Produce Business UK Archive

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    Australia: High-tech map shows fruit, nut farms impacted by brushfires

    Avocados Australia CEO John Tyas said the map has provided an up-to-date, credible tool to keep growers informed. Read more >

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    Two UK fresh produce companies earn spots in Top 10 of Fruit Logistica Innovation Awards

    Sinclair, with its new EcoLabel, and CN Seeds, which features its Mildew Resistant Sweet Basil, will vie for first prize at this year's show in Berlin, scheduled for 5-7 February. Read more >

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    Despite drought affecting many areas, South Africa committed to stone fruit

    Even with devastating impact on some farmers, Hortgro leader is projecting significant increases for nectarines, plums and peaches from last year's volumes. Read more >

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    Perishable Movements Ltd takes to floor of Fruit Logistica for first time

    The shipping company based in Feltham is planning several significant updates to its fleet of vehicles as well as new branding and an updated website to serve customers. Read more >

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    Westfalia Fruit International forges new capital investment with US company

    The move with Boston-based Harvard Management Company will allow the multinational which has offices in the UK to expand its prominence in global avocado supply. Read more >

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    Australians urged to rally behind growers despite pending price rises

    The bushfires and persistent drought have impacted production areas across Australia, as well as road transport both within and between the states. Read more >

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    Spanish table grapes: New varieties, markets central to future success

    President of the nations' growers' and exporters' association forecasts "a 15 percent increase in harvest from last year," helped by improvements in leading region Murcia. Read more >

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    First-ever Agricultural Water Summit coming to Chile capital in August

    The one-day event will bring together thought-leaders from around the world to share best practices on limiting the impacts of drought on horticultural operations. Read more >

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    Sainsbury's shows promise in final quarter, getting boost from online groceries

    Britain's second-leading supermarket slumps overall but does well with own-brand labels and with a strong performance in the produce aisles. Read more >

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    Asda makes Veganuary splash, launching vegan plant-based range with 48 new products

    The retailer's new line, which is targeting 18-34-year-olds, starts at £1.50 and features several first-to-market items, include mushroom meat substitute dishes and other healthier options. Read more >