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Freshfel Europe launches Environmental Footprint Initiative

Members and the association will work to develop a fresh fruit and vegetable environmental footprint methodology

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Members and the association will work to develop a fresh fruit and vegetable environmental footprint methodology and digital tool for the whole sector. The initiative will anticipate EU legislation that mandates environmental footprint accountability. 

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Warnings of UK food and alcohol shortages

Industry bodies warn of food and alcohol shortages
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Food and drink distributors in the UK warn of much less choice this Christmas. Continued supply chain problems mean less consumer choice. 

Source:  BBC

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Latin American banana crisis

Latin American banana crisis
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Latin American banana crisis. Growing countries make statement on rising costs of the industry. Producers and exporters from  Ecuador, Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, Dominican Republic, and Costa Rica represent 60 percent of the global banana production.

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CO2 threatens food security

CO2 threatens food security
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A shortage of CO2 in the UK is threatening meat production. The shortage ‘threatens national food security’, according to poultry producers. CO2 is used to stun animals before slaughter. It is also a vital component of food packaging, including bagged salads. 

Source: BBC Business

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Headaches for meat exporters

Australian meat exporters face major headaches
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Australian meat exporters face major headaches. Ongoing container vessel and reefer container shortages mean long delays in getting Australian export product to market. Some vessels are leaving out major meat export markets altogether due to the shortage of ships and reefers.

Source: Beef Central

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Rainforest Alliance urges collective effort

Rainforest Alliance urges collective effort
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The Rainforest Alliance has stressed the need for collective power in order to create a shared vision of sustainability. The NGO’s annual report for 2020 highlights the importance of collective strength. Big businesses also have great power and resources to implement sustainability solutions on a large scale, the report says.

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Christmas supply chain problems?

Christmas supply chain problems?
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Christmas supply chain problems? Bare supermarket shelves, poor substitutions, driver shortages and COVID isolation. Port disruption and rotting and unused vegetables. Could Christmas be hit by supply chain disruption this year?

Source: FPC FreshtalkDaily

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UK unprepared for border controls

UK unprepared for border controls

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UK unprepared for border controls. The UK fresh produce sector isn’t prepared for the new EU import regulations. Because of the new regulations, fruit and vegetable suppliers will need to prepare new paperwork. 

Source: FPCFreshtalkDaily

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ZZ2’s avocado packing house

ZZ2 to build one of world's largest avocado packing houses
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ZZ2 to build one of the world’s largest avocado packing houses. The packing house will be in Limpopo, South Africa. It will pack tomatoes and avocados.  The facility will handle 70000 metric tons of avocados every year. 

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Brussels airport streamlines perishables

Brussels airport streamlines perishables processing
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Brussels airport streamlines perishables processing. The airport has renewed its Perishable Management App. The App faciliates digital sharing of documents for fresh goods. Brussels airport has invested heavily in the BruCargo facility. The facility provides 3,000 sq m of temperature-controlled warehousing spaces.

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