Sales pushed on by health and premium

In an established market there’s still room for growth, heard the British Tomato Conference. There’s one undeniable advantage in the business of growing fresh produce – the end product promotes good health. And that’s the reason behind 70% of tomato purchases made this year, according to Kantar Worldpanel’s consumer research, an increase of 5% over...

Nov 30, 2018
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New priorities for the proving ground

Growers were updated on research into disease control and the flower lines under trial at this year’s Cut Flower Centre’s open day. Fusarium control in column stocks has been one of the research interests for the AHDB-supported National Cut Flower Centre in Lincolnshire for several years. The soilborne disease, caused by F. oxysporum, is an...

Nov 30, 2018
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