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4G and 5G network developments create new opportunities for real-time monitoring

"Industry has growing needs for temperature and humidity data loggers"

With fewer restrictions of pandemic measures in major markets and an increase in trade volume, market demand for temperature and humidity data loggers have increased. Frigga is a professional real-time temperature monitoring solution provider. At present, the company's real-time temperature data loggers…

Japanese agri equipment leader invests in Israeli fresh produce quality control start-up

Kubota Corporation, the Japanese manufacturer of agricultural equipment, has invested in a ‘Series A’ venture funding investment round for Clarifruit Ltd. the end-to-end quality control solutions provider for the fresh produce industry founded in Israel. Grapes and Blueberries growers using Clarifruit…

Indian farmers turn to technology to combat unpredictable weather

Indian farmers in Maharashtra have turned to technology to increase production as well as store produce for longer. They are using both solar powered cold storage as well as…

Frutico

Switzerland: Newly founded B2B PRE Bio Gemüse Seeland relies on domestic Frutico ERP process

"Digitization supports personal customer care"

Within the framework of a regional development project (PRE project) supported by the Swiss Confederation and the Canton of Fribourg, the Bern University of Applied Sciences (School of Agricultural, Forestry and Food Sciences, HAFL) is involved with organic producers in the Fribourg Seeland region. One…

Dorfinger KG

Austrian potato packer Dorfinger KG relies on traceNET and PECS enterprise resource planning systems

"Not just increasing the quality of our products, but learning a lot about the business operations as well"

Since 2020, Dorfinger KG - one of the largest potato, onion and garlic packaging companies in Austria - has been relying on traceNET, the enterprise resource planning system for the food industry from activeIT. Production processes have been controlled and optimized since 2021 with PECS, the production…

Elad Mardix, CEO: "Clarifruit to meaningfully scale sales activity globally with local offices"

Israeli tech start-up raises $12M to reduce $900B annual waste in fresh produce industry

Clarifruit, an Israel-based company developing a software platform for automated quality control for the fruit and vegetable supply chain, completed an approximately $12 million Series A funding round led by Champel Capital and Firstime Ventures. Additional participants in the round include Kubota, a leading…

Indian farmers open e-Commerce startup with 10,000 producers as suppliers

An Indian e-Commerce startup by farmers in Maharashtra, called Poona AgroCart, launched in Pune with 1 000 farmers signed up as suppliers. They hope to have 10 000 fresh…

Tunisian technology at the service of fruit and vegetable producers in North and West Africa

A cluster of Tunisian agri-tech companies, led by Stecia International, is organizing the Tunisian agri-tech week in Abidjan from November 21 to 25. Among these companies, iFarming offers IT solutions accessible to smallholder farmers. We spoke with Ms. Rabeb Fersi, the co-founder of the company. For Ms.…

Doing business on a platform for which you’ll be rewarded in 'green coins'

"We at LeafAI made it our mission to address and start solving the problems of farmers, resource scarcity, and access to economic identity. Giving everyone, from smaller-sized farmers, agri-device-producers, mission supporters, or end consumers, a place to let their voice be heard and a chance to develop…

Aerobotics

The new yield management platform saving apple and citrus growers time in the field

New yield management tools for the citrus and apple industries have been achieving great productivity gains for Australian growers since their introduction, according to the international agritech data analytics company that launched the technology. Aerobotics' app allows growers to capture yield…

University of Florida builds agri artificial intelligence hub

The University of Florida has set out to become the gravitational hub to merge artificial intelligence's boundless insight with science-backed academics and industry…

Re-creating situations like the Ever Given grounding in Suez Canal

Report claims that hackers could block major global trade routes

Maritime research firm Thetius, maritime cyber risk management specialist CyberOwl and law firm Holman Fenwick Willan have released a report called ‘The Great Disconnect’. In…

Agriplace welcomes Staay Food Group

On the 1st of October, Staay Food Group joined Agriplace, a compliance platform for safe and sustainable supply chain management in fruit and vegetables. The international fruit and vegetable supplier thus takes a new step in ensuring quality, reliability, and food safety even more effectively. With…

New tech sizes 5000 apples, straight off the truck

Hectre have released their transformative Spectre Top Down app to seven select US apple receiving sites. This enables high volume packhouses to quickly size more than 5,000 apples straight off the truck, with no touch on the fruit. Huge size samples are being captured straight off the top of trucks…

Werner Schörkhuber, PCS IT-Trading, on the 'TradeControl' ERP system

"Unfortunately, the potential of a well-functioning software system is still underestimated too often"

In these times of advancing digitalization, a modern, well-functioning, and ideally industry-specific ERP system is virtually indispensable. To meet the increasing demands of the fast-moving fruit and vegetable sector in the future, Viennese software developer PCS IT-Trading Ltd has developed the…

Aartsen's staff help celebrate its ERP system, Fresh, going live

After four years in development, Aartsen marked the launch of its ERP system, Fresh, on Friday. It was developed in-house in partnership with Thinkwise. Employees were honored as thanks for this mega-project, and the going live was officially celebrated. "We opted for 100% customization," says project leader…

Tingo Mobile signs trade agreement with All Farmers Association of Nigeria

MICT, Inc. and Tingo, Inc. have announced that Tingo Mobile PLC, which is being wholly acquired under a Merger Agreement with MICT, has signed a trade agreement with the All…

Technological solutions to tackle the digitization of the agri-food industry

One of the challenges that the agri-food sector will be facing in the coming years is the digitization of agricultural activity and the use of new technologies to achieve a sustainable agri-food sector that is both profitable and capable of competing in all markets. With the aim of helping professionals…

"We have launched a reuseable 4G wireless temperature and humidity location recorder with light sensors"

In the booming cold chain supply chain monitoring market, temperature and humidity recorders play an increasingly important role. Mr. Liao is the director of Tzone Digital Technology Co., Ltd, a manufacturer of temperature and humidity monitoring equipment. He introduced the company's newly developed…

Tapp.online generates data such as temperature and humidity from paper

Smart paper as sustainable alternative for data logger

Tapp.online can safely be called revolutionary. The Frisian company has developed an alternative data logger by integrating sensors and chips with paper made from agricultural waste. Meanwhile, tests are being carried out at some 30 AGF companies. "We are treading a somewhat exceptional path. Normally, a…

Demonstration saw robots assist soft fruit farmers in a variety of tasks

BT demos automated agriculture using robots and IoT

BT has announced the successful deployment of a robotics platform and management system to support the agricultural project Robot Highways, enabling a fleet of robots to help automate the farming process. Robot Highways is a project led by agricultural robot specialist Saga Robotics, aiming to explore…

Juan José Bas, manager of Naranjasyfrutas.com

"This year, retailers will need an extra number of producing suppliers, and our platform is the ideal place to find them"

There are more than 219,000 hectares devoted to citrus cultivation in Spain (equivalent to 313,000 soccer fields), and the number of operators ranges between the thousands and the tens of thousands, so there is a clear need for a tool to facilitate a direct connection between growers and retailers for…

NZ collaboration links consumer insights to the produce value chain

Two leading New Zealand players in the global fresh produce industry have collaborated to deliver growers, packers and marketers powerful consumer insights into product performance, closing the final link in the soil-to-consumer process. Radfords' Adam Cuming says the collaboration extends its value…

Tools and technologies for monitoring global shipments

Emerson announced it will be participating in the International Fresh Produce Association’s (IFPA) Global Produce and Floral Show from October 27 to 29 in Orlando, Florida. The company’s perishable cold chain solutions are designed to monitor in-transit conditions such as temperature, location, light and…

Real-time in-transit visibility reduces losses in produce shipments

A multi-sensor tracker containing the technology to measure hyper-accurate location, temperature, humidity, shock, and light exposure of shipments - all packed into a small box, the size of a mobile phone. Or a cloud-enabled temperature logger in the form of a paper-thin, flexible label. Both of which…


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