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Looye launches

Moyo: new snack tomato brand for children

In addition to the existing Honeytomatoes and Joyn brands, Looye Growers are now introducing Moyo, a brand aimed at children. "Moyo is a combination of the words; motivation and joy. It stands for your inner strength, self-assurance or your sparkle. When you are motivated and do what you enjoy to do, you…

Sutherland Seedlings – Shaun Biggs

New Eastern Cape avocado nursery to unlock potential in southern provinces

Avocado expansion in KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape is being limited by access to trees – current waiting lists for clonal avocado seedlings run to 2025 in South Africa at the moment – but a new avocado nursery under construction just north of Gonubie, in the Eastern Cape, aims to address the need.…

Shadehouse grown watermelons that never make contact with soil

Pacific Trellis Fruit®, the California-based produce company, has debuted its newest product shadehouse grown Dulcinea® Brand PureHeart® Seedless Watermelon that never make contact with soil. Pacific Trellis Fruit®, in conjunction with its long-time grower/partner Agroexport de Sonora, is currently testing…

New FLIR thermal imaging cameras launched

QA Supplies showcased a new line of thermal imaging cameras at the 2019 Fresh Summit Conference & Expo. The company says FLIR handheld thermal imaging cameras bridge the gap between single spot infrared thermometers and FLIR's thermal cameras with Lepton micro thermal sensors to detect heat or cold…

Special brand developed for vertically-grown products

The first vertically grown products have recently become available at Van Gelder fruit & vegetables. This is the result of the collaboration between Van Gelder and vertical cultivation specialist PlantLab. Joint efforts were made to grow and market fresh vegetables with a lot of taste and high…

CASI presents Flamenko, its new brand for high quality tasty tomatoes

Fruit Attraction has been an ideal stage for the Cooperativa Agrícola San Isidro (CASI) to make some announcements, such as the launch of Flamenko: its new commercial brand for the highest quality tasty tomatoes. It is a product that confirms the cooperative's "passion for flavor;" a new cherry pear…

New gourmet entree salads from Bonduelle

Bonduelle Fresh Americas has introduced the Fresh Picked™ Gourmet Entrée Salad range. The company said the new range is based on traditional chef salads with premium ingredients, including Spanish Inspired Chef Salad with Smoked Ham and Apple Walnut Baby Greens Salad with Quinoa. “The extension of the…

New microgreens product makes retail launch

AeroFarmsⓇ, producer of indoor vertical farming and locally-grown produce has just introduced a new line of microgreens under their retail brand Dream GreensⓇ. Dream Greens now has two varieties of microgreens - Micro Super Mix and Micro Spicy Mix, now available at all Whole Foods Market locations in the…

Fluence LED grow lights now available at RF Agriculture

RF Agriculture has recently announced the addition of Fluence Bioengineering’s Spydr, SpydrX, SpydrX Plus, Vypr 2p, and Vypr2x commercial LED grow light systems. These commercial LED grow light systems are made with OSRAM’s LED chip sets. All Fluence Bioengineering commercial LED grow lights are also…

"Jointless tomato has the potential to boost production"

The first jointless tomato variety has been announced in the Rijk Zwaan range. Last year, Santiana RZ was trialled on a small scale for the first time. This variety proved to be a nice open crop, making it easy to work with. Santiana produced a high fruit weight which it maintained all the way through to…

Plant-based dishes for the holidays

The holidays are right around the corner and soon shoppers will be thinking about what to serve their holiday guests. With the growth of plant-based eating, Frieda's says many shoppers are looking for more meatless main dishes to include on their holiday table. The company cites a survey that shows…

US (NJ): AeroFarms announces retail launch of microgreens

The indoor vertical concern, Aerofarms, has just introduced a new line of microgreens under their proprietary retail brand Dream Greens, to further expand their mission of nourishing communities with safe, fresh, nutrient-rich food. Two new varieties of microgreens, the Micro Super Mix and Micro Spicy…

Tomato grower to drop TOV 'bombs'

This week in Anaheim, Sunset will unveil its newest on-the-vine tomato bomb at Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit Tradeshow & Expo. The sweet golden snacking tomato follows the Flavor Bombs and Sugar Bombs, both of which are ripened and packed on the vine. “Sunset dominates the on-the-vine snacking…

Is the Iceberg lettuce the variety with the lowest nutritional value?

Lettuce, in general, contributes very few calories to the diet because, as pointed out by the Spanish Federation of Nutrition (FEN), it stands out for having a high water…

Pure Flavor to launch RedRoyals at PMA Fresh Summit

"New cherry tomato on the vine will be a game changer"

While increasing its acreage of traditional greenhouse commodities of tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, and eggplants, Pure Flavor continues to focus on bringing new specialty items to market. After years of research & development, the company will be unveiling its new RedRoyals Cherry Tomatoes on the Vine…

Sunset introduces Kaboom! Black jalapeno and Wild Wonders peppers

New peppers feature 'taste explosion' and 'super-sweet flavor'

First came Aloha. Then Shazam!. Now Sunset offers two new flavor innovations in the pepper category: Kaboom! black jalapeno and premium Wild Wonders peppers. “Sunset is the fastest-growing pepper brand in the United States,” says Paul Mastronardi, President and CEO, and the fourth-generation family member…

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Flowers: a new booming superfood

"The consumption of flowers is not a new trend; the Romans already ate lavender flowers and roses in omelettes. The peak of their use in gastronomy was reached in Victorian England, mainly in the form of sauces. Soon they will become a common ingredient in tables around the world. If they have not become popular until now, it…

Tropos Places

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Grupo Projar will present its new sustainable substrates and pots at Iberflora 2019

At the 48th edition of Iberflora, which will take place from October 1 to 3 at Feria Valencia, in Spain, Grupo Projar will present its latest innovations in substrates and sustainable pots. The company's Desch sustainable pots, the market leader, are customizable and 100% biodegradable thermoformed pots.…

LED platform for vertical farming provides 1820 PPF output and FarmVision AI

Illumitex announces NeoPAR XO, a major upgrade to their grow proven NeoPAR LED lighting system designed for vertical agricultural systems. The new NeoPAR XO brings the benefits of Illumitex’s horticulturist-curated artificial-intelligent machine-learning FarmVisionAI to the difficult task of vertical…

Functional quality of little-studied tomato varieties

Scientists at Universidad de Sevilla (Spain) have investigated the commercial and functional quality parameters in little-studied tomato varieties to find possible noticeable…

Carnegie Mellon University

Strawberries researched in development of insulin pill

More than 30 million Americans suffer from diabetes and must inject themselves with insulin two to four times daily. Researchers have been looking for ways to administer the…

Organic produce box to be launched in the UK

SunFresh Produce announces the launch of Pikt Fresh, the ethical choice for organic fresh produce delivered nationwide directly to consumers. Pikt Fresh has launched a service going beyond the norm: boxes don't just contain organic fresh produce, there is a range for home, work and catering; offering a…

But also: Walls, packaging and hand bags

Indonesian mushroom watches

Indonesia’s PALA Nusantara’s watches come across as edgy fashion products with strong Japanese aesthetics. However, the watches are also claimed to be eco-friendly. Ashni Sastrosubroto of PALA Nusantara: “We do claim our products as the first eco-friendly watch in the world because aside from its machine, the materials are very…

From local sustainable farming to ready meals and convenience food

Made by Farmdrop is Farmdrop’s new range of healthy, simple and fresh handmade ready meals and convenience food. Every single ingredient is sourced from the company’s existing community of local, sustainable farmers and producers and  the line will also have 100% plastic-free packaging. The line includes nourishing…

Chicken nuggets with hidden vegetables developed for children

Every parent knows chicken nuggets are one of the tried-and-true meal options for young children. However, the odds are also that you won’t find many kids who list a vegetable as one of their favorites. However, if you have a child and struggle to get them to eat their greens, there are now chicken…

P.L. Light Systems introduces NXT-LP Ceramic Metal Halide Luminaire

"The next best thing to sunlight"

The 315W NXT-LP CMH luminaire is the latest complement to the P.L. Light Systems product family. This professional-grade luminaire delivers optimal lighting performance both as a standalone technology or when used to supplement existing lighting applications, according to the manufacturer. The luminaire’s…

Lechuga gourmet: from Colombia to the world

We all know that lettuce is very healthy since it is rich in water, vitamins, and minerals and low in calories. What few know is that Colombia is a pioneer in growing lettuce, especially in the cultivation of a new variety of the vegetable known as gourmet lettuce. Based in the Colombian city of Zipaquirá,…

Okra - the long history of this 'new' vegetable on our plates

Okra is a rising star within gastronomy, although in any list of foods that are an acquired taste, okra would rank near the top. An odd-looking and unusual-tasting pod with…

"New cucumber clip easier and faster to use"

Launched in 2013, the Ergo Clip has become one of ARaymond’s most popular and bestselling product. Designed specifically for the cucumber market, the innovative 14.5mm Ergo Clip fastening system is ideal for the production of delicate plants within a greenhouse setting as it reduces damage and maximises…

Celery Juice: The biggest trend in health and wellness

Celery juice. According to some sources, it can be a true game-changer for your health. With only seven calories and less than one gram of sugar per rib, celery juice is…

Real-time loggers provide temperature and location information

DeltaTrak® will be launching two new FlashLink Real-Time Prime In-Transit Loggers at Asia Fruit Logistica, Stand 3W41, Sept. 4th – 6th, 2019, at AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong. With these two new models of real-time monitors (loggers), DeltaTrak has expanded its line of real-time loggers with cost-effective and…

Here is the man who guards America's ketchup

For some people, ketchup is a symbol of the problems with American food. They find it highly processed, mass-produced, and full of sugar. Historian Gabriella Petrick certainly saw it that way when she started digging into the archives of the H. J. Heinz Company. "I'll be honest, I came to my subject as a…

Avoa de Osedo tomatoes from the Spanish province of La Coruña, about to become an official variety

The traditional tomato variety Avoa de Osedo, grown in the town of Sada, in the Spanish province of La Coruña, could soon become an official variety registered by the…

From 20-22g of plastic to 3-4g per pack

Coolibah Herbs switches to pillow packs

It has been a very cold wet winter in Victoria and has been since the beginning of August, according to Vincent Eysseric from Coolibah Herbs. “It is starting to affect supply and we are now seeing shortages. Spring should start in September but there are no signs of it yet, normally we are starting to…

From wasted vegetables to nutrient-rich powders and supplements

Cauliflower and broccoli pills

Australian farmers could soon be producing broccoli and cauliflower pills, giving consumers one serve of vegetables in a tiny capsule. The horticulture industry hopes a demand for nutrient-rich…


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