Fresh This Month

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    Tesco trialling rare miniature avocados

    The snack-sized variety with a skin that can be peeled by hand, have hit 100 stores nationwide as the country’s appetite for avocado skyrockets. Read more >

  • Asda grapes

    Candy floss grapes and bubble gum pluots big hit with kids

    Asda’s grape and stone fruit expert says the “quirky” varieties are proving popular and moving into the mainstream fruit category as production increases in Spain, Italy, Brazil and Mexico. Read more >

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    Florette buys My Fresh salad site

    The acquisition of the Wigan-based salad and vegetable producers follows Florette’s purchase of beetroot manufacturer Axgro Foods last summer. Read more >

  • Apple orchard

    First-ever ‘Great British Apples’ campaign to launch in October

    The provenance, quality and snacking attributes of all British-grown apple varieties will be highlighted by the new branding and promotion from English Apples and Pears (EAP). Read more >

  • Orange orchards

    Bayer partners with US researchers to combat citrus greening

    The German multinational signs a collaboration agreement with the Citrus Research and Development Foundation (CRDF) to stem the threat posed by this devastating disease. Read more >

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    Huge blaze rips through Glasgow fruit market

    Following reports of an explosion, flames engulf the Scottish wholesale market and supply shop just as traders started setting up for the day. Read more >

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    Freshdeal enters US B2B e-commerce produce trade in deal with Fruitspot

    The Spanish company claims to have already enabled £42 million in new business for the platform's users worldwide. Read more >











Fresh Opinions

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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 >

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 >

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 >

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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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  • Candy floss grapes and bubble gum pluots big hit with kids

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  • Florette buys My Fresh salad site

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  • First-ever ‘Great British Apples’ campaign to launch in October

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  • Bayer partners with US researchers to combat citrus greening

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  • Huge blaze rips through Glasgow fruit market

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