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The Total Produce Market Report January 2021

With the uncertainty over Brexit and tougher lockdown restrictions throughout the hospitality industry, it is like trying to navigate your way around a SAS assault course blindfolded when penning our January market report.

One standout product in January is Forced Yorkshire Rhubarb. This truly majestic product always adds a vibrant and tasty addition to any seasonal menu.

The product is traditionally grown and picked by candlelight, the long and somewhat laborious task of “forcing” originated back in the 1800s to provide extra fruit throughout the winter months.

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Fruit

Blood Oranges started slightly earlier than normal this year, but January is the month they come into full bloom. Seville Oranges (more commonly known as marmalade or sours) will be available throughout the month.

Satsumas have finished and Clems will be replaced with Nadorcotts.

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Vegetables

UK Cauliflower has been affected by the cold snap, along with current import issues from France, causing prices to climb.

Brassicas will show decent value with Portuguese Hispi Cabbage looking really good and we still have a late run of good quality UK Spring Greens.

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Blood Oranges

Seville Oranges

Moroccan Nadorcotts

Savoy Cabbage

Jerusalem Artichokes

Forced Yorkshire Rhubarb