9 Dec 2019

Apeel Sciences and European produce supplier Nature’s Pride have announced that Apeel avocados are now on store shelves in Europe, according to a press release from the c...

9 Dec 2019

People and businesses in Kent are being urged to have their say on a proposed thirty-year transport strategy for the South East which aims to improve journeys, boost the...

6 Dec 2019

Supermarkets across the UK are expecting this weekend to be the busiest time for Christmas tree sales and in particular are promoting the sale of 'real' Christmas trees t...

6 Dec 2019

Major European fruit supplier Greenyard has announced that Bill Mathieson, the commercial director of Müller UK and Ireland, is to be the new MD of its UK fresh operation...

6 Dec 2019

According to a new market intelligence report by BIS Research titled 'Global Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Agriculture Market − Analysis and Forecast, 2019-2024', the a...

3 Dec 2019

Farms have suffered “unprecedented damage” from the recent flooding, Minette Batters said as she called for support for those affected.

 Image source: Geoff Robinson

Severe...

3 Dec 2019

Sainsbury‘s and Asda are fighting an ongoing battle to convince the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to allow them to merge, a move that would see them overtake Te...

2 Dec 2019

With consumers increasingly looking for ways to cut back on plastic use and become more sustainable, supermarkets are keen to promote a range of real Christmas trees this...

2 Dec 2019

The pressure on growers to reduce their use of herbicides and pesticides continues to grow.

One of the most effective tools in the arsenal of any grower is exploiting the...

22 Nov 2019

The Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust (NFST) is pleased to announce that Corteva Agriscience has become a Title Partner.

Mike Vacher, Nuffield Director (left) and Simon...

18 Nov 2019

Growers who have been significantly affected by recent flooding will have immediate relief on their business rates, the Prime Minister announced on Friday (15 November).

T...

14 Nov 2019

A look at how Waitrose & Partners have reduced their use of plastic packaging, saving 12 tonnes of plastic each year through grape punnet switch.

Photo source: DS Smi...

11 Nov 2019

Lidl’s expansion spree is set to accelerate, with the German discounter planning 230 extra store openings.

First reported yesterday in the Sunday Times, the plan is the la...

8 Nov 2019

Saffron, the world’s most expensive spice, used to be widely grown in France but more or less died out with the arrival of mechanised farming methods. Now four French sis...

7 Nov 2019

i2 FAST is holding a free to attend Open Day & Technical Workshop on Wednesday 20 November at Maxted House, Hemel Hempstead.

“Due to the success of our previous...

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