Opinion

  • Jim Prevor - PBUK

    What ought the UK do now? Consider a new free trade plan

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    Jim Prevor, the Perishable Pundit, follows up his American perspective on the issues at stake in the build up to the UK's referendum on the EU with insight on next steps for both parties following the dramatic exit result
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  • Briony Dunmore

    Future leaders from the US look to Holland for an education in agriculture

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    Briony Dunmore gives us her views on an eye-opening, five-day trip to Holland looking at practical leadership applications in agriculture with a group of US students
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  • Liz OKeefe

    Enjoying a balanced message with a media masterclass

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    Food writer and chef Liz O’Keefe gives us her views on the highlights from The London Produce Show and Conference 2016 Media Masterclass looking at fruit and veg centric cuisine, food waste and engaging youngsters
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  • David Cheetham

    Food for thought: the potential Brexit impact on UK production sector

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    David Cheetham, market analyst with forex broker xtb.com, looks at three possible outcomes for farmers of a Brexit vote
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  • Amy Lance_Waitrose buyer

    Taking a macroscopic view of farming down Apricot Lane

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    It’s first stop USA as Waitrose’s Amy Lance gives us the second instalment from her sabbatical year and swaps buying in Bracknell for composting in California
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  • Jim Prevor - PBUK

    Considering the UK’s referendum on the EU from an American perspective

    • , Jim Prevor
    Jim Prevor, the Perishable Pundit gives his unique take on the great Brexit : Bremain debate looking back at history and forward to the implications for the UK’s relationship with the US, the fresh produce trade and beyond
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  • TOMMY 1

    What next for London’s fruit, vegetable and flower wholesale markets?

    • , Tommy Leighton
    Tommy Leighton examines the harsh economic realities facing the capital city’s wholesale landlords and tenants as the value of their sites rises and talk of composite markets gains traction
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  • Services_Food waste puts shelf life back on agenda_Gal Wollach, vice president of international sales at ROP

    We’re providing solutions, we're not selling plug-in plastic products

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    Gal Wollach, vice-president of international sales at R.O.P., says there has to be far more to modern produce packaging solutions than simply extending the shelf life of the product to gratify buyers
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  • Nick Carroll Mintel

    How convenience stores are best suited to cash in on top-up shopping growth

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    Nick Carroll, retail analyst at Mintel, says the UK convenience grocery business is booming as 17% of Brits visit local stores at least four times a week
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  • Phil Foster Love Energy Savings

    Why it pays for businesses to treat their staff like customers

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    With 40% of people in the UK feeling that their employer doesn’t do enough to engage them, Phil Foster from Love Energy Savings shares some top tips for improving employee engagement
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