Retail news from Produce Plus

Important developments in the food retail arena in Australia and New Zealand, with a focus on fresh produce procurement, distribution, marketing, merchandising, and new product development.

(l-r) Bryce Huggins, Troy Huggins and Jake Huggins from Huggins Organic Farms

Consumers keen for organic produce at Coles


Retailer expands range to meet increasing demand for organic fruits and vegetables

Driscolls Sweetest Batch strawberries 1

Driscoll’s Sweetest Batch strawberries get Australia-wide launch


New strawberry offering for the Australian market officially launches across the country this summer

GBC2022 Lidl Agrovision

Global Berry Congress makes impressive return


Retailers including Aldi, Lidl, Delhaize, ICA and M&S among those who attended the leading event for the global berry business

DE Fruit Logistica Fresh Produce Forum

Fruit Logistica 2023: expert advice and practical solutions for all

2022-11-16T14:05:00+00:00In partnership with Fruit Logistica

Event programme for world’s leading fresh produce trade show in Berlin offers visitors valuable information to make better business decisions

GBC2018 Rabobank

Uncover new berry trends at Global Berry Congress 2022


Fruitnet’s annual event for the international berry business returns to Rotterdam on 15 November

AFL overview pic

Asia Fruit Logistica makes strong return


Global industry celebrates coming together again at Asia’s premier fresh produce trade show 


Asia Fruit Awards: winners announced


ClemenGold, Goodfarmer, Makro (Thailand), and Nick Kukulan and Paramount Export Company are the winners of the Asia Fruit Awards 2022

Mohammad Abu-Ghazaleh Del Monte CEO

Results boost for Del Monte in third quarter


Net sales and income both increase year-on-year despite “continued macroeconomic headwinds”

Apeel RipeFinder

Apeel unveils avocado ripeness scanner for consumers


Technology can evaluate ripeness and provide consumers with user-friendly information about when their avocado will be ready to eat


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Siam Makro Taste Australia October 2022 Thailand

Makro hosts Taste of Australia campaign


Thai supermarket chain collaborates with Austrade to promote Australian produce

Blueberry punnet in retailer held Adobe

Rabobank offers positive outlook for blueberry business


The global blueberry industry is set for further growth, according to a new RaboResearch report


Bravo blooms in South-East Asia


Australian-bred apple is growing in popularity across Asian markets such as Thailand and Indonesia

AM Fresh Group grapes

AM Fresh expands into Asia


Global fresh food specialist buys majority stake in Asia-based Fruit-X to create Fresh Fruit-X

Rijk Zwaan Melons

Rijk Zwaan brings ‘colourful life’ to Bangkok


Breeding company to host melon event in lead-up to Asia Fruit Logistica