Produce Business UK Archive

  • White Chilean grapes on vine

    Drastic evolution of table grape industry to be addressed at Global Grape Summit

    Decofrut's Alcaino to discuss how the changing 'Panorama', from the rise in exports to new varieties, will continue to affect traditional market windows. Read more >

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    American sweet potatoes target greater UK consumption via health and usage campaign

    Although household penetration is at 45%, annual sweet potato sales only make up 5% of the total potato market in the UK. Read more >

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    LPS '19: Brazil aspires to become one of the most important tropical fruit suppliers to UK

    The country’s fruit producer-exporter organisation Abrafrutas sees specific opportunities for avocados, papayas, mangos and limes. Read more >

  • ALDI44

    Aldi extends partnership with Neighbourly to donate food, reduce waste

    The supermarket chain expects surplus giving, which will take place at all of its stores, to increase by 50 percent as it continues its work with community engagement group. Read more >

  • GLOBALSUMMIT2

    Global Grape Summit announces stellar lineup of panelists, insightful sessions

    The commercially focused event — in conjunction with The London Produce Show and Conference — will feature several educational sessions; M&S, Sainsbury's reps will be part of UK panel. Read more >

  • The-Greenery

    The Greenery reports disappointing year for net profit, announces future plans

    The Dutch company says it plans to continue its partnership with UK-based APS but admits it has concerns over potential disruptions caused by Brexit. Read more >

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    Optimizing sorting tech would grant produce industry a 'quick win', says TOMRA

    The Norwegian company says tackling waste can lead to profits; 'Selling fruit or vegetables as a lower grade of produce ... is far better than not selling it at all.' Read more >

  • Hortgro apples and pears South Africa

    South Africa anticipates challenging apple and pear season in Europe

    The country’s topfruit marketing window and prices look set to come under pressure, but trade body Hortgro says fruit colour and eating quality will be “very good”. Read more >

  • Alegra plum punnet Italy

    LPS '19 preview: Italy’s Alegra aims to cement UK position as deciduous fruit supplier

    The marketer is eager to emphasise its offer of large, reliable volumes with standardised quality across kiwifruit, pears and stonefruit. Read more >

  • CANTA1

    Ethical Trading Initiative sees 'insufficient progress', terminates Fyffes’ membership

    A year after suspending the company, ETI acts on formal complaints from groups representing workers in Honduras; the Ireland-based fruit company has the right to appeal. Read more >