Ed Bedington

Ed Bedington is a former editor of the Fresh Produce Journal.

  • Article

    SA citrus exporters urged to avoid Spain


    South African citrus exporters are being urged to avoid shipping fruit to Spain due to stringent inspection processes.

  • Article

    Greenvale gains Royal approval


    Greenvale is celebrating after being awarded the prestigious Queen’s Award for Innovation.

  • Bing to start with a bang

    Bing to start with a bang


    Poor weather has delayed harvesting of California Bing cherries but supplies are on course to arrive in early June, the California Cherry Advisory Board has confirmed.

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    Angus AVA go at Taste of Scotland


    Angus soft Fruits have been getting the consumer appetite whetted with tasting sessions at the Taste of Scotland show last week.

  • Put your questions to Re:fresh

    Put your questions to Re:fresh


    The Re:fresh Partnership has lined up a series of hard-hitting industry leaders to be interviewed on-stage during this year’s Re:fresh Conference 2006.

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    Asda goes local on soft fruit


    Asda is extending the scope of its local sourcing when it comes to strawberries, with a little help from Advanced Marketing Services.

  • Article

    Welsh produce to the fore for pub chain


    A leading Welsh wholesaler has landed a deal to supply a leading pub chain with local produce.

  • Article

    FTA fears not realised


    The practical impact of the compulsory 48-hour working week has not lived up to the industry’s fears but the cost burden is significant, according to the Freight Transport Association (FTA).

  • Article

    Family firm invests for success


    A family firm supplying flowers, plants and vegetables for more than 160 years is now at the cutting edge of technology after a shake-up.

  • Somerfield signs up Hazeldene

    Somerfield signs up Hazeldene


    Hazeldene foods is celebrating after signing up Somerfield as a new customer.

  • Kidney transplant for trader

    Kidney transplant for trader


    As FPJ went to press this week, two New Covent Garden-based brothers were embarking on a joint venture that puts the daily turmoil of the fruit trade well and truly in the shade.

  • Government to scrap school scheme

    Government to scrap school scheme


    The government is pulling the plug on the School Fruit & Vegetable Scheme and the fresh produce industry has 18 months to assist in the creation of a suitable replacement.

  • Booths makes move

    Booths makes move


    Re:fresh award-winning retailer Booths has relocated its Lancashire-based headquarters to state-of-the-art offices tailor-made to help its staff achieve their business objectives.

  • Brazil launches apple promotion

    Brazil launches apple promotion


    Brazilian apple producers are hoping for success in the UK this season with the launch of a new promotion.

  • Pino Calacagni

    Freshfel takes China to task


    Freshfel has led a trade delegation to China in a bid to open the market up to European exporters of fruit and vegetables.

  • Article

    Retailers bullying local authorities


    Local councils and authorities are being ‘bullied’ into approving plans for new and extended supermarket stores, a team of independent researchers has alleged.

  • Small change from government

    Small change from government


    The government is launching another new campaign to encourage people to eat more fruit and veg to improve their health.

  • Tesco records £2.25bn profit success

    Tesco records £2.25bn profit success


    Tesco has revealed record breaking underlying profits of £2.25 billion, 17 per cent up on the year before.

  • Tesco's south-east convenience plans

    Tesco's south-east convenience plans


    Tesco is planning to open as many as 100 convenience stores in the south-east over the next decade, it has been reported.

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    Co-op backs British on tomatoes


    The Co-operative Group is showing its support for British tomatoes this season, with a little help from suppliers IVG White.

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