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    RAF student chef discusses how to get big break in catering

    Lee-James Hickey, who landed a position at the 2016 London Produce Show and Conference, says willingness to work and making connections is crucial to getting ahead. Read more >

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    Kia Oval chef Kaushik offers advice for apprentices on launching career

    As a mentor at The Fresh Careers Fair on 8 March, he says he will be looking for new recruits: 'If you have a willingness to learn and to give your best, we can train you in the skills.' Read more >

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    Hadlow College graduate started on path to success at Fresh Careers Fair

    Hannah Hasell landed a job at Mack after networking at the event, which is 8 March at Kia Oval this year. "It was really useful to have everyone in one place." Read more >

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    Richard Hochfeld Ltd. encourages next generation of produce talent

    After exhibiting at The Fresh Careers Fair last year, the UK importer-distributor has offered an internship to one Newcastle University undergraduate student. Read more >

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    Developing talent is key to fresh produce industry innovation

    How industry and education are coming together to solve the problems of the modern marketplace - HAS University lecturers delve into training the experts of tomorrow. Read more >

  • Rod Hawkes

    Cornell expert talks leadership at New York Produce Show Foundation Excellence programme

    Rod Hawkes’ asks 'What makes a good leader?' as he delves into the key success factors of career development as part of Cornell University's Future Leaders in Produce Programme. Read more >

  • Laurence Olins at NYPS

    Uncertain future for Britain’s booming berry industry as Brexit looms

    UK soft fruit industry is bracing itself for Brexit as border controls, tariffs, immigration restrictions and labour shortages threaten to damage the booming berry category. Read more >

  • Lets be positive

    Let's be positive about boosting fresh produce consumption, says Dutch expert

    Wageningen University’s Dr. Herman Peppelenbos outlines how we can increase fresh produce consumption during his presentation at the recent Amsterdam Produce Show Read more >

  • Nic Jooste, Cool Fresh

    New York Produce Show: Future proof fresh produce by engaging Generation Z

    Guest speaker at the NYPS Global Trade Symposium, Nic Jooste, unveils unique research on how the fresh produce industry can avoid being “left swiped” by generation Z. Read more >

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Letter from America: Finding Opportunities in Changing Times

Import labour or import produce: Britain‭, ‬of course‭, ‬as with the U.S. or any country‭, ‬has many‭, ‬often-conflicting interests‭ View full post >


Restraint of trade: Limits on what is morally, socially or legally acceptable

Employees often leave to join competitors. What you do before that happens can have a lasting impact on your company's future. View full post >


Greetings from America! Prepare for 'Produce Shark Tank'

Harris Cutler, who is president and chief executive of Race-West Company, Philip G. Ball Co. and Sparky’s Transportation Corp. in the United States, discusses how to stay on the cutting edge of wholesale produce distribution. View full post >