BlogWhat's Hot 15.05.19

What's Hot 15.05.19

Author: Caroline Elwin

Added 6 months, 1 week ago.

Fruit

Armagh PGI status Bramley Apples are still very good. Fresh Blue Whale French Pink Lady, Braeburn, royal gala, red delicious, golden delicious and Granny Smith apples. Dutch Conference pears, UK strawberries are available and on stock, they look and taste fantastic. Dutch and Chilean Redcurrants are available, Spanish Raspberries are still good. We also have Spanish Blackberries and Spanish blueberries. Spanish lemons are a little tight because of the changeover of varieties in to Verna. Peruvian satsumas are available. Oranges are available in all sizes. Medjoul Dates and South African Plums on stock.  Fyffes Bananas are available. Pineapples, Kiwi fruit, Wye Valley rhubarb available. Red & Green Grapes. New season Spanish Galia, Cantaloupe, honeydew  and water melons are now available.

Vegetables

Cornish Jazzy Potato’s still coming thru really nice. Cornish New Pots also now with us, New season Cornish Mids should be with us next week!. English Cauliflower is well priced whilst Calabrese from the Continent is becoming better priced. New season Rainbow Chard is looking good. Good supply of Bagged carrots, Chantanay and Mixed Chantanay coming thru with steady pricing. Mixed Heritage Carrots from France remain consistent. Portuguese Savoy is with us ,nice good large leafy heads, English Hispi and English Spring greens looking good from the Farm. Spanish Onions are maintaining firm prices whilst Chilean is making good money, English Ware onions remain very difficult. Cavolo Nero Cabbage from the farm with us, Italian Peas and Broad Bean both looking good quality

Exotics

Jerusalem artichokes are starting to come to an end now, with limited availability now. Baby beetroot, fennel and turnips are all coming from our farm daily and looking lovely. 4kg garlic nets are looking fantastic and we also have fresh strings, Peeled garlic is extremely tight currently with stocks very limited.  Ginger price is dropping slightly. 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.

Salads

Spanish round and plum tomatoes are available, but prices are still quite strong. English cucumber are now in.car Iceberg, Lollo Rosso, Biando and Oakleaf are also 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,

From The Farm

Fruit
Rhubarb is plentiful on the farm this week and we have lots to next week too

Veg
A busy week on the farm we have available Black cabbage, Spring cabbage, PSB and all crops looking abit cold from last weeks poor weather but a valued rain has helped the drilled crops

  Indoor

We have good availability of Beetroots baby spring crop packed to your liking also some Bunch beetroot available , we have a good selection of Radish this week Red , Rainbow and French Breakfast , Baby Turnips,  Baby Fennel  

we are still planting chilli’s this week and the plants look fantastic,   also planted some Kohl Rabi another Niche product for our customers
Baby Veg
We have a good selection this week Baby Leeks, Turnip, Fennel and all beets  

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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