British-grown exotic salad up for Fruit Logistica award

The Fruit Logistica venue - image:HW
The Fruit Logistica venue - image:HW

A British salad grower is among ten international companies vying for the Innovation Award at next month's Fruit Logistica show in Berlin.

Home Harvest Living Salads of East Yorkshire's UK-grown Oriental Mixed Living Salad was among the products and services shortlisted by a jury of industry experts.

The ten will be voted on by visitors to the show, which runs 5-7 February, with the award winner announced on the afternoon of the last day.

The other entries are:

  • Vegetable Crumbs - breaded vegetables from Aureli Mario of Italy;
  • Fette di Sole – snacks made from dried orange slices from Azienda Agricola Campobasso Marco, also of Italy;
  • Extended shelf life packaging for broccoli - BrimaPack of the Netherlands;
  • "BBQ Grill Mix - Eisberg Group, Switzerland;
  • Folding reusable plastic containers for bananas - Ifco Systems, Germany;
  • Uurú – organically-grown bananas from Ecuador with intense, exotic flavour, Internationale Fruchtimport, Germany;
  • Fioretto – long-stem cauliflower with small heads, Tokita Seed, Japan;
  • Compostable packaging nets from beechwood cellulose - Verpackungszentrum Graz, Austria;
  • Grape de-stemming machine - ZTI Mechatronics, Netherlands.

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