Veg Power adds Hazera Seeds UK to growing membership programme

European fresh fruit and veg sector facing tumultuous period, says Freshfel

Not-for-profit Veg Power, which aims to increase vegetable consumption throughout the UK especially for children, has added Hazera Seeds UK to its growing membership programme. The connection with the subsidiary of Hazera, the global leader of the vegetable seed industry, further increases the footprint of Veg Power, which is relishing the philanthropy of its partners […]

Dole, 7 retailers back hugely successful Eat Them to Defeat Them campaign for kids

Seven retailers and one big brand, Dole, are sponsoring this year’s national Eat Them to Defeat marketing blitz which aims to get children to eat more fresh produce.  “This is our second year supporting this incredibly worthwhile campaign,” Vincent Dolan, Head of Corporate Communications in Dole, said. “By bringing fresh produce to primetime, and by […]

Tesco, FareShare team on ‘Buy One’ produce scheme to aid children

Tesco is launching a fruit and vegetable scheme aimed at helping children experiencing food insecurity this summer. The UK retailer’s Buy One to Help a Child initiative, which runs through 8 August, hopes to gain three million meals that will be turned around and distributed by charitable organisation FareShare. There are currently more than two […]