Greenery's Total deal 

Dutch veg co-op The Greenery has signed a wholesale supply venture with Total Produce, the growing and distribution arm of Fyffes. Under the deal The Greenery's existing UK wholesale business is sold to Total. 

Recyclable punnet 

Sharpak has launched a recyclable plastic punnet for mushrooms. The punnet contains 50% less petro- chemical content than a standard punnet. 

Tariff battle 

Latin American banana producers are joining forces with the US to fight EU preferential tariffs on fruit from former colonies. Trade reps met in Panama and committed to working through the WTO dispute process.