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GCA making progress but needs to improve awareness

The Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) is delivering real benefits for direct suppliers to UK supermarkets, but there is still more to do and a need to increase awareness of both the GCA and the Groceries Supply Code of Practice (CSCoP). These were two of the key messages from GCA Christine Tacon at the third GCA...

Feb 28, 2017
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Adding value for the grower

As growers will know, the collapse in the value of the pound following last June’s EU referendum pushed up the price of imported goods and many of the raw materials needed to make horticultural pots and trays. However, key UK-based suppliers have been making a concerted effort to minimise the impact of these changes –...

Feb 28, 2017
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A first for Finland

LAUNCHED at last summer’s GreenTech horticultural show, in Amsterdam, the Finnish-conceived vertical farming concept is the result of joint development work between Finnish firms Netled and Novarbo. Called the Vertical Farming Concept (VFC), Netled’s role was to develop the water-cooled LEDs that can be combined with a heat recovery system to transfer the heat to...

Jan 31, 2017
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