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Mickelsmäss: Celebrating Swedish Harvest

21 September 2017
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People feel very proud of buying local produce and in many cases it lessens the environmental impact of food production.

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Pineapples: A Golden opportunity to be Best in Fresh

14 September 2017
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Cool, juicy, sweet and sharp, the pineapple is a prince among fruits. Its magnificent appearance in facets of gold, crowned with green, has made it a design icon for centuries.

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Ten big shifts in the UK fresh produce market

04 September 2017
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From a new-look ready meal, to exotic fruits, to fashionable foodies and the newly available Squaffles and Snowbergines, the UK fresh produce market is experiencing some huge changes.

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School’s back – Bananas are ready to go!

30 August 2017
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Summer holidays are coming to an end, and that dreaded phrase Back to School is hanging over the nation’s children. Once the school shoes and stationery are sorted, the contents of the daily lunch box need to be addressed.

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Is your tomato firm and flavoursome?

22 August 2017
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Taste in tomatoes is becoming more important.  Customers are looking for a really good flavour with a nice bite. Of all vegetables, the tomato is currently the most important group which we monitor on a weekly basis.

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Ensure quality in fresh herbs

15 August 2017
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There has been a rapid rise in the use of fresh culinary herbs in recent years. Food trends such as Clean Eating and Root to Shoot encourage consumers to get rid of the added salt, sugar and fat, and consider adding herbs for flavour and health benefits.

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