UK producers target overseas markets at Berlin fresh produce show

Leading UK producers, AC Goatham, Jepco and Bedfordshire Growers, are among a number of suppliers targetting overseas markets at next month's Fruit Logistica.

Image: AHDB
Image: AHDB

They will join Isle of Ely Produce, Angus Soft Fruits, Science and Advice for Scottish Agriculture (SASA), and James Hutton Ltd on a stand hosted by AHDB's Exports division at a significantly reduced cost for participants.  

AC Goatham & Son commercial director Carol Ford said: "As our business expands we need to work with partners not just in the UK but also in key markets around the world. Now that we are working on modern systems and infrastructure, we need the overseas markets in order to develop our business into a world class and leading player in fresh fruit."

AC Goatham & Son has just been named as one of the businesses on the UK Grower Awards 2017 shortlist. 

AHDB Horticulture chairman Gary Taylor said: "Growers that have taken part in previous year’s events have been really positive. The soft and tree fruit industries have taken advantage of this platform but there are opportunities for other crop sectors."

Running 8–10 February in the German capital, Fruit Logistica brings together over 67,000 visitors from the international fresh produce industry. 


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