Retail

Sweet baby cauliflower and sweet baby broccoli introduced

Church Brothers Farms is introducing sweet baby cauliflower and sweet baby broccoli. Both products are packed using the company’s proprietary system, Stay Fresh, which improves shelf life by minimizing respiration and eliminating dehydration. The company’s sweet baby cauliflower is a new variety with…

It could be a good summer for vegan barbecues

Waitrose is set to see a sizzling summer for vegan and veggie barbecue food as sales soar by 80% in preparation for the heatwave due this weekend. The supermarket, which is expecting to sell more meat free barbecue products than ever before this summer, has already seen searches for ‘Vegan BBQ’ on…

Maxim Tatarinov

Super-spicy chillies hit UK shelves at Tesco’s

Tesco has responded to a growing demand for super-strength chillies by re-adding three of the world’s hottest peppers to its range. The supermarket giant has seen sales of…

Mandarin oranges fetch record price in Japan

Mandarin oranges in western Japan have fetched a record price of 100,000 yen (€830) in the fruit’s first auction of the season. An original variety of oranges grown in western…

Joost Eggebeen, Kraaijeveld, the Netherlands:

"By the end of 2020, half our sales will be done online"

In mid-September 2019, Dutch produce wholesaler, Kraaijeveld, held a major marketing campaign. With it, they introduced their entirely revamped online ordering platform, 'MyKraaijeveld'. We asked Joost Eggebeen about this platform's status. Joost is responsible for Kraaijveld's e-commerce and marketing.…

which go the extra mile to protect the environment

'Extra Special Tomatoes'launched during British Tomato Fortnight

In recognition of British Tomato Fortnight, Asda is introducing two new varieties of tomatoes to its customers, grown sustainably right here in Britain. When Asda customers buy a pack of Extra Special Mixed Tomatoes, they will be able to sample the delights of the two new varieties of cherry tomatoes,…

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…


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