Opinion

  • GuyThallon Produce World Group

    Why sustainability makes business sense

    • , Guy Thallon
    Produce World’s R&D chief Guy Thallon believes there’s an opportunity to turn a sustainability strategy seen as a ‘cost-of-doing business’ into an incubator for innovation and commercial success
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  • Liz O

    Samphire set to be the ‘kale of Christmas 2015’ and beyond

    • , Liz O’Keefe
    Food writer Liz O’Keefe takes us on a whistle-stop tour of which fruits and vegetables will be on trend at UK retailers this Christmas
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  • Jim Prevor - PBUK

    Zero-sum mentality at retail suppresses innovation

    • , Jim Prevor
    The Perishable Pundit, Jim Prevor, considers how the drive for transparency could get in the way of the very innovations that can reduce costs, satisfy consumers and build demand for all
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  • TOMMY 1

    Can produce address the divide and rule?

    • , Tommy Leighton
    Tommy Leighton analyses what lies behind the difference in consumer purchasing habits in the North and South of England
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  • Gail Rees

    Use sugar tax to make fruit and vegetables cheaper

    • , Dr Gail Rees
    Dr Gail Rees discusses why we need to think about promoting healthy food more and making it easier for families to follow a healthy diet
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  • JOHN GILES Promar International

    More, not less competition for US exporters in Europe

    • , John Giles
    John Giles says emerging exporters to the EU are making it even more difficult for the US to compete
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  • Jim Prevor - PBUK

    Squeezed middle ground is more of an issue for retailers

    • , Jim Prevor
    Jim Prevor, the Perishable Pundit, asks which sector should be most concerned about pressure from specialised operators
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  • TOMMY 1

    Student programme shines light on key industry need

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    Tommy Leighton says the trade could benefit greatly from deeper engagement with students at London Produce Show
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  • Opinion_PeterBackman

    The new, more demanding foodservice customer

    • , Peter Backman
    Peter Backman of foodservice analyst Horizons urges key foodservice operators and their suppliers to know more about what their customers want and be ready to adapt their offer
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  • Laura Tomlinson PamLloyd PR

    Resurgent beetroot hits a purple patch

    • , Laura Tomlinson
    Beetroot sales are about to hit £1m a week in the UK thanks to health research and clever marketing – something other fresh produce items could learn from, explains PR and marketing expert Laura Tomlinson
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