Produce Business UK Archive

  • Sainsbury

    Kantar: Of Big Four retailers, Sainsbury's is the only one growing sales

    But even its numbers aren't stellar, barely outpacing Tesco, Asda and Morrisons, which continue slump; discounters Aldi and Lidl roll on with robust performances. Read more >

  • Zespri-SunGold-orchard

    New Zealand kiwifruit industry working on coronavirus mitigation plan

    The country's Kiwifruit Growers has taken proactive steps to mitigate labor risks and the potential of dry weather on the fruit. Read more >

  • Total Produce 3

    Ireland's Total Produce notches higher revenues and profits in 2019

    The group's total revenue grew by 22%, while adjusted profit before tax rose by 28%, and does not expect any disruption from coronavirus outbreak. Read more >

  • Berry Gardens - Driscoll's Victoria blackberry

    Allen: I'm 'thrilled' to take reins as permanent CEO at Berry Gardens

    During his days as COO, he led the planning and completion of the firm's packhouse and head office; now he is ready for 'new phase of growth.' Read more >

  • Waitrose

    Citing struggles to keep stores 'profitable', Waitrose will close four stores

    As fierce competition takes hold of the grocery sector, Waitrose faces inevitable decision to cut certain shops. 'We have to do what’s right for the business as a whole.' Read more >

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    Top UK retailer Tesco takes stunning step, announcing it will price match Aldi

    Still at the top but losing ground to deep discounters, the supermarket will drop what customers pay on hundreds of products, including many of its own-brand items. Read more >

  • 300 SiS website

    Salford supermarket receives 300th Argos store inside Sainsbury’s

    Customers have benefited from the Argos Fast Track Delivery and Collection, which can complete same day collection in store or home delivery in as little as four hours. Read more >

  • The Wayki system being installed

    Wayki signs deal with Italian supplier to distribute innovative fruit crop cover

    The umbrella-like system is currently being used for cherries, but officials say they could provide protection for fruits such as blueberries and apples. Read more >

  • Waitrose92 launches expansion campaign as it preps for split from Ocado

    Among the big changes coming during the supermarket's roll-out is the addition or redevelopment of 5,000 of Waitrose's own-label products. Read more >

  • apple picker

    As immigration laws tighten, Brexit 'perfect storm' could force produce shortages

    In report, Ali Capper of the National Farmers Union and an apple farmer herself expresses concerns over new rules and potential delays, calling them "head-spinningly unbelievable." Read more >