BlogWhat's hot 12.02.20

What's hot 12.02.20

Author: Caroline Elwin

Added 6 months 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 starting to become more freely 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 new season pomegranates are now available. We have Local and Yorkshire forced rhubarb available  and looks stunning. Fyffes bananas are fresh in daily, pineapples are very short at the moment, 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,  Beautiful English Purple Sprouting from the farm is on offer this week, 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. Dutch 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 Squash 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 USA sweet potatoes available that all look great. Ginger is becoming very difficult to source and the prices are rising daily currently. Beans, mange and sugarsnaps are coming from Egypt and looking great

Salads

Spanish De Mami brand Green, Red, yellow and Mix peppers, Aubergine prices are holding and Spanish Cucumbers x12 50/60 looking fantastic with some English starting towards the end of the month,
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 heritage tomatoes, M Tomato , Cherry p/p and vine all looking amazing
Senegalese spring onions X84 available

From The Farm

Baby Beetroot  Red    x6 200grPunnet naBeetroot  Candy/Golden 10 KgNets

Baby Beetroot Candy   x6 200grPunnet naBlack Cabbagex10200grP/P 

Baby Beetroot Golden x6 200grPunnet naCabbage Savoy x8 Boxnext week

Celeriac x64.5 kiloBoxGood Availability

Baby leek x6 200grPunnet naCeleriac  10 kiloNetsGood Availability

Baby Turnip x6 200grPunnet Celeriac  1 Tonne BinsGood Availability

Rainbow Chard x103kiloBunchLimitedKale Green x10200 gramP/PLimited  

Beetroot x12 Bunch Kale Green  5 kiloHeads

Kalettes (flowering Sprt)    

Purple Sprouting x103 kilo IcepackSpears

Purple Sprouting  3.6 kilo Loose  

Mushrooms

Good supply of Livesey Brothers’ mushrooms available including Woodland Mixed Mushrooms, Promix, Eryingi Mushroom, Shitake, All Sorts and P/P & Loose Oyster.
 
We also have daily arrivals of Enoki and Hon Shmeji (Bhuna and White)
Polish and Irish mushrooms (Cups, Buttons 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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