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UK: Morrisons selling 11kg fruit and vegetable boxes

Morrisons has launched new fruit parcels packed full of fruits and vegetables. The new boxes contain no less than 135 portions of fresh produce. A typical box weighs in at…

80acresfarms

“Romaine calm & veg out”

80 Acres Farms, a high-tech indoor farming company now based in Hamilton, says it’s time to “Romaine Calm & Veg Out” — a slogan now on its website — and continues to let people order its salads and produce online and pick them up in Hamilton and Cincinnati.  After people order products, they can show up at either location with their…

Joseph Talbourdet of Westmoreland Topline Farms:

“We see plenty of room for growth in the snacking mini cucumber segment”

Even though the pandemic has interrupted normal routines, snacking items continue to see good demand with retailers. Westmoreland Topline Farms launched their Huge Cruncher cucumbers in 2019, and have seen good demand for this snacking cucumber, as well as for their sanZano tomato. Mini snacking cucumbersJoseph…

Food goes to waste amid coronavirus crisis

The Covid-19 pandemic is leading to a 'tsunami' of change in how people buy food. The pandemic is leading the food industry and regulators to change policies as they grapple with empty shelves, a glut of fresh produce and milk, and sudden shifts in consumer buying habits. The problem isn’t a shortage of…

Macpac has re-launched Plantpac.

"On-line sales may be a short term answer to falling sales"

UK garden nurseries and growers have been hit hard these days. "Yet growers want to see the results of the weeks and months of green-fingered hard work get to their customers - and at the same time the health-giving benefits of plants are widely known whether by helping us to indulge our pastimes or…

Golden sweet cherry tomatoes on-the-vine

Honey Bombs to hit store shelves in May

First came Flavor Bombs®, Sunset’s first on-the-vine snacking tomato offering, then Sugar Bombs®, a grape tomato-on-the-vine. "We all know good things come in threes and…


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