Morocco importing Canary Island bananas in new trade deal
The Association of Banana Producers of the Canaries (ASPROCAN) has exported the first shipments of bananas to Morocco as part of a new agreement focused on diversifying markets for the Canarian fruit. Read more >
Reliance on Spanish salad crops lessens as UK lettuce season begins
Following the salad shortages that dominated the early part of 2017 due to severe weather in Spain, the start of UK lettuce supply will ease reliance on imports. Read more >
Could “exorbitant” avocado prices hit UK consumption?
As the Peruvian avocado forecasts goes down in the wake of severe floods earlier this year, UK-based Pacific Produce talks about further potential disruptions to the global market, including how Britain struggles with escalating prices for the in-demand fruit. Read more >
Protected English asparagus mission heads to Brussels
Gus the “asparagus man” joins a Vale of Evesham delegation to say “thank you” to Brussels for awarding the English vegetable Protected Geographical Indication (PGI). Read more >