Fruit and veg trends | Fruit and veg latest news
Tel: 01869 365 600
Menu

Subscribe now!!!
Jot your email address in the box below to get notifications as soon as we post something new! Pretty handy right?!

  • Complimenting With Compotes

    Consistency is one of the most difficult traits to nail in the commercial kitchen. Sometimes, things are easily fixed, such as the knife work of a young commis chef, but there are greater issues at play that can derail even the most conscientious of cooks. The seasons, growing conditions and the weather all play a … read more…

  • Rediscovering the potato

    For years the humble ‘tato has served the UK as one of the most reliable food sources we pull from the ground. However, despite its dependability, this tasty tuber is never revered in the same way as the freshness of new season asparagus or the glorious colours of beets. But underestimate potatoes at your peril. … read more…

  • January’s Seasonal Spotlight is out now!

    Download here: January 2020 Seasonal Spotlight While January is traditionally a quieter month for foodservice operators, however our preparations for summer 2020 are well underway so there is no respite for us. This month, our Procurement team will be out and about in the field looking to secure quality fruit, veg and dairy products for … read more…

  • 2020 Menu Prep: Working smart…

    The beginning of the year is always a tricky one. It’s peak time for January diets, detoxes and a vast number of gluten-free, vegetarian and non-dairy diet choices. Most of which are doomed to fail, yet wreak havoc for those of us planning menus. This is made particularly difficult as we come straight out of … read more…

  • Is Brazilian food the next big thing?

    Up until now Brazilian food in the UK has mainly been focussed around all you can eat churrascarias, but that could be about to change. Food trends tend to come in waves, whether it’s the gourmet burger that dominated the food landscape a decade ago, or the more recent occurrence of accurate Mexican street food … read more…

  • December’s Seasonal Spotlight is out now!

    Download here: December 2019 Seasonal Spotlight Christmas is just around the corner and we’re now heading into the busiest period of the year for foodservice. Christmas parties and celebrations will be taking place across the country over the next couple of weeks, and whilst most people across the UK are starting to wind down for … read more…

  • A New Era For The Brussel Sprout

    Once the most maligned vegetable on the Christmas spread, this hardy winter brassica has undergone something of a make-over…. The humble sprout has never really been met with the warmest reception. Whether through bad press, poor preparation or simply being misunderstood, this cornerstone of the Christmas dinner is something that’s long been endured, rather than … read more…

  • November’s Seasonal Spotlight is out now!

    Download here: November 2019 Seasonal Spotlight In this months spotlight, we also take a look at our top seasonal picks brussel sprouts, figs and Tendril pea shoots. We also catch up with one of our dairy suppliers Tims Dairy. As we head into November it’s time to start planning ahead to Christmas and the New … read more…

  • Kitchen Hacks: Save Time, Money and Labour…

    Cooking with fresh ingredients has always been labour intensive, as anyone who has ever run a professional kitchen can attest. From peeling, slicing and dicing, to deboning, trimming and marinating, it’s a world where flavour can come at a cost. So as foodservice continues to be an industry where costs are increasing and margins remain … read more…

  • Onions: The kitchen workhorse…

    As a reliable workhorse of the kitchen, the humble onion can sometimes be overlooked. While it features in countless meals from all corners of the globe, this hardy ingredient never truly gets its time to bask in the spotlight. However, what the onion lacks in top bill headlining, it more than makes up for with … read more…

| Next Page »