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The Challenges of Providing Ready-to-Eat Avocados

10 January 2019
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A Ready-To-Eat avocado should be ripened to perfection, to ensure the best possible taste for the consumer but achieving quality of avocados on the retail shelf is a complex process.

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Is Online Best For Fresh?

03 January 2019
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In the UK, online grocery shopping is reported to be one of the fastest growing purchase channels, both in terms of value and growth, but is this a step too far when it comes to providing fresh produce? And what are organisations putting in place to merge online shopping and in-store experiences?

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Quality Asparagus Tips

27 December 2018
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The most difficult job for retailers and suppliers over the Christmas period is get the volume-planning right. The complexities of asparagus ordering over the Christmas period require a fine balance of numbers and correct storage.

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Thyme for Christmas

19 December 2018
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How long do the herbs you sell really last? And do you know what the flavour quality is like?

In our opinion, at this time of year, consumers are looking for three things when they are shopping for Christmas herbs; freshness, appearance and shelf-life.

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Convenience Food Market Update

13 December 2018
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As we've reported before, retailers are having to continually adapt the fresh and prepared produce they stock in order to fit the customer's needs. One of the top trends recently has been the increased demand for convenience foods currently available in the fresh produce section of supermarkets.

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Brussel Sprouts or Brussels Sprouts?

06 December 2018
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As winter arrives and Christmas approaches there's one vegetable that's excitedly awaited and dreaded in equal measure. The Brussels Sprout. As families argue whether or not this small green vegetable should have a place at the dinner table, we assess the quality of these small, colourful vegetables. Seen in decorations, gifts, wrapping paper and napkins this vegetable has made itself a very close relationship with the festive season.

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