Israeli melons arrive 

The first supplies of Israeli melons are arriving in the UK now, with more product expected after Easter once the domestic market slows. Fruit is initially smaller than usual, but the main crop should yield larger melons. 

Mushroom guide 

Dutch produce giant The Greenery has launched a guide to help buyers navigate its mushroom range, providing information about availability and varieties. 

Organic 'better' 

Three new European research projects have reported that organic tomatoes, peaches and processed apples all contain higher levels of nutrients and antioxidants, said to help fight cancer, than conventional fruit.