Produce Business UK Archive

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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 >

  • Sainsbury

    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 >


    In sluggish holiday season for retailers, Tesco scrapes out small sales profit

    Fresh food and online orders help net Tesco its fifth consecutive period of growth from late November through early January, but news is still middling for Big Four. Read more >

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    Nisa’s charity supports good causes with £850k in donations in 2019

    Making a Difference Locally, which raises funds in Nisa partner stores through sales of Heritage and Co-op own brand products, has totaled more than £11m. Read more >

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    Aldi, Lidl and Ocado lead Christmas period charge as other UK retailers slump

    The Big Four find tough sledding in December, but online grocer and discounters find favor with consumers, posting stunning numbers in final period of 2019. Read more >

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    Ready to deliver and GRO, Co-op expands online service with focus on plant-based

    Brighton, Bournemouth and Southampton are among the first new cities to get the retailer's same-day service, which will be featured in nearly 100 towns across the UK. Read more >


    Fruit Logistica: British Stand features number of horticulture companies

    The event during the first week of February, which drew more than 75,000 attendees last year, will offer strong opportunities for networking and deals. Read more >

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    Waitrose doubles down on vegan with new offerings during January

    Supermarket chain's developer says she sees 'no signs' of the trend slowing down, as vegan officially overtakes vegetarian. Read more >