Fresh This Month

  • Avocado

    Dominican Republic-UK avocado deal in the pipeline

    A trade mission of UK importers will visit Dominican Republic avocado growers to negotiate a supply deal that could be a “game-changer” for both countries. Read more >

  • Red Moon branded apples

    Italy’s Kiku gears up to roll out new apple varieties

    Kiku is planting a range of varieties on blocks covering some 200 hectares near Venice - including a red-flesh apple that will be sold under the Surprise Inside trademark. Read more >

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    Corporate social responsibility: A chance to enhance supply chains

    Corporate social responsibility expert Elsbeth Roelofs explores the opportunities CSR affords the fresh produce industry and looks into its pertinent role in fair food chains. Read more >

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    Culinary rumba for native Chilean rumpa fruit

    Have you ever heard of the rumpa? A Chilean state-backed project hopes to make the native cactus fruit, similar to dragon fruit, a household name. Read more >

  • Mushrooms

    Celebrity chefs championing exotic mushrooms increases demand

    The use of speciality mushrooms is on the rise as foodies tap into protein-rich produce endorsed by celebrity chefs. But the likes of Jamie Oliver do not always help the UK industry, according to some growers. Read more >

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    2016 the warmest year on record globally, new data shows

    “We don’t expect record years every year, but the ongoing long-term warming trend is clear", says NASA representative Gavin Schmidt. Read more >

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    Extreme weather drives up UK produce prices

    Vegetable shortages intensify and prices skyrocket due to inclement weather across Europe - and the situation will not improve for several weeks. Read more >

Fresh Opinions

Jim Prevor

In true Trump fashion, the UK should use leverage of being tariff-free to all nations except the EU

Jim Prevor shares his insights into the post-Brexit behaviour of UK politicians as he wonders whether pulling out of the EU means shrinking back to the British Isles, maintaining the status quo with Europe or opening up to the non-European world? View full post >


Two countries, one aim – let’s increase vegetable consumption

On the eve of The Amsterdam Produce Show and Conference, Tommy Leighton looks at Dutch and UK initiatives to boost vegetable uptake View full post >

Jonathan Winchester Shopper Anonymous

In uncertain times, be the certainty your customer needs

Customer experience analyst Jonathan Winchester gives his six top tips to keep customers reassured and relying on you 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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  • 2016 the warmest year on record globally, new data shows

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  • E-grocery: Challenge or opportunity for reusable packaging?

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  • Ayrshire early potatoes get closer to protected status

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  • Fyffes investors give go ahead to Sumitomo takeover

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