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Woolworths secures new agreement with SPC Ardmona

Woolworths secures new agreement with SPC Ardmona

Woolworths supermarkets announced that their annual discussions with SPC Ardmona regarding the deciduous fruit business have concluded positively.  SPC, a division of Coca-Cola Amatil, has now signed a three-year contract to supply an increased volume of deciduous fruit to Woolworths for the supermarket’s private label ‘Woolworths’ brand, equating to about nine million cans of Australian […]

Waitrose adds apples and pears to its wonky range

Waitrose adds apples and pears to its wonky range

Supermarket chain Waitrose announced addition of weather blemished apples and pears into its ‘Little Less than Perfect’ range of misshapen fruit and vegetables. The apples will come in a minimum pack of 7 and will retail at £1.50. They will be available in 282 branches. The pears will come in a minimum pack of 7 […]

Milk production decreases in EU; dairy product prices increases

Milk production decreases in EU; dairy product prices increases

Milk based products saw the second biggest price increase of the year, with Dairy product prices escalating to 11.4% at Global Dairy Trade auction on November 1st.  Whole milk powder (WMP) was the main driver of the price increase at the latest auction, with prices rising 19.8%. Skimmed milk powder (SMP) prices increased 6.5% and […]

Free Apples for shoppers in Hungarian supermarkets

Free Apples for shoppers in Hungarian supermarkets

Major Supermarket chains in Hungary are conducting an Apple promotional program in its stores that allow shoppers to test and taste the fruit for free. Seven supermarket chains- Aldi, Lidl, Auchan, CBA,  Metro, Spar and Tesco takes part in the promotional program  organized by the Agricultural Marketing Centre of the Ministry of Agriculture joining hands […]

Mexican farmers on strike: Avocado prices in US soaring

Mexican farmers on strike: Avocado prices in US soaring

Avocado imports from Mexico, which tend to Increase this time of year, have plunged, sending US prices for the fruit soaring. The reason is a strike by Mexican growers who are demanding higher pay and holding back avocados. According to the San Francisco Chronicle the fall in supply of avocados have driven up wholesale prices […]

How good is the Honey that you buy, Here are the results

How good is the Honey that you buy, Here are the results

A fresh roll, some butter and a spoon of honey: For many, the perfect start to the day looks like this. But is honey really a healthy natural product as many think?  Öko-Test, a German consumer magazine conducted a study on how good the honey brands are that we buy from the supermarkets.  Öko-Test sent […]

GREEN BOX, S.L. High-quality products, capable of adaptation to customers’ needs.

GREEN BOX, S.L.  High-quality products, capable of adaptation to  customers’ needs.

                  GREEN BOX, S.L. Founded in 1924, Green Box, S.L. is a family-owned company based in Alcácer (Valencia, Spain) and dedicated to the manufacture of packaging for fruit and vegetables. With extensive experience in the industry, our company employs the most advanced technology in order to obtain […]

Malaysia Milk recalled after complaints on viscosity

Malaysia Milk recalled after complaints on viscosity

Malaysia Milk Sdn Bhd announced that the company would be recalling its Marigold HL milk (200ml and 1litre) from supermarket shelves with prompt impact. The organization said this was in light of customer complaint on the viscosity of its Marigold HL chocolate milk that seemed higher than regular. “While client input is particularly on the […]

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