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    Locus Traxx Europe plans for future as part of Emerson Electric

    Why data-logger specialist Locus Traxx Worldwide Europe has joined global manufacturer and service provider Emerson to accelerate expansion Read more >

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    How a Star system is encouraging young people to eat fresh produce

    As under-30s eat less fresh produce than ever, could packaging encourage them to pick up fruit rather than chocolate? Read more >

  • OfficeDeJong exterior

    Dutch entrepreneurial spirit looks for pioneering inroads into UK produce packaging

    De Jong Packaging is not letting the plummeting pound get in the way of introducing sustainable solutions to UK growers Read more >

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    After convenience, where next for prepared produce?

    Amsterdam Produce Show and Conference exhibitor AgriCoat points to eating quality being the main driver in the fresh-cut sector Read more >

  • Crowdfunding - Asparafeast

    Joining the crowd to bring new food ideas to fruition

    Why new funding models are emerging specifically to help entrepreneurs get their food business ideas off the ground
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  • Dutch & British Flags

    GB takes up the mantle of feature nation at The Amsterdam Produce Show and Conference

    How the ties are being strengthened with the Netherlands as the Commercial Horticultural Association leads the charge for GB Read more >

  • Robots & drones - Starship Pronto loading underway

    Drones and robots become reality as delivery options develop

    Might cutting edge technology and public-private trials and research revolutionise restaurant and fresh-produce deliveries? Read more >

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Amy Lance

The bikers on a mission to educate kids about fruit and veg

Waitrose fruit buyer, Amy Lance, is on the last leg of her year-long sabbatical working with growers around the world. At her latest stop in South Africa she caught up with the guys behind ‘The Great Fruit Adventure’. View full post >

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Is transparency the key to growing a food business?

Richard Hanwell, associate director of FMCG recruitment agency,The Sterling Choice, delves into the importance of transparency for food businesses pushed to reveal “the good, the bad and the ugly”, to their consumers - and what happens to them if they don’t. View full post >

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Fairtrade Fortnight: Fighting exploitation and tackling transparency through banana certification

As part of Fairtrade Fortnight (Monday 27 February - Sunday 12 March), banana supply chain manager Leena Camadoo explains why certification must be matched with capacity-building. View full post >