Wholesale Market: We need social media to stay relevant

I started working at A&J Produce Corporation last May, thrilled to have the opportunity to be a part of the family business. My grandfather and his partners started A&J in 1977 at the Hunts Point Terminal Produce Cooperative Association located in the Bronx, NY. Forty-five years later, our mission remains the same: a commitment to […]

Freshfel Europe and top produce companies launch Environmental Footprint Initiative

Environment Secretary opens £40 million fund to boost farm productivity

With legislation forthcoming on environmental accountability, a coalition of fresh produce partners along with Freshfel Europe have launched a new strategy to boost sustainability across the EU supply chain. The Environmental Footprint Initiative – being forged by Freshfel andAilimpo, ANPP, Apeel Sciences, Assomela, Bama Gruppen, Bayer AG, BVEO, COLEACP, Dole, Greenyard, Fresh Produce Centre, IG […]

UK’s Hancock receives visionary award at Global Cherry Summit 2022

Matt Hancock, Managing Director of UK cherry specialist Norton Folgate, was recognized for his impact during the Global Cherry Summit 2022. Taking place in Chile, The Global Cherry Summit 2022 brings together industry leaders and professionals from different growing countries, and is the first in-person installment of the event since 2019. During the event, Gustavo […]

Consumers put sustainability first, with retailers lagging behind

Aldi pushes ahead with trial of its first click-and-collect services in UK

By Greg Petro, CEO, First Insight Are consumers and retailers on the same page when it comes to sustainable shopping? A recent report indicates that the answer to this question is no. First Insight and the Baker Retailing Center at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania surveyed consumers and senior retail executives to compare […]

Why Fyffes expects its new €260 million banana center to be a game-changer

A new €260-million banana ripening center in Balbriggan, North County Dublin, Ireland, has begun operations, according to senior officials at multinational Fyffes. The facility expects to be able to output 7 million bananas per week – nearly 60,000 tonnes annually – that will serve retailers, wholesalers and other food providers across the entirety of the […]