The unseasonal weather over Easter – along with the long-running problem of Brexit – has affected the growing of some crops. Lynx Purchasing has the industry info on the prices to watch this summer.
Although ubiquitous served raw in salads, lettuce can also be cooked and served in myriad ways, with different leaves offering a variety of flavour profiles from sweet to peppery. Russell Brown investigates
There are some vegetables that are just taken for granted, and common root vegetables tend to fit into that category. If I’m honest, swede isn’t something I have given a huge deal of thought to across my cooki ... Read more
Wholesale foodservice price inflation has climbed to 6% in March thanks to a dramatic spike in the price of fish, up nearly 20% year-on-year. The figures published by the CGA Prestige Foodservice Price Index al ... Read more
Supplier prices will be rising in the next few months, but some may be taking advantage and blaming it on everything from Brexit to bad weather. Elly Earls finds out how operators can drive their prices down
The blanket Brexit effect is gaining traction and all produce prices have been hiked, according to the latest Lynx Market Forecast – however, with some clever planning, operators can protect themselves and stil ... Read more
Bunzl Speciality Businesses has today announced a new venture with specialist grower Ken Holland to launch GrowModule 365 in the UK – a sustainable indoor growing system capable of cultivating leafy greens and ... Read more
Perfect for late summer nights, sweetcorn can bring a pleasant sugariness to a meal or be milled down to create corn tortillas. Former Sienna chef-proprietor Russell Brown makes some recipe suggestions