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Global berry supplier, and owner of UK grower group Berry Gardens, won three awards for ’superior’ varieties at recent International Taste Institute event
UK producers feel optimistic after recent sunny period brings renewed hope for blackcurrant crop hit by adverse weather and high costs
Angus Soft Fruits MD John Gray tells Fred Searle why it is more important than ever for supermarkets, and government, to support the UK berry sector
Spiralling production costs have adversely affected farmers’ mental health, NFU survey shows
The Americas berry giant has acquired shares in UK supplier BerryWorld’s EMEA and APAC businesses
Fedefruta warns that changes will remove incentives for the construction of new irrigation infrastructure in bigger farms
LEAF Education’s annual online initiative to help schools spotlight British food and farming will run from 5-16 June
UK-based vertical farming technology expands into Indian market with Modi Fresh to develop consumer-facing brand
Company that develops vertical farms producing leafy greens is up for sale just one year after £50m cash injection
Bedfordshire fresh-prep firm goes bust less than a year after its acquisition by Hull potato business Tuber Group
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This month sees a full Spanish crop before we turn our attention to the UK, where good availability and quality is expected
Welsh institute with a focus on food security becomes LEAF Innovation Centre to help the organisation develop more sustainable farming methods
Production of Smarter Food’s nutritionally enhanced broccoli GRextra is ramping up after new research shows its soup helps prevent type-2 diabetes
Hampshire event celebrated British season start with 20,000 people flocking to watercress capital Alresford
Last week’s terrible flooding has apparently choked the roots of fruit trees across Emilia Romagna, precipitating a major disaster for the region’s fresh produce busines
The new apple variety is riding high in the UK with adverts on London’s double decker buses this spring
Insect tracking tech rolled out on three Kent apple orchards, providing real-time data on precious pollinator activity
HMRC figures analysed by accountancy firm Hazlewoods indicates major decline in fruit sales to EU countries following introduction of trade barriers
Founder Guy Singh-Watson to sell his remaining shares to the Riverford Trust but remain a co-owner
A selection of pictures from Fruitnet’s Global Tomato Congress, which brought more than 300 people from 50 countries together at the Beurs-WTC in Rotterdam on 16 May 2023