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The main macro trends shaping the direction of the food industry

Especially during the last year, the food industry has seen the emergence of various trends to create more sustainable processes and products. One of these trends is the use of sustainable agriculture waste to be reused and reduce the sector’s environmental impact.

The pandemic has transformed people’s way of life, modifying their behavior and setting new trends in the food-tech industry to create healthier products and increase process sustainability.

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Columna de Opinión: Arándanos en Chile

Cuales han sido las principales complejidades del cultivo en las ultimas temporadas?; Cómo se observa la presente temporada?, Cuales serán los principales desafíos futuros?, de este y otros interesantes temas nos comparte su opinión Marco Bustos Vidal, Ingeniero Agrónomo de amplia trayectoria en el cultivo y producción de los Arándanos,

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International year of fruits and vegetables: zero food waste/fruit waste

On December 15, 2020, QU Dongyu – FAO Director-General – launched the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables (IYFV-2021).

An instance focused on highlighting the importance of consuming these foods and optimizing their production until reaching zero food and fruit waste and using the resources required for cultivation and processing.

Undoubtedly an unprecedented opportunity to draw attention to the importance of these types of foods in our nutrition and the need to promote their production and consumption within a sustainability framework and zero food and fruit waste practices. Its main features are worth noting.

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Agrifood industry: a haven for investments

Agriculture is an activity that has accompanied human beings since their early years. However, today it has acquired a leading role for humanity given the sustained increase in the global population. Thus, the agrifood industry is one of the most important productive sectors today, especially for the future.

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The boom of the citrus fruits during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the food systems in a myriad of ways, from problems in the production side due to sickness and movement restrictions to quarantines affecting how and where people can buy food to what consumers end up eating.

Some foods, mainly fresh fruits and especially citrus, have had a remarkable year. The demand for fresh citrus fruits and juices has been high, mainly due to the choices made by health-conscious consumers.

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Frambuesa: producción, mercado y comercialización

Les compartimos las información del capítulo del libro “Cultivo, poscosecha, procesado y comercio de berries” ha sido redactado por los especialistas Luis Alfonso Jiménez-Ortega y José Basilio-Heredia del Centro de Investigación en Alimentación y Desarrollo de Culiacán, Sinaloa, México. En él, se detallan las generalidades del cultivo y requerimientos para la producción de frambuesa acorde al mercado actual.

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