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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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    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 >

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    Tesco organic sales at ten-year record

    Fruit and vegetables continue to be the most popular organic choice for shoppers, while the last year has seen an increasing number of customers buying other organic groceries. Read more >

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    Let’s not blow vegetable shortages “out of proportion”, says Total Produce chief

    A Total Produce executive discusses the recent EU vegetable crisis, Brexit implications, and a Brazilian acquisition that was quietly made last year. Read more >

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    UK goes bananas for Indian on-the-go mango and pomegranate snacks

    While Indian fruit marketer INI Farms pushes its Kimaye brand domestically, Britain absorbs its pre-cut “perfect for snacking” mango variety and pomegranate arils. Read more >

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    UK “crazy” for Moroccan blueberries

    African Blue president, Avi Weizman explains Britain’s love affair with premium blueberry varieties that have helped push the berry category to pole position. Read more >

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    Tozer Seeds expands range of hybrid celery, parsnip, kale, onion and rocket varieties

    The British vegetable breeders debuted a range of hybrid vegetable varieties at Fruit Logistica last week like “Hadrian F1” celery that’s highly resistant to Fusarium wilt and “Warrior F1” parsnip with a higher level of canker resistance. Read more >

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    Meeting Migo the “Friendly Pear” at Fruit Logistica

    Fruitmasters cheerful campaign for the durable pear promoted as a healthy on-the-go snack with a longer lifespan and firm bite. Read more >

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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 >

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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 >