Aubergines go mini
Tesco has introduced a range of speciality baby aubergines as a promotional line this summer. The vegetables, produced by The Greenery, will appear under the Finest label.

Gangmaster caught
A gangmaster supplying workers to Walsh Mushrooms has had its licence revoked by the GLA. Gurdip Singh, director of Stonehouse Recruitment, had carried out "unacceptable work practices", said the GLA.

Aikens joins berries
Tom Aikens, the Michelin-starred celebrity chef, has joined the Seasonal Berries campaign by becoming the face of the 2008 British berry season. The chef will promote the season by hosting cookery demonstrations and developing recipes.