Top British farming group entices seasonal berry pickers with excellent perks

Before the start of the British berry season, farmers Hall Hunter have launched an extensive recruitment programme to try to bring in seasonal workers. With a yield of more than 8,000 tonnes of British soft fruit last year, Hall Hunter supplies major UK supermarkets with British strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries. Fruit pickers are required […]

AVA Magnum strawberries shine in decadent dessert on Scottish fine dining menu

Scottish berry supplier Angus Soft Fruits, which made a splash with the world’s largest crown of strawberries for the King’s Coronation, has found its way into another decadent display for its AVA Magnum strawberries. Scottish Chef Paul Tamburrini, known for his fine dining establishment Tamburrini & Wishart, will be incorporating AVA Magnum’s into its menu […]

BerryWorld celebrate two more wins at International Taste Institute Awards

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Two varieties of berries from the BerryWorld Plus breeding programme earned awards for superior taste and two starts during the recent 2021 International Taste Institute Awards. BerryWorld’s Diamond Jubilee/BerryWorld Gem and another commercial variety that has yet to be launched received acclaim from a panel of international chefs. “This double award recognises our efforts to […]