Produce Business UK Archive

  • One Banana banana production line with happy worker

    London Produce Show: One Banana targets UK retail expansion with ethical, sustainable offer

    The family-owned firm, named Grower of the Year in 2018 by Tesco, aims to tap into current UK consumer sentiment with its people-first and responsible offering from Central and South America. Read more >

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    Global Grape Summit: Grapa says potential for ARRA grapes in India 'is huge'

    The company has partnered with UK-based Jupiter Group on commercial production of grapes there; Grapa also has its sights on China, Turkey and Central Asia. Read more >


    M&S Food makes splash by jumping in for sponsorship of 'Britain's Got Talent'

    The eight-week run on the popular programme will give the retailer a chance to expand its social media outreach and promote its food offerings. Read more >

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    LPS 19: UK importer VIDAfresh successfully navigates through choppy trading waters

    Business is up 20 per cent year-on-year at the expanding melon, pineapple and citrus specialist, as the firm plans for Brexit as boldly and effectively as possible. Read more >


    Aldi removes plastic wrap from cabbage and cauliflower in Scotland trial

    The initiative could lead to a broader rollout across the UK of reduced plastic in the two vegetables as the company moves toward 100-percent recyclable goal in 2022. Read more >

  • Emily Bright winning the Produce Dragon award from Nigel Jenney CEO of FPC

    Young career starters wow produce and foodservice experts at Fresh Careers Fair

    Two ambitious youngsters each won a hotly contested competition, where they pitched their career goals to a panel of either Produce or Foodservice Dragons. Read more >

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    Major industry players snap up the next generation of talent at The Fresh Careers Fair 2019

    Some of the biggest names in fresh food and drink connected with hundreds of skilled job seekers at the annual recruitment event in London on Wednesday. Read more >

  • Oranfrizer Blood Oranges

    Sicilian citrus supplier Oranfrizer reaps varietal rewards on UK retail market

    The exporter has introduced new varieties, and sales are good so far this season despite the unknowns of Brexit and flooding at the end of last year. Read more >

  • Schur Star FreshnGO bag

    SchurStar Systems unveils fresh produce pouches to satisfy convenience shoppers

    The latest bags can be filled by the SchurStar Packaging Machine, which can be adapted easily and quickly to accommodate produce going into a variety of packaging formats. Read more >


    FPC promotes industry as ‘sector of choice’ for career-embarking students

    No matter what their individual skills and interests, the UK trade association wants career starters to know that a long and successful journey awaits in the fresh fruit and vegetable business. Read more >