“TempU08 Disposable USB temperature data logger with LCD Screen is better at recording temperature changes during transport”

The ability to accurately monitor temperature and humidity levels in storage or during transport is of the utmost importance to manufacturers, suppliers, importers, and exporters. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, with transport costs rising, a shortage of shipping containers, delays in distribution…

Mom-approved snack boards for Mother’s Day

It’s Mother’s Day this weekend, so what are some ways you can make the day a special one for Mom? How about creating a snack board customized to her taste for a delicious way to celebrate the day? Village Farms would like to share some of its favorite snack board ideas featuring all the greenhouse-grown…

Earthpad, a recyclable paper-based absorbent pad

As more and more fresh produce companies strive to be more sustainable, manufacturers have to get creative with the products they supply to the industry. The Sirane Group manufactures many different products for different industries. They are best known for their absorbent pads within the fresh produce…

Paul Wilson - Scorpion Vision

“The system acts like the human eye, but is much faster and more accurate"

One of the major concerns for growers in the fresh produce sector over the last few years has been labor, and this is not likely to change anytime soon. It will probably get more expensive and more difficult to secure workers. It is not just the cost and availability of labor but also the quality of the…

Gideon launches Trey, the autonomous forklift for trailer loading and unloading

Today, Gideon, the robotics and AI solutions company, announced a pioneering new solution – Trey, an autonomous forklift for truck trailer loading and unloading operations. Trey loads and unloads pallets entirely autonomously, saving more than 80% of a worker's time. It operates safely, consistently, and…

Aurora: Our new circular array zigzag plant growth lamp improves energy efficiency by 25%

Shenzhen Aurora Technology Co., Ltd is a company specializing in LED lighting. The company is located in Shenzhen, covering an area of ​​more than 10,000 square meters, and has over 400 employees. Bob, the general manager of the company, said. "We develop, design, produce and sell lamps and lights by…

Southern Paprika gets New Zealand's first CO2 recovered biomass boiler

"We needed to rely on other, more renewable energy sources"

Southern Paprika Limited, one of New Zealand's largest capsicum providers, has made a significant commitment to decarbonizing its business – as part of a broader plan to reduce its footprint. "We know our customers, and an increasing number of New Zealanders, want to be confident that they are buying…

Israeli startup SunDo connects farmers and locals

Israeli startup SunDo strives to connect farmers and consumers living close to each other, working on short circuits and affordable prices. Yaron Waxman, the company's CTO and…

Hollbium: “There’s a connection and therapeutic way of people experiencing nature”

Breaking down walls to introduce farming into existing buildings

"Currently, food is generally imported. For example, 70% of food in Sweden is imported, and 40% of leafy greens are wasted. They are distributed via supermarket supply chains causing emissions and the “last mile” problem. All products are packaged for transportation and purchase," says Gloria Kraus, CEO…

Mario Guggenbichler, Europlast Ltd, on the new CTX MS® storage box

"Reduced energy consumption during fruit storage is particularly relevant in times of rising electricity prices"

With the help of stackable plastic boxes, tons of apples and other fruit and vegetable products are stored throughout Europe every year. However, due to the sharp increase in electricity and energy costs, long-term storage has become considerably more expensive this year. Accordingly, growers are trying…

Laurence Rault: “We continue to develop our segmentation”

France: Innovations at Savéol

This year, Savéol was present at Fruit Logistica in Berlin to present a range of products rich in novelties. The company continues to grow and develop its segmentation in line with the growing market. ‘We have chosen to base our segmentation on varieties with a high potential in terms of taste to follow the company’s…

Syngenta presents new colorful set of peppers

In February Peter Colbers gave a sneak preview of Syngenta's newest pepper varieties in yellow and green. Syngenta can now finally announce the names of these varieties. In yellow it is Yelsto (Y08951) and in green it is Botiful (PR010215). These varieties have shown excellent results recently. At this…

Australia: Spinach recall issued over salmonella fears

Yet another spinach recall has hit store shelves. Coles Supermarkets has issued a voluntary recall Coles Baby Spinach due to possible salmonella contamination. The Australian…

Frigga launches new website this month

Frigga is a manufacturer and supplier specialized in real-time monitoring solutions. The company supplies clients in pharmaceutical industries, food industries, distribution, and supermarkets on five continents. And this month Frigga launches their new website. "We have clients in many different…

Amela wins the Fruit Logistica Innovation Award

The success story of the tomato continues unabated. This year’s Fruit Logistica Innovation Award (FLIA) goes to the Amela tomato by Granada La Palma from Spain. It seems that the tomato is still very popular among trade visitors. At last year’s Fruit Logistica this aromatic fruit already managed to take…

GrowArt: The market space for planting towers needs to be improved

For cities' lack of agricultural land, indoor farming, and vertical farming are solutions to the food supply in the future. Recently, HortidailyChina interviewed manager Li of GrowArt. The company focuses on the production and export of environment-friendly cultivation facilities, products in Canada,…

Allan Anderson - ANDFresh

"We have introduced the Frigga 4G range of Real Time Data Loggers"

AND Fresh is partnered with Frigga Tech and is the exclusive Australian & Australasia licensed dealer for Get Real Data Loggers powered by Frigga Tech. Real Time Data Loggers are designed to provide reliable temperature monitoring for domestic and overseas shipments. With 3G global coverage, the Data…

Hoogendoorn receives Sival D'or Innovation award for their process computer IIVO

This week Hoogendoorn Growth Management attended the SIVAL trade show for agriculture and horticulture, in Angers, France. With 700 exhibitors and 26,000 professional visitors each year, SIVAL is the trade fair that brings together everyone from the world of horticulture, viticulture, arboriculture and…

Greatit

Vertical Farms in containers - economic sustainability to be assessed before everything

Greatit founder Daniele Bertocchi explains how "vertical farms in reused containers are a novelty, as they cut costs by dozens of thousands of Euros compared to similar solutions. The economic sustainability of what is to be cultivated needs to be assessed." "It is not just about selling a product, we…

Malling Fruits reports big interest in everbearer strawberry

Malling Fruits is urging growers to get plant orders in early for Malling Ace as the variety is seeing unprecedented interest – forward orders are already being made for the 2025 growing season. Launched at Fruit Focus in July 2021, everbearing Malling Ace has exceptional fruit quality, matching that of…

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What is the future of the Metaverse for indoor agriculture?

A world reinvented via a virtual lens is becoming a more enticing reality of our time. The virtual reality market is growing fast and clocked in at $4.8 billion in 2021 and is only going up from there with the market projected to reach $12 billion by 2024. The Metaverse, a network of 3D virtual worlds…


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