Produce Business UK Archive


    What made Frieda Caplan so special and so good at lifting us up

    Celebrating the life of an extraordinary woman, a pioneer in the produce industry who touched the hearts and lives of the many friends she made. Read more >

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    First British-grown strawberries of the season hit shelves at Aldi stores

    Due to innovation in growing conditions and warmer climates, the berries are taking their place in the discount retailers supermarkets earlier than normal. Read more >

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    Lidl continues its surge of supermarket openings in UK with No. 800

    Hitting the significant mark comes after the discounter opened 50 new stores in the past 12 months, creating more than 2,500 new jobs. Read more >

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    Commentary: Post-Brexit, where does the UK turn next in trade talks?

    The serious hard work begins, with pending discussions on a potential US–UK free trade deal, as well as similar trade deals with so many other countries, including China and Australia. Read more >

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    Report: Watchdog group claims Tesco stopped rivals from opening nearby stores

    The CMA says the retailer prevented competitors from opening supermarkets in 23 locations in England and Wales through restrictive convenants. Read more >


    Eat Them To Defeat Them returns with £10m campaign aimed at kids

    After successful 2019, Veg Power chair says, 'It's crucial that we build on this success ... and promote veg in more dynamic and creative ways.' Read more >


    Freshfel, Aprifel combine efforts to show students benefits of 'Healthy' campaign

    The groups converged on Brussels to talk about their three-year campaign to get Millennials on board with better eating while consuming 400g of fruits and vegetables daily. Read more >


    Study: Social media patterns show peers may influence fruit and veg choices

    University of Aston research on Facebook trends seems to suggest that eating habits of friends can shape behaviours of their followers. Read more >


    Lidl GB expanding its reach with larger warehouse facility in Wales

    The discount retailer has more than a dozen distribution centres now across England, Scotland and in Wales, where it currently serves 58 stores. Read more >

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    Sainsbury’s unveils new On the Go convenience stores that serve major cities

    Mansion House in London's Square Mile will be the first of its kind from the retailer as it expands its quick-service efforts in nine centres, including Edinburgh, Bristol and Glasgow. Read more >