Freshuelva urging producers to destroy fruit rather than sell it at below-cost prices
Spanish strawberry producers are facing another disastrous season, with many being forced to discard fruit and dismantle farms two months before the end of the season due to plummeting prices, according to Huelvan grower-exporter association Freshuelva.
Tesco customers are set to make massive savings on their shopping as the supermarket has cut the price of even more food products and is slashing online shopping charges – including FREE Click & Collect for groceries.
Suppliers and retailers heading for European Vegetable Strategies in Brussels as fall in consumption raises concerns
European Vegetable Strategies, the region’s first ever conference and networking event dedicated to the fresh vegetable business, will attempt to identify new ways to boost demand and improve the range of products and merchandising found in the EU fresh vegetable sector.
New water and waste initiatives lead to Branston becoming the first firm in the food sector to get a trio of Carbon Trust honours
The UK’s leading supplier of potatoes has just been awarded the Carbon Trust Waste Standard by the Carbon Trust, making it the first company in the food and agriculture sector to have achieved the standard in all three areas: carbon, water and waste.
A European Union official has announced plans to visit Morocco on April 23, following outrage in the North African nation over slated EU rules that would restrict produce exporters’ abilities to sell on consignment.
A project between Vitacress and the University of Southampton produced some surprising results for improving lettuce shelf life
A new breeding project is underway that could lead to longer shelf life for leafy salads.
Pakistan has implemented compulsory hot water treatment for mangoes destined for the EU to avoid being banned from the market
The Pakistan government has made hot water treatment compulsory for mangoes destined for the EU to avoid being barred from the market, reports Pakistan website www.dawn.com.
Retailer squeezing 7.1 tonnes of sugar from its chilled juice range, and adding new lines including Pink Lady juice
Waitrose is squeezing the sugar out of its chilled juice lines by removing 7.1 tonnes of sugar from its assortment over the next 12 months.
UK-based firm will source new product from Ecuador, with plans to enter the US, New Zealand and Maltese markets
BanaBay has expanded its portfolio to include pineapples.
The BanaBay pineapples will be of MD2 Golden variety and will be sourced from plantations in Ecuador, where the company will have its own dedicated hectares.
New study claims greater collaboration from different parts of the supply chain is vital to deal with new challenges facing the industry.
A new reports claims Peru’s asparagus export industry needs to rethink its strategic approach if it is to maintain its position as the world’s leading export nation.