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High demand for organic produce in Namibia

16:30 - Mon 20/10/2014

During a recent regional training workshop on marketing and extension support to organic farmers and practitioners held in Gaborone, Botswana, the chairperson of the Namibian ...

E-commerce boosts cold-chain logistics China

16:06 - Mon 20/10/2014

At more than $1 trillion, China is the world’s largest grocery market. Sheer size does not equal efficiency, however.  Economies of scale aside, when it comes to getting ...

Floriculture in Australia’s NT is shrinking

15:29 - Fri 17/10/2014

They are some of the most beautiful flowers you will ever see but if freight costs don't fall its unlikely you'll see to many tropical orchids heliconias or gingers outside th...

New emergency market measures for EU growers

15:25 - Fri 17/10/2014

The European Commission has introduced new "emergency market measures" for fresh fruit and vegetable stocks hit by Russia's ban on imports, valued at up to €165 mill...

Legal action over article on rose industry

15:14 - Fri 17/10/2014

This month Keya Acharya is responding to a nine-page legal notice demanding she pay 1 billion rupees ($16.3 million) over her article on India's rose industry. Her legal troub...

Smart labels to reduce waste in supply chain

15:09 - Fri 17/10/2014

A new intelligent label that helps businesses know when to rotate food stock has been launched by Scotland’s Insignia Technologies. When a Stock Rotation smart label is attach...

More news from HortiBiz.com

18:51 - Thu 16/10Tanzania's new airport benefits horti exports (dailynews.co.tz)

18:13 - Thu 16/10Freshfel calls for fewer one-sided agreements (Fresh Fruit Portal)

17:41 - Thu 16/10Cut flowers to yield low in Philippines (Sun.Star)

17:40 - Thu 16/10NZ: Organic food gets a boost worldwide (The New Zealand Herald)

17:30 - Thu 16/10Sri Lanka: Fresh produce exports hit 800,000 T (Hiru Business News)

16:08 - Wed 15/10GreenQ Japan meets Dutch King and Queen (HortiBiz)

14:40 - Wed 15/10French minister unveils Fleurs de France label (FloraCulture International)

14:33 - Wed 15/10EU reaches trade deal with East Africa (HortiBiz)

14:20 - Wed 15/10Spain: Tomato exports reach almost €1 billion (Greenmed Journal)

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Nature Fresh Farms adds marketing member

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California Avocado Commission expands focus to...

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Bolthouse CEO is Produce Marketer of the Year

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Jeff Dunn, president and chief executive officer of...

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