With produce travelling from all corners of the globe there is always something you should stay away from.
This page is designed to ensure you don’t get caught out by listing something on your menu when supply is proving slightly tricky.
Fresh produce revolves around the climate so changes happen frequently, make sure you come back every week to find out what will be difficult during the coming week.
How Freaky | Is Our Leopord This Week???
The days of plump and beautiful figs are over for a while as the Turkish season is quickly declining.
It will be a few weeks until Brazil starts its production so watch out as they may not be availble during the back end of this week.
Yellow Cherry Tomatoes
WATCH OUT as the price has gone galactic in fact its rocketed so high we have stopped purchasing them until things get back on track.
Keep your eyes peeled to find out when they might return.
A switch in the season means that the little gem will be moving offshore shortly as the season moves over to Spain.
The last of the UK season is showing signs of rusting so once Spain is ready we will be heading over there for supply
The annual autumnal dry up in supply of red chicory is about to occur.
Although white chicory will still be available the red is going to start to struggle as supply becomes extremely tight and prices escalate to unaffordable levels.
White chicory is a great alternative but if it’s the colour you are hunting for try to utilise Raddichio
The UK season of rhubarb has come to a drastic close as the crowns start to fall into dormancy for the winter months.
The season will switch over to Holland for supply but be warned availability could be tight and there will most definitely be a rise in cost.
Now is the time to find something else to celebrate until late December when the arrival of the Yorkshire forced season happens.
This time of year is critical for the most overused and often forgotten about crop we grow in the UK.
Potatoes are used on most things and over the years there is no doubt it has turned into a commodity crop that we all just expect to be available in good supply and quality at all times.
We have all been aware of the severe heat we have faced and the impending issue with crops that are still in the ground due to lack of water.
We will be doing an indepth piece on the potato forcast over the coming week but of late we have been receiving warnings from potato growers and processors across the land warning of a troublsome season ahead.
Early lifts of the crop are showing signs of lack of large graded potatoes which are used for bakers, chips etc along with reduced yields. Just take a look at the words flowing from Koffman’s!!!!
There isn't a shortage just now but please be warned as this coming 18/19 season could be extremely troublesome for our trusty tuber as the rest of the crop is lifted and inspected.