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European greenhouse fruit and vegetable producers launch a promotional campaign

The European producers brought together in the organizations APROA, the Association of Fruit and Vegetable Producer Organizations of Andalusia, HORTIESPAÑA, the Spanish Fruit and Vegetable Interprofessional Organization, and EUCOFEL (FruitVegetables Europe) have launched the promotional campaign…

lef Farms lends a helping hand... and a few acres of greens

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, New Hampshire-based lef Farms continues to do its part by providing hard-working front-line healthcare workers across New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York and New Jersey with more than $250,000 in baby greens over the past six months – a total of 50,000 meals.  “We’ve…

Wonky cauliflowers and broccoli help to power health snack revolution

The launch of a new cauliflower crisp is the latest in a line of healthier snacks, using what are known as ‘ugly’ vegetables. Clare Johnston discovered how demand for nutritious and eco-friendly food options is helping Scotland’s farmers build a sustainable future. Just seven years ago, as much as 40% of…

Pablo Lozano with Garland comments on exhibiting at a virtual trade show

Rethinking how to display product

“People know us, but we like to show new products and packaging at this show.” So says Juan Pablo Lozano, whose company, Miami, Fl.-based Garland, LLC., has attended the annual PMA Fresh Summit show for the last four years. And with this year’s show being held virtually October 13-15, Garland is…

Exclusive herb brand for food professionals: Vitalicious

Vitacress Real has launched its own brand called Vitalicious. This brand focuses entirely on premium quality, fresh herbs, and natural flavorings. These are destined for the foodservice market: wholesalers, and the hospitality and catering industries. The Vitalicious recipe: Truly Original The Vitalicious…

Pieter de Ruiter, 4Fruit Company:

"Early entry for Spanish cucumbers, peppers and mandarins on the market"

It is still early September, but the first Spanish cucumbers, peppers and mandarins are already arriving on the Dutch market. They share one common denominator; the prices are reasonable for Dutch greenhouse vegetables and overseas citrus on the market, so the Spaniards smell money, but according to…

Red Sun Farms introduces new graphic refresh to align with sustainability goals

Red Sun Farms is a high-tech hydroponic greenhouse farm with locations across Canada, Mexico, and the US, focusing on cultivatingcucumbers, peppers, and tomatoes. Red Sun Farms is a proud participant in sustainable agriculture, closely working with packaging suppliers to develop new and sustainable…

Matt Prestwich - R&G Fresh

Herb and ingredient supplier gets a ‘fresh’ new look, expands product line

Fresh herbs and ingredients supplier, R&G FRESH (previously known as R&G Herbs), has undertaken a major rebrand to reflect the company’s evolution. Founded in 1958 by Richard and Gloria Stevens, R&G Herbs started out in their back garden, where they grew herbs and sold them from a stall in Covent Garden.…

Colombian Government visits the nursery industry

The new Colombian Vice Minister of Agricultural Affairs of Colombia, Juan Gonzalo Botero, along with the General Manager of the Colombian Phytosanitary Agency, ICA, Deyanira Barrero, participated in a field trip to the Darwin Colombia production farm with Jairo Cadavid, president of the Association of…

TTA launches Feeding Dreams campaign

Dreams. Everyone has them. Dreams make you move, grow, create and innovate. TTA dreams of a world in which sufficient and healthy food is available to everyone. They are committed to this by supplying high-quality equipment for automating the production process of vegetables. This they would like to show…

Russian grower issues branded bank cards to employees

One of the biggest vegetable greenhouses in the Urals, LLC Agrocomplex Churilovo, in cooperation with JSC Rosselkhozbank have released special debit cards for the greenhouse complex associates. Unique photographs of the greenhouses and nursery were used for the design. Any associate of the company can…

AHDB grower ballot attracts unprecedented interest

A grower’s ballot to obtain views on the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB), organised by three professional growers from south Lincolnshire, has attracted unprecedented interest across both agriculture and horticulture. The ballot was sent out at the start of July to 1,600…

US (PA): Harvest 2020 to address food insecurity and increased hunger needs in Philadelphia region

Subaru of America will serve as the exclusive automotive sponsor of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s (PHS) Harvest 2020 initiative, a comprehensive program aimed at increasing food production and combatting food insecurity throughout the region. The Philadelphia region currently ranks in the top…

Creative with fruit and veg 2.0

Fruit and vegetables are tasty and healthy, but you can do much more with them than just eat them. In the video below we see a true fruit and vegetable artist, preparing the most wonderful creations…

Westland Horti Tours slowly starting up again

It should not come as a surprise that with the corona crisis, the activities of Westland Horti Tours also ceased abruptly. Now that the growers are getting to work again, it is also time for Aad Verduijn, the man behind the greenhouse horticultural promotion company, to get started again. The first…

Operational Director (COO) Antoine Kapteijns on Codema's approach to securing quality in customized horticultural solutions

Developing horticultural expertise worldwide

How does the Dutch specialist in horticultural solutions ensure that the same high-quality customization is provided worldwide? Codema's COO tries to standardize processes and components as much as possible while remaining room for customization. Though still maintaining people at the centre. In this…


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