Fresh This Month

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    First fruit consignment handled at new Rotterdam cold storage hub

    Containers of pomegranates from Total Produce are the first fruit to arrive at the newly operational Kloosterboer Cool Port in the Netherlands. Read more >

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    Indian grape export season bounces back following price pressures and over supply

    The Indian-German grape partnership run by Don Limón works with producers to get retail-ready fruit into Europe. Now in its third year, yields are increasing, European export volumes are going up, but prices were driven down this season. Read more >

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    Tesco launch zip-lock salad bags to fight food waste

    New resealable packaging made from thicker film will help protect the leaves from getting damaged and cut down on the large amounts of salad leaves thrown away by UK households Read more >

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    High hopes in Italy for Canadian table grape market prospects

    Centro Servizi Ortofrutticoli's (CSO) Simona Rubbi and other Italian industry representatives discuss growth potential in the market for their country's fruit exports including table grapes, kiwifruit and apples. Read more >

  • Potatoes

    USDA plant inspection service asks for comments on possible UK potato tuber imports

    The UK government has asked for authorisation to export potato tubers and a 60 day review period on the draft risk assessment is now open. Read more >

  • Strawberry pickers in UK

    Strawberry production grows 6% as season gets underway

    “This season’s strawberry production reflects a robust and expanding soft fruit category that is able to meet the growing consumer demand,” says British Summer Fruits chairman Laurence Olins. Read more >

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    Wasabi grower brings the “zing” to London Produce Show

    Wasabi Crop Ltd is part of an Invest Northern Ireland delegation exhibiting at next month’s LPS. Grower Dr Sean Kitson talks us through glasshouse production in County Armagh and his vision of offering chefs ‘the real deal’. 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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  • Indian grape export season bounces back following price pressures and over supply

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  • High hopes in Italy for Canadian table grape market prospects

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  • USDA plant inspection service asks for comments on possible UK potato tuber imports

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  • Wasabi grower brings the “zing” to London Produce Show

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  • New project develops spotted wing drosophila control strategy

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