Fresh This Month

  • Nimisha Raja

    Nim's Fruit Crisps to hit Co-Op stores

    With 70% of the company's products made in Britain, the Nim's portfolio fits in well with the Co-Op's philosophy to source healthier and locally produced food. Read more >

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    Dutch ports lose ground in European imports of Chilean fruit

    Europe received a sharp uptick overall in 2016-17 but the distribution of markets was very different to the previous campaign. Read more >

  • Fruit & veg

    Are these more realistic consumption targets for fruit and veg?

    “Our findings indicate that optimal health benefits can be achieved with a more modest level of consumption, an approach that is likely to be much more affordable,” says lead scientist in a recent dietary study. Read more >

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    ETI "notes process of dialogue" between Fyffes and IUF

    A Fyffes spokesperson says the company continues "to work towards reinstatement to full membership in due course". Read more >

  • Tesco Food Waste Commitment

    Tesco partners with suppliers to tackle food waste

    Major fresh produce companies - including G's, Greenyard, Gomez and AMT Fruit - are included in a list of 24 suppliers that have joined forces with retailer Tesco to reduce food waste. Read more >

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    Taking tomatoes from tiny to tremendous

    US university scientists look into how the beefsteak got so beefy and open up avenues of research into how fruit size can be increased without negatively impacting other important qualities like flavour. Read more >

  • peaches

    Spain’s Provedo eyes growth for stonefruit varieties in US, South Africa

    The company has traditionally been focused on peaches and nectarines, but is now looking at plum-apricot crosses. Read more >











Fresh Opinions

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Inspiring young people about fresh produce

Recently appointed director of education and public engagement at environmental farming body, LEAF, Carl Edwards, talks about how to engage youngsters through fruit and vegetable storytelling and why that is key to increasing consumption. View full post >

Volkert Ingelsman

Make the true costs and benefits of food transparent

Long-time advocate of organic farming, HRH Prince Charles recently praised Eosta’s “true cost” accounting study. Here, general manager of the international distributor of fresh organic and fair fruits and vegetables explains what it’s all about. View full post >

Jaime Sanfélix, MD of Laser Food

Laser labelling: The branding revolution making its mark across Europe

From Scandinavia, to Germany, to the UK, the laser labelling of fresh fruits and vegetables is a phenomenon catching the interest of retailers and consumers, says Laser Food founder Jaime Sanfelix. View full post >

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M&S helping local communities by doing more with surplus food and waste

Through its partnership with Neighbourly, the social network for good, each store is setup to donate surplus food that hasn’t been sold at the end of the day to local charities and people in need. View full post >


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Fresh Insight

  • Are these more realistic consumption targets for fruit and veg?

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  • Taking tomatoes from tiny to tremendous

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  • Spain’s Provedo eyes growth for stonefruit varieties in US, South Africa

    Read More >
  • Spanish Persimon shifts UK marketing focus to PDO

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  • Freshfel showcases European fruit and veg to Indian buyers

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