James Whalen joins Total Energy Group

James Whalen has joined Total Energy Group as technical sales manager. He will lead the department of Environmental Controls, LED lights and Water technology. James worked the…

US: Parrans Greenhouse delays opening due to lack of workers

“The labor market is so weak, I don’t have enough workers to open”

Parrans Greenhouse and Farms in Ida will reopen its Monroe store for the season when strawberries are ready early next month, says owner Mike Parran. The store off W. Front St. has delayed its opening this spring due to lack of workers, said Parran, the longtime owner. “The labor market is so weak, I…

Ana Cristina García with Plantlogic:

"For short-term cost control, purchasing bags with low cost, compressed substrate is often the best solution"

In recent years, the demand for fresh berries has increased dramatically, which has led to huge increases in production land area. More recently growers’ focus has shifted from scale to a focus on increasing productivity per fixed area, as many growers have realized that the best path to profitability is…

Luxous Eco

Climate screen made from recycled materials

Covering your greenhouse with PET bottles? It might not sound like a solution for a better climate, but it is. At least, if you're talking about the Luxous 1147 Eco FR. This new climate screen introduced by Svensson is made of recycled material. "The film contains 30% recycled polyester made from PET…

Dutch growers win water award

"Positive impact on the quality of final products thanks to disinfection".

Over the last 5 years, Stannuco nursery has seen a strong improvement in the vitality of its crops. The general hygiene of the company is very good and, in addition, extensive water analyses showed that the water quality was of the highest level. With these achievements, they win the Huwa-San Water…

Spain was the EU's leading producer of fruit and vegetables in 2020

According to the fourth edition of Fruit Logistica's annual European Statistics Handbook 2021, which was released this Wednesday, the EU and the UK produced 93.69 million tons…

This digital cultivation logbook does not forget or lose anything

Walking around the greenhouse and inspecting the plants is a routine job for growers. Equipped with a notepad and an EC meter, growers are doing their job. Feeling, smelling, seeing: "Hey, seems like a pest" and "oh, those plants look kind of dry". Let's write that down. But then... a quick phone call in…

Global fresh fruit supplier turns to agri-data provider to improve market intelligence

UniFrutti forge partnership with Tridge to support international growth strategy

UniFrutti Group, an international fresh fruit supplier, has turned to Tridge to provide comprehensive market analysis to support its ambitious growth strategy and to help improve its market intelligence within the fruit and vegetable market. Tridge is a global trade ecosystem that uses a combination of…

Totam Seeds switches to more specialty tomatoes

At the end of November last year, it was announced that the Japanese Mitsui took over 75% of the shares in Totam Seeds. This means that the Dutch tomato breeding company, which originated in 2010 from the growers association Prominent, is able to take significant steps in the market. CEO Fulvio Berton…


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