables at the "Fruit Logistica" trade fair. "This is a strong signal for our values: sustainability…

Koenig und Bauer presents the alphaJET continuous inkjet systems

Direct marking on pots and trays

Koenig und Bauer is presenting the alphaJET continuous inkjet systems at the IPM Essen 2020. The alphaJET continuous inkjet systems are ideal for the direct printing of pots, trays and much more. A plant passport can be printed directly on the merchandise. The shape and size of the plant pots may differ. With the alphaJET, the font…

GlobalGAP updates Integrated Farm Assurance standard

For GlobalGAP, 2020 is the year of major revisions to its flagship Integrated Farm Assurance (IFA) standard. A world-wide series of outreach events called the World Consultation Tour will gather input and feedback for the new version from farming communities in several countries. Simplification for…

FL.C hosts professional seminar during Fruit Logistica

R&D, the "hidden spice" in Israeli fresh herbs

FL.C, one of Israel's leading exporters of fresh herbs, joined forces with the association of herb growers in Israel and the Israeli export institute to host the first professional seminar focusing on R&D and innovation done by leading researchers in Israel. "The team of FLC is committed to deliver the…

Snack'nBox now suitable for automatic processing

"Convenience, accurate product information and recyclable materials. The refined Snack’nBox meets the needs of today's customer," says Bordex Packaging. "The packaging for snack vegetables is characterised by a tough design, maximum visibility of the contents and is easy to close. The Snack'nBox is…

Crux appoints DWC to resell grading, sorting and packing robots

SortiPack is a modular system for Automatic Grading, Sorting and Packing which Crux Agribotics launched in 2019. SortiPack can be adapted to handle different crops, vegetables and fruit. The vision, machine learning for grading and sorting algorithms can be re-used as it is designed in a modular way. The…

ISF to host panel discussion on the future of breeding at Fruit Logistica

On Feb. 5, the International Seed Federation (ISF) will bring together a diverse panel of speakers to discuss the latest plant breeding innovations – and what the agricultural…

"Enhance yield and quality with Saturn Bioponics at Fruit Logistica"

Ground-breaking but easy to use technology and hydroponic science will be on-show on the stand shared by Idromeccanica Lucchini greenhouses and Saturn Bioponics at Fruit…


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