Produce Business UK Archive

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    Banana Convention goes virtual with four-day event in early October

    Some of the topics that will be discussed include responding to COVID-19, blockchain strategies, investment and smart technologies Read more >

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    Could acai berries have an effect on limiting severe coronavirus symptoms?

    Canadian researchers have launched a double-blind trial aimed at seeing just how powerful the super food's antioxidant properties are Read more >

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    Co-op increasing number of stores and creating up to 1,000 new jobs

    Many other convenience locations will get makeovers as part of the £130M planned improvements for the growing retailer Read more >


    Asda trials reusable bags for fruits, vegetables to replace single-use items

    Nine stores are putting the bags to the test, which the company says is 'a really exciting step' in its mission to reduce plastics Read more >

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    Produce packaging evolving to meet demand during COVID-19 pandemic

    Consumers’ health and safety concerns have turned up the dial on demand for various kinds of fruit and vegetable packaging. Read more >

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    Chambers announces huge raspberry varietal trial with nine countries

    The plants will be judged on several criteria through the end of next year, and the gathering has already drawn interest from retailers Read more >

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    Roundup: Tesco preparing for huge splash in sales from return of Avozilla

    The South African monster fruit is even larger this season, but can the UK retailer capitalise on the same craze that hit stores last year? Read more >

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    Thousands of adults, children being put in crosshairs of food insecurity in UK

    England football star Marcus Rashford is rallying several UK supermarkets to try to help provide answers and aide to those who need healthy food to survive. Read more >

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    Berry Gardens launches first locally produced British organic blueberries

    Soaring demand and the quality of the Liberty variety being grown by Haygrove mean a windfall of healthy berries for Waitrose customers. Read more >

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    Freshfel, Sprouted Seeds Association join forces on food crisis management

    Binard says, "there is no such thing as zero risk ... good and consistent communication is essential," especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more >