Asia Fruit Logistica 2016

Asia Fruit Logistica 2016 ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA is the only annual international trade exhibition for fresh fruit and vegetable marketing in Asia which focuses exclusively on the fresh produce sector and related value chain for the whole Asian region. This makes it the most efficient platform in Asia for gaining an overview of the market, scouting for new products and …

Berlin Fruit Logistica 2016

Berlin Fruit Logistica 2016   This year’s Berlin Fruit Logistica kicked off on the 3rd of February and wrapped up on the 5th of February. It was 3 cold days in Berlin but none the less very successful for us at FarmDirect and by the Closing Report of the Fruit logistica on the Berlin Fruit Logistica website the following statistics were …

South Africans making a difference

South Africans making a difference Over the past few months South Africa has been experiencing a potentially crippling drought brought on by the worst El Nino in decades. Farmers are struggling without water and feed supply. Cases of farmer giving their livestock away have been reported due to not being able to feed their animals. People returning home after the …

Agritourism

Agritourism As the festive season arrives and a bunch of visitors with it, kiddies being on holiday and Mom having to provide a fun-filled itinerary for the masses of family visiting, Agritourism caught my eye. What better way of spending time doing wine tasting or being at a farmers market and stopping at a “Padstal” or two whilst travelling, not …

Asia Fruit Logistica

Asia Fruit Logistica confirming that supply to other markets should be promoted… This year’s Asia Fruit Logistca kicked off in a very hot Hong Kong on the 2nd of September until the 4th of September, showing a rapid growth of 32% on exhibition space, 20% on exhibitors and 14% increased visitors – one of which was our own Mr Robert …