New Covent Garden Market’s Annual Trends Report

LPS19 offering wholesale market tours to New Covent Garden Market or New Spitalfields Market

New Covent Garden Market, where over 100 wholesale traders supply fresh fruit and vegetables to some of London’s top eateries, has predicted Asian Wok Cucumbers, Celtuce, foraged sea vegetables and Crabapples as some of the hottest on-trend ingredients coming to kitchens in 2022. Meanwhile, potatoes are enjoying a moment with new varieties on the scene […]

Dole, 7 retailers back hugely successful Eat Them to Defeat Them campaign for kids

Seven retailers and one big brand, Dole, are sponsoring this year’s national Eat Them to Defeat marketing blitz which aims to get children to eat more fresh produce.  “This is our second year supporting this incredibly worthwhile campaign,” Vincent Dolan, Head of Corporate Communications in Dole, said. “By bringing fresh produce to primetime, and by […]

Produce trade associations form alliance to address rising costs

Technology sector focuses on achieving savings through innovation

Fresh produce associations including Freshfel Europe (European Union) and the Southern Hemisphere Association of Fresh Fruit Exporters – SHAFFE (Latin America, Oceania, South Africa) have agreed to form a global coalition to address increased costs for fresh produce production and trade.   The global coalition also includes Afruibana (West-Africa), China Chamber of Commerce of I/E of […]

Agriculture Professor Lays Out The Case For The Power Of Data

Kantar Worldpanel to highlight fresh omni-channel data at Amsterdam Produce Summit

John Bovay, Assistant Professor of Agriculture and Applied Economics at Virginia Tech University in the United States, has become a fixture at The New York Produce Show and Conference presenting many thoughtful pieces, a few of which we have profiled here: NYPS Veteran Professor, John Bovay, Presents New Study On The Effect Of Organic Promotion And Its […]

Global Trade Symposium: Elevating The Industry … With Purpose Beyond Produce

If you change one life, generations are touched: The produce industry is uniquely situated to help address global social disparities. Is there more we can do as individuals, farms and companies to make the world a better place — even though that sounds overwhelming? Yes, and it can start with one person, one farm, one […]

Tesco sees power in moving produce by rail while saving on emissions

Through the end of the year, Tesco is moving fresh fruits and vegetables by refrigerated rail seven days a week under a new agreement with Direct Rail Services. The service, which started just prior to Christmas, marks the first time the retailer has transported via refrigerated freight using British railways. Brussels sprouts, parsnips, carrots, onions […]