Fresh This Month

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    John Lewis Partnership honours 'siginifcant sacrifice' of workers with bonus

    Colleagues will receive weekly rewards into June for their work during the crisis and will also get big discounts while shopping in Waitrose supermarkets. Read more >

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    Sainsbury's puts fast delivery bike service on trial in closed convenience stores

    Chop Chop gives the UK supermarket a chance to increase its offer during outbreak, especially to those in need; company will consider expanding if it goes well. Read more >


    Tesco stepping up its community efforts with additional £30m in support

    Much of the new scheme will be in food donations to groups such as FareShare and Trussell Trust, whilst it also provides aid to other groups that serve those in need. Read more >

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    Morrisons says thank you to colleagues with threefold increase in bonuses

    Full time colleagues will earn a bonus of £1,050 compared to around £350 average last year. The special bonus is the largest for frontline supermarket staff announced in recent weeks Read more >

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    Rabobank: Fresh produce foodservice demand has 'virtually stopped' in Europe

    Report says "the ‘healthfulness halo’ around fresh produce could be a positive demand factor that ends up lasting longer than the COVID-19 outbreak." Read more >


    UK grocery sales see significant spike, grow by fastest rate in more than 10 years

    Sainsbury's and Tesco lead the way as all of the Big Four post strong numbers year-on-year, mainly due to extra purchases by consumers during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more >

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    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 >

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Jim Prevor

Abdication of Royal Responsibility

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


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 >