Capespan has started supplying a new Fuji-Gala cross to UK retailers and processors called the Snow Apple. The highly coloured fruit is grown for export at high altitude in Brazil by Agrícola Fraiburgo.
Prepared arm sold
Fruit and vegetable processor Bomfords Prepared has been bought out of administration as a going concern by Irish Republic supplier Keelings. The rest of Bomfords' business remains in the hands of Deloitte and is still up for sale.
The Co-operative Group has launched a 25%-off promotion on its first crop of British-grown Tenderstem broccoli. The vegetable is usually grown in Kenya and Morocco.