Produce Business UK Archive

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    Produce packaging evolving to meet demand during COVID-19 pandemic

    Consumers’ health and safety concerns have turned up the dial on demand for various kinds of fruit and vegetable packaging. Read more >

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    Chambers announces huge raspberry varietal trial with nine countries

    The plants will be judged on several criteria through the end of next year, and the gathering has already drawn interest from retailers Read more >

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    Roundup: Tesco preparing for huge splash in sales from return of Avozilla

    The South African monster fruit is even larger this season, but can the UK retailer capitalise on the same craze that hit stores last year? Read more >

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    Thousands of adults, children being put in crosshairs of food insecurity in UK

    England football star Marcus Rashford is rallying several UK supermarkets to try to help provide answers and aide to those who need healthy food to survive. Read more >

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    Berry Gardens launches first locally produced British organic blueberries

    Soaring demand and the quality of the Liberty variety being grown by Haygrove mean a windfall of healthy berries for Waitrose customers. Read more >

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    Freshfel, Sprouted Seeds Association join forces on food crisis management

    Binard says, "there is no such thing as zero risk ... good and consistent communication is essential," especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more >

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    La Dona Fruit gives avocado and lime boxes a 'much-needed' new look

    Trying to capture the flavour of its products and proud heritage, the Colombia producer and exporter says it hopes the look brings colour and sunshine." Read more >

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    Sainsbury’s, FareShare team up on digital donation programme for needy

    The partnership allows shoppers who use the supermarket's online food ordering service to add in a contribution for those who are vulnerable. Read more >

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    South African growers drive UK campaign to debunk myths on raisins

    The dried fruit is not a sugary snack but a powerhouse of nutrients and should be promoted and marketed that way, says Raisins South Africa. Read more >

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    Tesco creates thousands of full-time jobs to assist strong online business

    The retailer says the majority of the positions will be from in-house employees who have been working in temporary role with the company. Read more >