Produce Business UK Archive

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    Study: Some school children consumed far fewer fruits and veg during lockdown

    During the three-day research project, Northumbria University says many of those in the school voucher scheme had sugary drinks and snacks instead. Read more >


    City Harvest teams with athletes, chefs to provide food to most vulnerable

    Along with Dinner Ladies, London Rowing Club, and Fulham FC and Dons footballers, the charity is helping deliver meals to those in need. Read more >

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    Developer of TR4-resistant bananas complete 'largest-ever funding in UK AgriTech'

    CEO of UK-based Tropic Biosciences says 'humanity’s battle against Covid-19 is rapidly accelerating the need for technological solutions that promote food security.' Read more >

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    Fueled by sun, bumper crop of British strawberries finds a home at Tesco

    With growers seeing production 20 per cent higher than normal this spring, the retailer has taken on the challenge of selling them and 'saving on food waste.' Read more >

  • Tomatoes

    Asda launches Extra Special Tomatoes that help to protect the environment

    Supermarket retailer celebrates British Tomato Fortnight by partnering with the supplier Flavor Fresh to bring two new varieties of cherry tomatoes to its shelves. Read more >

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    UK growers foresee favourable season ahead for cherries from UK, abroad

    Buoyed by good weather conditions over the past eight months, Love Fresh Cherries predicts demand will surge; June and July will be crucial to achieve estimates. Read more >


    La Dona Fruit takes strict steps to ensure pineapple exports arrive in Europe

    Major retailers and wholesalers, include those in the UK, rely on exotic fruits from the company, which has put in strong measures during the pandemic to ensure capacity, quality. Read more >


    Chefs, nutritionists line up to help support Veg Power campaign during Covid-19

    Chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall says, "a diet big on vegetables is a massive win for our long-term health, and eating seasonal veg is also a great way to support our farmers." Read more >

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    Report: York's Shambles Market plans to fully reopen to traders in June

    The historic venue, which will have a number of new social distancing measures in place, features some of the best local produce in the north. Read more >

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    Soil Association notes organic market will hit £2.5 billion by the end of 2020

    Report says £200m a month is now being spent on organic as shoppers are making two more trips to buy premium than five years ago. Read more >