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The implications of increases to seasonal worker rates of pay in 2020

The implications of increases to seasonal worker rates of pay in 2020

24th Sep 2020

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For soft fruit production – principally strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries – labour is the most significant cost, typically representing 40-60% of all expenditure.

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The Potential Implications of Covid-19 for the Costs of Production of UK Fruit & Vegetables in 2020

The Potential Implications of Covid-19 for the Costs of Production of UK Fruit & Vegetables in 2020

25th Jun 2020

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The National Farmers Union, the British Growers Association, British Summer Fruits and British Apples and Pears have jointly instructed John Pelham of Andersons Midlands to prepare a report on the potential implications of Covid-19 for UK fruit and vegetable growers’ costs of production in 2020.

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The Impact of Brexit on the UK Soft Fruit Industry

The Impact of Brexit on the UK Soft Fruit Industry

3rd Dec 2018

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The Anderson Report.

British Summer Fruits commissioned Andersons, the Farm Business Consultants, to prepare a report investigating the current and future seasonal labour requirement for Soft Fruit production in the UK, and to consider the implications of restrictions in the supply of seasonal workers for both growers and UK consumers.

The report: The Impact of Brexit on the UK Soft Fruit Industry can be assessed here by clicking on the icon above to download the PDF report.