So Organic nuts

Sainsbury's is launching a new range of dried fruit and nuts under its So Organic brand this month. Products including walnuts from Kashmir, Brazil nuts from the Amazon and Mejool dates will go on sale.

Carrots star in show

British carrots are to star on the Red Tractor stand at the Good Food Show in Birmingham. The public will be able to meet carrot growers and watch chef Rachel Green. The show runs at the NEC from 22-26 November.

Brussels role

Lionel Mills has been reappointed as the vice-chairman of COPA/COGECA's plants and flowers committee, where he will represent NFU members' interests in Brussels.