How to influence avocado ripening at home

Fruits and vegetables naturally produce an odorless and colorless gas to ripen: Ethylene. This works to your advantage if you have bought a vegetable or fruit that is not yet ripe, but you want to use it soon. On the other hand, it can also work against you if your fruit or vegetable is already…

Trust consumers hits low when buying avocados from supermarkets

According to a qualitative study amongst avocado consumers in The Netherlands, trust in the supermarkets is low to non-existent. “It only seldom is accurate”, says one of the respondents about the provided information when buying avocados. 19 respondents visited various supermarkets and bought avocados there. They tested whether the purchased avocados met expectations and were…

AVOS at Bakker Barendrecht

Success of cooperation AVOS Mini and Albert Heijn well represented by news channels

AVOS has been operational as a quality assistant at Bakker Barendrecht; supplier of fruit and vegetables for the Netherlands’ largest supermarket chain Albert Heijn. The supplier elaborates with various (inter)national media on how AVOS works and how the smart measuring device is used. AD.nl The Algemeen Dagblad, the second largest paid newspaper in the Netherlands, visited…