Dole plc Joins Freshfel Europe in Launching Fresh Produce Environmental Footprint Initiative on World Earth Day 2022

April 25, 2022 Dole plc

Dole plc is pleased to confirm that it has joined Freshfel, the European fresh produce association in embarking on an Environmental Footprint Initiative to develop a fresh fruit and vegetable environmental footprint methodology and digital tool.

Freshfel Europe & Members Launch Environmental Footprint Initiative for Fresh Produce Supply Chain

April 22, 2022 Freshfel Europe

In light of upcoming EU legislation requiring environmental footprint accountability as well as increasing demand along the chain for product sustainability data for supply chain actors and customers alike, there is a growing need for a standardized environmental footprint methodology for the fresh produce sector.

Fruit and Vegetables Seeks New Perspectives for the European Fresh Produce Sector in Time of Geopolitical Turmoil

March 11, 2022 Freshfel Europe

The fresh fruit and vegetables sector is exposed to unprecedented business conditions resulting from the combined effects of increased costs in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic and the geopolitical instability in the Eastern part of the European continent. These developments are completely reshaping the global business environment for fresh produce. Within an interconnected and international fruit and vegetables sector, thoughts and solidarity go from the European fruit and vegetables sector to those suffering from the violence and stolen freedom from this situation.

FreshFel’s Philippe Binard Opportunities and Obstacles a Fierce Dedication to Increasing Produce Consumption in Europe

With the whole world’s attention pivoting to Europe and with preparations underway to re-launch the post-pandemic version of The London Produce Show and Conference in full swing, we remembered that at the last version of the show, Freshfel held its in annual event in conjunction with The London Produce Show and Conference.  As we prepare for the event this year, we wanted to update some of the priorities Freshfel is emphasizing now.

World Apple And Pear Association (WAPA) Presents Annual Southern Hemisphere Crop Forecast

On the occasion of its Annual General Meeting, the World Apple and Pear Association (WAPA) has released the Southern Hemisphere apple and pear crop forecast for the upcoming season. According to the forecast, which consolidates the data from Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, New Zealand, and South Africa, apple and pear production is estimated to decrease by 7% and 6% respectively in 2022 compared to the previous year.