Produce Report 2019

Produce Report 2019

Spanish/Moroccan produce There seem to be significant prices rises for seasonal veg related to cold weather across the med and demand from the rest of Europe.   Onion Category Onion prices continue to rise as a result of the impact on stock levels from the hot weather across Europe last summer Large Spanish are slowly creeping up and red will not be far behind with a price hike in the markets   Potato Category Update The effects of last year’s unprecedented growing season have been well documented. The lack of stored, quality graded potato, available for current demand and future storage is now being realised. We forecast shortages and price pressure continuing right through to the mid-year and the start of this season’s new crop. Graded Chipping Potatoes – slightly smaller in size – go with trusted brands to ensure best size and quality – we recommend Duchy Fries and Westcountry Fries in Devon Salad Mid Potatoes – harvest quality has been affected by the extreme conditions. Higher prices will continue to reflect stored crop levels against ongoing high demand in this category.     Latest News Links – High veg prices due to bad weather Potatoes – Quality & Processing Concerns Potato Harvest – Down 25% Food Price Inflation – Record Breaking Food Prices ‘to rise 5%’ UK Carrot Crisis Fears of Food Supply Crisis Farmers Union – Emergency Weather Conference Hot Weather & Fruit Price Hike Heatwave & Drought – Farmers in crisis ...

Essential Christmas Promotions 2018

Christmas Promotions 2018 Every Product, Every Day providing you with all the kitchen essentials.   A great range of chilled and dried foods from foodservice brands at competitive prices. www.westcountry.co.uk   |   sales@westcountry.co.uk Falmouth: 01326 372 304    |    St Austell: 01726 817 666    |   Newton Abbot: 01626 830 881      ...

Meet the Producer 2019

Join Us   Plough to Plate are delighted to invite you to our 3rd Bi-annual ‘Meet the Producer’ event.     Talk to over 40 fabulous local producers and taste your way through a wide range of produce from bread and charcuterie to chocolate and wine with the obligatory pasty and cake in the middle.   Meet the team behind Plough to Plate and the Super Stars who make it all possible. Save £50   Customers placing an order over the value of £200 at either event will receive a £50 credit on their next order over £200   Join us in Cornwall                    Join us in Devon   Pavilion Centre – Cornwall Tuesday 12th February 2019   Royal Cornwall Showground, Pavilion Centre, Wadebridge, PL27 7JE.    10.00am – 4.00pm                                                                        Flybe Training Academy – Devon Wednesday 13th February 2019   Exeter Airport, Flybe Training Academy, EX5 2LJ.    10.00am – 4.00pm                                                                        We look forward to seeing you there.       www.westcountry.co.uk   |   sales@westcountry.co.uk Falmouth: 01326 372 304    |    St Austell: 01726 817 666    |   Newton Abbot: 01626 830 881      ...