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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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Are Your Mangoes Really Ready-to-Eat?

24 October 2017
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A Ready-To-Eat mango should be ripened to perfection, to ensure the best possible taste for the consumer.

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Be the Best in Orchids

20 October 2017
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During the last few years there has been more focus by category managers in retail on the development of orchid sales as a key driver of growth in the Flower Category. More than 95% of orchids sold in supermarkets are of the Phalaenopsis species (also known as the Moth Orchid).

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Making a Quality Difference With Apples on the Retail Shelf

06 October 2017
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It is the season when lots of delicious apples hit the supermarket shelves. Apples are “the original fruit” of Northern Europe, with every country having its own unique old varieties. Long before berries and bananas became popular people ate apples.

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