Fresh This Month

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    India: Kay Bee Exports to target "mainstream" US pomegranate market in 2018

    Shipments of the Bhagwa variety continue to the UK and Netherlands, with plans afoot to bolster the company’s export campaign with a solid US supply. Read more >

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    Salad firm blames Brexit for going bust

    “Despite successfully producing over 50 tonnes of salad per day, the company faced an unprecedented pressure on cash flow in the immediate aftermath of last summer’s EU referendum vote,” says the debt advisory firm dealing with the closure. Read more >

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    Register now for second Amsterdam Produce Show and Conference in November

    Online registrations for the boutique trade exhibition, seminar and networking event are officially open. Read more >

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    Would free fruit in the workplace improve productivity?

    One corporate well-being expert thinks so – and she’s calling for more UK businesses to set up subsidised initiatives, following the latest research by British Summer Fruits. Read more >

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    Tesco trialling rare miniature avocados

    The snack-sized variety with a skin that can be peeled by hand, have hit 100 stores nationwide as the country’s appetite for avocado skyrockets. Read more >

  • Asda grapes

    Candy floss grapes and bubble gum pluots big hit with kids

    Asda’s grape and stone fruit expert says the “quirky” varieties are proving popular and moving into the mainstream fruit category as production increases in Spain, Italy, Brazil and Mexico. Read more >

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    Florette buys My Fresh salad site

    The acquisition of the Wigan-based salad and vegetable producers follows Florette’s purchase of beetroot manufacturer Axgro Foods last summer. Read more >

Fresh Opinions

Volkert Ingelsman

Make the true costs and benefits of food transparent

Long-time advocate of organic farming, HRH Prince Charles recently praised Eosta’s “true cost” accounting study. Here, general manager of the international distributor of fresh organic and fair fruits and vegetables explains what it’s all about. View full post >

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M&S helping local communities by doing more with surplus food and waste

Through its partnership with Neighbourly, the social network for good, each store is setup to donate surplus food that hasn’t been sold at the end of the day to local charities and people in need. View full post >

Jaime Sanfélix, MD of Laser Food

Laser labelling: The branding revolution making its mark across Europe

From Scandinavia, to Germany, to the UK, the laser labelling of fresh fruits and vegetables is a phenomenon catching the interest of retailers and consumers, says Laser Food founder Jaime Sanfelix. View full post >

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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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  • Salad firm blames Brexit for going bust

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  • Would free fruit in the workplace improve productivity?

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  • Candy floss grapes and bubble gum pluots big hit with kids

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  • Florette buys My Fresh salad site

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  • First-ever ‘Great British Apples’ campaign to launch in October

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