Produce Business UK Archive


    Greenyard Fresh UK opens new ripening rooms as part of £2M investment program

    Ribbon-cutting ceremony introduces new chambers, which increase Greenyard’s overall capacity and will help to improve the uniformity of its produce. Read more >


    The Worshipful Company of Fruiterers unveils exciting competitions for students, career climbers

    Up for grabs are internships at Berry Gardens and G’s Fresh, cash prizes and an Under 30s Award, plus other opportunities. Read more >


    Fallout from Brexit could have profound impact on food suppliers, restaurants in UK

    Borough Market managing director and Brindisa restaurant founder say there are a slew of potential pitfalls to consider regarding perishable items, especially in a no-deal scenario. Read more >


    High five! Reynolds named best restaurant produce supplier for fifth consecutive year

    Restaurant Magazine's Readers Choice award, chosen by chef throughout the UK, rewards the distributor with its highest honour for the fruit and veg category. Read more >


    UK taps Duchess of Cornwall's nephew to tackle 'unforgivable' amount of food waste

    Ben Elliot, who is appointed to a one-year voluntary role, says, 'As a nation, we need to stop this excessive waste and ensure that surplus food finds its way to people in our society who need it most.' Read more >

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    Perishable Pundit: Counting our blessings during the holiday season and beyond

    'Rejoice for how lucky we are to have had such wonderful people in our lives and how lucky we are to have wonderful people in our lives right now.' Read more >

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    Fair Trade USA decertifies Fyffes' Honduran melon subsidiary for non-compliance

    The investigation turned up issues at Sur Agrícola de Honduras (Suragroh farm) related to wages and benefits, worker health and safety, and freedom of association. Read more >


    US: Village Farms scoops up Nucci innovation award for Stackables tomato line

    The top-seal program is for the company’s exclusive specialty snacking tomatoes, uniting a family of varieties under bold and colorful imagery. Read more >


    Breaking down walls: Transforming working practices to fulfil staff, scale, survive and adapt

    Leading HR thinker Perry Timms discusses The Fourth Industrial Revolution and examples of how it can enable any organisation to create a “better business for a better world.” Read more >


    Future workplace will combine people, digital technology and physical place

    Futurist Philip Ross believes an unfixed desk and activity-based working environment, enabled by wireless technologies, will energise employees and save money. Read more >