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    Mass migrant labour shortages leaving UK farms facing crisis

    As the strawberry season reaches its peak, workers are out in UK fields busy with the harvest, but how many of them are British? Read more >

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    Maersk Line spearheads new Indian papaya shipping deal

    The company's farm-to-port reefer programme is opening up new possibilities for perishable exports from the South Asian country. Read more >

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    Strategic shift starts to bear fruit for South African grapefruit

    While recent droughts may have clouded the visible impact, production and marketing methods are changing for the "feast or famine" crop. Read more >

  • Sherri Eugene-Hart & Patrick Hart, CaribAsian Cookery

    Quality fresh produce speaks for itself, say leading UK chefs

    Quality fruit and veg need nothing extra on the plate. That was one of the messages from leading UK chefs participating in The London Produce Show and Conference Chef Demonstration Kitchen. Read more >

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    Opinion: Is Amazon’s deep dive into the Whole Foods brand worth US$13.7B?

    Any significant investment in bricks and mortar would torpedo Amazon.com's coveted PE ratio, says Jim Prevor. Read more >

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    Blueberry production boost for Moroccan growers

    Eager to tap into the berry surge, Elite Harvest Maroc is increasing its blueberry plantings as well as ramping up raspberry volumes. Read more >

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    Scotland’s first vertical farm paves the way for commercially viable crops

    Hailed as a “new approach” to vertical farming that tackles the challenges of labour and power costs, the facility will be operational by the autumn. Read more >











Fresh Opinions

Paul Wheeler Elementar

What happens to the Protected Designation of Origin scheme post-Brexit?

Elementar UK general manager, Paul Wheeler, explores how Brexit might impact PDO products in the UK amid concerns that small producers practising ancient methods could lose out to mass-production competitors. View full post >

Amy Lance

The bikers on a mission to educate kids about fruit and veg

Waitrose fruit buyer, Amy Lance, is on the last leg of her year-long sabbatical working with growers around the world. At her latest stop in South Africa she caught up with the guys behind ‘The Great Fruit Adventure’. View full post >

Leena Camadoo Photo

Fairtrade Fortnight: Fighting exploitation and tackling transparency through banana certification

As part of Fairtrade Fortnight (Monday 27 February - Sunday 12 March), banana supply chain manager Leena Camadoo explains why certification must be matched with capacity-building. View full post >

Nick Miller, Crimson&Co 3

Could Amazon’s disruption of the marketplace spark unlikely alliances?

As Amazon seeks to become almost all things to almost all people, competitors are being forced to think outside the box to keep pace View full post >


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  • Mass migrant labour shortages leaving UK farms facing crisis

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  • Maersk Line spearheads new Indian papaya shipping deal

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  • Quality fresh produce speaks for itself, say leading UK chefs

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  • Opinion: Is Amazon’s deep dive into the Whole Foods brand worth US$13.7B?

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  • Blueberry production boost for Moroccan growers

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