UK supermarkets primed for another strong cherry season

This year’s bumper crop of cherries, said to be 40% more than in 2021, have begun robustly hitting the shelves at supermarkets across the UK. More than 6,000 tonnes of the delicious stemmed fruit will be in stores through the end of September, according to new data from trade association Love Fresh Cherries. “This year’s […]

UK’s Hancock receives visionary award at Global Cherry Summit 2022

Matt Hancock, Managing Director of UK cherry specialist Norton Folgate, was recognized for his impact during the Global Cherry Summit 2022. Taking place in Chile, The Global Cherry Summit 2022 brings together industry leaders and professionals from different growing countries, and is the first in-person installment of the event since 2019. During the event, Gustavo […]

Global Cherry Summit kicks off next week in Chile

Produce notes: Freshfel urges EU sector to support 2021 Fruit and Veg initiative

The cherry industry has been facing various challenges in recent seasons. From 2020, when cherry growers around the world were seriously affected by the outbreak of COVID, to the most recent Southern Hemisphere season, which ended with enormous delays and challenges in national and international logistics that have impacted the exports in general. This is […]

Picota Cherries: Tools and Tips To Maximise Retail Sales

As greater volume arrives from Spain this season, UK retailers are encouraged to market the stalkless variety as healthy, versatile, affordable, seasonal and unique. The European Picota cherry season is underway in the UK, with excellent quality fruit already arriving from the Valle del Jerte (Jerte Valley) in Spain. The UK remains the biggest importer […]

Cherry growers see strong season for UK consumers

Consumers across the UK can expect to see a bevy of cherries arriving in supermarkets now and through the remainder of the summer thanks to a strong crop this year. The prediction from Love Fresh Cherries, the nation’s biggest representative trade body for the sweet British fruit, is that stores will be getting a total […]

Cherry Summit hosting webinar on opportunities, challenges from pandemic

UK growers foresee favourable season ahead for cherries from UK, abroad

The Global Cherry Summit, the premier annual event for cherry industry professionals worldwide, will hold a webinar on 29 April. The online event will act as a preview of the in-person event that has been postponed to August and as an excellent opportunity for the sector to meet and analyze the complex 2020-21 Chilean cherry […]