Fresh This Month

  • Dr Judith Irwin

    Broccoli boost as scientists develop new speedy sprouting line

    John Innes Centre researchers says the fast-growing line negates seasonality problems as it goes from seed to harvest in 8-10 weeks, can deliver two full crops per season and can be grown year-round in protected conditions. Read more >

  • ProHass president Daniel Bustamante and general manager Arturo Medina

    Peru: Early season avocados to ramp up in 2017, says ProHass president

    Exponential growth in avocado production out of Peru is no secret in the global produce industry, but a wider supply window may start to be felt this upcoming season. Read more >

  • Food waste

    New study reveals food waste is worse than we thought

    Researchers from the Universities of York and Edinburgh say almost half of harvested crops are lost through over-consumption, consumer waste and inefficiencies in production processes. Read more >

  • 27. Fran Leulent%2c gardener at Quinta Pasadena%2c Treasurer of Premium Committee - ©Fran Afonso

    Fairtrade Fortnight: Fighting exploitation and tackling transparency through banana certification

    Ahead of Fairtrade Fortnight (Monday 27 February - Sunday 12 March), banana supply chain manager Leena Camadoo explains why certification must be matched with capacity-building in order to create sustainable development in the fresh produce sector. Read more >

  • Avi @ ADA Fresh, Israel

    Israeli herb growers expand production in Kenya

    ADA Fresh has finalised a deal to buy 94 hectares of Kenyan land to upscale basil production in a location with similar growing conditions to Israel. Read more >

  • carrots

    Tesco organic sales at ten-year record

    Fruit and vegetables continue to be the most popular organic choice for shoppers, while the last year has seen an increasing number of customers buying other organic groceries. Read more >

  • Team GB sponsor Aldi recreates Rio Skyline with fresh produce ahead of t...

    Culinary creations: Using fruit and vegetables as art

    Iconic skylines made from colourful veggies, the craft of carving and “live” fruit and vegetable installations, we take a look at the artists using a palette of fresh produce. 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 >

TOMMY 1

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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  • Broccoli boost as scientists develop new speedy sprouting line

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  • New study reveals food waste is worse than we thought

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  • Fairtrade Fortnight: Fighting exploitation and tackling transparency through banana certification

    Read More >
  • Culinary creations: Using fruit and vegetables as art

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  • Irish High Court gives final green light to Fyffes’ takeover by Sumitomo

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