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 […]

Resilience on a Grand Scale: ‘The Year Was A Wakeup Call’ for New York’s wholesalers

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, […]

Growing Underground teams with Reynolds, boosts branding

Controlled environment farming company Growing Underground has formed an alliance with wholesale produce supplier Reynolds to help further distribute its branded microgreens and salads to foodservice outlets in the UK. Growing Underground already has a presence in supermarkets Tesco, Whole Foods and Marks & Spencer as well as online retailer Farmdrop, but its new goal […]

Greenyard Fresh UK to collaborate more closely with Produce Logistics

Greenyard Fresh UK and logistics and fresh produce packing specialists, Produce Logistics, have signed an agreement which launches a closer collaboration between the two companies. Produce Logistics are now operating directly from the Greenyard Fresh UK distribution center, and benefit from Greenyard ripening and packing products on their behalf. The collaboration is not new; both […]