April Produce Update 2014

Summer at Last

It has been a difficult winter season for growers with wet conditions resulting in lower than average prices for their product. However the clocks have change, summer is upon us and fresh local produce is now coming on stream.

 

Potatoes


  • Good quality baking, washed and baby potatoes -graded and packed by ourselves. New bright packaging coming this  month.
  • Kerrs Pink and Golden Wonder now coming to an end.
  • Bartlett Roosters still available for boiling and baking.
  • Chipping potatoes from Cambridge - various varieties available.
  • New Season Cyprus potatoes due in next week.
  • Baby potatoes from UK and France.

 

Fruit


  • All varieties and sizes of apples available, direct from France – great quality throughout.
  • Oranges are Egyptian, medium and small - Late Valencia variety.
  • Easy Peelers from Spain, fair quality. Waiting new season oranges from South Africa to commence.
  • Lemons and Grapefruit all top quality.
  • Grapes are difficult at the moment with South African season finishing; Only Indian available and quality is so – so.
  • Pears are all good quality, Conference Pears from Belgium and Williams Pears from South Africa are available.
  • Bananas from Fyffes - good quality.

 

Soft Fruit 


  • Strawberries, Raspberries and Blueberries all from Spain, fair pricing and good quality.

 

Veg 


  • No supply issues with any of our vegetable products, consistent good quality and prices are stable.
  • New Season UK Cauliflower has started, good quality, fair priced.
  • Broccoli is sourced from Spain, quality is also good and price stable.

 

Herbs 


  • No problems with supply on normal herbs
  • Micro herbs very exciting varieties available - please call for full listings.

 

Prepared

  • All types and sizes of prepared produce readily available. Hand Cuts, Fondant and Chateau - please call for further info.
  • This is an ideal time saver for ALL chefs We have hand cut fondants for every occasion ,please call our sales team for more information.

Keep in mind Failte Produce are now part of the Failte Group. We are able to offer our customers a wide variety of Dry, Ambient, Fresh, Chilled and Frozen products.

Please call for our Manager’s Specials

A full product list can be downloaded at FailteFoods.com

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