Produce Business UK Archive

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    Hoping to strike gold: Ecuador goldenberry sector sets sights on UK for expansion

    Pro Ecuador is looking to make inroads with more British consumers by delivering the bright orange super fruit, which has been prized by chefs for its flavour and its antioxidant properties. Read more >

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    Even in pandemic, Aldi pushes ahead with plans to hire more, open new stores

    Chief executive Hurley notes that widespread disruption has pressed the need for the discount retailer to bring 'unbeatable prices' to those areas that don't have access to its services. Read more >

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    As online requests spike, Waitrose and John Lewis will turn to electric deliveries

    The UK retailer is on a mission to eliminate its entire fossil fuel fleet in the next decade, and the new vans will not only provide efficient and quiet service but also be good for the environment. Read more >


    Asda takes cleaning to a new level outside stores with 'trolley wash'

    The ultimate sanitising solution for carts from the WasteCare Group will help put customers' minds at ease as they prepare for their shopping experience. Read more >

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    Sainsbury’s begins trial of virtual queuing system for shoppers in five stores

    Wtih ufirst, the retailer is hoping to provide an additional level of safe support to shoppers; it is also launching its SmartShop Mobile Pay in more Locals stores. Read more >

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    New branding spices up image for herb and ingredient supplier R&G FRESH

    The standout family-run business has kept the same dedication to quality and innovation while updating both its look and its product line. Read more >

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    Fyffes Chairman and CEO McCann set to retire at the end of the month

    Helge Sparsoe, a former COO at Chiquita, will join the company as new chief executive, while Tom Wada will take the reins as chairman. Read more >

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    Morocco, South Africa citrus imports expected to supplant decline from EU

    Production from the European Union is projected to fall by 11 per cent due to weather across Spain and Italy; consumption remains strong, pushing Spanish prices upward. Read more >

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    US: Amazon to launch smart carts that lets shoppers skip checkout lines

    Dash Carts track grocery items in real-time when shoppers add things to them. It then uses technology to automatically charge the shopper when an item is removed. Read more >

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    Co-op, John Lewis continue to expand Click & Collect delivery service

    The two-hour placement and delivery system has been a hit with consumers, as the convenience store giant targets 500 locations by the end of the summer. Read more >