BlogWhat's hot 16.08.19

What's hot 16.08.19

Author: Caroline Elwin

Added 1 year, 3 months ago.


On the fruit desk we have Armagh PGI status Bramley Apples that are still very good, with new season UK another week or so away. Southern hemisphere Braeburn, Royal Gala and Granny Smith apples are also available.

UK berries are in full flow with strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, redcurrants and Wye Valley blueberries all readily available and picked fresh daily.

Southern hemisphere lemons are looking good and selling well. We also have to offer oranges in various sizes and beautiful South African Nova easy peelers.

UK plums are in full swing with Victoria, Jubileum, Belle and Damson varieties all available this week. Spanish peach and paraguaya as well as Italian nectarines are also available. Isreali medjoul dates on stock and new season pomegranates should be in later this week. Fantastic large UK cherries available in both loose and pre packed.

Fyffes bananas are fresh in daily, with pineapples, kiwi fruit red & green grapes fully stocked.

Fresh galia, cantaloupe and honeydew from Spain and Portuguese water melons are all available.


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 extremely short and commanding big money !,New season English Calabrese is remaining  strong money! . 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


All of our baby veg is now English with fennel, leek, courgette & beetroot coming from our farm. Birds eye chilli from South Africa is extremely short 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 incredibly high. Fresh Thai shipments arriving every week with baby corn, lemongrass etc. Sweet potato supply  is much better currently with product arriving more frequently from South America and the price is dropping slowly. Lime supply is starting to slow down and prices are slowly climbing.


English Spring onions x20 and Senegalese 84’s along with new jumbo red and continental x 12’s  fresh daily, Spanish and polish capsicum are looking amazing, Dutch cucumber in 14’s available and English celery x15’s all looking amazing. English Raddichio available in 12’s ,  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 daily.
From The Farm

chilli Green  3kgLoose Black Cabbage 5KgLoose 

Chilli Red 3kg looseNext week Black Cabbagex10200 gramP/P 

Padron Pepper 2kg Loose Hispi Cabbage x10 BoxHeads

Black Bullet  1kg Loose  Spring Greenx10500gramP/P 

Birdseye chilli 1kg Loose Kale Green x10200 gramP/PLeaf 

Scotch Bonnet  1kg Loose3 Colours Rainbow Chard x103 kiloBunchMix bunch 

Naga Chilli  1kg loose Swiss Chard 3 kilo Heads

Mix Chilli  8x100grPunnet  Kale Mix 3 KiloLooseLeaf

Okra 1.2kg loose Kale Redx10200 gramP/PLeaf

Radishx24 Bunch  Purple Sprouting x103 kilo BunchSpears

Radish Rainbowx12 Bunch Savoy x6 Box 

Radish French Breakfast x12 Bunch Romanesque x8 Box  

Radish Rainbow x12 Bunch  Kohl Rabi Purple  4.5 kiloBox 

Baby Turnip x6 200grPunnet Kohl Rabi 4.5 kiloBox 

Baby Marrow x6200grPunnet Broad Beans 4.5KgBox 

Baby leek x6 200grPunnet  Peas  4.5kgBox 

Baby Fennelx6 200grPunnet Beetroot  x12 Bunch 

Baby Courgette "Yellow"x6200grPunnet Beetroot  Candy/Golden 10 KgNets 

Baby Courgette x6200grPunnet Courgette  5kgBoxC/Choice 

Baby Beetroot Redx6 200grBunchWith leafCourgette Yellow 5kgBoxC/Choice 

Baby Beetroot Golden x6 200grPunnet no leaf Courgette Round 2.5kilo Box 

Baby Beetroot Golden x6200grBunchWith Leaf Marrow x10 Box 

Baby Beetroot Candy   x6 200grPunnet no leaf Turnip 5kgBox 

Baby Beetroot Candy   x6 200grBunch With leaf Spinach x204kgBox  

Baby Beetroot  Red    x6 200grPunnet no leaf      

Herbs    Fruit     

Parsley x10200 gr Poly Rhubarb 6 kiloBox 

Parsley x10200grP/PC/Choice Plum Vic 5 kg Box  

Parsley Flat x10400 gr BunchC/Choice Plum Belle 5 kg Box 

Fennel 4kgLoose Plum Damson  4 KgBox 


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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