All Herbs articles – Page 18

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    Supermarkets get inventive for late summer boost


    A year ago, I came across a story in FPJ about trials of a speciality mini pear grown uniquely in Malta, called Bambinella,

  • This is the fifth consecutive year Rago has expanded its production

    Italian salad grower extends production


    Italian babyleaf salad grower Rago has expanded its operations through the addition of new land for production.

  • British herb PR campaign kicks off

    British herb PR campaign kicks off


    The British Herb Trade Association (BHTA) is to launch a campaign with its new PR agency Mustard Communications featuring a mystery celebrity.

  • Stephanie Moon

    Yorkshire food guide set to launch


    deliciouslyorkshire, the campaigning brand for the Regional Food Group for Yorkshire and Humber (RFG), is showcasing a host of producers and an enlarged cookery theatre on the Welcome to Yorkshire stand at an event this month.

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    M&S launches convenient salads


    Marks & Spencer has relaunched its Food on the Move range as it looks to capitalise on the convenience market through the summer

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    Europe supports DR banana imports


    The European Commission held its first review meeting on EC Regulation 669\\2009 on high risk imports on Monday.

  • On-pack promotions will support the competition

    The Co-op revs up salad competition


    The Co-operative is supporting UK growers by launching a competition that celebrates home-grown salad ranges, while giving shoppers the chance to win an iconic, British-themed mini.

  • The aubergines are the second Good Natured launch this year

    Good Natured aubergines launched


    The Good Natured range is adding another string to its bow with the introduction of aubergines.

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    Scotherbs project reaches out


    Scotherbs, primary school herb project has taken off this year with a staggering 500 schools from across Scotland registering to receive a pack.

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    Time will tell if grow your own push can pay off


    Only time will tell whether the sudden realisation by the retail trade that there is money to be made in offering consumers

  • The Herbfresh staff have taken to bicycles to get around

    Herbfresh takes to two wheels


    Harvesting crews at Thames Valley grower and packer Herbfresh have taken to two wheels to move from field to field.

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    Guernsey grower Ian Lloyd dies


    Ian Lloyd, a founder director of Guernsey Fresh Herbs, has died aged 67.

  • Waitrose denies claims over Israeli products

    Waitrose denies claims over Israeli products


    Waitrose has hit back at accusations it has been hiding the truth over products originating in illegal Israeli settlements.

  • Spinach crops are set to benefit from the new SOLA

    Gazelle granted SOLA for spinach


    Horticultural insecticide Gazelle SG (acetampiprid) has been granted an off-label approval by the Chemical Regulatory Directorate (CRD) for use on outdoor and protected crops of spinach, cress and annual and perennial herbs.

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    Empty skies trigger produce shortages


    The grounding of flights across Europe due to the eruption of the Eyjafjallajoekull volcano in Iceland last week is likely to leave supermarket shelves destitute of selected fresh produce items.

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    New ideas taking root as summer products appear


    It is amazing just how fast any new ideas literally take root. Following my discovery of grow-your-own salads at Tesco in last

  • Scarlet cress tastes like beetroot

    Koppert unveils scarlet cress


    Koppert Cress unveiled new product scarlet cress to the catering trade this week, as it exhibited its lines at hospitality exhibition Northern Restaurant & Bar 2010.

  • Jersey builds on reputation to maintain UK exports

    Jersey builds on reputation to maintain UK exports


    Jersey Royal potatoes are well known as the jewel in the Jersey offer, but the island is home to a mix of vegetables, from cauliflower and courgettes to runner beans, leeks and sweetcorn. Anna Sbuttoni visited the island for its first regional report on the area to meet the major growers and exporters ahead of the start of their season

  • Followers of fashion: edible flowers make a comeback

    Followers of fashion: edible flowers make a comeback


    Once a traditional staple in Victorian cookery, edible flowers have dipped in and out of vogue throughout the centuries, but could this niche salad item be profitable for the fresh produce industry? Elizabeth O’Keefe looks at whether edible flowers are here to stay this time

  • Jersey Royal Company launches brand first

    Jersey Royal Company launches brand first


    The Jersey Royal Company has launched its first-ever branded new potato range at Tesco and plans to follow this up with the introduction of a branded Kent Potato Company range of potato packs from the start of the UK season.