Produce Business UK Archive


    Aldi and its charitable employees raise £3million for Teenage Cancer Trust

    Almost a third of the supermarket chain's employees have donated a portion of their wages to the cause, and many have helped initiate schemes to assist. Read more >

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    M&S and Ocado’s £750M joint venture to 'transform online grocery shopping'

    Marks and Spencer CEO Rowe: 'I have always believed that M&S Food could and should be online. ... It enables us to take our food online in an immediately profitable, scalable and sustainable way.' Read more >


    Midcounties Co-operative demands that suppliers reveal sources of ingredients

    Working with Happerley, the retailer is taking a bold step to provide transparency and traceability throughout the food supply chain for its consumers. Read more >

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    Stellar line-up of food industry experts set to inspire attendees at The Fresh Careers Fair

    Participating as mentors or ‘Dragon’s Den’ panelists, the 16 names confirmed for Wednesday's event include some of the fresh produce and foodservice sectors’ longest-serving and expert professionals. Read more >


    Grapa awards Jupiter Group ARRA table grape exclusivity in India in 'unprecedented move'

    The grower-exporter, which has had done well with trials of the varieties, said it is expecting a volume harvest as early as 2020 for export to global markets. Read more >


    Aldi continues expansion, opens new £50M distribution centre in the South East

    The new facility on the Isle of Sheppey will employ 400 new workers and will serve 60 stores in the region. Read more >

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    Autumn Crisp and Adora Seedless driving Sun World’s global growth

    In addition, Sable Seedless continues to see strong interest from retailers and producers, and is now “firmly established” at retail in the UK. Read more >

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    Survey: Job satisfaction more important than salary, say fresh food workers in UK

    Work-life balance is a pressing priority too, according to a new salary survey from recruitment agency MorePeople. Read more >


    New Covent Garden Market scoops up award as UK's best wholesale market

    Covent Garden Market Authority receives high marks at Great British Market Awards for its work with traders, support of young people and charities and its ability to adapt to an ever-changing environment. Read more >


    Narrow Thinking And Missed Opportunities: Trade Show Miscalculations

    There are myriad ways exhibiting at trade shows and industry events can lead to positive outcomes, but often not in a way the division paying for the booth will recognise. Read more >