Produce/Melon

Research into buying habits enables innovation with new options aimed at increasing consumer loyalty

According to the association of young fruit growers of Almeria, ASAJA, prices at source of summer fruits have fallen dramatically this year.

Malaysian company Agritech Sphere Malaysia has made D’Melon the country’s largest rock melon project.

Gerbert van Egmond, buying manager at Levarht: “with Caribbean we want to offer retailers the same quality and flavour all year round”

It has been nearly two years that HillFresh started working with Brazilian REI-melon producer Itaueira. Today both partners will intensify their cooperation by signing a contract that will make HillFresh exclusive partner for the Northern European market.

It has been nearly two years that HillFresh started working with Brazilian REI-melon producer Itaueira.

In the watermelon category, particularly for seedless types, research is focusing on adjusting the sizes to obtain smaller fruit and on a definite improvement in eating quality.

The seed company presented its novelties for the European, African and Middle Eastern markets during a three-day technical session at Torre Pacheco.  

Historical documents contain a wealth of references to watermelon cultivation in the Reggio Emilia area being a well-established, generations-old tradition.

The characteristic that makes Italy’s Anguria Reggiana watermelon stand out is the particularly sweet flavour of the pulp, linked to its sugar content.

Driven by a nearly 57% increase in the number of cantaloupes sold, overall retail sales of melons in the United States grew 8% year-on-year in volume in the 52 weeks to May 28 to reach over 2.2 billion.

Driven by a nearly 57% increase in the number of cantaloupes sold, overall retail sales of melons in the United States grew 8% year-on-year in volume in the 52 weeks to May 28 to reach over 2.2 bil

The company from Murcia has continued its development as a recognised specialist in Charentais highly select melons since 1968.

Melons are the items that have seen the most growth out of all of Bruno SRL’s products in recent years, having grown almost six times since starting out.

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