Produce Business UK Archive

  • Waitrose Tomato

    Waitrose gives green light to tomato punnets made with leaves, recycled cardboard

    As part of a companywide initiative that includes joining The UK Plastic Pact to eliminate waste, the retailer is making big strides toward 2025 goal by finding clever ways to reuse materials. Read more >


    Little Cook Box aspires to change the way children eat food with creative meal kits

    The new meal kit scheme for young children has the potential to encourage greater fresh produce consumption among an age group at risk of obesity. Read more >


    Pink Lady apple sales show no signs of slowing, post record numbers in June

    Strong Southern Hemisphere season leads to big increase year over year for the brand, which has been buoyed by Aldi's expansion in the UK. Read more >

  • TESCO metro

    Reports: Tesco preparing to launch new discount store chain

    In an effort to stave off big discounters Aldi and Lidl, the largest UK retailer is said to be on the verge of opening rival stores possibly as soon as September. Read more >


    Tesco makes good on pledge, addresses food waste epidemic with game-changing moves

    By working with farmers, suppliers and local charities, as well as tossing best before labels, the supermarket giant says less than 1 per cent of its food gets discarded. Read more >

  • swweet

    Greenyard linked listeria outbreak causes nine deaths in Europe

    Frozen corn and other frozen vegetables likely the source of the outbreak that has been affecting the UK, Austria, Denmark, Finland and Sweden. Read more >

  • Mudwalls FTG Salad bowl 1

    Mudwalls partners with Midcounties Co-op for local, food-to-go range

    Featuring salads and sandwiches, the new convenience line has been curated with great quality, provenance and distinctiveness in mind. Read more >


    City Harvest on a mission to rescue surplus food, drive out hunger in London

    The charity works tirelessly every day, picking up produce and other items from wholesalers, retailers, restaurants and big events before delivering it to organisations who feed those in need. Read more >


    Magnificent Seven global food market alliance creates voice for innovative thinking

    London’s Borough Market and six other leading, international food markets have joined forces to share knowledge, expertise and best practice to tackle common challenges. Read more >

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    Tesco and French retailer Carrefour to form long-term, strategic alliance

    The three-year agreement, which the retailers say will will lead to lower prices, covers the relationship with global suppliers, the joint purchasing of own brand products and goods not for resale. Read more >