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Posted: December 5, 2018

An ‘exceptional’ year

Gary Mac-Fall, our Senior category for potatoes explains how the weather this year has impacted our growers – and how...
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Tropical and terrifying
Posted: October 30, 2018

Tropical and Terrifying

Usually reserved for sipping summer drinks out of or eaten as a tropical snack, it seems pineapples now have a...
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Standing proud between the pumpkins
Posted: October 24, 2018

Standing proud between the pumpkins

We’ve worked with our British growers to harvest over 1.6 million pumpkins for Asda customers. With the adoption of a...
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Monster Melon Harvest
Posted: September 14, 2018

Monster Melon Harvest

The recent heatwave has helped our grower produce more watermelons than ever before. This year has seen a harvest of...
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Posted: September 13, 2018

Outstanding Traceability

Red Tractor is the largest food standard scheme in the UK and is an easy signpost for consumers looking for...
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We had heat, we had pain, then we finally got some rain
Posted: September 7, 2018

We had heat, we had pain, then we finally got some rain

Jon Wynn, our Technical Manager for vegetables, has been out on the road assessing the impact of Britain’s record-breaking weather...
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Moreish Mangoes
Posted: August 29, 2018

Moreish Mangoes

Asda has reported a 20% year on year sales increase in whole head and prepared mangoes. Working closely with growers...
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Summer Sun Support
Posted: August 22, 2018

Summer Sun Support

The combination of the hot weather and a lack of rain has made it difficult for a lot of our...
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Naked Swedes
Posted: August 17, 2018

Naked Swedes

We have taken the decision to remove the plastic wrapping from our British-grown whole swede – this will save around...
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British Beans and Peas
Posted: August 17, 2018

British Beans and Peas

Jon Wynn, Manager – Technical Produce and Fran Lewis, Graduate Trainee recently visited Minor Weir & Willis Ltd, one of...
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Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge
Posted: June 19, 2018

Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Emma Walker, Accounts Payable Team Leader and Rob McCormick, Packaging Team Leader joined Asda colleagues to tackle the Yorkshire 3...
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Goutini tomato
Posted: May 25, 2018

Introducing: the Goutini

This summer, we are introducing a brand-new type of tomato to Asda stores – the Goutini. Grown in Southport, our...
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Open and honest feedback
Posted: May 24, 2018

Open and honest feedback

In 2017 we launched a new 360° feedback system within IPL. 360° feedback gives colleagues the opportunity to celebrate their...
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Improving soil health
Posted: May 3, 2018

Improving soil health

A survey of our fresh produce supply chain by NIAB has shown the positive actions that our growers are taking...
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