Produce Business UK Archive

  • thumbnail_Branston plans to virtually travel around the world in 80 days to support its charities of the year

    Branston employees happy to take on 80-day fitness challenge for charity

    Workers take on the task of completing a nearly 25,000-mile trek by walking, running, cycling and canoeing for several charitable groups in the North and in Scotland. Read more >

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    Greengages are all the rage at Waitrose shops for home cooks, pastry chefs

    With help of a bumper crop from its longtime grower Michael Bentley, the UK retailer gives customers looking to make jams an early treat. Read more >

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    M&S readies for takeoff with Ocado by releasing a number of new products

    The retailer unveils hundreds of new items prior to the official start of its partnership, expanding its range of products throughout stores and online, including greater fruit and veg options. Read more >


    National Food Strategy targets children's health and access to quality meals

    Dame Emma Thompson and Young Ambassadors get behind recommendations that call for expansion of free school meals and increase of Healthy Start food vouchers. Read more >

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    Soil Association: Consider resilience of supply chain and new food security minister

    In response to MPs request to add minister to ensure food security, the association's head of farming policy says, 'food production and the environment cannot be framed as opposing interests.' Read more >


    Brakes-Bidfood joint effort provided five million care packages to those in need

    Brakes and Bidfood directors applauds work of 3,000 employees: 'These boxes have been a lifeline for the clinically extremely vulnerable receiving them throughout lockdown." Read more >

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    Hoping to strike gold: Ecuador goldenberry sector sets sights on UK for expansion

    Pro Ecuador is looking to make inroads with more British consumers by delivering the bright orange super fruit, which has been prized by chefs for its flavour and its antioxidant properties. Read more >

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    Even in pandemic, Aldi pushes ahead with plans to hire more, open new stores

    Chief executive Hurley notes that widespread disruption has pressed the need for the discount retailer to bring 'unbeatable prices' to those areas that don't have access to its services. Read more >

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    As online requests spike, Waitrose and John Lewis will turn to electric deliveries

    The UK retailer is on a mission to eliminate its entire fossil fuel fleet in the next decade, and the new vans will not only provide efficient and quiet service but also be good for the environment. Read more >


    Asda takes cleaning to a new level outside stores with 'trolley wash'

    The ultimate sanitising solution for carts from the WasteCare Group will help put customers' minds at ease as they prepare for their shopping experience. Read more >