UK’s GrowUp vertical farm lands massive investment to expand its bagged salads

Kent-based vertical farm GrowUp has received a £38 million investment from Generate Capital to help meet growing demand for its ready-to-eat salads. The funds will help the certified B Corp expand capacity at its farm and Leaf Lab site in Cambridge, as well as help support its Unbeleafable and Fresh Leaf Co. brands. The investment […]

Brakes hits huge target in partnership with FareShare: food for 10 million meals

FareShare: Combating food waste at retail is a beneficial and 'necessary business cost'

UK foodservice supplier Brakes recently celebrated a milestone moment – it has helped shepherd the equivalent of 10 million meals to the charity FareShare.  Brakes began its partnership with FareShare more than 10 years ago, but it has blossomed during the past few critical years and especially through the COVID-19 pandemic. Brakes, in fact, was […]

Food freshly offers solution at MacFrut to extend shelf life of premium vegetables

Shelf-life preservation specialist Food freshly recently showcased the advantages of its sulfite-free and preservative-free fresh produce preservation applications for many of the premium vegetables used in Italian food preparation at MacFrut 2024 in Rimini, Italy until May 10, 2024.  Recognised for its achievements in extending the shelf-life of everything from lettuce to apple slices, Food freshly’s solution […]