BlogWhat's Hot 09.01.20

What's Hot 09.01.20

Author: Caroline Elwin

Added 8 months, 2 weeks ago.

Fruit 

We have UK Bramley, Temptation and russets available. We also have French Granny Smith, Braeburn, Golden & Red Delicious and Royal Gala on stock. Belgian conference pears on stock.  Spanish / Moroccan Raspberries are fresh in. Punneted cranberries,  Egyptian strawberries, Dutch redcurrants and Mexican blackberries with Southern hemisphere blueberries also available. Beautiful Spanish lemons available and also have oranges in various sizes and tasty Spanish sats. Israeli medjoul dates and Tunisian ravier dates on stock and new season pomegranates are now available. UK forced rhubarb is starting to come through now. Fyffes bananas are fresh in daily, with pineapples, 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 now with us in our Fantastic Demelzas brand, The quality is superb . Cornish Cauliflower supplies will be with us this week whilst French is still making good money. Spanish calabrese season is now with us,  Beautiful English Purple Sprouting from the farm makes a excellent alternative. New season Bunched  Rainbow Chard from the farm is looking good. Good supply of English Bagged carrots, New Season English Mixed Chantanay and Picollo Parsnips  coming thru with steady pricing, Portuguese 15ct Hispi is looking good with good colour, Spanish Onions are coming back in price. New season  60/80mm English Red onions are looking really nice. English Ware onions are very scarce!, Cavolo Nero Cabbage and Red and Green kale from the farm with us,  New season English Leeks now with us. Fantastic Spanish Courgettes looking good.

Exotics

Baby veg is now predominantly South African however beetroots and turnips are still from our farm. We should start to see South African chillies starting in the next week or two. 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 sugarsnaps. Beans are in good supply and the quality is very good.

Salads

Spanish DAZA brand Green, Red, yellow and Mix peppers, Aubergine prices are increasing and Cucumbers x12 50/60 looking fantastic,

Iceberg, little gem O’delice, coss lettuce, Rosso, oak and endive are getting more availability,  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 are available  

From The Farm

Baby Beetroot  Red    x6 200grPunnet no leaf Beetroot  Candy/Golden 10 KgNets

Baby Beetroot Candy   x6 200grPunnet no leaf Black Cabbage 4kgLoose 

Baby Beetroot Golden x6 200grPunnet no leaf Black Cabbagex10200grP/P 

Cabbage Savoy x8 Boxnext week

Baby leek x6 200grPunnet Next weekCeleriac x64.5 kiloBoxGood Availability

Baby Turnip x6 200grPunnet Celeriac  10 kiloNetsGood Availability

Rainbow Chard x103kiloBunch Celeriac  1 Tonne BinsGood Availability

Kale Green x10200 gramP/PLeaf 

Kale Green  5 kiloHeads

Kalettes (flowering Sprt)   Limited from Friday

Purple Sprouting x103 kilo IcepackSpears

Mushrooms

Good Supply of Livesey Product available including Woodland Mixed Mushrooms, Promix, Eryingi Mushroom, Shitake and the mixed loose all sorts tray. We now have good availability of P/P & Loose Oyster.

Polish and Irish mushroom (Cups, Button and Flats) looking good across the board. We are getting a good supply from our growers with prices remaining stable at the moment. Should you wish to implement a program for mushroom going forward then please contact your Account Handler to discuss further.


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