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"A user-friendly system to extend shelf life of fresh produce"

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Lytone Enterprise, Inc., New Taipei City, Taiwan, has developed a series of products to extend shelf life of fresh produce that are easy to use, effortless, and highly versatile. The main items include several food-grade products, mostly patent-protected. Lytone is also one of the leading suppliers of…

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Swedish tomato growers irate over cheaper imports

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Swedish tomato growers are struggling because of the corona crisis. Mats Olofsson of Vikentomater in southern Sweden employs 33 seasonal workers. He grows around 250 tons of tomatoes annually. He suffered significant losses this spring. Restaurants stopped buying, and he had to adjust his prices. "We…

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Things Do Not Get Better With Sage

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Sage, food fraud
Find records of fraud such as those discussed in this column and more in the Food Fraud Database. Image credit: Susanne Kuehne

Herbs remain a target for fraudsters. The latest investigation of sage samples by the Institute of Global Food Security (IGFS) at Queen’s University Belfast used a combination of spectroscopic and chemometric methods to check whether sage contained 100% of the actual herb. One quarter of samples from the UK included unapproved (fortunately, no hazardous) bulk material, such as tree leaves, some in significant concentrations of more than half of the product.

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  1. Sage News”. (November 9, 2020). The Hippocratic Post.

 

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New Modular Scalable Indoor Vertical Farm Design

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We built our first 20,000 sq. ft. indoor vertical farm in 2012 in Portage, IN. Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) has changed greatly since that first ...
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Commercial tomato variety with ToBRFV resistance to be offered in early 2021

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Syngenta Vegetable Seeds today announced the launch of its first commercial Tomato brown rugose fruit virus (ToBRFV) resistant variety, available in early 2021. The new variety will be released in areas where growers face severe disease pressure from the virus and will support against crop losses.   “The Syngenta Vegetables…

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FreshChain leading a pilot traceability project

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Apple or pear growers, packers, wholesalers and exporters interested in further digitising their end to end traceability systems are invited to take part in a traceability pilot being run by Australian owned and operated FreshChain Systems.  North Sydney-based FreshChain is leading a pilot traceability project…

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