Produce Business UK Archive

  • waitrose_13178484034890 surpasses 150,000 online orders per week, adds 150 delivery vans

    Director Stimson: 'We're seeing a fundamental shift to many people's shopping habits, and we're incredibly proud of how our shops have scaled up our online operations at such speed.' Read more >

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    In the midst of pandemic and protests: new Perishable Pundit Podcast first episode is here!

    Jim Prevor explores how the damage and losses to businesses during protests that turned destructive may end up hurting those the protestors actually intended to help. Read more >

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    Trendsetting PLUS Retail in Netherlands sets global standard for sustainability

    The co-op of nearly 270 stores is in tune with responsibility demands from Gen Z and Millennial consumers. 'They pay attention to the impact their business has in the present day, but also in future.' Read more >


    Commentary: Freshfel remains positive, yet wary of Farm to Fork Strategy

    While Freshfel supports the ambitious nature of initiatives such as increasing organic farming and reductions in pesticide and fertilizer use, it worries about the viability of them long-term. Read more >

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    Sweet summer on way as Asda, Bruce Farms team up on strawberry offering

    Great growing conditions in Scotland and partnership are helping the UK retailer give customers a much-needed treat during coming months. Read more >

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    Study: Some school children consumed far fewer fruits and veg during lockdown

    During the three-day research project, Northumbria University says many of those in the school voucher scheme had sugary drinks and snacks instead. Read more >


    City Harvest teams with athletes, chefs to provide food to most vulnerable

    Along with Dinner Ladies, London Rowing Club, and Fulham FC and Dons footballers, the charity is helping deliver meals to those in need. Read more >

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    Developer of TR4-resistant bananas complete 'largest-ever funding in UK AgriTech'

    CEO of UK-based Tropic Biosciences says 'humanity’s battle against Covid-19 is rapidly accelerating the need for technological solutions that promote food security.' Read more >

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    Fueled by sun, bumper crop of British strawberries finds a home at Tesco

    With growers seeing production 20 per cent higher than normal this spring, the retailer has taken on the challenge of selling them and 'saving on food waste.' Read more >

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    Asda launches Extra Special Tomatoes that help to protect the environment

    Supermarket retailer celebrates British Tomato Fortnight by partnering with the supplier Flavor Fresh to bring two new varieties of cherry tomatoes to its shelves. Read more >