Market Update for January 2017
Please note the following changes on the market for the coming month.
Blood Oranges – Available on the market now, good quality and reasonable price.
Serville Oranges – Season in full swing, price is still quite high.
English Comice Pears – Lovely and juicy, these are really nice at the moment.
Leafy Clementines – Still very good and bursting with flavour, take advantage.
Quinces – From Turkey, still good availability, sold only by the box.
Fresh Cranberries – Still good availability, please specify ‘fresh’ when ordering.
English Curly Kale & Cavolo Nero – Still great quality and availability on these, price is also very good, lovely seasonal greens worth keeping on the menu.
English Rhubarb – Still quite expensive, but good supply at the moment.
Portuguese Hispi Cabbage – Beautiful sweet cabbages, another great green to accompany any hearty winter roasts.
Romanesco Cauliflowers – Great quality and availability on these at the moment.
Purple Sprouting/Tenderstem Broccoli – Still in good supply, reasonably priced.
English Sprouts & Brussels Tops – Great seasonal veg, still going strong.
Root Vegetables – Turnip, Swede, Celeriac, Beetroot, Jerusalem Artichokes etc. Simply a must for value. Great quality and worth keeping on the menu this time of year.
Italian Roquette – Still good quality and supply but the price is now up.
Wild Mushrooms – Giroles, Chanterelles etc. Still a good assortment available at the moment but the price is fairly high.
Cucumbers – Price has now risen, use sparingly.
Courgettes, Aubergines, Peppers, Tomatoes, Iceberg – All at a very high price at the moment. Please use sparingly in your menus.
Fresh Sweet corn – Supplies are no longer stable and price is high.
Please drop us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like any more information on any of the produce mentioned in this report.
We hope you find the above information useful.
The Bean Team