Post-harvest – what is used to clean fruit and vegetables before they reach the shops?

You are in the business of growing, harvesting and even packaging fresh produce; but are you using the safest product on the market, to clean fruit and vegetables? Do you know what different methods are available? Consumers are demanding organic alternatives to traditionally farmed produce and the natural progression for every fresh food producer should […]

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Organic farming – can post-harvest fruit and veg be cleaned without chemicals?

Sales of organic food in the UK grew 5.3% in 2018 to £2.33bn, boosted by consumer interest in free-from options and healthy eating, according to a report by certification body the Soil Association. The natural progression for every fresh food producer should be to rid their crops of harmful chemicals to meet with these demands, […]

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What is sustainable agriculture and why is it important?
What is sustainable agriculture and why is it important?

Sustainable agriculture; “That’s farming that doesn’t have a negative effect on the environment and farm animal’s right?  “What has that got to do with me?” Many of you might think that the way in which a farmer grows and treats his for crops for disease, or rears his animals, has no direct relevance on you or your […]

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