Fresh This Month

  • SPITALFIELD1

    Proposed merger could strengthen Spitalfields, Smithfield and Billingsgate markets

    London fruit and veg wholesale market remains upbeat but acknowledges the need to modernise, provided the right co-location is found for three historic markets. Read more >

  • NEWCOVENT1

    Ambitious food hub at New Covent Garden Market to foster industry innovation

    Next phase of New Covent Garden Market’s redevelopment will create London’s ‘largest shared commercial kitchen space’ for food entrepreneurs. Read more >

  • VERTFARM1

    Emirates Airline aims high with vertical facility that will provide farm fresh to air cabin table

    Said to be the world’s largest vertical farming endeavor, it will open in November 2019 and is slated to provide high-quality produce to passengers' plates within 24 hours of being farmed. Read more >

  • TESCOCARR

    Tesco, Carrefour waste little time in trying to leverage power of partnership

    Alliance between UK and French supermarket giants is slated to take effect in October as they look to take on deep discounters, other top chains. Read more >

  • ERP12

    Linkfresh enters expansion mode, launches raft of new ERP solutions for fresh produce

    Demand is growing worldwide for Enterprise Resource Planning software as a way to manage costs in face of mounting industry challenges. Read more >

  • ANECOOP

    Developed from the heart, latest innovation by Anecoop proves a hit at Morrisons

    Spanish innovator partners with UK grocery chain on its latest creation, a stunning watermelon that is the same variety as its signature mini Bouquets. Read more >

  • CRISPR

    EU ruling on genetically edited crops may have impact on international trade

    Biotechnology leaders fear the ruling could quell innovation, engineer food and that certain imports could undergo a rigorous authorization process. Read more >

  • Waitrose Tomato

    Waitrose gives green light to tomato punnets made with leaves, recycled cardboard

    As part of a companywide initiative that includes joining The UK Plastic Pact to eliminate waste, the retailer is making big strides toward 2025 goal by finding clever ways to reuse materials. Read more >

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Jooste1

Grey matter? Future success may depend on next generation

Market Match show in Rotterdam in October will give students chance to innovate. View full post >

JIM PREVOR

Tesco, Carrefour Alliance May Not Provide Results In Produce As Predicted

It is unlikely that consolidating buying will result in improvements in choice, quality and value for consumers. View full post >

GILES2

The Pacific Alliance: What is it all about?

The possibilities seem endless of the UK expanding its work with Peru, Chile, Mexico and Colombia. View full post >