Produce Business UK Archive

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    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 >

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    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 >

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    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 >

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    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 >

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    Spanish Persimon shifts UK marketing focus to PDO

    The retail campaign will concentrate on communicating the benefits that Protected Denomination of Origin status bestows the fruit. Read more >

  • India

    Freshfel showcases European fruit and veg to Indian buyers

    Exploring the opportunities of this key market was just one of the reasons why Freshfel attended the Mumbai-based event for the first time. Read more >

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    South Africa: Fruit growers considering drought contingency plans, says Hortgro

    An encompassing drought strategy was presented by a Ceres fruit grower during a seminar, which involves ranking and allocating water to orchards according to profitability. Read more >