All Herbs articles – Page 16

  • The only way is Sussex

    The only way is Sussex


    Innovative thinking and vertical collaboration throughout the local supply chain is pushing the fresh produce sector forward in Sussex. Elizabeth O’Keefe visits the area to find out what lies ahead for the region

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    Agrexco UK calls for customer patience


    Agrexco UK’s general manager has appealed to the company’s customers for patience as court-appointed administrator Shlomo Ness at the Israeli parent company considers potential buyers for the beleaguered exporter.

  • The big freeze

    The big freeze


    Despite the fact some consumers are switching to fresh, the frozen category is still going strong. And thanks to the recession, retailers’ own label brands are doing better than ever. Jackie Annett reports

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    Egyptian seeds implicated in E. coli affair


    The German E. coli outbreak which has now claimed 48 lives has been linked with Egyptian fenugreek seeds.

  • A new audience for micro herbs

    A new audience for micro herbs


    In the third article in the Day in the Life series, Elizabeth O’Keefe walks in Integrow’s Simon Coles’ footsteps as VHB’s innovative partnership with Evesham-based Westland Nurseries gets their joint brand, WOW! micro leaf, onto the buyers’ walk

  • Israel set for summer of strong supply

    Israel set for summer of strong supply


    Israeli stonefruit, grapes and exotics are providing a welcome reminder of summer, even if UK temperatures aren’t quite living up to expectations. Doris Lee Butterworth reports

  • Branding a future for the South East

    Branding a future for the South East


    Spanning eight counties including production heavyweights Hampshire, Sussex and Kent, as well as the Isle of Wight, the South East encompasses many of the elements that makes the fresh produce sector the thriving industry that it is. Elizabeth O’Keefe takes a tour of the area to gather news and views ahead of next week’s FPJ conference in the South East

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    Anneke Cuppen leaves Koppert Cress


    Koppert Cress’s UK marketing manager Anneke Cuppen has left the business.

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    Berry Gardens contributes to gold-medal win


    Berry Gardens’ fruit contributed to a gold-medal win at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show for the Championing British garden created by Waitrose and the NFU.

  • UK vegetable industry battles dry conditions

    UK vegetable industry battles dry conditions


    The UK vegetable industry continues to take a battering and growers in Lincolnshire are heading towards a mid-June meltdown as rain is largely alluding producers.

  • Full steam ahead for the UK’s future food basket

    Full steam ahead for the UK’s future food basket


    With its diverse microclimates and advanced technology, Scotland has a multitude of crops to offer from soft fruit and potatoes to herbs and garlic, as well as many successful routes to market. Elizabeth O’Keefe reports from a nation continuing to make huge progress

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    Big and small find a place in new world of marketing


    There sometimes seem to be no bounds to the imagination that drives fresh produce marketing. It was not that long ago when

  • Herbfresh coriander harvest is under way

    Herbfresh celebrates early start


    A warm, dry spring so far in the Thames Valley has given Surrey-based Herbfresh its earliest ever start for its UK-grown fresh herb crops.

  • Woodward Foodservice branches into produce

    Woodward Foodservice branches into produce


    Woodward Foodservice has broadened its product range for the nation’s caterers and chefs by offering fresh produce for the first time ever.

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    Retailers reconsider their fresh produce presentation


    One disappointment I have with UK retailers is they seem to ignore the potential offered by fruit baskets. I suppose

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    Tarragon troubles as supplies run short


    Tarragon supplies are running short due to weather problems in Israel. New Covent Garden Market wholesaler Desiree has been struggling to procure the specialist herb either directly or through its supplier VHB.

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    Winter lines still abundant with new season coming up


    The momentum building up with new Dutch pear varieties makes one wonder how long it will be before Conference will be

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    Supermarkets refresh aisles with unusual varieties


    One of the more unusual members of the Navel family to arrive at Marks & Spencer is the pigmented seedless Cara Cara, which

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    Consumers grow their own to save money


    Consumers have turned to growing their own food in a bid to save money and eat better.

  • At the heart of UK fresh produce

    At the heart of UK fresh produce


    Spanning five counties in a key production area, the East Midlands is a hub for distribution to retail and catering, a mix of high volume products and forward-thinking entrepreneurs. Ahead of the FPJ Conferences - East Midlands event, Elizabeth O’Keefe reports