June Market Report

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June Market Report

Fruit & Vegetables

What’s Hot?

– Wye valley Asparagus, Jersey Royals, Wild Garlic (finishing), Nettles.

– Scottish Girolles, Mouseron, and Morels. Curly Kale, Choux Pointus and Calva Nero all good.

– Elderflower and English Strawberries are all enjoying a fantastic season.

– Swiss and Rainbow Chard are both looking fantastic, an ideal choice to bring some colour to the plate.

– Large Leaf Spinach has improved price wise. The price of Rocket, Cues, and Romain are all good value at the moment.

– The Heritage Tomatoes really look the part and St Marzano Tomatoes.

– For those of you looking for something a little different try Punterella or Cime de rapa.

– Graffiti Aubergines, Courgette Fleur, Amalfi Lemons and round Courgettes.

– Soft Fruit just starting from Spain-Peach White/ Yellow and Do-nut, Nectarine, Apricot and Charentais Melon and Spanish Cherries.

What’s Not?

– There is a limited amount of White Sprouting Broccoli, Romanesco and Coloured Cauliflower.

– The Spanish Strawberries are here, although some are a little under ripe this will slowly help the prices reduce as the month goes on.

– Spanish fresh Peas and Broad Beans available. There also some nice Flat Beans and Yellow Wax Beans although both are quite expensive.

– Melons remain a bit pricey but great quality.

Fish & Meat

What’s Hot?

– Seafood: Last good month of John Dury. Lobster – Canadian and native in season. Winkles are coming in season.

– Meats: Lamb and Wood Pigeon is in season now.

What’s Not?

– Brill is coming out of season.

– Cod – Skrei, Cod.

– Halibut farmed.

– Sole

– Dover is coming out of season so should go up in price.