Produce Business UK Archive


    Prep World's Olins talks impact of COVID-19, Brexit on fresh-cut produce business in UK

    During his session from the New York Produce Show and Conference, the business leader opens up on the challenges of 2020 and the three successful things they did when the lockdown hit. Read more >


    Produce notes: Freshfel urges EU sector to support 2021 Fruit and Veg initiative

    Binard says sector has a real chance to make a difference in helping drive a more healthy future; IAG Cargo says cherry transports to the UK on the rise. Read more >

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    One more amazing selling point for avocados: they are good for the gut

    A new study out of the United States shows that the popular item, known for its array of health benefits, can soothe the stomach as well. Read more >

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    Tesco offering huge range of 'savoury' plant-based dishes for the Christmas season

    From a No-Turkey Roast Crown to Hand Rolled No Beef Wellington, the retailer is meeting demand for a healthier but still tasty feast with a bounty of offerings. Read more >

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    Food Solutions SA de CV of Mexico wins Joe Nucci Award for Innovation

    Solem Coconut Meat takes top prize at the international awards that were presented at this year's virtual New York Produce Show and Conference. Read more >


    New Covent Garden Market tenants call for clarity over lockdown and Brexit

    Close to crisis point, London’s largest horticultural wholesale market is lobbying the Prime Minister and Members of Parliament to better support the UK’s hospitality and catering industries. Read more >

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    First Digital Agrifood Summit Portugal to take place virtually in January

    Looking to continue 'building trusted relationships with international buyers,' the event will showcase the country's potential as an agri-food partner. Read more >

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    North East Fresh Produce Hub aims to revitalise regional wholesaling

    John Holland of JR Holland Group tells PBUK why his “pioneering” new facility will bring an inclusive, vibrant, digital and eco-friendly edge to wholesaling in northern England. Read more >

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    Retail roundup: Sainsbury's adding 12,000 roles for Christmas season

    Co-op lands electric vehicles; Asda says it will close its doors on Boxing Day to give colleagues a chance to be with families. Read more >

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    EU recognizes UK organic certification for one year, alleviating stress of 2020

    The UK is the world’s ninth-largest organic market and sales of organic produce to the EU are worth €225 million every year. Read more >