BlogWhat's Hot 05.02.20

What's Hot 05.02.20

Author: Caroline Elwin

Added 7 months, 1 week ago.

Fruit 

We have UK Bramley and Granny Smiths available. We also have French Granny Smith, Braeburn, Golden & Red Delicious and Royal Gala on stock. Belgian conference and English Comice pears on stock.  Spanish Raspberries are very tight at the moment due to the poor weather in Spain. Punneted Frozen cranberries,  Spanish strawberries, Dutch redcurrants and Mexican blackberries with Southern hemisphere blueberries also available. Spanish lemons available and also have oranges in various sizes and tasty Moroccan nardorcotts. Israeli medjoul dates on stock and new season pomegranates are now available. We have Local and Yorkshire forced rhubarb available  and looks stunning. Fyffes bananas are fresh in daily, pineapples are very short at the moment, kiwi fruit also available. Red & green grapes are ok Fresh galia, cantaloupe, watermelon and honeydew melons are all available. Nuts available.

Vegetables

Cornish New Season Charlotte Potatoes now with us, New season Cornish Jazzy Midds are with us in our Fantastic Demelzas brand, The quality is superb . French Ratte,Pink Fir and Violetta Potato are on stock.Cornish  Cauliflower is with us at good money whilst French prices are easing., Spanish calabrese season is now with us,  Beautiful English Purple Sprouting from the farm makes a excellent alternative. New season Bunched Italian Rainbow chard is looking good. Good supply of English Bagged carrots, New Season English Mixed Chantanay and Picollo Parsnips  coming thru with steady pricing,  Portuguese Hispi 15ct is looking good but prices are rising due to weather. English Spring greens remain sparse. Spanish Onions have steady pricing. New season 60/80mm English Red onions are looking really nice. Dutch Ware onions are in. Cavolo Nero Cabbage and Green kale from the farm with us,  New season English Leeks now with us. Fantastic Spanish Courgettes looking good whilst commanding a strong price, New season English Squashes Crown Princ

Exotics

Baby veg is predominantly South African however fennel and turnips are still from our farm. South African chillies look fantastic currently with red, green and mixed available. Fresh Spanish garlic nets are looking fantastic and we also have peeled and strings available as well. Thai baby corn is looking superb. Availability is becoming better on mangetout and sugar snaps. Fine beans seem to be coming back to a steady price. Various sizes of USA sweet potatoes available that all look great

Salads

Spanish De Mami brand Green, Red, yellow and Mix peppers, Aubergine prices are holding and Cucumbers x12 50/60 looking fantastic,
Iceberg, little gem O’delice, coss lettuce, Rosso, oak have a good availability Spanish endive is P/p and looks amazing, Raddichio x 9’s  available are now from Italy  
Spanish heritage tomatoes, M Tomato , Cherry p/p and vine all looking amazing

Senegalese spring onions X84 available

From The Farm

Mushrooms

Good supply of Livesey Brothers’ mushrooms available including Woodland Mixed Mushrooms, Promix, Eryingi Mushroom, Shitake, All Sorts and P/P & Loose Oyster.
 
We also have daily arrivals of Enoki and Hon Shmeji (Bhuna and White)
Polish and Irish mushrooms (Cups, Buttons and Flats) are looking good across the board, however Chestnut mushrooms are extremely tight at the moment with limited availability.
We are getting a good supply from our growers with prices remaining stable at the moment. Should you wish to implement a programme for mushrooms going forward then please contact your Account Handler to discuss further.


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