Improving Safety and Quality

of the Sri Lankan fruits and vegetables

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

bananas02After India’s successes in the milk sector, is it now possible to set up a cost-effective value chain for fruits and vegetables?  Source - www.freshplaza.com Publication Date - 25/04/2018

carrotsWith a new extra-organic label, a group of Vermont growers want to distinguish their organic production from the USDA certified organic production, i.e. hydroponically grown produce. Source - https://www.realorganicproject.org/real-organic-project-is-being-born/  : Publication Date - 14/04/2018

chrrytomatoes"The cherry tomato has become very popular in recent years. Compared with other ordinary tomatoes, it is more expensive, and it tastes like a crunchy and sweet fruit. Source - Beijing Guanshu Agricultural Technology Co., Ltd. : Publication Date - 14/04/2018

CommercialFruits12018Commercial Fruits Twenty years ago, the French company Commercial Fruits was the first to import the Peruvian avocado into Europe. Today there are 100 European importers. Source - www.commercial-fruits.com : Publication Date - 13/04/2018

onionsCurrently, onion prices have dropped significantly. Now the wholesale price is generally RMB 1 to 1.3 yuan/kg, which is more than 20% lower than the price in early March. The onions currently sold on the market are from winter storage. Source - www.epaper.sxrb.com/index_sxnmb.shtml Publication Date - 11/04/2018

usdaThe US Department of Agriculture has listed 11 businesses allegedly using fraudulent certificates to claim their products are organic. Source - http://www.freshplaza.com/article/192541/USDA-warns-of-fraudulent-organic-certificates Publication Date - 11/04/2018