Produce Business UK Archive

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    Euromonitor: Post-Brexit, China will surpass the EU without the UK by 2022

    There are still a lot of unknowns, and Johnson’s agreed bill might still create potential divisions within the UK in the future. Read more >

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    South African tables grapes see improved markets and diversification

    Market conditions in the UK, the industry's No. 2 market, are reported to be much better than last year, helped by other regions struggling with weather. Read more >

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    Several UK companies will be in Spotlight as fresh produce innovators at Fruit Logistica

    Keymac is among the many featured exhibitors who will be pitching new sustainability ideas and products; several other UK companies are also in the event's innovation category. Read more >

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    Two mushroom varieties helping Tesco seize on plant-based popularity

    Brown Oyster Cluster and King Oyster mushroom sales have rocketed by nearly 240 per cent; 'We have never had demand like we're seeing now.' Read more >

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    Waitrose teams up with insurer Vitality to provide discounts on healthy foods

    VitalityHealth and VitalityLife members can save on the supermarket’s Good Health food range provided they participate in physical activity. Read more >

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    Iceland launches first UK trial to reduce plastic on produce by 93 per cent

    The initiative is launching in 33 stores, with 29 new packaging solutions used to reduce plastics on items such as apples, peppers, potatoes and carrots. Read more >

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    Fruit Logistica: Start-up Day to feature growing visionaries, entrepreneurs

    The UK's indoor operation LettUs Grow among those who will get a chance to show off their innovative digital farming and precision agriculture techniques. Read more >

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    Promar's research shows opportunities for Raisins South Africa in UK

    Though the UK is the largest import market in the world for dried fruit, South Africa has a modest share but is ideal for trade. Read more >

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    Aldi increases market-leading minimum wage rates for colleagues in UK stores

    CEO Hurley says, 'We have the most efficient and productive workforce, and this is why they earn the highest rates of pay in the grocery sector.' Read more >

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    Report: Morrisons cutting thousands of management roles in restructuring plan

    The company says those in managerial jobs who want to remain working there can stay but must do so at the shop floor level. Read more >