The leading trade fair for global fruit trade once again relies on data-driven supply chains, artificial intelligence, robot automation, Smart Agri and other advanced systems that open up new business opportunities.
New technologies that can change the business are waiting from the 8th to the 10th. February 2023 at the FRUIT LOGISTICA in Berlin to be discovered. “Fruit and vegetable suppliers around the world are under enormous pressure to reduce costs and reduce environmental impact,” says Kai Mangelberger, project manager of FRUIT LOGISTICA. The digital technologies shown at FRUIT LOGISTICA offer them the opportunity to make their production and supply chains more efficient and sustainable.
In Hall 3.1, innovative companies in the Smart Agri sector, which made its debut at last year’s FRUIT LOGISTICA, present a series of digital solutions. These include AI-supported harvesting robots (IAV), precision spray drones (ABZ Innovation), advanced irrigation concepts (Irriot and Topraq) and autonomous field vehicles (Ant Robotics).
On the 10th February, the fourth start-up day of FRUIT LOGISTICA under the motto “Disrupt Agriculture” will transform Hall 2.1 into the starting point for groundbreaking innovations. 20 of the most innovative tech start-ups from around the world will present their products, projects and ideas in the Start-up area. Hall 2.1 also hosts the Start-up Stage, where start-ups and smart agri companies will present their forward-looking business ideas, technologies and visions for the future on the third day of the fair.
The technologies on display include AI-based platforms that help predict food shelf life (freshsens), warn of food safety risks (iComplai) and promote cooperation within supply chains (Obortech). In addition, companies such as 7Sense Agritech, Bluetentacles and Smart Watering Solutions will present intelligent irrigation technologies, each with the potential to drastically reduce water and energy consumption.
Further information about the Smart Agri area of FRUIT LOGISTICA, the Start-up Day and the Start-up Stage as well as profiles of all start-ups and exhibitors can be found on FRUIT LOGISTICA Online as well as on the FRUIT LOGISTICA website.
About FRUIT LOGISTICA
FRUIT LOGISTICA is the leading trade fair for the global fruit trade and covers the entire value chain of the fruit and vegetable industry, from producer to point of sale. At FRUIT LOGISTICA 2022, more than 2,000 exhibitors from 87 countries presented their products, services and technical solutions. More than 40,000 buyers and trade visitors from 115 countries took part in the event. The next FRUIT LOGISTICA will take place from the 8th to the 10th. February 2023 in Berlin.
About Messe Berlin
Berlin has been a trade fair location for 200 years, one of the most important in the world for many decades. As a state-owned trade fair company, Messe Berlin designs, markets and organizes hundreds of live events every year. The aim is to be an outstanding host to visitors at all events, to give the best possible business impulses and to ensure fair conditions for everyone. This self-image is reflected in the company motto: Messe Berlin – Hosting the World.