News Stories 2018

Dr. Rupy Aujla on a mission to improve health in UK

We all know fruits and vegetables are good for us. But do most of us understand why exactly? Would we eat more if there was an easy-to-digest explanation of the science behind good nutrition? That’s what National Health Service (NHS) General Practioner Dr. Rupy Aujla is striving to achieve via his debut cookbook and blog The Doctor’s Kitchen, through which he explains the clinical research behind the ingredients in his recipes. Having been confirmed as [...]

London Produce Show preview: Spanish PDO loquat presents opportunity to differentiate

Native to Japan and introduced to Europe during the 17th Century, the loquat is ubiquitous in Spain. Traditionally found in back gardens and along roadsides, this sweet, juicy fruit, known locally as the níspero, is one of the most familiar fruits to Mediterranean and Asian consumers but it remains relatively unknown in northern Europe. Eager to spread the joy, Spanish grower-supplier Cascriva is on a mission to launch the loquat onto the UK [...]