News Stories 2017

London Produce Show Preview: Chef Gerry Ludwig talks about veg-centricity at Foodservice Forum

One of the great benefits of events such as The London Produce Show and Conference is that we gather intelligence from all over the world, thus saving attendees from a lot of time and cost in travelling themselves. Rarely is that as true as with this year’s keynote presentation at the event’s Foodservice Forum by Chef Gerry Ludwig of Gordon Food Service.Click here to read the full story.

Fresh produce availability opens up ‘amazing possibilities’ for creative recipes

The increasing availability in the UK of new and exciting fresh produce from around the world is creating a wealth a new possibilities to be creative in the kitchen, according to a couple who recently launched a recipe book on Caribbean and Asian-style cooking. Broadcasting team Sherrie Eugene-Hart and Patrick Hart first had the idea to make some YouTube videos cooking dishes inspired from their mothers’ recipes, which before long led to [...]

‘Everybody is looking for something different’, says chef Peter Gorton

With many years in the restaurant business under his belt, Michelin-starred British chef Peter Gorton now travels the world consulting for the hospitality industry far and wide. Speaking to PBUK, he talks about the encouragement he feels when meeting with passionate growers, the ever-growing trend of seeking out that something new to eat, and the diverse and high-profile line up of chefs who will be cooking up a storm at the London [...]

Growing Futures: Laying the roots for Kenyan farmers to escape poverty cycle

The median age in Kenya is 19 years-old, while 80% of the population is under age 35. This means almost one in five young people of working age is jobless and with little work to go round, large sections of the community are trapped in a cycle of poverty, struggling to make ends meet and unable to invest in their futures - this is where Farm Africa comes in. Through its Growing [...]

Wasabi grower brings the “zing” to London Produce Show

Also known as Japanese horseradish, the wasabi plant is in fairly scarce supply.Dr Sean Kitson, a scientist and radio chemist, wants to change that and is ramping up his production of three wasabi varieties - Mazuma, Duruma and Green Thumb - grown in climate-controlled conditions under glass in Northern Ireland.... ...“If it is not grated in front of you, then it’s not the real deal. I’d like to offer this dimension to [...]

Award for Best International Initiative for Marketing Fresh Produce to Children

Produce Business UK and The London Produce Show and Conference have launched an international competition that will award one company or marketing organisation with its first annual International Award for Marketing Fresh Produce to Children. The “Kids Are Our Future” award, sponsored by The Embassy of the Netherlands in the UK on behalf of the Dutch fresh fruit and vegetable sector, will be presented at The London Produce Show and Conference on [...]

Count down per il London Produce Show 2017

Riflettori accesi, tra poco più di due mesi, sulla capitale del Regno Unito per il London Produce Show and Conference, che ritorna come luogo di incontro, di scambi di idee e condivisione di esperienze tra i professionisti del settore ortofrutticolo di tutto il mondo. Giunto alla quarta edizione, si terrà il 7-9 giugno 2017 nella prestigiosa location di un hotel cinque stelle, il JW Marriott Park Lane di Grosvenor House.L’evento vuole essere [...]

Fresh produce availability opens up ‘amazing possibilities’ for creative recipes

The increasing availability in the UK of new and exciting fresh produce from around the world is creating a wealth a new possibilities to be creative in the kitchen, according to a couple who recently launched a recipe book on Caribbean and Asian-style cooking. Broadcasting team Sherrie Eugene-Hart and Patrick Hart first had the idea to make some YouTube videos cooking dishes inspired from their mothers’ recipes, which before long led to [...]

‘Everybody is looking for something different’, says chef Peter Gorton

With many years in the restaurant business under his belt, Michelin-starred British chef Peter Gorton now travels the world consulting for the hospitality industry far and wide. Speaking to PBUK, he talks about the encouragement he feels when meeting with passionate growers, the ever-growing trend of seeking out that something new to eat, and the diverse and high-profile line up of chefs who will be cooking up a storm at the London [...]

International marketing award for inspiring children to eat fresh produce

Produce Business UK is proud to announce the launch of an international competition that will award one organization with its first annual International Marketing Award for Promotions Inspiring Children to Eat Fresh Produce.The “Kids Are Our Future” Award, sponsored by the Embassy of the Netherlands in the UK, will be presented at The London Produce Show and Conference on June 8, during the Keynote Breakfast Session at the Grosvenor House in Mayfair, [...]