UK apple suppliers welcome Enhanced Trade Partnership with India

Expanding the UK’s export horizons opens the door for growers to achieve superior prices for larger apple sizes not demanded by domestic retailers. Growers and exporters in the UK have welcomed the signing of an Enhanced Trade Partnership (ETP) between the UK and India to facilitate the supply of fresh apples. The opportunities in India […]

Freshfel, FPC urge government to delay derogation for plant health certification

Freshfel and the Fresh Produce Consortium have asked the UK government to hold off on instituting a requirement that imports from the European Union need phytosanitary certificates from 1 April. The European fresh produce association and the FPC say effects from the costs of the 750,000 PCs will put an enormous strain on an already taxed system […]