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Kantar spells out potential for real produce gains at U.K. retail

Despite inflation in the grocery market, the UK is more engaged with fresh produce than ever before, according to the latest grocery market data from Kantar Worldpanel.
October 22 , 2018

Kenya set to gain Chinese market access for avocados, mangoes

The deal is expected to be signed next month and open the door for more than 40% of Kenya's fresh produce exports.
October 19 , 2018

TOMRA partners with AVEVA to 'lead produce industry's digital transformation'

The deal marks U.K.-based software company AVEVA's first foray into the fresh produce industry.
October 19 , 2018

'Captain of retail' Jorg Snoeck to speak at Amsterdam Produce Summit in November

The founder of RetailDetail and international speaker discusses how to navigate the omni-channel revolution — new consumers, new technology, new outlets for shopping.
October 19 , 2018

State of the Market - Week 41, 2018

The U.S. blueberry market was dominated by Peruvian fruit in week 41, but supplies from other origins were slowly increasing.
October 19 , 2018
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