A little wet at the major Cereals Event this week but it did not dampen the enthusiasm of all of those involved. Max met up with some key individuals from the UK Agri-Business sectors to gain their views of the current economic and political landscape. Click on the pictures to hear the individual VLOGS. It’s […]
Big week in London with the 6th running of the esteemed London Produce Show. Max has been looking to meet and film with some of the key individuals at the show. Click on the pictures to hear the individual VLOGS. The Opening Cocktail Reception at The Grosvenor A Short Walk Round The London Produce Show […]
OUR WEEKLY VLOG – IF YOU ARE A BUYER OF FRESH PRODUCE…THIS WHY YOU MUST ATTEND THE LONDON PRODUCE SHOW!
The London Produce show will soon be upon us! It is on from June 5-7th at the Grosvenor House on Park Lane in London. We are keen to promote the fact that the event is key for buyers of any form of fresh produce to get involved and to meet fresh produce market leaders as […]
Anyone seen where the VegPower campaign has gone? No postings in recent times on Social Media, their Veg book has sold but 3 copies online & zero presence in store. Weird? Click on the mini VLOG as below to see what our Max MacGillivray thinks.
Our friends at Conatus Financing Solutions Ltd are managing an investment round for a very exciting and disruptive Food Refrigeration Technology business that addresses the problems of food wastage, energy inefficiency, cold aisle syndrome and poor shelf life in open cabinet refrigeration. This is a revolution in retail. Please contact Max MacGillivray on 01284 715055 […]
OUR WEEKLY VLOG – LISTEN TO JACK WARD, THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF THE BRITISH GROWERS ASSOCIATION DISCUSS HOW THE FUTURE IS BRIGHT FOR THE FRESH SECTORS.
It was great for us to meet up with Jack Ward recently and gain his views of where the sector is going. Jack is very impressive and the work he and his team at the British Growers Association is much needed currently as you will be fully aware. To see more on them and their […]
OUR WEEKLY VLOG – LISTEN TO CHRISTINE TACON, THE GROCERY CODE ADJUDICATOR, DISCUSS HER ROLE AND HOW THE GCA IS PROCEEDING TO DATE…
Max MacGillivray had the pleasure to meet and film Christine Tacon CBE in London this week. The Groceries Code Adjudicator (the GCA) is the independent regulator ensuring that regulated retailers treat their direct suppliers lawfully and fairly. It is a fascinating conversation. What are your views as a supplier? Has the GCA sorted the retailers […]
Redfox is currently working with a very highly capable fresh and frozen category manager. The candidate is looking to move back to Europe after four years of product sourcing, management and vendor development in South East Asia working for one of the world’s largest food distribution businesses. With extensive knowledge within imported and locally sourced […]
OUR WEEKLY VLOG – HIGHLIGHTS FROM “BRINGING THE OUTSIDE IN – INNOVATING FOR CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT AGRICULTURE”
We had the pleasure to attend the event held earlier this week organized by Agri-Tech East at the Rothamsted Research center with the likes of Belinda Clarke, Lindsay Hargreaves, Dr. Paul Challinor, Ian Reed, Rob Wylie, Becky Dodds all in attendance. Controlled Environment Agriculture aims to create the optimum growing conditions, allowing year- round cropping […]
In this week’s VLOG from Max MacGillivray and Redfox Executive Selection, Jim Jefcoate came to Foxy HQ to talk on the fascinating subjects of blockchain and decentralization in the fresh food arenas. This may be the revolution that the sectors require to extract the profitability from the supply chain to…..frankly…..make the difference between survival or failure in this margin intense […]