Cookie policy

This is the Cookie Policy for Fresh Produce Consortium

What are cookies?

Our websites use cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your visitor experience. This page describes what information the cookies we use gather, how we use them and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or otherwise negatively affect certain elements of our websites’ functionality and therefore your experience when visiting them.

For more general information on cookies, please read "What Are Cookies"

How we use cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Disabling cookies which can be applied to our websites may negatively affect the functionality and features they add to our websites. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case, they provide a service that you use.

Disabling cookies

You can prevent or limit our websites’ use of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser help pages for how to do this). Please note that some of the cookies used by our websites cannot be disabled as they are necessary to ensure the relevant website is able to function. Please be aware that disabling cookies may affect the functionality and features of this website and our other websites. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies for any of our websites.

The cookies we set

Account related cookies

If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

Login related cookies

We use cookies when you are logged in so that our websites can remember your site preferences and login credentials. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

Email newsletter related cookies

Our websites offer newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed users.

Orders processing related cookies

This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities, and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.

Form related cookies

When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Third party cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through use of our websites.

  • Our websites use Google Analytics to help us to understand how you use our websites and the ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on our websites and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.
  • It is important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our websites use the various services offered (such as those who book to attend an event) and it assists us with making make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and costs to ensure the best possible price for the services that we provide. Therefore, these are the types of data that these cookies will track.
  • We also use social media buttons and/or plugins across our websites that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work social media websites including; Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram, will set cookies through our websites which may be used to enhance your profile on their website or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, please see the official Google Analytics page.

More information

This policy clarifies which cookies we use and how we use them. We would recommend that if you are unsure as to whether you need certain cookies or not it's usually better to leave cookies enabled as removing them would negatively impact any of the features you use on any of our websites.

However, if you require further information then you can contact us by emailing