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?!

  • Exotic mushrooms

    Characterised by their depth, earthiness and savouriness, mushrooms are synonymous with autumn. At this time of year the bounty unfolds as we see everything from porcini and chanterelles, through to enoki and oyster mushrooms come through Fresh Direct. However, beyond the mainstay of your standard British field mushroom, we offer a wealth of options for … read more…

  • October’s Seasonal Spotlight is out now!

    Download here: October 2019 Seasonal Spotlight In this months spotlight, we also take a look at our top seasonal picks exotic mushrooms, tomatoes and onions. We also catch up with grower Jason Thurlow who supplies onions into our supplier QV Foods. The UK summer growing season also comes to a close this month meaning we’ll … read more…

  • Planning for Christmas Menus

    In this game, it’s never too early to start planning for Christmas. With corporate bookings and work-dos filling in from the end of November, this festive period can be one of the most lucrative times in the food service calendar. While it might be a long slog of turkeys, sprouts and Christmas puddings, it’s also … read more…

  • Back to our roots…

    It’s one of the most reliable food groups in the seasonal calendar, ready to bolster a great multitude of dishes and a leader when it comes to filling, nutritious veg-forward meals. We have a strong dependency on root veg here in Britain. However, whether it’s the veg within a hearty pie, or the cornerstone of … read more…

  • September’s Seasonal Spotlight is out now!

    Download here: September 2019 Seasonal Spotlight In this month’s Spotlight, our Head of Procurement Liz Wood talks about how volatile and inconsistent weather across the world is impacting the supply of fresh produce.  We also take a look at our top seasonal picks carrots, pumpkins, butternut squash and melons. Following a challenging 2018/19 season for … read more…

  • Pumpkins Season is just around the corner…

    The pumpkin gets plenty of attention for its Halloween exploits, but this familiar orange orb is actually one of the finest squashes to grace the kitchen. The pumpkin has been grown on our shores for centuries and it’s only until recently that we have started growing them mainly for decoration purposes. But as we move … read more…

  • August’s Seasonal Spotlight is out now!

    Download here: August 2019 Seasonal Spotlight In this month’s Spotlight, our Head of Procurement Liz Wood talks through CSER in the foodservice sector, and how we’re working towards our long term goals. We also take a look at our top two seasonal picks, potatoes and onions. Following a challenging 2018/19 season, we’re excited about the new season … read more…

  • Sweetcorn, an unsung hero…

    Sweetcorn is one of the most overlooked British ingredients, but that may be about to change… Until recently, not a lot of imagination has been used when preparing sweetcorn. At its most basic, it’s boiled, drained and served on the side. If we’re really lucky it might be boiled on the cob, slathered in butter … read more…

  • Courgettes: Embracing the glut

    Summer is awash with courgettes that can be seen spilling out of almost every commercial kitchen in the land. But as the glut takes hold, leaning into this treasured ingredient could arm you with some dynamic possibilities. The humble courgette delivers the chef with a product that offers both flavour and texture. Unlike other members … read more…

  • July’s Seasonal Spotlight is out now!

    Download here: July 2019 Seasonal Spotlight In this month’s Spotlight, we take a look at our top two seasonal picks, avocados and courgettes. We also catch up with our avocado suppliers Greencell and explore what’s on trend in the world of produce. We also have the latest news of when our specialist range of UK Heirloom tomatoes and sweetcorn will … read more…

« Previous Page | Next Page »