Mission Produce, Inc. a world leader in sourcing, producing, and distributing fresh Hass avocados, today announced expansion plans for its forward distribution center (FDC) in Dartford, England, to double ripening capacity and establish mango operations in response to the branch’s growing success.
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Today, 48 food and agriculture industry members wrote Congress in support of S. 629 and H.R. 3653, the Undertaking Negotiations on Investment and Trade for Economic Dynamism (UNITED) Act, which would grant the President, in consultation with Congress, the power to seek a comprehensive trade agreement between the United States and the United Kingdom.
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Mission Produce, Inc., a world leader in sourcing, producing, and distributing fresh Hass avocados with additional offerings in mangos, today announced plans to open a state-of-the-art ripening, packing and forward distribution center (FDC) in Dartford, England, in 2023.
After a challenging two years where Brexit and COVID have often dominated the headlines, in the summer of 2022, the UK produce supply chain is again being challenged more than ever in terms of its resilience.
The self-isolation system has seen fresh produce companies struggle at times to staff packinghouse operations as well as be able to carry out a full range of distribution services. The issue of labor in the horticultural sector is nothing new, of course, and certainly not unique to the UK.
The last few weeks have shown us both how fragile our fresh food supply chains are in the UK, but they have also shown us how resilient they can be too.