Produce Business UK Archive

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    Transfesa to supply Spanish produce to Tesco via rail delivery service

    The move gives the UK supermarket another way to transport fruits and vegetables while helping to spare the environment of carbon emissions Read more >

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    Aldi pushes ahead with trial of its first click-and-collect services in UK

    The supermarket chain is testing the pickup services through colleagues at a store in the Midlands that it plans to extend to shoppers soon. Read more >

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    Waitrose forced to close four unprofitable shops, with one going to Tesco

    More than 100 people who work in Partner roles will be at risk of being let go by the retailer, though the company is considering potential transfers or online roles Read more >

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    At halfway point in Around the World quest, Branston workers on track to hit goal

    The potato supplier's employees have completed more than 12,000 miles in their fitness challenge to help support three charities Read more >

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    Three innovative companies from UK reach the finals of Tesco Agri T-Jam 2020

    The final event will be held via live webinar on 19 October, when the 10 best seed and early-stage startups will make their pitches for judges Read more >

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    JD Cooling, Worldwide Fruit unveil unique Softripe avocado facility in Spalding

    Softripe provides greater consistency and quality of ripened fruit with a more streamlined process, including the reduction of secondary handling Read more >

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    Banana Convention goes virtual with four-day event in early October

    Some of the topics that will be discussed include responding to COVID-19, blockchain strategies, investment and smart technologies Read more >

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    Could acai berries have an effect on limiting severe coronavirus symptoms?

    Canadian researchers have launched a double-blind trial aimed at seeing just how powerful the super food's antioxidant properties are Read more >

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    Co-op increasing number of stores and creating up to 1,000 new jobs

    Many other convenience locations will get makeovers as part of the £130M planned improvements for the growing retailer Read more >


    Asda trials reusable bags for fruits, vegetables to replace single-use items

    Nine stores are putting the bags to the test, which the company says is 'a really exciting step' in its mission to reduce plastics Read more >