Improving Safety and Quality

of the Sri Lankan fruits and vegetables

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

BIOprecisioneThe solution is really simple, actually. Anyone, wherever they are, can grow their fruit naturally. The difference is that, instead of tractors, Biofarm members use a smartphone. Source - Publication Date - 08/12/2016


Canadians can expect to pay 3-5 per cent more for food in 2017, an increase of as much as $420 for an average family. That’s the conclusion of the seventh edition of Canada’s Food Price Report, published for the first time this year at Dalhousie. Source - Dalhousie University Publication Date - 08/12/2016

arava1Change and gains for Israeli exporter with new packaging and new products. On the Organic front, for example, Arava Export Growers decided to consolidate a strict supply chain with the option of pre-packs at the growers. As a result, demand has tripled from previous years, according to the company. Source - Publication Date - 08/12/2016

z pii-Embilipitiya 01Fruits and vegetables play a crucial role in the human diet. It is advised to include at least five varieties of fruits and vegetable each day. A person needs a minimum of 400g of fruits and vegetables per day. Fruits and vegetables contribute for 91% of vitamin, C, 48% of vitamin A, 27% of vitamin B6, 17% of vitamin, B3, 16% of Mg, 19% of iron, and 9% of calories. Other than that Folic acids, riboflavin, Zinc, Calcium, Potassium, Phosphorus and several anti-oxidants are supplied by the fruits and vegetables. Source - Publication Date - 10/11/2016

gamboyInformation (technology) is changing the game in Fresh Produce. Speakers at the 3rd EU Fresh Info Forum will show how this influences not only Food Security Standards, but is also an Uber for Pallets and Smart Return Logistics. Source - 3rd EU FRESH INFO Forum & Roundtables, 29 & 30 November 2016, SS Rotterdam Rotterdam, The Netherlands Publication Date - 28/10/2016

watermelonWatermelon is a very palatable fruit, but also very healthy and interesting for the prevention of potentially lethal diseases, and in recent years, there has been a huge increase in its demand. Source - Source: Publication Date - 14/10/2016