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Thursday 6 August 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
"Food Integrity Handbook - A Guide to Authenticity Issues and Analytical Solutions" »
Please see below a link to download the "Food Integrity Handbook - A Guide to Authenticity Issues and Analytical Solutions...
Wednesday 27 May 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Invitation to virtual sourcing session Ghana & Ivory Coast »
Please find below an invitation to particpate in a virtual sourcing session between 22nd June and 3rd July. There are...
Friday 11 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IFU Awards presented to Hans Jürgen Hofsommer and Tetra Pak »
*****Press release***** 11-10-19 IFU AWARDS PRESENTED TO HANS JÜRGEN HOFSOMMER AND TETRA PAK  ...
Wednesday 9 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Safety and Quality of Water »
Find here a link to a FAO/WHO report on the Safety and Quality of Water Used in Food Production and Processing Report...
Friday 4 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Citrus BR Orange juice value chain position paper 2018-2019 crop »
Citrus BR Orange juice value chain position paper 2018-2019 crop. It contains information on the following topics....

Featured News
Thursday 30 April 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fruit Juice Matters / IFU Nutrition Newsletter for April. »
Please see below the Fruit Juice Matters / IFU Nutrition Newsletter for April.  In this newsletter you will find;...
Tuesday 31 March 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
New IFU Review of Methodology - Use of 1H-NMR as a screening tool »
A new IFU publication, Review of methodology #1 (2020), Use of  1 H-NMR as a screening tool to assess the quality and...
Tuesday 14 January 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
New IFU Recommendation #11 - Use of polyphenols in the analysis of fruit and vegetable juices and pu »
This recommendation has been published by the Methods of Analysis Commission and is available via the IFU website und...
Tuesday 5 November 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Press articles related to the SGF IFU Radshow in Azerbaijan »
Please find here some articles that cover our last stop of the 2019 roadshow: the Seminar on Oct. 31 in Baku, Azerbaijan...
Thursday 15 August 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
FAO publication on ultra-processed foods. »
Please see below a link to the FAO document “Ultra processed foods, diet quality and health using the NOVA system” Doc...

Crop reports
Thursday 6 August 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Prognosfruit’s 2020 European apple and pear crop forecast »
Prognosfruit’s 2020 European apple and pear crop forecast revealed that most European countries are expecting an overall s...
Saturday 25 April 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019-2020 FINAL ORANGE CROP FORECAST FOR SÃO PAULO AND WEST-SOUTHWEST MINAS GERAIS CITRUS BELT »
2019-2020 FINAL ORANGE CROP FORECAST FOR SÃO PAULO AND WEST-SOUTHWEST MINAS GERAIS CITRUS BELT – APRIL UPDATE https://...
Monday 13 April 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Indian mango yield likely to be halved this year »
Indian mango yield likely to be halved this year Thoug...
Tuesday 11 February 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Southern Hemisphere apple crop »
WAPA released the consolidated crop forecasts for the forthcoming southern hemisphere apple and pear seasons on the 7 th...
Tuesday 11 February 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Citrus update – Brazil, Florida and Argentina »
Brazil. In 2019 Citriculture was one of the most important job creating sectors in Brazil We are very glad to commun...

Nutrition & Health
Friday 31 July 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hesperidin in Orange Juice may lower blood pressure »
Please find below and article on the “Effects of hesperidin in orange juice on blood and pulse pressures in mildly hyperte...
Thursday 30 April 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fruit Juice Matters / IFU Nutrition Newsletter April »
Please see below the Fruit Juice Matters / IFU Nutrition Newsletter for April.  In this newsletter you will find;...
Saturday 25 April 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cranberry juice research publication »
Our juice colleagues at Ocean Spray https://www.oceanspray.com  have very kindly shared the following research publi...
Friday 10 January 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Protective effect of Pomegranate and Red Beetroot Juices against Aluminum Toxicity... »
The Protective effect of Pomegranate and Red Beetroot Juices against Aluminum Toxicity in Brains of Male Rats Abstract...
Friday 10 January 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Effect of UVC light-emitting diodes on apple juice »
Effect of UVC light-emitting diodes on apple juice: Inactivation of  Zygosaccharomyces rouxii  and determination...

Sustainability
Friday 17 April 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
AO publication "Climate change: Unpacking the burden of food safety" »
Please see below a link to a new FAO publication "Climate change: Unpacking the burden of food safety" Of interest are...

Events
Tuesday 12 May 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Technical Webinars »
Although we are not able to physically meet at our IFU Technical Workshop this year we can still present to you the hot to...
Wednesday 22 April 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
IFU University postponed to 2021 »
The organising committee of the IFU Summer School have recently reviewed the ongoing problems concerning COVID-19 and have...
Tuesday 21 April 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
IFU Technical Workshop postponed until 2021 »
Please note that with the COVID-19 situation we have to postpone the Technical Workshop until 2021 when it will be held on...
Wednesday 11 March 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
IFU Technical workshop and commission meetings postponed »
It is with great regret that, after careful consideration, we have decided to postpone the IFU Technical workshop and tech...
Sunday 27 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Press articles related to "The Future of Juice" »
Please find here an article covering our seminar "The Future of Juice" at Cibus Tec on Oct. 23, 2019. We thank our membe...

IFU Methods
Saturday 24 August 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New IFU Method. Titrimetric determination of vitamin C »
New IFU Method of analysis #17 has been listed on the IFU website under Methods of Analysis and then Chemical Methods....
Thursday 11 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New IFU Recommendation #16. Review of methods of analysis for pesticide residues. »
General information . The use of agrochemicals is central to most agricultural production.  These materials are...

Science
Wednesday 11 March 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rationale for reconsidering current regulations restricting use of hybrids in orange juice »
Please see below a link to an open access article on “Rationale for reconsidering current regulations restricting use of h...
Wednesday 30 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Control of patulin in apples »
Patulin in Apples and Apple-Based Food Products: The Burdens and the Mitigation Strategies (Zhong et al 2018)  Th...
Tuesday 22 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fruit smoothie using green coconut, sugar reduction and flavour in an orange juice based soft drink »
Development of a fruit smoothie with solid albumen of green coconut Abstract The present study aimed to develop a m...