Produce Business UK Archive

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    UK, Kenya agree on post-Brexit trade agreement during virtual meeting

    Kenya is a major supplier of fruits like avocados, mangoes and passionfruit, as well as vegetables including snow peas, sugar snaps and herbs. Read more >

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    Eat Them To Defeat Them veg campaign aimed at kids will return in February

    The nationwide initiative involving retailers, media partners and brands has worked to get children to eat 500 million more portions of vegetables Read more >

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    35th Anniversary Issue: The Vanguard Awards

    Celebrating 35 years: Over the course of the year, we pay tribute to 35 living Vanguards and 12 departed heroes Read more >

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    Waitrose preps for 'Christmas like no other' with more donations, more drivers

    Along with FareShare and Home-Start, the retailer hopes it can raise £5m for less-fortunate families through series of programmes and giving Read more >

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    Tesco pitches in to help 500,000 Healthy Start customers with free fruit, veg

    Spurred on by Marcus Rashfold's Child Poverty Task Force effort, the supermarket is giving back to shoppers and also to charity FareShare Read more >

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    Whole Foods Market installing vertical farms inside London supermarkets

    Customers will be able to buy a range of herbs and fresh lettuce from the Infarm units, which can produce more than 8,000 plants a year Read more >

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    South African plums, peaches and nectarines looking good this season

    After overcoming a number of hurdles in 2019-20, Hortgro says this year's volumes and quality for stone fruit have improved dramatically Read more >

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    Nielsen data shows huge growth in organic market, even during the pandemic

    Latest research revealed at the Organic Trade Conference shows consumers in the UK will have spent £50m per week by the end of 2020. Read more >

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    New Covent Garden to team with Westminster Kingsway College on menus

    Escoffier and The Brasserie will serve up multi-course meals featuring produce from the market and prepared by students. Read more >

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    CoolRail's produce routes expand to include London to Valencia connection

    The new UK route will help British customers enjoy a fast, sustainable and economically attractive solution. Read more >