Macadamia contest

The Australian Macadamia Society is launching a competition for food manufacturers to find the best new recipe using macadamia nuts. The competition is only open to those with more than £10m annual turnover.

Grower of the Year

NessGrow has won the NFU's Grower of the Year award. The company grows carrots and other vegetables for Marks & Spencer on farms near Inverness.

Fruit machine

The Greenery, which supplies British multiples, is launching a fresh produce vending machine called Fresh Tapas in the Netherlands. The machine will offer fresh fruit, peppers, gherkins, lettuce and tomatoes in snack format.