BlogWhat's Hot 12.06.19

What's Hot 12.06.19

Author: Caroline Elwin

Added 4 months, 3 weeks ago.

Fruit 

Armagh PGI status Bramley Apples are still very good. We now have southern hemisphere Braeburn, royal gala, Red chief and Granny Smith apples available. We also have Argentinian Packham pears. Herefordshire Gooseberries and UK strawberries are in full flow, UK raspberries and blackberries have now started with limited volumes picking up next week. Dutch redcurrants are available, UK blueberries are still a couple of weeks away. Spanish Verna lemons are on stock as well as Peruvian satsumas and various sized oranges. Medjoul dates and Spanish plums on stock.  Fyffes Bananas are fresh in daily with pineapples, kiwi fruit and Wye Valley rhubarb are all available. Red & Green Grapes. Spanish Galia, Cantaloupe, honeydew and water melons are now available. Coconuts on stock too.

Vegetables

Cornish Jazzy Potato’s still coming thru really nice. Cornish New Ware Pots also now with us, New season Maris Peer Cornish Mids are now with us in our Fantastic Demelzas brand, The quality is superb !. English Cauliflower is well priced whilst New season English Calabrese is more available this week . New season Bunched  Rainbow Chard from the farm is looking good. Good supply of Bagged carrots, New Season Spanish Chantanay  coming thru with steady pricing. English Hispi and English Spring greens looking good from the Farm. Spanish Onions are maintaining firm prices , English 9kg Ware onions are now withy Us. New season Egyptian Red onions are looking really nice. Cavolo Nero Cabbage from the farm with us, English New season Pea and Broad Beans have started . Leeks now moving over to Spanish new season, whilst English should be starting at the end of the month.

Exotics

We now have French Jerusalem artichokes on stock. Baby beetroot, fennel and turnips are all coming from our farm daily and looking lovely. Baby orange and rainbow carrots are now British grown as well.   4kg garlic nets are looking fantastic and we also have fresh strings, Peeled garlic is extremely tight currently with stocks very limited.  Ginger price has now stabilised. Exotic fruit is readily available, Dragon fruit, kumquats mangos and more. English asparagus is looking fantastic with green, white and purple all being delivered to us daily. Ripened avocado price is fantastic currently, we also have a small supply of birds eye chilli from South Africa.

Salads

Spring onions x20 fresh daily, Dutch capsicum are looking amazing, Iceberg, little gem x20, Lollo Rosso, Biando and Oakleaf are now English  and  looking fantastic. English Cos  has also started please call for prices, English heritage tomatoes are looking amazing with more English tomatoes are now available, cherry tomato and the tigerella  plum cherry are absolutely brilliant at present, English celery and cucumbers have started fresh in daily. French breakfast, Rainbow and bunched radish fresh daily looking amazing.

From The Farm

Fruit
Rhubarb available daily

Veg
With fresh peas, beans, black cabbage, Kale, spring green, Hispi  this week we should see the start of Courgettes this week and Parsley and savoy next week

  Indoor
We have good availability of Beetroots  Bunch beetroot, Candy and Golden Beet new season available , we have a good selection of Radish this week Red , Rainbow and French Breakfast and Chillies starting next week  

Baby Veg
We have a good selection this week with turnip, beetroots (candy golden red) in punnets or with leafy bunches available. Leeks and Fennel will be ready in 2 weeks

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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