GM plum trialled 

HoneySweet, a disease-resistant GM plum, is undergoing field trials in the US after officials ruled it didn't threaten the environment. The NFU welcomed the trial because the variety resists Plum Pox Virus. 

Mixed pack success 

Berryworld says sales of its relaunched mixed-berry pack have risen by 150% since it appeared in Waitrose last month. The punnet can be used as a serving bowl. 

Herb drive on net 

Herb suppliers accounting for 90% of the herbs sold in the UK have launched to drive consumer interest and understanding of their products. It offers culinary tips and advice on health benefits.