Alex worked as news editor of the Fresh Produce Journal between November 2008 and November 2011, contributing to other titles including Asiafruit, Eurofruit and Fresh Convenience. He left FPJ at the end of 2011 to take up a role as a senior reporter at Retail Week. Since then, he has worked as online business editor at the London Evening Standard, The Independent and I newspaper, and business news editor at the London Evening Standard. He is now senior city correspondent at The Mail on Sunday.
Spanish grape producer Frutas La Ballena-Uvasdoce is preparing to launch its convenience brand Fresh Moving in the UK, Germany, France and the Nordic countries early next year, as the Valencia-based company looks to build on the product’s successful launch in Spain.
The fresh produce industry is lagging far behind other areas of agriculture in terms of a profitable and functioning supply chain, the NFU chief horticulture adviser has claimed.