Produce Business UK Archive

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    Waitrose putting Deliveroo service into motion this week

    Half a million customers will be able to place orders and have them delivered in as little as 30 minutes; if successful, the retailer plans to expand. Read more >

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    Chiquita taking branding to next level on double-decker buses in London

    The iconic banana company ends summer with a splash with bold marketing campaign aimed at amplifying the category in the UK. Read more >

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    Jupiter Group teams with blockchain provider DiMuto to guarantee freshness

    An estimated total of 10 million cartons of fresh produce and approximately 500 million individual pieces of fruit will be tracked and traced on the DiMuto platform. Read more >

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    Led by discount and online, UK grocery market forecast to improve through 2022

    The two hotttest sectors are expected to see continued good times ahead, while consumer preference for convenience and supermarkets is likely to wane in 2021 and 2022. Read more >

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    After numerous positive COVID-19 cases, Fyffes' Coventry site back open

    The company did robust contract tracing and testing, as well a deep cleaning of its facility before reopening last week. Read more >

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    Waitrose poll reveals consumers shopping online at breakneck pace

    Customers young and old have been making a huge transition to getting their groceries online over in store, with no slowdown expected in the future. Read more >

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    Innovate UK backs 'Robot Highways' farming project led by Berry Gardens

    The project will showcase robots helping growers in areas such as picking and packing fruit and treating crops to prevent pests. Read more >

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    New Zealand: T&G posts strong first half of 2020 despite Covid challenges

    CEO Edgecomb: “Our decision to charter a ship early in the season, to move apples to Europe and the United Kingdom, meant we got ahead of any potential logistical challenges." Read more >

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    Flexible packaging leader ePac expands growing network into France

    The new facility in Lyon, which will continue the mission of providing quick-turnarounds on roll stock and pouches, builds on the company's interests in Europe. Read more >

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    UK government provides assist on high-tech SmartParc food facility in Derby

    The £18m investment will help launch the £300m project and research centre, giving the city an economic jolt and the UK a massive boost in manufacturing and distribution. Read more >