Avocado leader Mission Produce will dramatically double space in Dartford to take on mangoes

Mission Produce, Inc., a world leader in sourcing, producing, and distributing fresh Hass avocados, announced expansion plans for its forward distribution center in Dartford, England. This doubling ripening capacity enables the establishment of mango operations.  The expansion, to be completed in Spring 2024, involves the addition of 50% more Mission Control ripening rooms, a mango-specific […]

Mission Produce to install ripening technology in Dartford distribution centre

UK research company says exotic fruit to drive growth in reefer shipping trade

Mission Produce, Inc. has announced the testing results of its Mission Control ripening technology and management process, confirming its ability to accelerate avocado ripening and improve product uniformity.  The new technology will be implemented for the first time in the company’s newest forward distribution centre in Dartford,  England, which is anticipated to open in March of 2023.  […]

Future-proofing Last Mile Delivery for the European economy

Pandemic-driven e-commerce sales have surged across Europe, and this momentum has sustained sales despite ongoing economic challenges. New services with new models entered the market and expanded quickly, changing the expectations that even longtime online shoppers have about what is now possible. Consumers in Western Europe who spent 561 euros online per capita in 2019, […]

Avocado leader Mission Produce announces distribution centre in Dartford

Avocado company Mission Produce has announced plans to open a state-of-the-art ripening, packing and forward distribution centre (FDC) in Dartford, England, in 2023. Strategically located with direct access to major international ports and transportation networks, the facility is expected to strengthen Mission’s expanding international footprint and optimize product distribution to the company’s European customer base. […]

SIAL Paris set to bring food innovations back live in October

Returning for the first time in more than two years this fall, the massive celebration and exhibition SIAL Paris is again set to bring together the most creative and innovative food companies in the world. Under the umbrella theme of Own the Change – both an embrace of the environment and sustainability and the digital […]

How a mobile-friendly platform can increase quality control of fresh produce

Companies that deal in fresh produce and are looking for more advanced quality control of their fruits and vegetables throughout the supply chain might want to check out Clarifruit’s mobile-friendly platform. By simply taking a photo from a smartphone of their product, Clarifruit’s intuitive app can then autogenerate a report with data for more refined […]