BlogWhat's Hot 31.07.19

What's Hot 31.07.19

Author: Caroline Elwin

Added 3 weeks ago.

Fruit 

Armagh PGI status Bramley Apples are still very good. southern hemisphere Braeburn, royal gala, Red chief and Granny Smith apples available. UK strawberries are in full flow, UK raspberries, blackberries and Wye Valley Blueberries.  redcurrants are available, Southern hemisphere  lemons are on stock as well as Peruvian satsumas and various sized oranges. Medjoul dates UK New season Plums available.  Fyffes Bananas are fresh in daily,  pineapples, kiwi fruit . Red & Green Grapes. Spanish  Cantaloupe, honeydew and water melons are available. Coconuts on stock. Fantastic large UK cherries available.


Vegetables

Cornish New Season Gemson Pots also now with us, New season Cornish Midds are now with us in our Fantastic Demelzas brand, The quality is superb . English Cauliflower is coming back in price whilst New season English Calabrese is following suit . Beautiful English Purple Sprouting from the farm makes a excellent alternative New season Bunched  Rainbow Chard and Swiss  from the farm is looking good. Good supply of English Bagged carrots, New Season English Chantanay  coming thru with steady pricing. English Hispi and English Spring greens looking good from the Farm. Spanish Onions are coming back in price, whilst Egyptian ware onions are readily available.  New season Egyptian Red onions are looking really nice. Cavolo Nero Cabbage and Red and Green kale from the farm with us, English New season Pea, Broad Beans, Runner bean and Helda Beans have started . New season English Leeks now with us. Fantastic English Courgettes and Marrows from our own Farm

Exotics

All of our baby veg is now English with fennel, leek, courgette & beetroot coming from our farm. Birds eye chilli from South Africa is starting to tighten with full availability not due back until September. All garlics are fresh in daily with strings, peeled and loose available. Ripened avocado is extremely short this month with stocks very limited and the price is rising almost daily. Fresh Thai shipments arriving every week with baby corn, lemongrass etc. The sweet potato market is very strong currently with supply very limited from South America and demanding a very high price. Lime supply is starting to slow down and prices are slowly climbing.

Salads

Spring onions x20 along with new jumbo red and continental x 12’s  fresh daily, Dutch and polish green capsicum are looking amazing, Dutch cucumber in 14’s available and English celery x15’s  all looking amazing. English Raddichio going tight this week due to being cooked by the warm weather last week,  English Iceberg ,littlegem x20, Lollo Rosso, Biando and Oakleaf are looking fantastic along with  English Cos, please call for prices, English heritage tomatoes looking amazing with the price increasing Spanish are available, Bunched, Rainbow and French breakfast radish fresh of our farm

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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