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JULY 2017 MARKET REPORT

Created: 2017-07-04 17:27:19

Things to look for (or very seasonal): courgette flowers, courgette (green, yellow and round), aubergines, peppers, marrow, corn on cob, cucumber (normal and mini), artichokes (baby, globe and Jerusalem), kohlrabi, fennel, heritage carrots (baby and normal), heritage beetroot, pink garlic, Swiss chard and rainbow, red and white grillotte onions, peas and beans (berlotti, broad, flat, runner, fine and yellow), black cabbage, broccoli, savoy cabbage, nettles, English mids. tomatoes (cow heart, baby plum vine, cherry vine, green, yellow, tigarella, heritage…), radish( breakfast, round, black and rainbow) fresh almonds, stone fruits (apricots, plums, cherries, nectarines, peaches, flat peaches), strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, red and green gooseberries, Italian large watermelons, rhubarb, black figs, melon (Charentais, cantaloupe, honey, galia), sharon fruits, mangoes.

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Expensive products to be aware of: limes, lemons, oranges, strawberries, satsumas.

Mushrooms: girolles, morels, pied bleu, summer truffle.

Unusual fruit and veg: rainbow chard, castel franco, rose trevisse, puntarella, san marzano tomatoes, Cheltenham long beetroot, ice salad, sea kale, purple asparagus, black, breakfast and heritage radish, chervil and parsley root, romanesco, crosnes (Japanese artichokes), golden and candy beetroots, roscoff onions, padron peppers, Italian aubergines, round courgette, baby parsnips, nettles, baby red and green cabbage, lowquat, flat peaches, custard apple, prickly pears (cactus fruit), kumquat…

Things to look for the month of July: Muscat grapes, pears and blushed pears. UK corn on cob, samphire, Victoria and greengage plums, damsons.

Others Lines of some interest? Cooking wine (red and white, port and madeira), vinegar (balsamic, white, red), mustard, ketchup, truffle oil and peelings, sunblushed tomatoes in oil, grilled vegetables in oil (artichokes, aubergines and mixed peppers)