BlogWhat's Hot 21.08.18

What's Hot 21.08.18

Author: Caroline Elwin

Added 2 years, 4 months ago.



Top Fruit,
Armagh Bramley Apples (Protected Geographical Indication) Starting to get very short. There is talk of a gap between old and new season as stores go short
New Zealand Royal Gala and Braeburn, South African Granny smith and Argentinian Cripps Pink apples
Argentinian Packham Pears
Best Quality UK strawberries.
Dutch Redcurrants are available
UK Raspberries,
UK Blackberries
UK Blueberries Wye Valley
UK Red Currants, Tayberries, Tummel berries & Loganberries are available in small amounts
UK Gooseberries, loose and prepacked pink and green

Spanish Verna Lemons
Easy peelers.

South African marsh and ruby grapefruit
Small and medium oranges available. Large are very tight

Stone Fruit
Medjoul Dates
Beautiful Prepacked & loose UK Cherries
Spanish Apricots
Spanish Peach and Nectarine, and flat peach

General Fruit
Kiwi fruit

Red & Green Grapes.
Galia and Cantaloupe melons, Water and yellow are available


New Season Cornish Charlotte Mids with us.

French Agata mids also with us

Cornish New Potato with us now. Please call for best prices.
New season French Ratte and Violetta Potatoes with us
New season Baking Potatoes on stock, extremely good value at the moment.

New season Green Kale and Cavolo Nero
English Summer Cauliflower looking Beautiful!
English Peas now fresh in.

English Broad Beans with us
English 8ct Savoy and 10ct Hispi  Cabbage fresh from the Farm

English P/P Spring Greens from our own farm.

English Iced Calabrese with us.
Local Runner Beans with us
New season English Marrows
Fantastic English Red Cabbage from our own farm, Call for best prices.
Vac-pak Sweetcorn back with us.

Root Vegetables
English New season Bunched carrots and Beetroots.
English New Season Heritage carrots looking good!.

New seasonEnglish  Chantenay  Carrots starting next week
New season Spanish Parsnips always on stock every day.
Leafy Celeriac 6ct
Beautiful Scottish  swedes delivered daily.
New Season English Leeks delivered in daily.
New season Egyptian 60/80mm and 80/100mm Red onions on stock
Spanish Onions direct supply, now new season.
Dutch 20kg/25kg 60/80mm Ware Onions.
French Round and Banana shallots looking nice.

Squashes and Pumpkins



Baby veg
Baby veg from our farm are looking fantastic with fennel, turnips and three types of beetroot
Baby leek supply has started to return to normal
English baby carrot and rainbow are now in full swing
Baby corn is still short at the moment and demanding a higher price  

Red and green chilli 4 kilo price is levelling out and stock is looking good
Birds eye chilli are on stock and looking good.
Bullet chilli and padron peppers both starting to come through from the farm and looking fantastic.

Chinese 4 kilo Garlic nets fantastic price
Special offers on peeled garlic this week.

Garlic strings are fresh in daily
Ginger is looking lovely and at good money.

Exotic Fruit
Avocado ripened look very good.

Limes are decreasing in price and quantities are better.
Ripened mango available.
fresh physalis now has much better availability
Passion fruit is fresh in and looking good

Exotic Legumes
Peruvian asparagus is very short in the market place at the moment and is demanding a high price
Rwandan beans are looking great.
English fine beans are now in full swing and looking lovely.
Mt prices stabilising. Zimbabwe have better availability now so price is stabilizing
Sugar snap prices are starting to come down slowly.
T/T bean price, although still quite high, is starting to drop very slowly.
Tender stem broccoli is starting to ease with the introduction of English. The Kenyan supply is also slightly better.

Exotic Veg
Very good money on sweet potatoes, medium, L1 and XL available.
Squash South African medium and large.


Salad bags
Florette special offer please speak to your account handler
All Dutch Peppers  looking fantastic, please speak to your account manager for prices

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
Chinese leaf is limited along with English flat lettuce.
English Iceberg is now going very tight, there is Spanish available  please speak to your account manager for prices

Lettuce Speciality
Spanish Endive looking fantastic, please call for a competitive quote. English  cos, Gem, Biondo, Rosso and Oakleaf looking fantastic.
English Radicchio has arrived please speak to your account manager for prices .

Dutch  Aubergines are available looking fantastic
English Celery going tight please call your account manager for competitive prices
Spanish Cucumbers  looking great with a few English available
Rainbow & Swiss chard from our farm looking amazing
New Senegal spring onions x 72 fantastic supermarket quality
New U K spring onions X 20 please speak to your account manager for prices

Beef Toms in this week from Holland
Cherry tomato Spanish
Round tomato looking fantastic
Vine tomato and Cherry vine in the Caparros brand
Heritage tomato available from Westlands  
English starting to come through looking fantastic, please speak to your account manager For prices

From Our FarM


Baby veg
Baby Beets x 6 Red , Golden , Candy  with leaf or Punnets
Baby fennel x 6
Baby Turnip x 6

From the Veg Garden
Courgette green
Courgette Yellow or Round
Broad beans  
Black cabbage pp
Purple sprouting x10
Kale x pp x 10  
Spring cabbage x10   
Savoy x 8
Beetroot x12
Candy Beet
Golden Beetroot
Heritage Beetroot
Beetroot Cylindrical x 5 kilo
Flat Parsley
Curly Parsley
Chilli Green Bullet, serenade
Padron pepper
Scotch Bonnet


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