It was very much ‘back to school’ at the Dominican BioTropic site in July. The “pupils”? Around ten employees from the Dominican BioTropic team, including the operations managers Volker Schmidt and Aquilino Cruz. The topic? “Bananas and Demeter Cultivation”.
From 11th to 15th July, the Bundesverband Naturkost Naturwaren (BNN) e.V. (German Association of Organic Processors, Wholesalers and Retailers) is dedicating itself to the theme of ecological cultivation. During this themed week, the association will present the work of many growers on Facebook and Twitter as well as to select media representatives.
The season for Chilean kiwis has begun: we will receive our first kiwis from the South American country in the middle of this month. They have been grown on Ignacio Lopez Olaldes’ finca “San Roque Farms”. His finca is located in the fruitful ‘Región del Bío-Bío’ at the heart of Chile. The favourable climatic conditions there guarantee not only delicious kiwi fruits, but also that the area is regarded as the biggest wine-growing region in the country.
Apricots, peaches, nectarines and cherries – BioTropic is getting its first European stone fruits from its producers in Italy. Due to the geographic location of Sicily, the fruits are generally ready to harvest 2 to 3 weeks earlier than in other regions located further north. The Italian stone fruit season generally runs from the end of April into September.
Sea containers leave our registered office in Duisburg for “Ivoire Organics” in Côte d’Ivoire at least once per year. There are many different things in the containers, but mainly agricultural machines and other materials for the producer organisation, which are not available in the local area or can only be sourced with a great deal of effort. However, there is still room for clothes in the gaps between the strategically filled container contents.
More Articles ...
- Delicious tomatoes from the Italian cooperative Alba Bio
- Organic grapefruits and other citrus fruits from Groenheuwel in South Africa
- Carrots and tomatoes from Natursi in Sicily
- How does a develoPPP.de project start? BioTropic as example