Produce Business UK Archive

  • LoveFreshCherries

    UK growers foresee favourable season ahead for cherries from UK, abroad

    Buoyed by good weather conditions over the past eight months, Love Fresh Cherries predicts demand will surge; June and July will be crucial to achieve estimates. Read more >

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    La Dona Fruit takes strict steps to ensure pineapple exports arrive in Europe

    Major retailers and wholesalers, include those in the UK, rely on exotic fruits from the company, which has put in strong measures during the pandemic to ensure capacity, quality. Read more >

  • VEGPOWER

    Chefs, nutritionists line up to help support Veg Power campaign during Covid-19

    Chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall says, "a diet big on vegetables is a massive win for our long-term health, and eating seasonal veg is also a great way to support our farmers." Read more >

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    Report: York's Shambles Market plans to fully reopen to traders in June

    The historic venue, which will have a number of new social distancing measures in place, features some of the best local produce in the north. Read more >

  • Organic vegetables

    Soil Association notes organic market will hit £2.5 billion by the end of 2020

    Report says £200m a month is now being spent on organic as shoppers are making two more trips to buy premium than five years ago. Read more >

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    Pandemic hits food and drink exports, but non-EU sales of branded goods grow

    FDF says declines were reported among the UK's top 10 products, vegetables were one of the few exceptions to see volume increases. Read more >

  • OCADO

    Kantar: Aided by easing of restrictions, British grocers see significant sales spikes

    Independent retailers dominate, while online force Ocado enjoys more than 30% boost year over year, in the 12 weeks leading up to May 17. Read more >

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    Aldi's traffic light system gives customers green light when to enter store

    Aldi says the latest technology and safety measure will help control the numbers of shoppers in its markets. Read more >

  • Fitfluencer Tom Kemp is helping educate consumers about the health benefits of Victoria sweet blackberries

    Berry Gardens launches summer campaign focusing on health, wellness

    The co-operative says its campaign is aimed at “putting the best of the outside, inside” for consumers across the UK. Read more >

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    Caribbean Produce Exchange beats odds with Farmers To Families program

    Miraculously spared from Puerto Rico’s devastating hurricanes and earthquake, the Exchange overcame years of tribulation to prepare for moments like today. Read more >