Improving Safety and Quality

of the Sri Lankan fruits and vegetables

  • New
  • Tomatoe
  • Mango
  • pine
  • water-m

mangoecuIn the Indian state of Maharashtra, the Alphonso mango variety will start arriving on the markets of Pune and Mumbai by April. Source - The Indian Express Publication Date - 01/02/2018

MangosteenThe Chinese government had asked Indonesia to export 2,000 tons of mangosteen fruit. And it was all handled in time for the New Year. Source - Indonesia News Publication Date - 01/02/2018

Ananas02On January 12, General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of China released the latest information on the varieties of fruits and names of the countries that was approved for export to China. Source: General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China Publication Date - 30/01/2018

SolutionFor people who are worried about pesticide-laden vegetables, Hyderabad researchers have come up with a do-it-yourself solution to protect yourself from poison that might be on your plate. Source - http://www.freshplaza.com/article/188270/Indian-researcher-finds-easy-way-to-remove-pesticides Publication Date - 31/01/2018

freshcutThe Department of Health (DOH) has announced a Salmonella outbreak involving pre-cut watermelon, cantaloupe, or fruit mixes containing watermelon or cantaloupe in both Washington and Oregon. Source - http://www.freshplaza.com/article/186043/US-Pre-cut-fruit-linked-to-Salmonella-outbreak-in-Washington-and-Oregon   Publication Date - 02/01/2018

WAjujubes1Following the continuous increase in living standards, imported fruit has already lost its reputation as an expensive commodity and entered the lives of common people. Source - http://www.freshplaza.com/article/186899/China-2017-analysis-of-fruit-import-price-conditions   Publication Date - 02/01/2018