Monthly Archives: November 2012

Produce World teams up with FareShare to feed the needy

Produce World, the UK’s largest grower and supplier of fresh vegetables, will be working with food distribution charity FareShare for a second consecutive year.  The partnership will see Produce World and FareShare join forces to help feed those in need, while raising awareness of food waste in the supply chain.

Last year saw Produce World Marshalls, based in Boston, host a gleaning day. Charity volunteers and Produce World staff worked together and harvested the fields, producing 120 trays of vegetables for FareShare, which were sent to Trafalgar Square in London to provide a free lunch for 5,000 people.   Due to the success of last year’s event, Produce World Marshalls will once again be welcoming charity workers and staff to participate in a similar gleaning day on Monday, 12th November from 9 a.m.

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New appointments for Produce World’s Commercial Team

The UK’s leading grower and supplier of fresh vegetables has revamped its commercial team by appointing two new members.

Mark Phillips joined Produce World earlier in the year as Sales and Marketing Director, having previously held senior positions at Wellness Foods and Diary Crest/Unigate. Mark has considerable experience in the FMCG sector and his most recent role was a Consultant at Pork Farms, supporting their Commercial Team.

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