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Crop update: November

23 October 2015
Crop update: November

Stuart Lawson, produce technical manager at fresh produce supplier Reynolds, reviews availability for the weeks ahead

Hard salads are proving tricky, as is often the case at this time of year, prior to the Spanish season getting under way. Low light levels and cool temperatures across the UK and Holland mean that crop growth is much slower and the colouration of peppers and tomatoes is particularly tricky.

Pineapples from Costa Rica continue to prove difficult, with little sign of improvements in the near future. Availability of avocados is tight and market prices are high, predominantly due to soaring global demand. Sales in the EU alone are reportedly up 25% year-on-year.

Brassicas, including cabbage, broccoli, sprouts and cauliflower, are holding up very well, assisted by mild weather across the UK.

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