After 40 years of tariff-free trade with the EU, the future looks very different for British fruit and vegetable businesses. Since Brexit, the export of produce from the UK and the import of produce from the Continent have both slowed down.
Fresh produce businesses face much greater administration just ‘to do business’ as they adjust to the new trading circumstances.
The UK market remains very attractive to both those inside and outside of the EU, with the US, Australia and New Zealand potentially now eyeing up new deals.
And with UK consumers concerned about value for money and rising costs and increasingly, the sustainability of the fresh produce they are purchasing, there is a lot to consider now for British fruit and vegetable businesses.
US cold store construction booms
The proliferation of cold storage users and operators in the United States is pushing development to new heights
All-electric reefer trailer hits the road
Thermo King announces first trailer featuring new Advancer-e engineless and electric trailer refrigeration unit
IoT and monitoring can overcome the cold chain’s energy nightmare
New joint paper from Maersk and Reuters sheds light on the matter
Running on ice…..
Interesting round-up of cold chain news from the team at Freight Waves