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More than half a million forints for a Japanese melon

For the third of the previous record price, ie 220 thousand yen (626 thousand forints), a Densuke melon was sold at the season-opening melon auction in Japan. 71 melons were...

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The euro area’s foreign trade surplus fell to a fraction in April

In April, due to the demand-reducing effect of pandemiological restrictions, the euro area foreign trade surplus shrank more than expected to a fraction of a year earlier, according to a...

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More than 18 tons of infected meat were recalled in the US

Several U.S. newspapers reported that more than 18 tons of minced beef had to be recalled in New Jersey, as the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Office...

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FAO: Global food commodity prices drop further in April

World food commodity prices declined for the third month in a row during April, as the economic and logistical impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in significant contractions in demand...

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Plants with genetically encoded autoluminescence

Autoluminescent plants engineered to express a bacterial bioluminescence gene cluster in plastids have not been widely adopted because of low light output. We engineered tobacco plants with a fungal bioluminescence...

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Guaranteed to be a royal treat

LEDO – the most popular and market-leading ice cream maker in the Adriatic region – has been present in Hungary since 2004.  Ledo Kft.’s managing director Andrea Velin told: family-size...

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Magazine: #buyhungarian grows into a movement

More and more companies join the ‘Buy Hungarian! Support Hungarian food companies!’ campaign – informed Eszter Benedek, managing director of Hungarian Product Nonprofit Kft. She told that any company can...

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Magazine: The world has turned upside down: How has the pandemic affected consumer behaviour?

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic has been different on different types of retailers. Obviously the operators of physical stores suffered a drastic sales loss, while those with an online...

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Shrinking selling floors, growing backrooms, hybrid stores

Backrooms will grow to fill online orders and retail floors will become smaller and more focused on shopper experiences, according to one branding and design expert. Expanding e-commerce and turning...

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Nébih: the durability of food appreciated during the emergency

In the pandemiological emergency, the durability and packaged nature of food increased and the products needed for home baking and cooking came to the fore, -the National Food Chain Safety...

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