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  • Featured
    TOMRA CEO SPOTLIGHTS HOW FOOD SORTING AND GRADING TECHNOLOGIES REDUCE FOOD WASTE AND IMPROVE SUSTAINABILITY

    Leuven, 12.02.2019 – More than 30 journalists from all over the globe and an international crowd of...

  • Featured
    California Prune Board backs FAB’s ‘Fibre February’

    February 2019: The California Prune Board is throwing its weight behind the UK bread industry’s Fibre February...

  • Featured
    The Almond Orchard 2025 Goals in detail

    In addition to growing a healthy food that people love, the California almond community is dedicated to...

  • Almonds
    Using Everything the Almond Orchard Grows

    The nutritious almonds we eat1 grow in a shell, protected by a hull, on a tree. The trees store carbon and are transformed into electricity at the end of their lives, the shells become livestock bedding, and the hulls are used as dairy feed. Nothing goes to waste. California Almond farmers and processors...

  • Featured
    Bühler strengthens its strategic position and continues to grow

    Uzwil, February 7, 2019 – The Bühler Group continued its positive development in 2018. All businesses achieved...

  • Featured
    Russia replaced the European Union as the main destination for Georgian hazelnut exports

    2018 was a nightmare for the Georgian hazelnut industry. Hazelnut exports in November 2018 were 52 per...

  • Featured
    Have scientists found the reason for Honeybee Deaths In Almond Groves?

    It’s about time for the annual mass migration of honeybees to California, and new research is helping lower the chances the pollinators and their offspring will die while they’re visiting the West Coast. Each winter, professional beekeepers from around the nation stack hive upon hive on trucks destined for the Golden State,...

  • Almonds
    Josette Lewis Joins Almond Board of California as Director of Agricultural Affairs

    In her role, Lewis will leverage more than 20 years of government, academic, nonprofit and corporate experience...

  • Featured
    How a German state fights to save the bees

    MUNICH — MunichNOW News — For one more week, activists like Georg Danes will be out on the streets all over Bavaria encouraging their fellow Bavarians to demand a referendum to protect bees and the biodiversity that they depend on. With the goal of collecting at least one million signatures, members of 200...

  • Featured
    Bühler co-founds Future Food Initiative with ETH Zürich and EPFL

    Uzwil (Switzerland), February 4, 2019 – Bühler has committed to co-found the Future Food Initiative launched by...

  • Featured
    Black Sea Hazelnut & Exporters: We expect to export more hazelnuts in 2019

    Ilyas Edip Sevinc, head of the Black Sea Hazelnut & Products Exporters’ Union (KFMIB) said: “We expect to export more hazelnuts in 2019. The first signs in the orchards look promising. If everything goes as expected, we will have a higher yield this season.” Hazelnut exporters expect an increased production and export...

  • Featured
    Nigeria lost about $79 m from cashew exported to Vietnam due to price volatility

    There are indications that Nigeria lost about N28 billion ($79,550,000) from the 37,000 tonnes of cashew exported to Vietnam due to price volatility.Ideally, the price of processed cashew is $2,150 per ton at the global market.Deputy Executive Secretary, Federation of Agricultural Commodity Associations of Nigeria (FACAN), Peter Bakare, confirmed this recently.He noted...

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    Little known Kenya firm buys Tanzanian cashew nuts for $180m

    Tanzania’s Director of Cereals and Produce Board, Dr Hussein Mansoor (left) and Kenya’s Indopower Solutions CEO Mr...

  • Featured
    Macadamias from South Africa continue their way up

    The 2018 South African macadamia crop ended on a positive note with a record crop of 56...

  • Featured
    USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices will reopen

    TIFTON, Ga.(Jan. 22, 2019) The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that all Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices will reopen to provide additional administrative services to farmers and ranchers during the lapse in federal funding.  “At President Trump’s direction, we have been working to alleviate the effects of the lapse in...

  • Featured
    Indian agrifood investment activity counts $1.66 billion of investment across 558 startups

    In this five-year review of Indian agrifood startup investment activity between 2013 and 2017, we detail $1.66 billion of investment across 558 deals; that’s 10% of global deal count. So far, India’s agrifood entrepreneurs have mostly focused on answering the demands of the country’s growing middle class, which is set to surpass...

  • Featured
    Speciality Crop uses Bühler technology to reduce sorting costs by up to 90%

    London/California, December 5, 2018 – Bühler technology is enabling the world’s largest fig grower to double its...

  • Almonds
    Bright Light Agribusiness selects TOMRA Food for an end-to-end almond sorting solution

    Leuven, Belgium, 5 December 2018 – Bright Light Agribusiness, one of the fastest growing private companies in...

  • Featured
    California Almond Growers brainstorming to reduce carbon footprint

    Around the world, there is growing momentum around finding ways to reduce, capture and remove carbon from the atmosphere. But, did you know a key to helping solve one of the world’s most pressing challenges may be found right under your feet? At a recent event hosted by California Department of Food...

  • Featured
    The Argentine peanut crop has 20 thousand hectares in critical condition.

    The estimated peanut production would be the second most important of the last 9 years, with 1.09...

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    Tanzania is trying to fix the cashew industry crisis and it’s not easy

    Dar es Salaam. The government is running against time to manage what appears to be a monumental task to raise hundreds of billions of shillings to fix the ongoing cashews marketing crisis. The Citizen has learnt that in addition to requiring over Sh660 billion to buy some 220,000 tonnes of cashews expected...

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    China is the fifth-largest customer of U.S. in-shell pistachios

    As the world’s largest exporter of pistachios, the U.S. sold $1.4 billion worth of in-shell pistachios in...

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    Poor handling of cashew production have made Nigeria to be losing $491.6 million yearly since 2012

    Nigeria exported cashew nut valued at N292.7 billion ($813.05 million) in the last three years to United States, Vietnam, India, Brazil and Europe. The nuts are being used as versatile industrial raw material for phenolic resins, friction powder for the automotive industry and wine. Also, poor handling of cashew production and defective...

  • Featured
    Mozambique: First cashew sale reserved for domestic traders

    The process of selling cashew nuts in Mozambique will be divided into phases, the first being reserved for domestic traders, the director of the Cashew Development Institute (INCAJU) recently said in Nampula. Ilídio Bande, who was speaking at the second meeting of the Cashew Committee, which brings together all actors in the...

  • Featured
    AVEVA PARTNERS WITH TOMRA TO LEAD DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF FRESH PRODUCE INDUSTRY

    OEM partnership to embed Wonderware by AVEVA in packhouse solutions to improve operator performance and efficiency. Auckland,...

  • Featured
    The Clipper Magazine to add video, social media and PR services for the nut and dried fruit industry

    The makers of the  Clipper Magazine are leading experts in the dried fruit and nuts market. Now...

  • Sorting
    Damascus: The aflatoxin problem has been solved

    Aflatoxins in food and milk can seriously harm humans, animals, and corporate reputations. But Nestlé Group in...

  • Featured
    Without Iran the United States would not have pistachios

    On Wednesday, President Trump stood before the United Nations General Assembly, in part, to defend reinstated sanctions...

  • Featured
    With retaliatory tariffs in place, the current tariff on U.S. almonds is 60 percent

    In 2017, the U.S. maintained a trade surplus of over $3 billion in shelled almonds. This surplus...

  • Processing
    Bühler launches digital service MoisturePro for optimal food and feed drying

    Orlando (Florida), Uzwil (Switzerland), September 24, 2018 – At Microsoft Ignite, Bühler today officially launches MoisturePro™, a cloud-based digital service that drives significant improvements in yield and reduces energy costs and the environmental footprint of thermal processing in the food and feed industry. Harnessing the power of cloud connectivity, it can deliver...

  • Featured
    Australia’s dried fruit market struggling to compete

    Over the last few years Australia’s dried fruit market has been struggling to compete on the market...

  • Asia
    China’s nation-wide poverty-alleviation program may benefit tree nut growers

    China’s exports of walnuts are estimated to drop in MY 2018/19 as result of reduced domestic production. China has been a historical export supplier of walnuts over the last century. Over the past decade or so, China has nearly faded out as a supplier to the world market due to strong domestic...

  • Almonds
    China’s almond production unchanged from the previous year

    China’s almond production (shelled basis) is forecast at 43,000 MT in MY 2018/19 (August-July), unchanged from the...

  • Featured
    China imports about 60% of Oregon’s hazelnut crop. How hard will tariffs hit farmers and exporters?

    U.S. walnut, mandarin, grape, cherry and peach exports to China are expected to be hit hardest by new tariffs, according to Rabobank. Increasing Chinese demand for the products is expected to partially offset the impacts of the tariffs, but reduced exports will follow. Rabobank predicted milder but significant negative effects for other...

  • Featured
    Walnut production in China to decrease by 15 percent to 850,000 MT

    China’s in-shell walnut production is forecast to decrease by 15 percent to 850,000 MT in MY 2018/19 as a heavy snowstorm in April will likely reduce production in northern producing provinces. China’s in-shell walnut production is forecast at 850,000 metric tons (MT) in marketing year (MY) 2018/19 (September-August), a decrease of 15...

  • Featured
    China to produce 30 percent less hazelnuts

    China’s hazelnut production (in-shell basis) is forecast at 28,000 MT in 2018/19 (September-August), down more than 30 percent from the previous year, as a result of cold temperatures in northeast China during the 2017 winter. Local varieties (smaller sizes) account for around 65 percent of total production and hybrid varieties (similar to...

  • Featured
    Chinese nut imports from US to decrease

    At current price levels, China will likely import less U.S. almonds, pistachios, and walnuts due to the...

  • Food
    Snacks are primarily regarded unhealthy

    On September 4 and 5, 2018, snack´, a congress on the future of the snack industry, took...

  • Cashews
    How important are cashews for Africa?

    One cashew nut out of two comes from Africa, making the continent the world’s largest producer of...

  • Featured
    Nuts and snacks industry get ready for SIAL PARIS 2018!

    The Clipper Magazine is back with an innovative service for global BtoB-communication. Professional video interviews and mini-documentaries...

  • Cashews
    Fresh capital could revive the cashew processing industry in Kerala

    Kerala’s cashew industry has requested the Centre to extend fresh working capital with a subsidised interest rate...

  • Featured
    Renewal Mills and Almond Board of California to deal with almond production food waste

    Food waste has become an alarming issue for the food industry to tackle. Researches were initiated to...

  • Cashews
    Reliable buyers for Cashews needed in Cambodia

    The Kingdom’s cashew nut industry is still struggling to maintain a stable market as community representatives say...

  • Cashews
    Investments in cashew production and processing could bring thousands of jobs to Nigeria

    Kogi is capable of generating over 10,000 job opportunities from investments in cashew production and processing, says...

  • Cashews
    Africa is currently the leading producer of cashew

    Africa is currently the leading producer of cashew, providing more than 50 per cent of global output, Mrs. Juliana Ofori-Karikari, Finance and Administration Manager of Competitive Cashew Initiative (ComCashew) said in Sunyani. Speaking on behalf of the Executive Director of ComCashew at the opening of the second session of the Sixth Edition...

  • Macadamias
    WORLD-FIRST SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH PROJECT COMMENCES FOR GLOBAL MACADAMIA INDUSTRY

    The global macadamia industry today launched a critical, world-first research project aimed at providing strong evidence to...

  • Almonds
    Almond shells as an ingredient in plastics

    The Institute of Food Technologists show held in Chicago mid-July centers on food ingredients and processing flavored with a little packaging. Intriguingly, a Tech Theater presentation sponsored by the Almond Board of California (Modesto, CA) disclosed research and development in using almond shells as an ingredient in plastics for applications including packaging....

  • Hazelnuts
    50% discount offered for Turkish nuts and dried fruit industry

    The Clipper Magazine is the global leader for nuts and dried fruit information. To ease the problems...

  • Processing
    Key Technology and Heat and Control Form Strategic Partnership in Australia, New Zealand and India

    August 21, 2018 – Key Technology, Inc., a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, and Heat and Control Pty Ltd. announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership to support customers in Australia, New Zealand and India. Under the terms of the agreement, Key has appointed Heat and Control...

  • Featured
    Floods in Turkey’s hazelnut paradise: How bad is it?

    Authorities said the damage was limited in the flood-hit areas, save from the region’s hazelnut farms. Ordu’s...

  • Featured
    W jaki sposób stawki mogą pomóc lub zaszkodzić

    Farm Bureau opublikowało niedawno dobrze napisany przegląd taryf i ich wpływu na amerykańskie rolnictwo. Farm Bureau jest niezależną, pozarządową, dobrowolną organizacją zarządzaną i reprezentującą bezpartyjne, bezsektorowe i bezsektorowe rodziny rolników i hodowców. Ponieważ migdały i inne orzechy oraz suszone owoce mogą wkrótce zostać dotknięte chorobą, chcielibyśmy podzielić się z Państwem poniższym artykułem....

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    Come le tariffe possono aiutare o danneggiare

    L’Farm Bureau ha recentemente pubblicato una circolare ben scritta sulle tariffe e sul loro impatto sull’agricoltura statunitense, un’organizzazione indipendente, non governativa e di volontariato che rappresenta e governa famiglie di agricoltori e allevatori, di natura non partigiana, non settaria e non segreta. Poiché le mandorle e altre noci e la frutta secca...

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    Comment les tarifs peuvent aider ou nuire

    Le Farm Bureau a récemment publié un tour d’horizon bien écrit sur les tarifs et leur impact sur l’agriculture américaine. Farm Bureau est une organisation indépendante, non gouvernementale, bénévole, gouvernée par et représentant les familles d’agriculteurs et d’éleveurs, non partisanes, non sectaires et non secrètes. Comme les amandes et autres noix et...

  • Featured
    How tariffs can help or hurt

    El Farm Bureau es una organización independiente, no gubernamental, voluntaria, gobernada por y representando a familias de granjeros y rancheros, de carácter no partidista, no sectario y no secreto. Como las almendras y otros frutos secos podrían verse afectados muy pronto, nos gustaría compartir el siguiente artículo con ustedes. Tenga en cuenta...

  • Featured
    How tariffs can help or hurt

    The Farm Bureau has recently published a well-written roundup about tariffs and its impact on US agriculture.Farm Bureau is an independent, non-governmental, voluntary organization governed by and representing farm and ranch families, non-partisan, non-sectarian and non-secret in character. As almonds and other nuts and dried fruit could be affected very soon we would...

  • Featured
    Espectroscopía infrarroja cercana (NIR) para la detección de aflatoxinas

    LEUVEN, BÉLGICA (jueves, 12 de julio de 2018) – Las aflatoxinas en los alimentos y la leche pueden dañar seriamente a los seres humanos, los animales y la reputación corporativa. Pero el Grupo Nestlé en China y la planta de pelado de cacahuetes más antigua de Estados Unidos están demostrando cómo las...

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    La próxima edición del Clipper: Una llamada de atención para la industria de la avellana turca

    La lista de competidores para la venta mundial de avellanas es cada vez más larga, con Chile,...

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    Clipper下一版:全球山核桃贸易即将发生重大变化

    山核桃是一个非常特殊的商业项目:树木需要很长时间才能盈利,世界上很大一部分人口从未听说过山核桃,收入变得更加不稳定 – 山核桃业务需要耐心和固执。然而,全球产量将翻番。 Clipper与Bruce Caris进行了交谈,他于2000年加入山核桃行业,目前担任Green Valley Pecan Company的首席运营官。在该行业工作期间,他曾担任国家山核桃切割协会的董事会成员和主席,目前是美国山核桃理事会的副主席。 Clipper:长期以来,山核桃业务一直是一个不断增长但相当安静的业务,没有太多意外。这会改变吗? 布鲁斯·卡里斯:它将在不久的将来发生巨大变化…… 阅读即将出版的Clipper杂志中的故事。   Read the THE CLIPPER MAGAZINE, subscribe here, advertise...

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    Les producteurs d’amandes de Californie sont inquiets

    Alors que l’on s’attend à une récolte robuste, les producteurs d’amandes de Californie s’inquiètent de la baisse...

  • Featured
    US almond growers anxious over tariffs

    Amid expectations of a robust harvest, California’s almond growers are anxious over reduced demand due to new...

  • Featured
    Trump is banning imports of pistachios

    The U.S. is reimposing a raft of sanctions on Iran after midnight Monday, as the Trump administration seeks to ratchet up pressure on Tehran. The U.S. had agreed to relax sanctions on Iran under the 2015 nuclear agreement, but President Donald Trump abandoned the deal back in May. The administration is now...

  • Featured
    The Clipper next edition: Is there room for another sorting machine manufacturer?

    The sorting industry has made fantastic progress in the last years – with stunning innovations from the bigger groups like TOMRA, KEY, Bühler, Satake and others. It seems hard to believe a total newcomer in the industry could gain market share. No problem for Austrian engineers who founded Insort. With some brilliant...

  • Featured
    The Clipper next edition: Big changes on the horizon for global pecan trade

    Pecans are a very special items for business: Trees take extremely long to become profitable, a large...

  • Hazelnuts
    The Clipper next edition: A wake-up call for the Turkish hazelnut industry

    The list of competitors for global hazelnuts sales is getting longer, with Chile, Spain, South Africa, Australia...

  • Featured
    Near Infra-Red (NIR) spectroscopy for Aflatoxin detection

    LEUVEN, BELGIUM (Thursday, July 12, 2018) – Aflatoxins in food and milk can seriously harm humans, animals, and corporate reputations. But Nestlé Group in China and the longest-serving peanut-shelling plant in the USA are both showing how laser sorting machines can eliminate the risk. Food contamination by aflatoxins, which can cause cancer,...

  • Featured
    Production of cashew in Ghana to be enhanced

    A Deputy Minister of Agriculture,Mr. Kennedy Osei Nyarko, has announced that the government is to set up...

  • Cashews
    Cashew plantation rejuvenation scheme in India

    PANJIM: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has informed the House that the State government is promoting the cashew...

  • Cashews
    Cashew businesses in Vietnam lack capital to continue operation

    That’s according to the Vietnam Cashew Association (VINACAS) who say 80 per cent of small cashew processing factories have closed since June due to lack of raw materials and capital for production, causing a major dent in the country’s economy. This happened despite the cashew sector surpassing rice, coffee and rubber to...

  • Logistics
    Blockchain is entering the nuts and dried fruit trade

    A shipment of almonds has been exported from Australia to Germany using a blockchain-based trade platform. Documentation...

  • Featured
    The Clipper next edition: Sorting with radar – better, more accurate, simpler?

    The Fraunhofer Institute in Karlsruhe is working on a series of technical innovations that could fundamentally change...

  • Featured
    Different Methods of Detecting Foreign Bodies in Food

    Food manufacturers are very careful when it comes to detection of foreign bodies in food because it can lead to injury to customers. This, in turn, can cause loss of loyalty as well, recalls and rejections. These are bad for the business as it can cause loss of investments. Food safety and...

  • Featured
    Can Native Bees Help Pollinate Almonds?

    While honey bees have always been the star of the show for almond pollination, we know other pollinators play important roles in our food supply. So as we continue celebrating National Pollinator Week, we’re highlighting a native bee may someday join in pollinating almonds. Early research suggests that integrating the blue orchard bees...

  • Featured
    Hạ Long to host 10th international cashew conference

    Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — The 10th Vinacas Golden Cashew Rendezvous will take place in Hạ Long in the northeastern province of Quảng Ninh this October, according to the Việt Nam Cashew Association (Vinacas). Nearly 500 businesses from 50 countries and territories are expected to attend. Vinacas will hold exchanges and...

  • Processing
    When is the end of PPO-Pasteurization coming?

    When is the end of PPO-Pasteurization coming? About 10 years ago the salmonella outbreak in Canada was traced back to raw almonds. Over the following years, a few more outbreaks were caused by these nuts grown in California. Infected produce came from different growers and no measures taken after finding the source of...

  • Featured
    Will India-US trade war hit dry fruit sales?

    India’s retaliation of raising import duties on items majorly imported from the USA will result in higher prices of dry fruits, particularly almond and walnut, say businessmen. The USA is the largest suppliers of these commodities and there are not many alternative suppliers, which can help India diversify its imports. What came...

  • Featured
    Cashew nut exports increase, but processors face shortage of raw materials

    Viet Nam News HCM CITY — Việt Nam exported 141,000 tonnes of cashew nuts for a value of U$$1.39 billion in the first five months of the year, a year-on-year increase of 21.4 per cent and 25.3 per cent, respectively, according to the Việt Nam Cashew Association. With this result, Việt Nam...

  • Featured
    Cashew kernels likely to stay between 4.0 and 4.5 USD a pound for rest of 2018

    With most of the Northern Hemisphere crop already in the market, raw cashew prices are expected to...

  • Featured
    Cashew kernels likely to stay between 4.0 and 4.5 USD a pound for rest of 2018

    With most of the Northern Hemisphere crop already in the market, raw cashew prices are expected to stabilize around USD 1650-1800 levels (CNF HCM) going forward. Kernel price (W320), which has reduced by over 5.32% since the beginning of the year is likely to be the range bound between 4.0 and 4.5...

  • Featured
    India: Crisis in the cashew industry

    The government will intervene to solve the problems of cashew processors and ensure job security in the...

  • Featured
    Kenya gets more money for the Cashew Industry

    The European Union has launched a project to grow five million cashew nut seedlings in Kilifi, Kwale and Lamu counties. EU Ambassador Stefano Dejak yesterday said the move aims to revive the industry that collapsed nearly three decades ago. He spoke in Kilifi after commissioning the €2 million EU(Sh236 million) project. Dejak...

  • Featured
    Growing macadamias a great option for Florida farmers

    Are you searching for a nut that you can grow in Central Florida? Macadamias are a tropical nut from Australia that will also grow here, although we are borderline for cold hardiness. That means older trees can survive cold winters with a little die back, but small trees will need to be...

  • Featured
    Iftaar brings new, better varieties of dates

    Of all the foods served in Ramadhan, dates remain the favourite at Iftaar times. The demand has grown exponentially higher over the years as people purchase different varieties of the prized dry fruit. Srinagar shopkeepers have witnessed a surge in the sales of dates with people purchasing different varieties on a large...

  • Featured
    Ivory Coast has drawn up an ambitious five-year plan for the cashew industry

    Abidjan: Famous for its cocoa and coffee, the Ivory Coast has drawn up an ambitious five-year plan for the cashew industry, seeking to modernise production in a sector where it is already the world’s number-one exporter. “We have shown that we know how to produce the nuts – now we have to...

  • Featured
    Time for action in the prune industry

    The 17th world prune conference took place in Sainte Livrade sur Lot in Southern France in an agriculture College in the center of french prune production. In unusually moody weather for the region at this time of year attendance was impressive with a high percentage of delegates from Chile, USA and Australia ...

  • Featured
    The Clipper offers targeted human resources campaigns for the snack, nuts and dried fruit business

    The Clipper is offering innovative services for nuts and dried fruit, confectionery, snack and processing industry to target precisely human resources: With its database tools The Clipper is able to exactly identify certain groups of people within the industry that are qualified for positions in trade, post-harvest, production, farming or technology. “Jobs...

  • Featured
    Today it costs $500 million to pollinate California’s almond orchards

    (Inside Science) — Colony collapse disorder has devastated honeybee populations over the past decade and brought a...

  • Featured
    Will the cashew industry in India ever recover?

    India’s cashew industry might have to increase domestic production to over 2 million tonnes by the year...

  • Featured
    AgroPress shares know-how for online and digital communication with its clients

    AgroPress, publisher of the Clipper for nuts and dried fruit and The Fruit World for fresh produce has invested substantially to be ahead of the market in digital communication: The magazines are now communicating on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Reddit, Google+ and other platforms nearly every day. “It is a commitment to help...

  • Featured
    New state-of-the-art processing and packaging plant for dry fruits in Ludhiana

    Ludhiana: During the first Punjab Agri and Food Conclave organized at Pal Auditorium in Punjab Agricultural University...

  • Featured
    Fearless Anabela Foods founder drives business in Burkina Faso and Pakistan

    Since 2003, Anabela Foods represents companies from Africa and Asia – with three main focuses: rice, oilseeds...

  • Featured
    Nuts and Dried Fruit Trading 2.0: Agribazaar to revolutionize the industry

    India still features senior traders with big bulky landline phones and a memory like an elephant. In...

  • Featured
    TOMRA expands global technology division

    KOBLENZ, GERMANY, 8 May 2018 – Today, premier sorting software and hardware developer and manufacturer, TOMRA, announces the appointment of Felix Flemming to Head of Digital for TOMRA Sorting Solutions. In this role, Felix is leading TOMRA Sorting Solutions’ rapidly developing capabilities in digital technology and building a team of innovators to...

  • Featured
    Macadamia industry is looking for historic documents

    The organisers of the International Macadamia Symposium in Yunnan in October this year are planning to mount a display of the history of the global macadamia industry. They has asked for help in sourcing historical artefacts, photos, information and stories. In particular they are looking: for photos of the earliest introduction of...

  • Featured
    Mozambique is going nuts about cashews

    The country’s cashew nut industry, one of the world’s biggest, was dealt a body blow first by...

  • Featured
    Code Red for Kerala’s cashew industry

    Kerala’s cashew industry, the sole livelihood of around three lakh rural women, is pinning its hopes on...

  • Featured
    Whitley Peanut Factory invests more thank $500K to expand its operation

    Whitley Peanut Factory Inc., a producer and retailer of Virginia peanuts since 1992, will invest nearly $530,000 to expand its operation in Gloucester County. The expansion will allow Whitley’s Peanut to increase production, improve operational efficiency and achieve an even higher level of food safety certification. Five new jobs will be created,...

  • Featured
    Vietnam cashew processing firms are closing shops due to competition

    Vietnam processing firms are closing shops as cashew exporters in Nigeria are exploiting new markets to boost...

  • Featured
    Bühler improves food safety with digital solutions

    Uzwil (Switzerland), April 30, 2018 – Digital solutions designed to make foods safer, to save energy, and...

  • Featured
    Continued Innovation Accompanies Increased California Almond Acreage

    MODESTO, Calif. – (April 25) – Today, the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service reported that California’s almond acreage continued to increase in 2017. Bearing acres, that is orchards old enough to produce a crop, were reported at 1 million acres, which is up 6 percent from 2016. Total almond acres for 2017...

  • Featured
    Event to focus on contribution of traditional dried fruit to public health

    Key players in the UK dried fruit industry have united to host a pioneering event designed to educate health care professionals, researchers, public health advisors and health media on the potential contribution of traditional dried fruit to public health and establish priorities for further research. Titled – ‘Dried fruit and public health: What...

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