9 episodes

Welcome to The Pod! 

Award winning fresh produce grower Jupiter Group brings you a series of fruitfully interesting podcasts around the produce industry landscape, business and farming from a family run company and a mixture of fresh fruit category news and new variety produce.

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    • 4.4 • 7 Ratings

Welcome to The Pod! 

Award winning fresh produce grower Jupiter Group brings you a series of fruitfully interesting podcasts around the produce industry landscape, business and farming from a family run company and a mixture of fresh fruit category news and new variety produce.

    Ep.30 - Developing As A Leader

    Ep.30 - Developing As A Leader

    Jupiter’s Founder and MD Mark Tweddle was delighted to chat to Mark Bennett MBE from Performance Development Systems (PDS), in the latest broadcast of The POD. 

    In this episode, the duo discuss the positive influence PDS has had on both the Group and Jupiter’s Mark personally.  

    Now embedded as a coaching program throughout the entire Jupiter employee base, the PDS methodology has enabled a streamlined approach to achieving the agreed ‘lighthouse’ goal of the business with a common language and shared commitment.

    The Jupiter Group is an award-winning fresh produce grower with a simple vision – to be the most transparent company in fresh produce. With a year-round supply and innovative new variety development, Jupiter is hailed as one of the world’s leading fresh produce companies. Beyond their speciality in growing grape and citrus, Jupiter’s expertise also covers avocado, pineapple and kiwi in all formats and sizes across retail, wholesale, and food service businesses globally. Jupiter Group are different because they have digitised their supply chain and control a true seed to shelf process. The result? A consistent, transparent, trusted and traceable supply. On Jupiter’s own farms and those of their growing partners, the way they do business has British standards, global cultural heritage and unrivalled entrepreneurial spirit. Jupiter’s BRCGS AA rated prepared fruit facilities in the UK provide a range of pots, punnets and trays alongside co-branded products such as their Babybel® Light Cheese, Apple & Grapes snack pack. They have ranked consecutively for three years in the prestigious The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 for International Growth, most recently at number 17.

    Contact communications@jupitermarketingltd.com
    PDS coaching - www.pdscoaching.com

    • 35 min
    Ep.29 Jupiter sponsoring the Newport Show 2022

    Ep.29 Jupiter sponsoring the Newport Show 2022

    In this episode the duo talk about the upcoming Newport Show, ‘Shropshire’s best one day show’ taking place on Saturday July 9th 2022.
    The annual agricultural event, close to our UK HQ sees upwards of 11,000 locals flock to Chetwynd Deer Park to enjoy varied and exciting entertainment and more.
    During the Pod, Sally and Gareth discussed the fun on offer for the whole family including our fantastic fruit shy competition taking place near the Festival of Food’s ‘Little Foodies’ tent, which we’re also sponsoring.
    The Little Foodies tent will offer local children attending the opportunity to make ice-cream using dry ice as part of the morning’s exciting activities.

    The Jupiter Group is an award-winning fresh produce grower with a simple vision – to be the most transparent company in fresh produce. With a year-round supply and innovative new variety development, Jupiter is hailed as one of the world’s leading fresh produce companies. Beyond their speciality in growing grape and citrus, Jupiter’s expertise also covers avocado, pineapple and kiwi in all formats and sizes across retail, wholesale, and food service businesses globally. Jupiter Group are different because they have digitised their supply chain and control a true seed to shelf process. The result? A consistent, transparent, trusted and traceable supply. On Jupiter’s own farms and those of their growing partners, the way they do business has British standards, global cultural heritage and unrivalled entrepreneurial spirit. Jupiter’s BRCGS AA rated prepared fruit facilities in the UK provide a range of pots, punnets and trays alongside co-branded products such as their Babybel® Light Cheese, Apple & Grapes snack pack. They have ranked consecutively for three years in the prestigious The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 for International Growth, most recently at number 17.

    Contact: communications@jupitermarketingltd.com

    • 10 min
    Ep.28- What makes a good table grape

    Ep.28- What makes a good table grape

    In the latest episode of The Pod Jupiter Group's Head of Sales, Gareth Wilcock was joined by Grapa Varieties R&D Director, Uzi Yaron to speak about'What makes a good table grape'.

    With interesting insight from the growing and commercial side you can be sure there is plenty to discuss!

    The Jupiter Group is an award-winning fresh produce grower with a simple vision – to be the most transparent company in fresh produce. With a year-round supply and innovative new variety development, Jupiter is hailed as one of the world’s leading fresh produce companies. Beyond their speciality in growing grape and citrus, Jupiter’s expertise also covers avocado, pineapple and kiwi in all formats and sizes across retail, wholesale, and food service businesses globally. Jupiter Group are different because they have digitised their supply chain and control a true seed to shelf process. The result? A consistent, transparent, trusted and traceable supply. On Jupiter’s own farms and those of their growing partners, the way they do business has British standards, global cultural heritage and unrivalled entrepreneurial spirit. Jupiter’s BRCGS AA rated prepared
    fruit facilities in the UK provide a range of pots, punnets and trays alongside co-branded products such as their Babybel® Light Cheese, Apple & Grapes snack pack. They have ranked consecutively for three years in the prestigious The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 for International Growth, most recently at number 17.

    Contact communications@jupitermarketingltd.com

    • 36 min
    Ep. 27- Jupiter's recycled packaging solution

    Ep. 27- Jupiter's recycled packaging solution

    Jupiter Group's Head of Sales, Gareth Wilcock was joined by Andy Nudds-Hunter, Sharpak Aylesham’s UK Retail Director to discuss how the Prevented Ocean Plastic™ (POP) initiative has provided a fantastic, recycled solution for our prepared fruit punnets.

    The Jupiter Group is an award-winning fresh produce grower with a simple vision – to be the most transparent company in fresh produce. With a year-round supply and innovative new variety development, Jupiter is hailed as one of the world’s leading fresh produce companies. Beyond their speciality in growing grape and citrus, Jupiter’s expertise also covers avocado, pineapple and kiwi in all formats and sizes across retail, wholesale, and food service businesses globally. Jupiter Group are different because they have digitised their supply chain and control a true seed to shelf process. The result? A consistent, transparent, trusted and traceable supply. On Jupiter’s own farms and those of their growing partners, the way they do business has British standards, global cultural heritage and unrivalled entrepreneurial spirit. Jupiter’s BRCGS AA rated prepared fruit facilities in the UK provide a range of pots, punnets and trays alongside co-branded products such as their Babybel® Light Cheese, Apple & Grapes snack pack. They have ranked consecutively for three years in the prestigious The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 for International Growth, most recently at number 17.

    Contact communications@jupitermarketingltd.com

    • 16 min
    Ep. 26- Our South African citrus farms

    Ep. 26- Our South African citrus farms

    Jupiter Group's Procurement Manager Thinus Delport hosts Kobus Botha, Head of Farming SA to discuss the forthcoming season of South African citrus.

    Learn more about Jupiter's SA farms, citrus varieties and how a packhouse upgrade has improved the quality of the fruit.

    The Jupiter Group is an award-winning fresh produce grower with a simple vision – to be the most transparent company in fresh produce. With a year-round supply and innovative new variety development, Jupiter is hailed as one of the world’s leading fresh produce companies. Beyond their speciality in growing grape and citrus, Jupiter’s expertise also covers avocado, pineapple and kiwi in all formats and sizes across retail, wholesale, and food service businesses globally. Jupiter Group are different because they have digitised their supply chain and control a true seed to shelf process. The result? A consistent, transparent, trusted and traceable supply. On Jupiter’s own farms and those of their growing partners, the way they do business has British standards, global cultural heritage and unrivalled entrepreneurial spirit. Jupiter’s BRCGS AA rated prepared fruit facilities in the UK provide a range of pots, punnets and trays alongside co-branded products such as their Babybel® Light Cheese, Apple & Grapes snack pack. They have ranked consecutively for three years in the prestigious The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 for International Growth, most recently at number 17.

    Contact communications@jupitermarketingltd.com

    • 16 min
    Ep. 25- Our Indian table grape season

    Ep. 25- Our Indian table grape season

    In the first episode of 2022, our Head of Sales, Gareth was joined by Damian, our Head of Grapes to discuss our latest season of Indian table grapes.

    Speaking about our Growing Together partners in India, Sahyadri Farms, Gareth and Damian discussed the awarding of the exclusive ARRA™ varieties production rights back in 2019, as well as the development of our state-of-the-art new variety nursery and the facilities found on farm.

    The Jupiter Group is an award-winning fresh produce grower with a simple vision – to be the most transparent company in fresh produce. With a year-round supply and innovative new variety development, Jupiter is hailed as one of the world’s leading fresh produce companies. Beyond their speciality in growing grape and citrus, Jupiter’s expertise also covers avocado, pineapple and kiwi in all formats and sizes across retail, wholesale, and food service businesses globally. Jupiter Group are different because they have digitised their supply chain and control a true seed to shelf process. The result? A consistent, transparent, trusted and traceable supply. On Jupiter’s own farms and those of their growing partners, the way they do business has British standards, global cultural heritage and unrivalled entrepreneurial spirit. Jupiter’s BRCGS AA rated prepared fruit facilities in the UK provide a range of pots, punnets and trays alongside co-branded products such as their Babybel® Light Cheese, Apple & Grapes snack pack. They have ranked consecutively for three years in the prestigious The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 for International Growth, most recently at number 17.

    Contact communications@jupitermarketingltd.com

    • 16 min

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