Highland Ag MarketWatch is the first of its kind data analytics software that provides visibility into current market trends for marketers to make impactful data-driven decisions. This patent-pending software provides subscribers with an anonymous, aggregate view of market prices, inventories, reject rates and trends, while comparing individual performance metrics in a single application. To maintain a competitive global fresh produce market, data and information is updated every 30 minutes and is available to subscribers at any time.
This year, Peruvian agricultural exports (traditional + non-traditional) will exceed US$ 10.000 million, estimated the president of the Association of Exporters (ADEX), Julio Pérez Alván, on the first day [...]
The changes in the blueberry industry are posing new challenges to the companies that process this product. Currently they are subject to greater demands for improvement in both quantity and quality, but there are also solutions that allow both to be achieved. Joshua Miers-Jones, Blueberry Category Manager at TOMRA Food, explains.
We must never forget that the success of the blueberry spread throughout the world has been achieved in this way, collaboratively, transferring the maximum amount of information and knowledge regarding the different aspects of the crop, both in its agronomic and commercial phase, and considering everyone industry actors as protagonists with rights, at a higher or lower level.
The commercialization of berries is a real challenge as they are highly perishable foods, with short periods of maturity and senescence. In general, the shelf life of berries is limited, due to softening and diseases of the fruits caused by fungi. Along with the global increase in the consumption of berries, Foodborne Diseases (ETAs) also increased, the causal agents being mainly identified: Norovirus and Salmonella.