Fresh This Month

  • Marnix

    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 >

  • Salmonella - salad ABAB7576

    What salmonella-in-salad-bags research could mean for the fresh-cut sector

    The fresh produce and chilled foods sectors react to a University of Leicester study about the risk of pathogen growth in prepared produce Read more >

  • AHDB - spidermite damage on tomato crop

    Amber project brings a warm glow to crop protection outlook

    Growers in the UK are being given greater confidence to work with biopesticides thanks to a new AHDB initiative Read more >

  • Food waste shutterstock

    Why competition can help in the battle to reduce food waste

    National project FoodBattle pits Dutch households against one another in a novel war on waste Read more >

  • Healthy eating in the office

    Finding new eating occasions for consumers to choose fruit and vegetables

    Research suggests we need innovative ways of serving fresh produce to get people to pack more into their diet Read more >

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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 >

Paul Wheeler Elementar

What happens to the Protected Designation of Origin scheme post-Brexit?

Elementar UK general manager, Paul Wheeler, explores how Brexit might impact PDO products in the UK amid concerns that small producers practising ancient methods could lose out to mass-production competitors. 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 >