Produce Business UK Archive

  • AVO3

    Avocado growers in Ecuador growing fast, determined to meet UK standards

    By mid-2019, the first suppliers to achieve GlobalGAP certification aim to be ready to export Hass avocados from Ecuador to the UK. Read more >

  • Global Cherry Summit

    Global Cherry Summit returning to Chile in April with larger international reach

    The event, set for Santiago and expected to sell out again, will gather growers, marketers, importers and exporters to discuss the future of the highly popular fruit. Read more >


    Agriculture startups set to steal spotlight at London Innovation Summit in October

    The two-day event will feature the latest in creative technologies, from digital solutions to crop protection, from a variety of international companies Read more >


    European retailer Delhaize boldly delivers with creative Junk Fruit campaign

    With clever pitches such as 'Magic Vegetables', 'Traffic Fruit' and 'Grab-a-Grape,' it aims to give customers more healthy and more convenient shopping and snacking options. Read more >


    BerryWorld expands into North America in joint venture with Mastronardi Produce

    The Berry World America partnership with high-tech berry pioneer will launch soon and their berries are set to debut at the PMA Fresh Summit in Orlando, Florida, in October. Read more >


    British Tomato Conference gathers top delegates for glimpse at growing future

    The annual event, taking place 27 September in Warwickshire, promises an exchange of new ideas among industry leaders and features scheduled speakers Minette Batters and John Hartson. Read more >


    Natexpo trade show in France promises to offer all things organic

    The two-day event in Lyon later this month will feature 600 exhibitors, as well as a bevy of sessions, to address the latest developments in this growing sector. Read more >


    BerryWorld explores extended British kiwiberry availability, tests new varieties

    Healthy and convenient, the mini kiwifruit has mainstream market potential with hundreds of varieties from which to choose and trial. Read more >

  • SWEDE12

    New manager says ASDA aims to remove nearly six million pieces of plastic each year

    Swedes are just a first step in the company's Plastic Unwrapped manifesto, whose charge is being led by a senior-level member dedicated solely to the cause. Read more >


    New Covent Garden produce hanging in there despite extreme UK weather

    With heatwave and drought conditions taking their toll, wholesalers are still showing off their best fruits and vegetables at bustling market. Read more >