Freezing temperatures in US kept produce demand down
It certainly was very cold last week in the US with the Polar Vortex bringing freezing cold temperatures into central parts of the country. States such as Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan and the Dakotas experienced temperatures approaching -40 degrees Celsius, with wind chills even lower. For produce shippers, it meant that demand stalled as shoppers stayed home.
Technology for consumers to use smartphones to analyze nutritional data, ingredients and freshness of food
Osram Opto Semiconductors, one of the three leading companies in the global lighting sector, is currently the only one developing a technology that, thanks to near-infrared spectroscopy based on LED technology (the so-called NIRED), will enable consumers to use their smartphones to analyze the nutritional data, ingredients and freshness of food.
Spain: Thermolabel moves forward in development of label that registers temperature of fruit and veg
The operating group Thermolabel is moving forward in the development of a label that registers the temperature of fruits and vegetables.
Italy holds a leading position on the international organic market
According to the figures presented by Swiss institute FIBL and IFOAM (International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements) at Biofach (Nuremberg), 2017 was yet another record year for the organic sector worldwide which registered a growth in turnover, businesses and cultivated areas.
Setting a new seafood standard
Bas Geerts, from the World Benchmark Alliance (WBA), discusses his plans to assess and publish the sustainability scores of the world’s largest seafood companies.
Maersk to acquire Vandegrift customs brokerage
Maersk announced it has agreed to acquire Vandegrift Inc. – a Clark, New Jersey USA-based Customs Brokerage and Logistics business to strengthen and broaden the company’s service offering to customers.
Aphria rejects Green Growth's hostile takeover bid
Feb 6 (Reuters) - Canadian cannabis producer Aphria Inc
Canada's Nutrien reports profit in fourth quarter
Feb 6 (Reuters) - Canadian fertilizer dealer Nutrien Ltd
Coffee consumption in Brazil rose 4.8 pct in 2018, says industry
SAO PAULO, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Coffee consumption in Brazil in th
CORRECTED-U.S. asks Brazil to consider lifting tariffs on ethanol exports
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