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Invest in Grape Taste

07 February 2019
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Once upon a time all grapes had seeds but today the seedless varieties have overtaken seeded varieties. For growers, traders and retailers it is difficult to consistently offer the best variety at the right time, but for consumers nothing is more disappointing than buying grapes that are not of good eating quality.

 

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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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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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