A new blackberry breeding programme at the James Hutton Institute has enjoyed a hugely encouraging first year according to fruit breeder, Nikki Jennings.
British blackcurrants could become a casualty of warmer winters as they may not get enough chilling to produce optimum yields and fruit quality.
Parents may soon have a helping hand in the battle to persuade their picky offspring to eat vegetables, thanks to research from Aberdeen University.
An appeal has gone out to everyone involved in the Scottish fruit, vegetable and potato sector to take part in a government-backed action plan to boost the industry.
New scientific evidence that consuming berries may have beneficial effects on people with some of the most serious and common health problems was presented to soft fruit growers at a meeting in Invergowrie yesterday.
An historic Moray estate is celebrating the fruits of its labour after securing a bumper harvest from its resurrected walled garden.
People flocked to a farm near Fordoun in their thousands yesterday as a part of a UK-wide event aimed at showing how food is produced.
Staff at North East Scotland College are celebrating after winning a year’s supply of fruit through the British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) Health at Work competition.
Experts from Aberdeen University have helped in the research of cutting edge technology used to improve the growth of wine grapes.
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