"There was a significant improvement in the 2017 results and although the sample size is still too small, the first figures for 2018 are also showing a very positive trend. So far, out of all the analysed samples taken by the MSD, we are pleased to note that no pesticide residues were found to exceed … Continue reading Local Products: “a very positive trend” – MCCAA
Here are my reactions to the article featured on the Sunday Times of Malta on the 29th of July relating to pesticide residues. Let's be absolutely clear, in an ideal situation we would have 0 (zero) samples resulting in excessive residues. In writing these observations, I am in no way defending the fraction of irresponsible … Continue reading Fearful consumers, silent authorities…
Malta is blessed with a range of summer fruits and their season is kicking in. Several farmers are at the moment harvesting some delicious apricots. Other stone fruits such as plums, peaches and nectarines will be following soon. The Ta' Bona family will be having some pesticide-free apricots available on their stand tomorrow at the … Continue reading Local Apricots… and yes, pesticide free!
Meet Joseph Farrugia - a grower from Qrendi who is the brains behind the brand 'Maltese Gold'. Together with his partner, Michael, he produces and markets high quality potatoes, which are now being shipped directly to Holland. Joseph, has recently become a household name with many local growers and farming enthusiasts. His daily motivational posts … Continue reading Maltese Gold
December is around the corner and the citrus season is here once again. Just at the right time, when we need to boost our vitamin C intake to defend ourselves from common autumn ailments. A variety of locally grown sweet and sour oranges, lemons, tangerines, clementines and grapefruits are starting to appear on vendors' shelves … Continue reading A juicy (but worrying) matter!
I'm writing this piece in response to the article that has been published today on the Times of Malta regarding pesticides. Pesticide residues are not acceptable No one can doubt, or argue against the fact that pesticide residues makes food unsafe. This claim is serious and not even a minute percentage is acceptable. When it comes … Continue reading Pesticide residues on Fruit & Veg