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  • Fresh Produce Center chief representative for China, Kun Han

    Netherlands applies for Chinese tomato market access

    A representative of the Dutch Fresh Produce Centre believes cherry tomatoes will be particularly well received in China. Read more >

  • Herbs

    Elegant, sleek and innovative: APS2017 Retail Tour shows off Dutch supermarket creativity

    A self-service herb garden, a tree inside a converted warehouse factory and a store organised by recipe were just some of the highlights on the tour in and around the Dutch city. Read more >

  • Main pic_APS17 Brexit Panel Speakers

    Global industry must contribute to Brexit solutions

    FPC chief executive Nigel Jenney urges exporters to lobby respective governments, and traders to work collectively to maintain a frictionless border. Read more >

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    Morrisons introduces “wonky” pomegranates

    The supermarket is selling bags of the blemished exotic fruit in a variety of shapes and sizes. Read more >

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    Q&A: Biodegradable packing and the closed-loop dilemma for plastic

    Shaun Herdsman of Modiform addresses the tricky issue of plastic recycling and urges change to help make the fresh produce sector more sustainable. Read more >

  • Berries

    BerryWorld Group and Beekers Holding BV to consolidate

    The two companies intend to build on their Joint Venture success with plans to become a single business in December. Read more >

  • Les Domaines Export deputy director general Amine Mamou

    Q&A: Morocco “coming back to Europe”, says Les Domaines Export

    During the Amsterdam Produce Show last week, deputy director general Amine Mamou discussed tomato and citrus exports as well as the hottest varietal trends. Read more >

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    Revamped Landwaart Culinair stands out from the crowd

    The specialty store has a new, sleek look and feel that is unique to the Netherlands following a recent overhaul. Read more >

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Inspiring young people about fresh produce

Recently appointed director of education and public engagement at environmental farming body, LEAF, Carl Edwards, talks about how to engage youngsters through fruit and vegetable storytelling and why that is key to increasing consumption. View full post >

Volkert Ingelsman

Make the true costs and benefits of food transparent

Long-time advocate of organic farming, HRH Prince Charles recently praised Eosta’s “true cost” accounting study. Here, general manager of the international distributor of fresh organic and fair fruits and vegetables explains what it’s all about. View full post >

Jaime Sanfélix, MD of Laser Food

Laser labelling: The branding revolution making its mark across Europe

From Scandinavia, to Germany, to the UK, the laser labelling of fresh fruits and vegetables is a phenomenon catching the interest of retailers and consumers, says Laser Food founder Jaime Sanfelix. View full post >