Produce Business UK Archive

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    Major industry players snap up the next generation of talent at The Fresh Careers Fair 2019

    Some of the biggest names in fresh food and drink connected with hundreds of skilled job seekers at the annual recruitment event in London on Wednesday. Read more >

  • Oranfrizer Blood Oranges

    Sicilian citrus supplier Oranfrizer reaps varietal rewards on UK retail market

    The exporter has introduced new varieties, and sales are good so far this season despite the unknowns of Brexit and flooding at the end of last year. Read more >

  • Schur Star FreshnGO bag

    SchurStar Systems unveils fresh produce pouches to satisfy convenience shoppers

    The latest bags can be filled by the SchurStar Packaging Machine, which can be adapted easily and quickly to accommodate produce going into a variety of packaging formats. Read more >


    FPC promotes industry as ‘sector of choice’ for career-embarking students

    No matter what their individual skills and interests, the UK trade association wants career starters to know that a long and successful journey awaits in the fresh fruit and vegetable business. Read more >


    Aldi and its charitable employees raise £3million for Teenage Cancer Trust

    Almost a third of the supermarket chain's employees have donated a portion of their wages to the cause, and many have helped initiate schemes to assist. Read more >

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    M&S and Ocado’s £750M joint venture to 'transform online grocery shopping'

    Marks and Spencer CEO Rowe: 'I have always believed that M&S Food could and should be online. ... It enables us to take our food online in an immediately profitable, scalable and sustainable way.' Read more >


    Midcounties Co-operative demands that suppliers reveal sources of ingredients

    Working with Happerley, the retailer is taking a bold step to provide transparency and traceability throughout the food supply chain for its consumers. Read more >

  • Fresh produce dragons Fresh Careers Fair 2018

    Stellar line-up of food industry experts set to inspire attendees at The Fresh Careers Fair

    Participating as mentors or ‘Dragon’s Den’ panelists, the 16 names confirmed for Wednesday's event include some of the fresh produce and foodservice sectors’ longest-serving and expert professionals. Read more >


    Grapa awards Jupiter Group ARRA table grape exclusivity in India in 'unprecedented move'

    The grower-exporter, which has had done well with trials of the varieties, said it is expecting a volume harvest as early as 2020 for export to global markets. Read more >


    Aldi continues expansion, opens new £50M distribution centre in the South East

    The new facility on the Isle of Sheppey will employ 400 new workers and will serve 60 stores in the region. Read more >