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    Profits surge at Tesco in H1

    The retailer notched a whopping 691.5% rise in profit before tax to £562m in the first half of 2017-18. Read more >

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    Tesco snaps up bountiful strawberry crop for bank holiday sales

    Cut-price bumper boxes hit the shelves after one grower produced extra volumes thanks to an ideal mix of warm and wet weather. Read more >

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    Tesco trialling rare miniature avocados

    The snack-sized variety with a skin that can be peeled by hand, have hit 100 stores nationwide as the country’s appetite for avocado skyrockets. Read more >

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    New “Liita” lavender flavoured cress launched

    Koppert Cress introduces the slightly bitter cress variant which can give lavender notes to dishes while the feathered-shape makes it ideal for decoration. Read more >

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    Chile to launch pilot promotions for citrus in UK and Japan

    The Citrus from Chile campaign is designed to encourage consumption in key export markets. Read more >

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    “Real fruit on a stick” - Tesco launch watermelon ice lolly

    Thirst-quenching frozen lollies made from real fruit are the supermarket’s healthy answer to the UK’s heatwave. Read more >

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    Israeli packaging innovators keeping it fresh from field to table

    Lychees, avocados and broccoli are among the key products packed in shelf-life increasing durable film bags developed by R.O.P, says its CEO. Read more >

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    Super-sized Spanish lemons on shelves at Tesco

    Excessive rains in growing regions led to an unusually large crop of Emperor lemons that are twice the size of the normal waxed variety. 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 >

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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 >

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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 >