avacados

European Association for Business and Commerce

January 29, 2021 - Plantations International Co. Limited in Bangkok, Thailand which is a part of the Plantations International group of companies, is very pleased to announce that it has been inducted into the European Association for Business and Commerce. The European Association for Business and Commerce (EABC), established in 2011, aims to be the unified voice of the European business community in Thailand. EABC's objectives are to advocate member interests, to support European business in Thailand and to promote Thailand as an attractive partner for European foreign investment and trade. EABC acts as the European chamber of commerce in Thailand, covering [...]

Precision Farming is the Future of Food Production

We are all familiar with rice, oil palm, rubber and durian. Rubber is grown for rubber latex, which finds wide use in thousands of products that have served us all well. Lately, rubber gloves, in high demand due to the pandemic, have emerged as a big money-maker. The export of rubberwood furniture has earned big bucks for the country. One estimate has put the income from rubberwood furniture as more than RM10 billion. The oil palm is the nation's golden crop, bringing in around RM80 billion each year. Although about 80 per cent of palm oil end up as food, a [...]

New Zealand Avocado Crops Better Than Expected

New Zealand Avocados Demand for avocados has not lessened through the winter and consumers will be looking forward to the New Zealand crop. The harvest is just about to start and grower and packer, Seeka Industries will pack its first avocados this weekend. "We expect a very large crop in volume terms with good sized fruit. It is looking like it will be a bumper crop for New Zealand. The industry as a whole will export 5.2 million trays this season, well up on previous years," explains Annmarie Lee, Brand & Marketing Manager at Seeka. Seeka will pack around 10% of that [...]