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Peru: Pro Olivo creates a management group to promote innovation within the olive sector

The Pro Olivo Association, which is made up of Peruvian olive processing and exporting olive and table processing companies, has recently created the Management Group of the Olive Innovation System, whose main purpose is to promote innovation within the olive sector. The establishment of this Management Group has been possible thanks to the support of the INNOVATE PERU Ministerial Program and once the Pro Olivo Association has successfully concluded the "Technological Innovation Agenda for the Technical and Commercial Development of the Olive Tree".
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Joaquín Fernández: “los embalajes UNIQ se adaptan a cualquier escenario logístico”

The packaging is a determining factor for a good transport and conservation of food. We speak with UNIQ, a leading company in the sector, whose products are endorsed by a seal of quality that proves the maximum guarantee. Its director of Strategic Development, Joaquín Fernández Peláez, in this interview for e-Commerce Agrarian (ECA), ralks about the main signs of identity of the UNIQ packaging, the advances experienced by its brand and the novelties with which it will be presented in the next edition of Fruit Attraction.
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UPA values ​​this harvest negatively, both in production and prices

The agricultural organization UPA has made a negative balance, both in production and in prices, of the current harvest, once this has become widespread throughout the national territory. Thus, and according to their calculations, the production of grapes has decreased by 20% as a result of bad climatology, a decline that in some territories has reached 60%. Although this bad situation is also suffered by other European competitors, in Spain winegrowers also have to deal with low prices. For this reason, the UPA has asked the Food Information and Control Agency (AICA) to intensify controls of compliance with the Law of the food chain.
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Jaime Hernani: "The export figures for agricultural machinery are really spectacular"

Interview for ECA AGRI to Jaime Hernani, general director of the Spanish Association of Manufacturers-Exporters of Agricultural Machinery and Components, Greenhouses, Crop Protection, Irrigation Systems, Livestock Equipment, Animal Health and Nutrition, Forestry, Biomass and Forest Machinery Post-harvest (Agragex), who analyzes for us the sales of agricultural machinery abroad.
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The internationalization of the fruit and vegetable sector, strategic growth line

The Spanish agri-food system has the capacity to achieve higher levels of business development. The internationalization of the fruit and vegetable market is one of the strategic lines for virtually all links and operators. There is no doubt that the recent geopolitical events (Russian veto, Brexit, etc) have shown, more if possible, this need.
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Spain: Interprofessionals, the key to the revitalization of the fisheries sector

The Secretary General of Fisheries of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment (MAGRAMA), Andres Hermida, has claimed the role of professional organizations such as dynamic agents of the sector, its main purposes, provide such essential issues as the promotion of fishery products. Hermida has made these statements at the opening of the 17th Congress of Sea Products, organized by the Spanish Association of Commercial Codification (AECOC) in the French town of Bayonne.