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Sweet Clems

New extra special clementines! Our Citrus team have been working with V-ros, a family run company in Valencia, Spain, to source some fresh, extra tasty clementines. They will be available for £2 and will be located in chilled pod 1 in Asda stores; at the front of the chilled produce aisles. Picked with their leaves as a marker of extra freshness. Higher specification – there is a better balance of sugars and acids to give them a punchier flavour. One-off 2.3 kilogram box av...

Posted: Friday 11th Nov 2016

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Sharing Grapes

We recently launched a new extra special line of grapes this autumn. With the help of Walmart, Asda have got an exclusive supply of a grape variety called Pristine (Blanc Seedless) from the USA. This variety comes from a breeder called Anthony Karatan. Pristine is an extra-large crunchy grape that offers a great taste to customers. Also, as with most American grapes, it is very sweet with a high sugar content. The IPL grape team has started a direct programme with Delano farms who supply over tw...

Posted: Friday 11th Nov 2016

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Ollie Finishes His Apprenticeship

Four years ago, a young man named Oliver Carter took the opportunity to join IPL and start his apprenticeship. We are very proud to announce that Ollie has now finished his apprenticeship and he is now a fully trained engineer! Well done Ollie! We met up with him to see what he had to say about the experience… JH: So Ollie, four years is quite a long time, have you enjoyed your time as an apprentice at IPL? OC: It’s the best decision I ever made. There’s been a lot of ...

Posted: Friday 11th Nov 2016

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We Recognise Our Growers

IPL procures straight from growers and we build relationships with these growers. It made sense to introduce a way where the best performing growers would get recognized for their hard work and commitment to our mission of “Save money. Live better.”, even in the most difficult of circumstances. Every month our Business Units nominate their best performer and ultimately a winner is chosen. We love our growers and the growers love the crop they’ve grown; the Grower of the Month i...

Posted: Friday 11th Nov 2016

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Once, Twice, Three Times on TV

So we’ve had Wonky Veg on television, our avocados will be on television in April 2017 and our flowers have recently been on Channel 4’s “Billion Pound Flower Market”. Our Category Manager for House Plants and Flowers, Louise Motala, based in our Whittlesey site featured on the programme back in September. Louise was being filmed to show the varieties and convenience of house plants and flowers in supermarkets. Also how there is a growing supply and demand for British va...

Posted: Friday 4th Nov 2016

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