1. This week FPJ features editor Nina Pullman visited Western International wholesale market for a special report, out in the 26 February issue of the magazine.
  2. The market, which is known for its proximity to Heathrow and strong import links, also specialises in exotic produce.
  3. The Watercress Company's sister farm in Spain, Royalcress, is celebrating 30 years of production. To coincide with the milestone, the farm expects to hit the 10 million kilo harvest mark this year.
  4. The NFU has brought images of farming to central London, with these billboards situated outside its HQ in upmarket Belgravia. The posters thank shoppers for supporting British farming and will be on display while the building undergoes refurbishment.
  5. CN Seeds' Charles Seddon has been named as the new chairman of British Herbs. He told FPJ he was "honoured" to take on the role, and said he plans to oversee better promotion of herbs.
  6. Total Produce Leicester hosted graduates from Northern retailer Dunelm, who took part in an Apprentice-style challenge. They were given £150 to spend at the wholesale market and had to sell the produce at the city's street market.
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