Produce Business UK Archive

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    Innovate UK backs 'Robot Highways' farming project led by Berry Gardens

    The project will showcase robots helping growers in areas such as picking and packing fruit and treating crops to prevent pests. Read more >

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    New Zealand: T&G posts strong first half of 2020 despite Covid challenges

    CEO Edgecomb: “Our decision to charter a ship early in the season, to move apples to Europe and the United Kingdom, meant we got ahead of any potential logistical challenges." Read more >

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    Flexible packaging leader ePac expands growing network into France

    The new facility in Lyon, which will continue the mission of providing quick-turnarounds on roll stock and pouches, builds on the company's interests in Europe. Read more >

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    UK government provides assist on high-tech SmartParc food facility in Derby

    The £18m investment will help launch the £300m project and research centre, giving the city an economic jolt and the UK a massive boost in manufacturing and distribution. Read more >

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    Branston employees happy to take on 80-day fitness challenge for charity

    Workers take on the task of completing a nearly 25,000-mile trek by walking, running, cycling and canoeing for several charitable groups in the North and in Scotland. Read more >

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    Greengages are all the rage at Waitrose shops for home cooks, pastry chefs

    With help of a bumper crop from its longtime grower Michael Bentley, the UK retailer gives customers looking to make jams an early treat. Read more >

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    M&S readies for takeoff with Ocado by releasing a number of new products

    The retailer unveils hundreds of new items prior to the official start of its partnership, expanding its range of products throughout stores and online, including greater fruit and veg options. Read more >


    National Food Strategy targets children's health and access to quality meals

    Dame Emma Thompson and Young Ambassadors get behind recommendations that call for expansion of free school meals and increase of Healthy Start food vouchers. Read more >

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    Soil Association: Consider resilience of supply chain and new food security minister

    In response to MPs request to add minister to ensure food security, the association's head of farming policy says, 'food production and the environment cannot be framed as opposing interests.' Read more >


    Brakes-Bidfood joint effort provided five million care packages to those in need

    Brakes and Bidfood directors applauds work of 3,000 employees: 'These boxes have been a lifeline for the clinically extremely vulnerable receiving them throughout lockdown." Read more >