Lidl GB has officially opened the doors to its massive new distribution centre in Luton, where it expects to deliver more than 9,400 pallets per day to 150 of its nearly 1,000 stores in the UK. At 1.2 million square feet, it is triple the size of any of its other facilities. But two features […]
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. […]
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 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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Food means so much more to people than of nourishment; it means culture.
With all the challenges and disruptions faced during the COVID-19 pandemic, the wind-down of restrictions and the emergence of a more familiar working environment are making the future look rosier for many produce wholesalers and distributors. “I think everyone feels incredibly optimistic about the direction of business,” says Joshua Gatcke, general manager of Nathel & Nathel, […]