1. Coregeo's Michelle Toft has been recognised in the 2016 Kent Women in Business Awards for her achievements with the Pink Lady and Tenderstem brands.
  2. This week Tesco launched a new discount brand range, using the names of fictional farms for lines that include salads, veg and imported fruit.
  3. Wight Salads' Brian Moralee has won an 'Outstanding' supplier award from Marks & Spencer for innovation and commitment to farming.
  4. Produce World's Jason Burgess has been named as the new vice chairman of the British Growers Association.
  5. An underwater salad and herb trial site said it would 'welcome' partners to take the innovative project forward.
  6. Based off the coast of Italy, near Savona, the project is run by Ocean Reef Group - an Italian-American scuba diving specialist with an interest in innovative growing.
  7. It initially began by growing basil, but is now trialling tomatoes, salad, courgette, green peas, beans and mint.
  8. Premium wholesaler Natoora has appointed former vice president of technology at research firm Nielsen Jacopo Arpesani to the newly-created role of chief operating officer.
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