Produce Business UK Archive

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    Blueberry exports from South Africa expected to increase by 20 per cent

    The UK has a more than 50 per cent market share in the fruits, playing an active role in the country's industry and longstanding trade agreements. Read more >

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    Syngenta survey: Farmers concerned about climate change, impact of Covid

    More than 70% have concerns about the impact climate will have on ability to grow food. Nearly 50% of those polled in Europe hurt badly by fallout from Covid. Read more >

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    Innovative companies ready to make best pitches for Tesco's Agri T-Jam 2020

    The final pitch day will be held virtually; at least one start-up will be selected to be introduced to and mentored by the Tesco agriculture team and their supplier network. Read more >

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    Waitrose continues delivery expansion with third fulfilment centre in London

    A 'significant and prolonged surge in demand' for online orders forces retailer to add facility, delivery slots; Bumper crop of plums arrives early in stores. Read more >

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    Sainsbury’s opens new Local stores in Greenwich, Wootton during pandemic

    Backed by support from community-based groups, the retailer's convenience stores serve up local favourites, especially fresh fruits and vegetables. Read more >

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    Kantar: Growth of online shopping clicks up again as trends remain positive

    Online leads the way as sales rise by 91% over the four weeks to 14 June. Ocado and convenience stores, including independents, continue to soar. Read more >

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    European apple and pear conference Prognosfruit shifts to virtual event

    WAPA Secretary Philippe Binard of Freshfel will be among a group of luminaries who will present sessions online during the 6 August gathering. Read more >

  • Berry Gardens Solar Panel Array (1)

    Solar power! Berry Gardens takes a huge step in reducing carbon footprint

    CEO Nick Allen: "We estimate that the new Solar Array will provide enough energy to satisfy the demand of 237 four-bed houses for a year." Read more >

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    Waitrose welcomes in crooked carrots and asymmetrical asparagus for summer

    The retailer is continuing its efforts to combat food waste while providing robust quantities of perfectly good root vegetables to consumers during Covid-19 pandemic. Read more >

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    As convenience numbers rise, Nisa manages more than 200 new store sign-ups

    Building on a big 2019 and the wave of success enjoyed by smaller outlets during the lockdown, the retailer makes a stunning 40% like-for-like leap in recruitment. Read more >