UNICA FRESH produces super-sweet Baby Plum Vine Tomato

UNICA FRESH has begun production of the Baby Plum Vine Tomato variety called Sugarino RZ, after signing an exclusivity agreement with seed producer Rijk Zwaan. For the next three years, UNICA will be the only producer and distributor of this delicious tomato that guarantees a minimum 7,5-8ºBx sweetness level.

Spain: horticultural exports rise 1% in 2017 to exceed € 12,700M

The Spanish export of fresh fruits and vegetables in 2017 increased by 1% compared to 2016, totaling 12,704 million euros. In volume, they registered an increase of 0.5%, standing at 12.6 million tons, according to data from the General Directorate of Customs, made public on February 21, not meeting the initial growth forecasts, due to the retreat of the months of November and December, also slowing down the growth rate in relation to 2016 and 2015.

Syngenta brings FRUIT LOGISTICA 2018 its main innovations in horticulture

Syngenta has deployed in FRUIT LOGISTICA 2018 its latest innovations in plant innovation, with which it aims to differentiate itself and become the partner of choice for the entire food chain.

Nunhems® consolidates its leadership in Fruit Attraction in the development of new consumer trends

In the latest edition of Fruit Attraction, Nunhems®, the unit of horticultural seeds from Bayer has revealed its leadership strategy, based on the slogan "Imagine it, we make it happen", a working method with which the Nunhems® brand achieves seduce the consumer thanks to the involvement of all departments of the company with the common goal of working daily to find out what are the real needs of the food chain and determine the best way to meet them.

Bayer, sponsor of the 14th Congress of solanaceae and III of cucurbitaceae, held in Valencia

Bayer has participated in the Solanaceae and Cucurbit genomics Congress, held from 3th to 6th September at the Valencia Congress Center, which has brought together more than 400 scientists from all over the world to share experiences and knowledge in the field of the molecular genomics of these two important plant families, with crops as important in Spain as pepper, tomato, eggplant and cucumber, zucchini, melon and watermelon.

EU: escalation of EU imports of vegetables from Morocco, Turkey and Egypt

Community imports of vegetables from Morocco, Turkey and Egypt have experienced an unstoppable climb in recent years. A trend that has been reinforced in the first four months of 2017, compared to the same period of the previous year, with growth of 17% in the case of Morocco, 51% in Turkey and 20% in Egypt, according to the latest data updated by the Office of Statistics of the European Union (Eurostat), processed by FEPEX.

Andalusian agro-food exports to the United Kingdom grew 15.6% since July 2016

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Infoagro Exhibition to host the first of Greenvas' new greenhouse products

Greenvass, specializing in the development of agricultural products for greenhouses and private use, will present its latest developments in the Infoagro Exhibition 2017, to be held from 10th to 12th May at the Exhibition and Congress Center of Aguadulce, Almería. Visitors will be able to find their new references at booth 027 on floor 1st of the fair.

Anecoop grew 10.7% in turnover in the last campaign

The turnover of the cooperative group Anecoop has grown 10.7% during the last campaign, reaching 639 million euros. It is the best exercise to date of this company not only in marketed value, but also in volume, which has experienced an increase of 4.8% to exceed 782,000 tonnes. In all, the consolidated of all the companies of the group amounts to 930,000 tons and 802 million euros.

PROEXPORT intensifies its commercial activity in Fruit Logística 2017 to increase its share of business

The inauguration of the Fruit Logística 2017 fair in Berlin has provided an intense commercial activity for the horticultural exporters of the Region of Murcia, represented in the stand of the Murcia Association of Producers-Exporters of Fruits and Vegetables (PROEXPORT). Thus, as PROEXPORT director Fernando P. Gómez Molina explains, "we have hosted multiple meetings with the objective of reaching all our customers the interest of the Region of Murcia to meet our commitments to meet the demand we are receiving, as a result of the cold wave that has affected horticultural crops throughout Europe and Murcia is one of the few areas that has been saved, attracting the interest of supermarket chains and intermediaries in the agricultural business".