Fresh Produce, Wild Foods

Chef’s Guide to Wild Garlic 

Wild garlic is, quite simply, a fantastic foraged product. Chef’s go wild (quite literally) for this delicious British wild crop each and every year. What is wild garlic? Wild garlic is an edible salad crop that grows wild across the UK as well as Europe and parts of Asia. It’s a bulbous perennial flowering plant […]

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Eggs & Dairy, Seasonality, Wild Foods

Gull’s Eggs: A Chef’s Guide

Gull’s eggs are an age-old delicacy that — for 3-4 weeks each year — become one of the most sought-after British eggs by chefs around the UK. Their stunning appearance and mouth-watering flavour, coupled with their fleetingly brief season make gull’s eggs one of the most expensive ingredients a chef can buy; sometimes fetching as […]

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Eggs & Dairy, Seasonality

British Eggs: A Chef’s Guide

It’s well-known that the UK is home to a wide selection of fantastic fruit and veg. But it’s also home to a variety of British eggs too. From tiny quail eggs to huge ostrich eggs, we’ve explored the variety of English eggs on offer. Check out our chef’s guide — in size order — below. […]

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Company news

BRC AA Grade Accreditation

We pride ourselves on our commitment to supplying high quality, safe products to our customers. An integral part of measuring that is our yearly BRC audit to renew our BRC Storage and Distribution certification. So we’re pleased to announce that, on Friday 8th February, First Choice was awarded BRC AA Grade for Food Storage & […]

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