A look at the latest food, drink and equipment to hit the market
Fordham craft beers
Beverage importer Heathwick has launched a new range of craft beers with striking modern art labels from Fordham Brewery in Delaware, USA. The range includes Fordham Crash Zone, a 7.5% ABV India pale lager brewed using a blend of hops and oak chips to give a roasted bitterness, Fordham Dilated Pupilz 5% ABV and the Fordham the 11th Sour 3.8% ABV.
Price Available in 355ml bottles priced at £2.65 and 30-litre kegs
The new Electrolux SpeeDelight, available from RH Hall, is a revelation in high-speed cooking that can make the perfect toasted sandwich in less than a minute. The machine uses three cooking technologies: contact plates, infrared and microwave, and comes with a fixed or auto-adjustable top plate.
Price Packages start from £5,125
Mevalco artisan hams
Importer and wholesaler Mevalco has launched a new line-up of hams sourced from artisan producers, including top of the range Ibérico Bellota Cinco Jotas hams from Huelva, free-range Cebo de Campo hams from Cordoba and Gran Reserva Serrano ham from the South East of Salamanca.
Price Cinco Jotas 100% Bellota Ibérico ham on the bone 6kg-8kg, £45.95 per kg; Los Pedroches Cebo de Campo Ibérico ham on the bone, 8kg-8.5kg, £25.95 per kilo; Duroc Serrano ham on the bone Gran Reserva, 8kg-8.5kg, £12.95
Evo Ice tableware
Tableware manufacturer Dudson has added a new colour, Ice, to its Evo collection, which is designed to have the appearance of hand-thrown pottery while being able to withstand the conditions of a professional kitchen.
Price 8-inch coupe plate, £6.06; 10-inch flat plate, £10.77; 6.5-inch chefs' bowl, £5.51
Pago rhubarb juice
Fruit juice brand Pago has added to its 15-strong range with a new juice in rhubarb and pear flavour. Its others flavours include Pink Grapefruit, Cloudy Cherry, Cranberry and Blackcurrant. Pago will also donate 24p per case (12 x 200ml) from all sales throughout South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire to the Weston Park Cancer Charity.
Price £9.26 per case of 12 bottles
Gancia Leggero Prosecco
Drinks supplier Casa Gancia is stocking Gancia Leggero Prosecco. ‘Leggero' means light, and this Prosecco has only 0.6g of sugar per 100ml serving which, the company says, is four times less than regular Prosecco. Gancia Leggero Prosecco is rolling out at the Stonegate Pub Company across the UK.
Price £18.64 per bottle
Price £13.60 per case of 24 meringues