Entries by Redacción ECA

Uniq, a seal of quality for AECOC 2018

UNIQ, the agricultural quality seal of AFCO (Spanish Association of manufacturers of containers and packaging of corrugated cardboard), is part of the 20th Congress of Fruits and Vegetables of AECOC, which takes place in the Palacio de Congresos de Valencia between days 19 and June 20, 2018. More than 600 professionals come together at the meeting point of reference for the companies that make up the agri-food chain of shared value of the Spanish fruit and vegetable sector.

Fercam will exceed 200 exhibitors for the first time in its history

The 58th National Fair of the Field will count from July 4 to 8 in Manzanares with more than 200 exhibiting companies. For the first time in its history it will surpass this record figure, according to the Councilor of Commercial Fairs, Pablo Camacho. Fercam 2018, which completes its program of technical conferences and parallel activities, “will be the best showcase for the primary sector”. Therefore, after the recent refusal of the Ministry of Agriculture, the Manzanareño City Council will propose to the new Government of Spain its participation and involvement in one of the most important agricultural fairs in the country.

Luis Planas closes the delivery of the ‘Pascual Startup’ awards

The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Luis Planas, in closing of the delivery of the prizes ‘Pascual Startup h’, has highlighted the need to continue opening doors to the agri-food sector, promoting the integration of the digital revolution to achieve its growth. “The digital revolution is a reality and the agrifood sector is not going to be left behind” said Luis Planas, emphasizing the importance of supporting and encouraging innovation in all areas of the sector, as a basis to boost its future wealth and development .

The Mapama at the beginning of 2018

The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food has published in the Official State Gazette last Saturday, the extract of the order by which the “Food of Spain to the Best Ham, 2018″ Award is summoned, in its two modalities of ” Food from Spain to the Best Serrano Ham or other “Recognized Quality Figures” and “Foods from Spain to the Best Iberian Bellota Ham”.

Sánchez Haro highlights the importance of Andalusian livestock in the Porc d’Or Iberian awards

The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development, Rodrigo Sánchez Haro, has valued the Porc d’Or Iberian awards as an “incentive” for a sector that contributes 500 million euros to the Andalusian economy. This has been highlighted in Cordoba, during the gala of delivery of the 30 awards of the second edition of this contest organized by the Institute of Research and Technology Agroalimentarias (IRTA), attached to the Generalitat of Catalonia, and which recognizes the results productive activities of Spanish pig farms.

Leading companies in the tropical fruit sector

These are the two main companies that prevail in the sector: Tropical Millenium and the trend “healthy In Tropical Millenium, they sell not only avocados, mangoes and papayas, but as they indicate they are lucky to sell health, beauty and gastronomy. Avocado is a superfood that is fashionable and has become a commodity and papaya […]