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Fruitlogistica 2010

Fruitlogistica 2010In the beginning of February annual trade show Fruitlogistica 2010 took place in Berlin. This show is a central meeting place for those involved in European market of fresh produce. Amongst exhibitors and visitors it was possible to find virtually everybody involved in this trade: seed suppliers, growers, packers, exporters, transport agents, equipment manufacturers.
Geographic scope of this show was also wide: all continents were present at the show by more than 2000 exhibitors from more than 80 countries. Exhibitors were divided into halls according to nationality and field of business – for example, equipment and seeds manufacturers were traditionally located in 3 halls by the South entrance. Continue reading Fruitlogistica 2010

Agromashov 2010

Agromashov 2010The annual Agromashov exhibition took place in Tel Aviv this week. This exhibition is covering all aspects of agriculture industry – from soil preparation all the way to export of end produce. Therefor, the scope of exhibitors was very wide: from fertilizers and seeds developers, through watering technologies to agricultural vehicles and packaging. I’m not sure wherever it’s the crisis or general lack of interest, but quantity of exhibiting growers and exporters has been degrading during previous years, and this year there was only one exporter of fresh produce.

As usual, amongst the exhibitors were also various growers’ associations and research institutions, and to me they’ve brought some news. The picture below shows some new vegetables varieties developed this year, and no, no Photoshop or other photo editing programs have been used to alter the colors. Other new varieties of vegetables and fruits exhibited include new strawberries, potatoes, capsicums / hot peppers and courgettes.New vegetable varieties Continue reading Agromashov 2010