Produce Business UK Archive

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    Apeel Sciences expands global presence with offices in three countries

    The company, which is working with ASDA in the UK and focused on reducing food waste, will have new bases in the Netherlands, Peru and Mexico. Read more >

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    Lidl giving back to employees in big way with increases in hourly wages

    The pay rise will directly benefit more than 19,000 employees, who Lidl's chief executive says "are the absolute backbone of our business.' Read more >


    Man returns to Asda Boldon to thank colleagues at store who saved his life

    Quick-thinking employees rush to rescue customer in distress, including using CPR for 45 minutes to revive him after he collapses. Read more >

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    Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust to partner with agriscience company

    The major collaborative agreement helps pair NFST with Corteva, one of the world’s largest crop protection and seed firms. Read more >

  • Innovating Scotland Award sponsor Barry Carruthers from ScottishPower with VIBES winner David Farquhar from Intelligent Growth Solutions

    IGS captures innovation honour at Scottish Environment Business Awards

    The Agri-tech business shows sustainability commitment through vertical farming innovation to enhance crop growth and drive productivity. Read more >

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    PDO Spanish Persimon shares successful strategies to maximise sales

    The fruit’s capacity for seasonal tie-ins, versatile usage and nutritional content present opportunities aplenty to continue winning UK consumers. Read more >

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    Large Hass avocado to remain scarce amid strong green-skinned demand

    Because of higher prices in the United States, many producers from Mexico and Peru sent their avocados there instead of Europe. Read more >

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    AHDB: Potato harvest is 89% complete despite floods, but challenges persist

    National Farmers Union pleads for UK government to develop new plans to better manage floods and protect future crops. Read more >

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    Christmas season can't come soon enough for struggling UK supermarkets

    Although Co-op, Lidl and Aldi win market share, the Big Four slump over the past 12 weeks. Online grocer Ocado again posted positive numbers. Read more >

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    Asda shows small decline in third-quarter results, but online business is strong

    Parent company Walmart and the UK retailer cite uncertainty around Brexit and other factors for presenting continuing challenges. Read more >