Fresh This Month

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    Growing Futures: Laying the roots for Kenyan farmers to escape poverty cycle

    Farm Africa is the charity partner for the London Produce Show and Conference 2017. We go behind the scenes of one of its life-changing programmes helping smallholder farmers in Kenya grow export-quality produce like peas and beans destined for the UK market. Read more >

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    Morocco importing Canary Island bananas in new trade deal

    The Association of Banana Producers of the Canaries (ASPROCAN) has exported the first shipments of bananas to Morocco as part of a new agreement focused on diversifying markets for the Canarian fruit. Read more >

  • Kids Are Our Future Award

    International marketing award for inspiring children to eat fresh produce

    PBUK is proud to announce the launch of an international competition that will award one organisation with its first annual International Marketing Award for Promotions Inspiring Children Read more >

  • Sutherland - gold cherry

    Sutherland Produce to sell “world’s most expensive” cherry gift box in China

    As a promotion for its upcoming cherry deal the group has made a slight deviation into the world of precious metals. Read more >

  • South Tyrol

    Stonefruit, cherries among biggest European frost casualties

    A Dutch private fruit consultant believes there will be significant European market effects for plums, apricots and cherries. Read more >

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    London Produce Show Preview: Chef Gerry Ludwig talks about veg-centricity at Foodservice Forum

    The London Produce Show and Conference gathers intelligence from around the world, saving attendees time and cost in travelling themselves. This is especially true with this year’s Keynote Presentation at the Foodservice Forum by Chef Gerry Ludwig of Gordon Food Service Read more >

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    Sweet potatoes from Central America to sustain Europe’s growing appetite

    German fresh produce company Don Limón ships the first consignments from Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua next week, promising year-round supply to keep pace with demand for the tuber. 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 >

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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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  • Growing Futures: Laying the roots for Kenyan farmers to escape poverty cycle

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  • Stonefruit, cherries among biggest European frost casualties

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  • London Produce Show Preview: Chef Gerry Ludwig talks about veg-centricity at Foodservice Forum

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  • Food waste vote calls to change “confusing” labels and cut tax on charity donations

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  • “Unprecedented frosts” damage crops but growers still assessing full impact

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