Sustainable Seafood Sales Reached an All-Time High as Shoppers Cooked at Home in 2020-21

The momentum behind the sustainable seafood movement continues to grow, according to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), the international not for profit responsible for the world’s most widely used sustainable seafood ecolabel. Despite disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, consumers bought record numbers of products with the blue MSC label in 2020-21.   

Floral Businesses Are Blooming in 2021

October 7, 2021 Rio Roses / Equiflor

As we head into the holiday season, the demand for flowers is continuing to grow like crazy. The wedding season was hectic, as so many people held their previously postponed ceremonies.

USApple: Many Apple Businesses Will be Left Out of COVID-19 Assistance Program

September 10, 2021 U.S. Apple Association

Many U.S. apple businesses won’t qualify for Critical COVID-relief assistance that was announced today by the Agriculture Department, said the U.S. Apple Association. The $700 million Pandemic Response and Safety (PRS) Grant program is intended to support businesses that incurred worker housing and transportation costs, as well as personal protective equipment, testing and other related expenses. But, says USApple, the program’s focus on small producers means many U.S. apple businesses won’t be eligible.

Third Assessment of Effects of Covid-19 For Consumers of Flowers and Plants

August 24, 2021 Flower Council of Holland

Research agency Motivaction has studied the effects of Covid-19 on consumer’s buying intention of flowers and plants for the third time in June 2021 on behalf of the Flower Council of Holland. The research focused on consumers in Germany, France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, and the key conclusion is that consumers still think that flowers and plants are important. 

AIB International: COVID-19 Vaccine Update: Legal & Practical Considerations for Employers

August 16, 2021 AIB International

Get the answers to these frequently asked questions in the article below. For the full presentation, including technical information on the COVID-19 vaccines and legal and practical consideration in Canada, China, Mexico and Germany, please download the slides.