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BRC AA Grade Accreditation

We’re pleased to announce that, on Friday, First Choice was awarded BRC AA Grade for Food Storage & Distribution — the highest grade a business can achieve! We would like to extend a massive thank you to the whole First Choice team for delivering this fantastic result.

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Chef’s Guide to Cassava

What is cassava? Cassava is the edible tuberous root vegetable of the cassava plant, which is native to South America and now cultivated throughout the world. It’s known by many other names, including: Manioc Yuca (although not to be confused with yucca) Brazilian arrowroot Mandioca Macaxeira Aipim The root is long and tapers towards the […]

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Chef’s Guide to Oca Tubers

Oca tubers are the potato-like tuberous vegetables of the oca plant (oxalis tuberosa). They’re a small vegetable that comes in a variety of colours: red, yellow, orange, purple, pink and even ‘apricot’. They have a chubby finger-like shape with a very recognisable bobbly skin. These tubers are known throughout the world by a variety of […]

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