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Food Processing Food Safety Fruits Horticulture

Successful SGF certification for the FruBaTec banana plant in Colombia

FruBaTec SAS Zomac is a joint venture between the largest private banana producer in Colombia, Greenland and CT Finance AG. The joint banana plant has now successfully passed the audits for SGF certification. FruBaTec is located near Turbo in the port of Uraba and has an annual capacity of 30,000 tons of banana puree and […]

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Food Loss/Waste FoodTech Fruits Sustainability

An innovative, sustainable banana sweetener with health potential is set to transform the food industry

Fooditive® BV and Frutco® AG, are pleased to announce a partnership to bring the Fooditive® banana sweetener line to Europe. Fooditive B.V. confirms its commitment to the fight against “food waste” and for more sustainability, and its promise to supply consumers with products of the highest quality. Frutco® is one of the largest processed tropical […]

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Food and Agribusiness

Banana production faces threat

Banana, one of the staple foods in East Africa, is under threat from a fungal disease. Kagera region in Tanzania and Luwero districts in Uganda are the most affected areas. Black Sigatoka leaf disease is caused by fungus Pseudocercospora fijiensis’ and was first reported in Tanzania in 1987 and Uganda in 1990. The survey on […]