Fresh This Month

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    Bonduelle to buy Ready Pac Foods

    The “milestone transaction” will see Bonduelle acquire US salad bowl and fresh-cut specialists in a move to significantly expand the French company’s presence in America. Read more >

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    15 stowaways found hiding in lorry’s fruit pallets at Spitalfields market

    A lorry driver has been arrested after the group, mainly from Iraq, were discovered. A family of five have been taken to hospital for treatment. Read more >

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    Banana Link alleges sackings continue at Fyffes subsidiary

    The Freedom & Fairness for Fyffes Workers campaign has made an appeal to the company's new Japanese owners to address alleged abuse in Honduras. Read more >

  • Imperial College London

    No more five-a-day, 10 portions of fruit and veg prolongs life

    Eating 800g (1.7lbs) of fresh produce each day has significant impact on health with apples, pears, citrus, spinach, lettuce, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower and chicory cited by scientists as having “the best” results. Read more >

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    GreenCoop’s enviro-friendly tomato project takes off in Central Europe

    The group only uses renewable energy from geothermal sources, and its brand 'Happy Tomato from Rye Island' is taking market share from big European players in Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Hungary. Read more >

  • Dr Judith Irwin

    Broccoli boost as scientists develop new speedy sprouting line

    John Innes Centre researchers says the fast-growing line negates seasonality problems as it goes from seed to harvest in 8-10 weeks, can deliver two full crops per season and can be grown year-round in protected conditions. Read more >

  • ProHass president Daniel Bustamante and general manager Arturo Medina

    Peru: Early season avocados to ramp up in 2017, says ProHass president

    Exponential growth in avocado production out of Peru is no secret in the global produce industry, but a wider supply window may start to be felt this upcoming season. Read more >











Fresh Opinions

Jim Prevor

In true Trump fashion, the UK should use leverage of being tariff-free to all nations except the EU

Jim Prevor shares his insights into the post-Brexit behaviour of UK politicians as he wonders whether pulling out of the EU means shrinking back to the British Isles, maintaining the status quo with Europe or opening up to the non-European world? View full post >

TOMMY 1

Two countries, one aim – let’s increase vegetable consumption

On the eve of The Amsterdam Produce Show and Conference, Tommy Leighton looks at Dutch and UK initiatives to boost vegetable uptake View full post >

Jonathan Winchester Shopper Anonymous

In uncertain times, be the certainty your customer needs

Customer experience analyst Jonathan Winchester gives his six top tips to keep customers reassured and relying on you View full post >

Nick Miller, Crimson&Co 3

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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  • 15 stowaways found hiding in lorry’s fruit pallets at Spitalfields market

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  • Banana Link alleges sackings continue at Fyffes subsidiary

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  • No more five-a-day, 10 portions of fruit and veg prolongs life

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  • Broccoli boost as scientists develop new speedy sprouting line

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  • New study reveals food waste is worse than we thought

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