Fresh This Month

  • Co-op_Old_Street,_Shoreditch,_rebranding_launch_by_The_Co-operative_Group

    Co-op hires 5,000 temporary colleagues in a week to 'feed the nation'

    CEO Whitfield says, 'The response has been overwhelming ... All of our colleagues are heroes and are doing an amazing job under huge pressure.' Read more >

  • Aldi Farm Africa partnership

    Expanded partnership gives young farmers in Africa chance to succeed

    Aldi's ‘Growing Futures’ deal with Farm Africa has helped more than 500 farmers increase production of fresh produce in western Kenya and provide networking opportunities. Read more >

  • 20-03-covid-19-screen

    Retailers across UK take proactive, necessary steps to deal with impact of coronavirus

    Top five supermarkets enact measures to aide with social distancing, providing safety for customers and colleagues; challenges remain, especially for online ordering, which faces weeks of backlog. Read more >

  • FRESHFEL

    Freshfel urges concrete EU-wide solutions to ensure food security

    The European Fresh Produce Association says Member State governments should secure safe transport, work and accommodation of seasonal workers. Read more >

  • CK NISA

    Nisa retailers provide support to local communities during COVID-19 crisis

    Nisa's stores have donated almost £65,000 through the company's Making a Difference Locally campaign; workers continue to offer assistance on keeping communitites fed. Read more >

  • Strawberry worker UK

    Concerns rise throughout Britain over lack of seasonal labour to pick produce

    A soon-to-be shortage of pickers is prompting a call to action from the government and other agencies to have those who are out of work fill in the gaps on farms nationwide. Read more >

  • Aldi

    Aldi UK steps up recruitment drives with thousands of full- and part-time jobs

    Retailer still looking to fill 4,000 permanent positions, along with 5,000 new temporary roles at stores and distribution centres across the UK, including some that may become full-time. Read more >











Fresh Opinions

Jim Prevor

Abdication of Royal Responsibility

What has changed over the years is the sense of obligation and commitment. View full post >

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On the side of angels

With evidence backing fresh produce, why is it not included in the protocols and treatment plans of health insurance companies and hospitals? View full post >

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Frieda Caplan: So Good At Lifting Us Up

Her presence reminds us that we can be more inclusive, more successful and generous of heart. View full post >

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Fresh Insight

  • Co-op hires 5,000 temporary colleagues in a week to 'feed the nation'

    Read More >
  • Expanded partnership gives young farmers in Africa chance to succeed

    Read More >
  • Retailers across UK take proactive, necessary steps to deal with impact of coronavirus

    Read More >
  • Freshfel urges concrete EU-wide solutions to ensure food security

    Read More >
  • Nisa retailers provide support to local communities during COVID-19 crisis

    Read More >

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