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Creating the Perfect Pear Experience

07 December 2017
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Apples and pears are often spoken of in the same breath, mainly due to their traditional orchard roots and both being harvested during the autumn.

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Top Tips on Stocking and Buying Christmas Pot Plants

01 December 2017
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Christmas is very traditional when it comes to pot plants, with consumers continuing to buy the same plants each year. Mainly purchased for home decoration and to give that lovely Christmas feel and smell, it's no wonder this tradition lives on.

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Guaranteeing Banana Quality

23 November 2017
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In terms of turnover, bananas are one of the most important products sold in stores. Yet, interestingly, its commercial success in Europe and the US depends only on one variety: Cavendish.

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Top 5 UK Trends in Convenience Foods

16 November 2017
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In an increasingly busy world, retailers are having to continually adapt the fresh and prepared produce they stock in order to fit the customer's needs. We have been looking at the top 5 trends in convenience foods currently available in the fresh produce section of supermarkets.

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Kiwi Quality Through the Eyes of the Consumer

09 November 2017
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It is now the season for the Italian Green Kiwifruit and in the lab at the moment we are continuously analysing the quality of this unassuming, yet popular, fruit.

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Are You the Best In Citrus?

01 November 2017
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During the months leading up to Christmas it's the easy-peeler satsumas, clementines and oranges that come into their own, but there is an increasing demand for organic fruit, both in oranges and lemons.

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