BlogWhat's Hot 20.03.18

What's Hot 20.03.18

Author: Caroline

Added 6 months, 2 weeks ago.

Fruit

Top Fruit

Armagh Bramley Apples (Protected Geographical Indication)
French Braeburn, Royal Gala and Granny smith apples
Spanish Cripps Pink Belgium Conference Pears
 
Berries
Spanish  Strawberries. Very short due to cold weather
Dutch Redcurrants.
Spanish Raspberries, very short due to cold weather
Mexican Blackberries
South American Blueberries,
 
Citrus
Spanish Lemons
Easy peelers.
Ruby and Marsh Grapefruit
Small, medium and Large oranges available.
Italian blood oranges.

Stone Fruit
Medjoul Dates
South African Delight Plums

General Fruit
Bananas
Pineapples
Pomegranates
Kiwi fruit
UK Forced Rhubarb still tight due to cold nights, Dutch Rhubarb also available

Grapes
Red & Green Grapes.

Melons
Watermelons, Honeydew, Cantaloupe. Galia melons are tight at the moment

Nuts
Vacpack Chestnuts,
Peanuts.

Veg

Potatoes
Cornish Jazzy Mids, Excellent Quality coming through.
New season Baking Potatoes on stock, extremely good value at the moment.
Jersey Royals on the Horizon !!!!
 
Brassica
Local Cavolo Nero, Red and Green Kales looking Superb.
Cornish  8ct Cauliflower looking tight due to the recent weather !, French Prices rising !
Italian Romanesco 8ct with us this week.
Italian Peas and Broad beans fresh in.

Portuguese and Spanish Hispi now with us, Cold temperature means tight volumes
English 6ct/8ct Savoy Cabbage fresh every day from our own farm.
English January King 6ct/8ct coming thru superb
Spanish Calabrese looking good prices steady prices starting to rise!!
Fantastic English Red Cabbage from our own farm, Call for best prices.
Purple Sprouting coming thru with excellent colour .
 
Root Vegetables
Spanish New season Bunched carrots and Beetroots.
Local Heritage carrots looking good!.

English Chantenay  Carrots.
New season Picollo Parsnips with us.
English Parsnips always on stock every day.
Leafy Celeriac 6ct from our own Farm.
Beautiful Devon swedes collected daily.
Fresh English Leeks delivered in daily, .
 
Onions
English 80/100mm Red onions on stock
Spanish Onions direct supply prices remaining firm.
English 20kg/25kg 60/80mm and 80/100mm Ware Onions.
French Round and Banana shallots looking nice.

Squashes and Pumpkins
Local Autumn/Winter Squashes with us most days, Call for availability  

Exotics

Artichoke
Available daily red or white please call your account handler

Baby veg
Baby veg is out of south Africa and looking very good.
Baby leeks /Rainbow carrots please be careful limited supply
 
Chilli
Red and green chilli 4 kilo from Morocco and the price is increasing.
 
Garlic/Ginger
Spanish and Chinese 4 kilo Garlic nets fantastic price
Peeled Garlic special offer

Garlic strings
Ginger fresh arrival

Exotic Fruit
Avocado ripened
Limes special offer
Ripened mango available.

Mango x 12 special offer
Passion fruit and Physallis arrived this week and we have a special offer on passion.

Exotic Legumes
UK grass has started WYE VALLEY x 12 very limited
Fresh arrivals of Asparagus from Mexico and prices are increasing this week.
Baby corn prices increasing from Thailand we have Indian as a cheaper alternative
Fine beans from Egypt/Kenya 3 x 500 great quality
Mt and Snap prices increasing watch out double figures next week  

Exotic Veg
Sweet pots fresh container this week please call for prices
Squash prices increasing

Salads

Salad bags
Florette special offer please speak to your account handler

Capsicum
Spanish Peppers are looking fantastic in the Capparos brand Mix x 10s extra quality

Baby leaf
Caterers choice premium brand special offer please speak to your account manager
New leaf available from Westlands Petite leaf 4 x 250 gram
 
Lettuce
Chinese leaf is still available along with English flat lettuce.
Iceberg prices increasing  this week expect some increases

Lettuce Speciality
Endive fantastic price please call for a competitive quote Spanish cos, Gem, Biondo, Rosso and Oakleaf prices increasing from Spain a good cheaper alternative
Italian Raddichio Caterers choice

Salad
Spanish Aubergines are available prices dropped
Spanish Celery x16
Spanish Cucumbers  Bonny brand
Rainbow chard from Italy
New Senegal spring onions x 72 fantastic quality supermarket quality

Tomatoes
Beef Toms unavailable this week due to quality issues in Morocco
Cherry tomato Spanish
Round tomato looking fantastic
Vine tomato and Cherry vine in the Caparros brand
Heritage tomato available from Westlands and Spain

From Our Farm

From the Veg Garden
Celeriac x 6 
Celeriac x 10 kilo              
Kalettes (Flowering Sprouts)

Purple Sprouting Bunch x 10 price has stabilised
Kale Green pp or bunch or 5 kilo heads
Kale Red bunch
Savoy x 6/8
Red Cabbage Nets
Red/Candy Beetroot  nets
 
Baby veg
Baby Turnip a gap in production for 2 weeks due to cold weather
Baby leeks x 6 gap in production
 
Indoor
Spinach x 20
Radish starting this week
Coriander starting this week


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