TFNet to host international symposium on tropical fruits in Malaysia

According to FAO, World production and trade of fresh tropical fruit is expected to expand over the next decade. Developing countries account for about 98 percent of total production, while developed countries account for 80 percent of world import trade.... 

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Bangladesh officials visit fruit development programmes in Malaysia

International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet) organized a study tour focussing on... 

July 22, 2014 | Continue »

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Study tour on public rice export, procurement, stocking, storage and distribution and food safety regulations in Malaysia

The International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet) jointly collaborated with The Agricultural... 

July 21, 2014 | Continue »

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China to host fruit and vegetable expo in November

  The 5th iFresh Shanghai Fru & Veg Expo, to be held in Shanghai International... 

July 14, 2014 | Continue »

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XI International Mango Symposium: Call for Abstracts

XI International Mango Symposium Call for Abstracts now open. Closes 30 October... 

July 8, 2014 | Continue »

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TFNet co-organizes mango and potential tropical fruits workshop in Saudi Arabia

A sub-regional workshop for the GCC States and Yemen on ‘New Technologies for the... 

June 13, 2014 | Continue »

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KSA date palm researchers visit Malaysia, review adaptable oil palm tech

Date palm is the most important fruit in the Saudi Arabian culture, being a staple... 

May 27, 2014 | Continue »

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Jackfruit and breadfruit symposium held in India

Photos by Shree Padre.   A symposium on “Jackfruit and Breadfruit in the Tropics:... 

May 21, 2014 | Continue »

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Updating data on nutrient values of tropical fruits
FAO: Nutrient values of tropical fruits – easy access and use

The content of nutrients and bio-active compounds are important to know when marketing... 

May 21, 2014 | Continue »

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TFNet participates in the International Workshop on ‘Reduction of Postharvest Losses in Fruit and Vegetable Supply Chains’

COLOMBO, SRI LANKA: Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific... 

March 27, 2014 | Continue »

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Saudi Arabia officials visit fruit development programmes in Malaysia

International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet) jointly collaborated with the Food... 

March 26, 2014 | Continue »

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Lychee production in Vietnam

The Lychee (Litchi chinensis) is cultivated in China, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand,... 

July 3, 2014 | Continue »

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Rose apple: crunchy and refreshing tropical fruit

The name rose apple may refer to any of the following fruits in the Syzygium species,... 

June 12, 2014 | Continue »

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Soursop: beyond the fruit juice

Prized for its delectable taste and juicy pulp, soursop is a popular fruit in South... 

April 28, 2014 | Continue »

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Therapeutic values of superfruits, beyond nutrition and their value addition for commercialization

Superfruits are fruits that are not only full of nutrients, but are also rich in... 

April 28, 2014 | Continue »

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FIJI: Nature’s Way Cooperative launches certified ‘Fiji Red’ papaya seed

by Kyle Stice*   The Fiji Papaya industry will now have access to locally produced,... 

April 22, 2014 | Continue »

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The dabai story: experience in commercializing an underutilized fruit

Dabai (Canarium odontophyllum Miq.) is an indigenous fruit from the Burseracea family... 

March 13, 2014 | Continue »

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SURVEY: Postharvest quality and management of dragon fruits exported from Vietnam to Holland

Dragon fruit (Hylocereus undatus) is one of Vietnam’s key exports. The development... 

March 13, 2014 | Continue »

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Malaysian Carambola: from a rising star to a global leader

From its humble beginnings as a backyard crop, carambola is now one of Malaysia’s... 

February 20, 2014 | Continue »

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Bioactive compounds of several major tropical and subtropical fruits in China

China is native to economically important tropical and subtropical fruits such as... 

February 20, 2014 | Continue »

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Superfruits: Marketing Gimmick or Science-Based?

The term “superfruit” refers to fruits that are purported to have exceptional... 

February 5, 2014 | Continue »

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