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Perfecting Sweet Pointed Peppers

30 January 2019
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For many years the pepper category has been very colourful. In terms of taste, however, ordinary Bell Peppers leave much to be desire. The introduction of the Sweet Pointed Pepper has added a completely new dimension to the pepper category.

 

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The Complexities of Plums in Winter

24 January 2019
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The biggest challenge for retailers and suppliers is ensuring Plums are ripe and ready-to-eat. Fruits need to be a the right level of maturity before being harvested, and if fruits arrive in the market unripe they need to be given extra help to ripen before being stocked in the supermarket.

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Supplying Quality Broccoli

17 January 2019
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We don't just monitor the quality of the supply but also the level of quality at the point it reaches the shelves in supermarkets. Each vegetable is scored according to the freshness and the colour of the product.

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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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