Produce Business UK Archive

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    As immigration laws tighten, Brexit 'perfect storm' could force produce shortages

    In report, Ali Capper of the National Farmers Union and an apple farmer herself expresses concerns over new rules and potential delays, calling them "head-spinningly unbelievable." Read more >

  • ASDA

    Report: US retailer Walmart exploring selling its majority stake in Asda

    The market giant likely still would retain a minority stake in the UK grocer as it continues its ongoing expansion of international operations. Read more >


    China's port congestion eases amid fluctuations in global produce pricing

    Coronavirus' impact being felt globally; the biggest wholesale price fluctuations include Vietnamese flesh dragon fruit and South African citrus. Read more >

  • Cheque presentation with Maggie's Dundee and the Branston team

    Branston employees help raise £10,000 for Maggie's Dundee charity

    The potato supplier's team walking-and-cycling effort during the 500-mile challenge assists in earning much-needed funds for the cancer support centre. Read more >

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    UK's best and brightest hoping to land Nuffield Farming Scholarships

    Application period is open until late July for those young innovators who work within the farming, food, horticulture, rural and associated industries. Read more >


    What made Frieda Caplan so special and so good at lifting us up

    Celebrating the life of an extraordinary woman, a pioneer in the produce industry who touched the hearts and lives of the many friends she made. Read more >

  • Strawberries-for-sale-Bergen-Norway

    First British-grown strawberries of the season hit shelves at Aldi stores

    Due to innovation in growing conditions and warmer climates, the berries are taking their place in the discount retailers supermarkets earlier than normal. Read more >

  • Lidl

    Lidl continues its surge of supermarket openings in UK with No. 800

    Hitting the significant mark comes after the discounter opened 50 new stores in the past 12 months, creating more than 2,500 new jobs. Read more >

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    Commentary: Post-Brexit, where does the UK turn next in trade talks?

    The serious hard work begins, with pending discussions on a potential US–UK free trade deal, as well as similar trade deals with so many other countries, including China and Australia. Read more >

  • Tesco

    Report: Watchdog group claims Tesco stopped rivals from opening nearby stores

    The CMA says the retailer prevented competitors from opening supermarkets in 23 locations in England and Wales through restrictive convenants. Read more >