BlogWhat's hot 05.03.20

What's hot 05.03.20

Author: Caroline Elwin

Added 3 weeks, 3 days ago.

Fruit 

We have UK Bramley and Granny Smiths available. We also have French Granny Smith, Braeburn, Golden & Red Delicious and Royal Gala on stock. Belgian conference and English Comice pears on stock.  Spanish Raspberries are available. Punneted Frozen cranberries,  Spanish strawberries, Dutch redcurrants and Mexican blackberries with Southern hemisphere blueberries also available. Spanish lemons available and also have oranges in various sizes and tasty Moroccan nardorcotts. Israeli medjoul dates on stock and Turkish pomegranates are now available. Wye Valley Forced Rhubarb is now available. Fyffes bananas are fresh in daily, pineapples are available, kiwi fruit also available. Red & green grapes are ok Fresh galia, cantaloupe, watermelon and honeydew melons are all available. Nuts available.

Vegetables

Cornish Charlotte Potatoes now with us,  Cornish Jazzy Midds are now with us in our Fantastic Demelzas brand, The quality is superb . Cornish and Linconshire Cauliflower is with us at good money whilst French prices are staying strong., Spanish calabrese season is now with us,prices are rising. Beautiful English Purple Sprouting from the farm, makes a excellent alternative!. New season Bunched Italian Rainbow chard is looking good. Good supply of English Bagged carrots, New Season English Mixed Chantanay and Picollo Parsnips  coming thru with steady pricing,  Portuguese Hispi 15ct is looking good but maintain reasonable prices due to the  weather. English Spring greens remain sparse. Spanish Onions have steady pricing. New season 60/80mm English Red onions are looking really nice. Ware onions are in. Cavolo Nero Cabbage and Green kale from the farm with us but supply is limited .  New season English Leeks now with us. Fantastic Spanish Courgettes looking good and are coming back in price, New season English Squashes Crown Prince

Exotics

Baby veg is predominantly South African however turnips and red beetroot are still from our farm. South African chillies look fantastic currently with red, green and mixed available. Fresh Spanish garlic nets are looking fantastic and we also have peeled and strings available as well. Thai baby corn is looking superb. Various sizes of sweet potatoes available that all look great. Ginger is very difficult to source and the prices are rising daily currently. Bean prices appear to be rising slightly going into march

Salads

Spanish Green, Red, yellow and Mix peppers, Aubergine prices are holding and looking fantastic, English cucumbers x 14 have started,
Iceberg, little gem O’delice, coss lettuce, Rosso, oak have a good availability Spanish endive is P/p and looks amazing, Raddichio x 9’s  available are now from Italy  
Spanish and English heritage tomatoes, Spanish M Tomato, Cherry p/p and vine all looking amazing
Senegalese spring onions X84 available,

Mushrooms

Good supply of Livesey Brothers’ mushrooms available including Woodland Mixed Mushrooms, Promix, Eryingi Mushroom, Shitake, All Sorts and P/P & Loose Oyster.
Enoki and Hon Shmeji (Bhuna and White) all freshly available
Polish and Irish mushrooms (Cups, Buttons, Chestnut and Portobello and Flats) are 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 programme for mushrooms going forward then please contact your Account Handler to discuss further.


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