Fresh This Month

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    Maersk rolls out low-respiring produce reefer system

    High value, low respiring cargo like blueberries, grapes and lychees need a different kind of controlled atmosphere system, according to a Maersk Container Industry executive speaking with PBUK. Read more >

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    Tozer Seeds’ breeding trials break out of Britain with new Murcia testing facility

    Breeding improvements already made in the UK are being tested at the new Murcia farm to see how the crops respond to a Mediterranean climate. Read more >

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    South Africa: Produce market agents raided in “price-fixing” cartel investigation

    The country's competition watchdog is looking into “suspected collusion” at locations including Joburg Market and Tshwane Market. Read more >

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    Calls for 10% subsidy on fruit and veg to cut obesity rates

    New economic research shows a 10% subsidy would do more to change the eating habits of overweight and obese people compared with introducing taxes on unhealthy food products. Read more >

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    See it here, see it there, seaweed is getting everywhere

    Already tipped by some as a key superfood, seaweed ticks a multitude of boxes for health conscious chefs and consumers. It taps into trends for high protein plant-based alternatives and mineral-packed low-calorie food. Read more >

  • Cauliflower

    Tesco buys up cauliflower surplus as volumes peak following mild winter

    The retailer takes an extra 220,000 cauliflowers from UK suppliers as production spikes because of unseasonably good growing conditions. Read more >

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    Shipping containers converted into hydroponic “farm-in-a-box” growing system

    Hydroponic urban farming experts groLOCAL promote homegrown food production leasing repurposed shipping containers for quick grow cycle crops like leafy salad. Read more >











Fresh Opinions

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Is transparency the key to growing a food business?

Richard Hanwell, associate director of FMCG recruitment agency,The Sterling Choice, delves into the importance of transparency for food businesses pushed to reveal “the good, the bad and the ugly”, to their consumers - and what happens to them if they don’t. 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 >

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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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  • Tozer Seeds’ breeding trials break out of Britain with new Murcia testing facility

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  • South Africa: Produce market agents raided in “price-fixing” cartel investigation

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  • Calls for 10% subsidy on fruit and veg to cut obesity rates

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  • See it here, see it there, seaweed is getting everywhere

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  • Bananas the main fruit crop victim from Peruvian torrential rain

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