Produce Business UK Archive

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    Uncertainty keeps UK supermarket consumers cautious about spending

    Shoppers have been delaying their Christmas preparations; Ocado continued to be the fastest growing grocer, with sales 13.7% higher than this time in 2018. Read more >

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    Report: Exporters hope election result will spur free trade deal in Australia

    Aussie apple grower: 'With Pink Ladys so popular in the UK, they cannot afford to not have them on the shelf. So they need them 12 months of the year.' Read more >

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    Global table grape production likely to increase despite European losses

    Higher production in China and India is expected to more than make up for the heavy rains in Europe that have affected crops. Read more >

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    Industry expert Jefcoate analyses rise of discounters, what it means for future

    Hurdletree Associates director offers up the UK and Ireland as a case study on what may happen in the United States and how both competitors and suppliers can act to improve their situation. Read more >

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    As US retailers look to UK example, there are many caveats to consider

    Former CEO of Berry Gardens Jacqui Green discusses private label, UK consumers and their preferences at the New York Produce Show and Conference. Read more >

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    Tesco and WWF team up to map environmental impact of food production

    The initiative, dubbed the Sustainable Basket Metric, will track key impacts of a sample of regularly purchased products, inlcuding produce. Read more >

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    Freshfel Europe calls for new policy approach to fresh fruits and vegetables

    Freshfel President Stephan Weist says 21 member states are falling short of the average produce consumption. Read more >

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    PML invests in refrigerated vehicles featuring pioneering technology

    The trailers will be used by the company to carry air freight containers under strict temperature-controlled conditions. Read more >

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    UK aeroponic start-up LettUs Grow: 'Not everyone is sold on vertical farming initially'

    Slowly, however, the perception among doubters is changing, says India Langley, who admits the process "is recognised more as a business plan rather than a pipe dream," Read more >

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    Lincolnshire couple raises £1.5K to help support St Barnabas Hospice Trust

    Colleague at leading potato supplier Branston and her husband trek 200 miles from Southend on Sea to Weymouth in charitable bike and hike. Read more >