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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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Francisco Martínez Arroyo: "in the debate of the CAP it is necessary to focus the consumers"

Francisco Martínez Arroyo, Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Development of Castilla-La Mancha reviews in this interview for ECA AGRI the most important issues of his two years of management. These include the Department's commitment to generational change, greater visibility of women in agriculture, and cooperative projects, not to mention rural development and environmental policies.
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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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Pedro Marin: "There are not enough berries in the market to supply all customers"

Spain is the main Community producer of strawberry and berries. The province of Huelva concentrates the bulk of this production, from where it supplies a good part of the community markets. Pedro Marín Andrés is the Manager of the Andalusian Strawberry Interprofessional Association (Interfresa), which, in addition to overseeing the interests of the sector, is carrying out the Strawberry of Europe promotion campaign. 'Live the Red'. On the evolution of the sector and the results of this, he has spoken with e-Comercio Agrario.
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José E. Sanz: "our main threat is the arrival on the European market of citrus from other countries"

José Enrique Sanz is the Manager of the Regulatory Council of the Protected Geographical Indication (IGP) "Valencian Citrus". A sector that, for years, is not going through its best moment. Unpredictable climatology must be added to the entry of third country productions into the markets of the European Union. Productions that have the community support, which is not only a commercial threat for the Spanish sector, but also health, since the demands on plant health are not the same. On this, and on the projection of the Valencian citrus we have talked with him.
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Jerónima Bonafé: "Without women, the rural environment would not continue"

Coinciding with the commemoration of Women's Day, in ECA we want to claim the role and contribution of rural women professionals through this interview with Jerónima Bonafé, Secretary of the Governing Council of Agro-food Cooperatives of Spain, and President of Agro Cooperatives Of the Balearic Islands. With her, a clear example of a woman with a voice and a capacity for decision, in an environment where male leadership still prevails, we talk about issues such as the still low visibility of women in the governing bodies of cooperatives and organizations in the agricultural sector and, both, the need to continue working for a greater role of rural women.
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Jeffrey Shaw: "Spain has to develop its image as a source of quality olive oil"

The United States is one of the extra-community markets that offers greater opportunities to Spanish agri-food exports. Issues such as the impetus in recent years to import Spanish agri-food products in this country, or the importance of developing a brand image and adding value (among the many challenges that our companies face to compete in this demanding market), are addressed in this interview that ECA performs Jeffrey Shaw, Head of the Food Department of the Economic and Commercial Office, attached to the Spanish Embassy in New York.
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Joan Mir: "innovation is the differentiating element that makes companies excellent"

The cooperative group Anecoop has been commemorating, throughout 2016, 40 years of growth, evolution and commercial expansion, thanks to its constant commitment to innovation and the adaptation to the needs of the consumer, making quality and food safety, the respect for the environment, social economy and the promotion of healthy eating, its main distinguishing features. From this and many other issues, we spoke at ECA with its director general, Joan Mir.