21 episodes

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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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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.21 Our Moroccan citrus season

    Ep.21 Our Moroccan citrus season

    In our latest episode from The Pod, our Head of Citrus Kenny MacLeod was joined by Jupiter’s Head of Sales Gareth Wilcock to discuss our forthcoming season of Moroccan citrus.

    In what is our 21st podcast release, the duo spoke about the unique nature of citrus production in Northern Africa, our points of difference in the industry and how we’re continuing to demonstrate our commitment to be the most transparent brand in fresh produce.

    The Jupiter Group is an award-winning fresh produce grower with a simple vision– to be the most transparent brand 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. 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.

    Produced by Jupiter Group from their UK HQ, this podcast is aimed at those in the fresh produce industry or individuals with an interest in the fruit business

    Contact communications@jupitermarketingltd.com

    • 10 min
    Ep.20- Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Ep.20- Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    In our latest Podcast our Financial Controller Lorraine was joined by Claire Oosthuizen, the Founder of UK based charity the Themis Project, to commemorate Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    The short but powerful discussion surrounding domestic violence touched on the impact of lockdown, the shocking statistics behind increased violence and so much more.

    If you have been affected by anything that you have heard during The Pod please contact your local crisis centre or visit the Themis Project for more information: https://www.themisproject.co.uk/

    The Jupiter Group is an award-winning fresh produce grower with a simple vision– to be the most transparent brand 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. 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.

    Produced by Jupiter Group from their UK HQ, this podcast is aimed at those in the fresh produce industry or individuals with an interest in the fruit business

    Contact communications@jupitermarketingltd.com

    • 16 min
    Ep.19- Our World-Class South African Packhouse

    Ep.19- Our World-Class South African Packhouse

    Jupiter’s Technical Director Cristian Metzger and Kobus Botha, our on-farm citrus specialist were joined by Wiekus Venter the Sales and Project Engineer at MED Automation to discuss our GREEFA packing machine.

    How does our packhouse allow us to stand-out from the crowd with a brand-new market leading system whilst at the same time remembering and honouring the history of the farm that we now look after.

    The Jupiter Group is an award-winning fresh produce grower with a simple mission – to be the most transparent brand 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. 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.

    Produced by Jupiter Group from their UK HQ, this podcast is aimed at those in the fresh produce industry or individuals with an interest in the fruit business

    Contact communications@jupitermarketingltd.com

    • 36 min
    Ep.18- Extending the season with Greek table grapes

    Ep.18- Extending the season with Greek table grapes

    Discussing the start of our Greek grape season and their ability to extend the supply of Northern Hemipshere table grapes, our Commercial Director Steve Barker and Head of grapes, Damian Sutherland also spoke about our extraordinary new varieties in the region too.


    The Jupiter Group is an award-winning fresh produce grower with a simple mission – to be the most transparent brand 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. 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.

    Produced by Jupiter Group from their UK HQ, this podcast is aimed at those in the fresh produce industry or individuals with an interest in the fruit business

    Contact communications@jupitermarketingltd.com

    • 14 min
    Ep.17- Let's talk oranges

    Ep.17- Let's talk oranges

    In one of our most recent recordings for ‘The Pod’, our Head of Citrus Kenny and Head of Farming in South Africa, Kobus sat down virtually to discuss our vibrant Valencia orange production.

    The pair chatted all things South African citrus but with a particular focus on the cultivation of our oranges and our farming practices.
    Delving into why the Limpopo province lends itself so well to growing citrus and touching on why we have chosen to only grow Valencia oranges specifically for export, our citrus experts, Kenny and Kobus also spoke extensively on the sub-categories of the cultivar too.

    The Jupiter Group is an award-winning fresh produce grower with a simple mission – to be the most transparent brand 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. 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.

    Produced by Jupiter Group from their UK HQ, this podcast is aimed at those in the fresh produce industry or individuals with an interest in the fruit business

    Contact communications@jupitermarketingltd.com

    • 17 min
    Ep.16 Mental Health Awareness Week

    Ep.16 Mental Health Awareness Week

    To mark the end of Mental Health Awareness Week Jupiter’s Head of Marketing Kirsty Fleetwood and our Head of People Teresa Cheneler have discussed the importance of mental health in the workplace and the integral role that gratitude journaling plays in their daily lives.

    The Jupiter Group is an award-winning fresh produce grower with a simple mission – to be the most transparent brand 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. 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.

    Produced by Jupiter Group from their UK HQ, this podcast is aimed at those in the fresh produce industry or individuals with an interest in the fruit business

    Contact communications@jupitermarketingltd.com

    • 28 min

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