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BKT presents 3 new V-FLEXA sizes

BKT presents three new V-FLEXA sizes. Featuring VF technology, this Flotation tire, dedicated to agricultural trailers, helps make work in the field more sustainable. BKT’s V-FLEXA range is expanding with 3 new sizes. VF 600/65 R 26.5, VF 650/55 R 26.5 and VF 560/60 R 22.5 are the new solutions which as from today are […]

3rd Report on the spanish lemon crop of the 2020/2021 season

VERNA Lemon production is estimated at 343,000 tonnes. The third AILIMPO lemon crop estimate for the 2020/2021 season confirms the figures published in the September report, and forecasts a total production estimate of 1,290,000 tonnes, broken down into 947,000 tonnes of Fino lemons and 343,000 tonnes of Verna lemons. The FINO lemon season will continue […]

Brexit impact mounts with extra cost totalling €55 million

So far ‘worst case scenario’ avoided but Brexit impact on fresh produce sector mounting with extra cost totalling €55 million. As Brexit unfolds Freshfel Europe is closely monitoring the mounting impact on the fresh produce sector with extra costs already estimated at a total of €55 million. The EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement is allowing […]

Spanish producers work to develop a healthier oil

Spanish producers and scientific entities are working to develop oils for frying which yield healthier fried food. Spanish olive oil producers are nothing if not innovative, and recently there has been progress in the development of new oils that allow for “healthier” frying. A consortium comprising scientific and innovation-driven entities and commercial brands launched a […]

Spain, the new “foodtech nation”

Spain is one of the only “foodtech nations” worldwide that focuses not only on its valuable gastronomic background but the leveraging of some of the worlds most disruptive technology, to bring the global audience the next generation of food. Recognised as the 4th major exporter of agrifood products in the EU Spain has established itself […]

BKT launches the BKT Carbon website

The new website is dedicated to BKT Carbon, the company in the BKT Group which makes and sells carbon black worldwide. On the new platform a journey to discover this material: covering technology, research and development, sustainable programs and customization. As always for BKT, the customer is at the center. www.bkt-carbon.com is online, the new […]

European Commission launches Green Consumption Pledge

European Commission launches Green Consumption Pledge, first companies commit to concrete actions towards greater sustainability. The European Commission is launching its new Green Consumption Pledge, the first initiative delivered under the New Consumer Agenda. The Green Consumption Pledge is part of the European Climate Pact which is an EU-wide initiative inviting people, communities and organisations […]

Fendt is leading in the Industry 4.0

Since 2013, the management consulting agency ROI-EFESO has presented the prestigious Industry 4.0 Award to companies that implement pioneering projects, as the Fendt is, in the fields of “Smart Factory” and “Smart Supply Chain”. The AGCO/Fendt competence center for cabin production in Asbach-Bäumenheim received the “Smart Production” award 2020 for their digitization projects and integrated […]