Fresh Produce, Insight

A Chef’s List of Unusual Citrus Fruits

Autumn through to the end of winter is when our warehouse welcomes a wide selection of one type of fresh produce: the citrus fruits. Our citrus fruits list includes your everyday lemons and limes but it’s the quirkier varieties that get us excited. Sourced from all over the world — from the USA through to […]

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Fresh Produce, Insight, Seasonality

When is Jersey Royals Season?

The humble potato has been a staple crop around the world for many years. In fact, its origins can be traced back to southern Peru between 8000 and 5000 BC! After the Spanish took over they brought the crop back to Europe, and from there it spread worldwide — including onto the shores of a […]

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Fresh Produce, Seasonality

When is White and Black Truffle Season?

White and black truffles are amongst the most coveted ingredients in the culinary world. They exude a powerful flavour that can’t be matched by any other natural product. They’re also highly seasonal and can’t be acquired all year round. Just like British asparagus, their quality, rarity and unique flavour puts them in high demand – […]

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Fresh Produce, Seasonality

When is British Asparagus Season?

British asparagus season is a national event in the world of foodservice. For a short period of time each year, chefs around the UK can source arguably the best asparagus spears available from right here on British soil. The buzz it creates is astounding, but it’s well and truly deserved. The quality is sublime and […]

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