2019 Internet Data Mid-Year Update

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Fresh Plaza News

16 July 2019. South African avocado growers wish the season would never end. Read more…


New report: Climate change threatens progress across SDGs

16 July 2019. A newly released United Nations’ report on the Sustainable Development Goals has warned that the impacts of climate change and increasing inequality across and within countries are undermining progress on the sustainable development agenda, threatening to reverse many of the gains made over the last decades that have improved people’s lives. Read more…


The citrus fruits industry is currently under threat

16 July 2019. The citrus fruit (these include fruits such as oranges, lemons, grapefruits and limes, amongst others) industry is currently under threat with the announcement of the possible arrival of the Asian Greening Disease (AGD), also called Huanglongbing (HLB). Read more…


The role of nanotechnology in the future of wine research

15 July 2019. Research into ‘smart materials’ or magnetic nanoparticles to remove proteins and unwanted aromas has been promising, and researchers believe in the future the technology could be used to remove faults such as smoke or cork taint. Read more…