Produce Business UK Archive

  • SOIL

    Soil Association opens Brexit readiness helpline for organic farmers

    The group says a no-deal resolution "brings maximum uncertainty for organic food and farming, raising critical issues on the ability to trade and export." Read more >

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    Ahead of Brexit, British retailers suffer worst September since the mid-1990s

    British Retail Consortium says average growth over the past 12 months slowed to 0.2%, the weakest rate since the group began keeping records. Read more >


    Oxfam report alleges abuses in major supply chains that serve supermakets

    The charity confederation says retailers’ "relentless" drive to cut costs and maximize profits is fuelling poverty and abuse in their supply chains. Read more >

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    Greencoat Capital announces greenhouse project in UK it says is 'world first'

    The £120m effort is slated to be completed in 2020, with the Netherlands reportedly committed to leasing the space. Read more >

  • Chiquita

    Chiquita highlights pink on its bananas for worthy cause during October

    Some 200 million of the fruit company's banana stickers will get a change of color for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Read more >

  • Borough Market entrance

    Expanded fresh produce selections will be on menu in Borough Market's transformation

    The 1,000-year-old venue knows what it does best: serving up the best seasonal fruits and veg at its historic location; its new Market Kitchen will feature seating and food from 20 dining stands. Read more >


    U.S. to hit EU with 25 per cent tariff on certain ag imports after WTO ruling

    The affected products include cherries, cherry juice, pear juice, olives and olive oil; tariffs will be applied to 'a range of imports from EU member states' Read more >

  • davelewis

    Tesco chief executive Lewis announces surprise departure after five years

    Tesco shares have climbed 40 percent under his leadership. but the retailer's business is much smaller and less profitable than it was 10 years ago. Read more >

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    Global thought leader from Netherlands to give City Food Lecture 2020

    Louise Fresco, a member of the French Academy of Agriculture and a former director of research of food at the UN, will speak in February. Read more >

  • Emerge

    Food, drink innovations take center stage in Royal Society of Chemistry competition

    World-changing ideas involving eco-friendly packaging and food waste are among the entrants Read more >