Industry analysis from Fresh Produce Journal

Analysis and insight for the UK fresh produce business.

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Positive forecast for global avocado business


The avocado trade will continue to grow in an increasingly competitive market, according to a Rabobank report

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Tomatoes remain big business


Growth in volume and value of globally traded fresh and chilled tomatoes shows the appetite remains for the salad staple

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EU’s third country exports fall in volume and value


Eurostat data for 2021 shows fruit and vegetable exports to non-EU countries decreased year-on-year

Apples and pears in card boxes

“A long way to go” on consumption in Europe


The latest edition of Freshfel’s Consumption Monitor has been released, highlighting how the positive trend that started during the Covid-19 pandemic has already been curbed

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Spanish imports soared in 2022


Fepex says that imports increased in both volume and value, continuing the trend seen in recent years


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IFPA releases State of the Industry Report


Association study covers economic and consumption data, key trends and looks at the industry’s future prospects

Salad production

New report highlights need for more UK produce


Government must act now to boost domestic produce production and consumption, says new report

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Cash-strapped consumers eating less veg, report finds


The Food Foundation’s 2022 Peas Please Progress Report highlights falling veg consumption and challenges ahead for the food industry

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New report benchmarks hort’s GHG emissions


Analysis by CHAP and AHDB aims to give growers the tools to get closer to net zero

Save Our Soils

New report highlights importance of soil health


New NFU report sets out importance of soil in food production


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Supply chain disruption set to continue, finds logistics report


Uncertain conditions continue to put pressure on supply chains, says Logistics UK

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Avocados remain a ‘globally popular super fruit’


New Rabobank market trend report highlights ongoing supply and demand growth

LEAF chief executive Caroline Drummond

LEAF releases Global Impacts Report


Report shows the role LEAF Marque certified businesses are playing in delivering more sustainable farming and food systems as farmers face up to the climate emergency

FL European Statistics Handbook

Europe’s fresh produce trade: five key insights


Published this week, Fruit Logistica’s latest European Statistics Handbook is free to download