Summer holidays are coming to an end, and that dreaded phrase Back to School is hanging over the nation’s children. Once the school shoes and stationery are sorted, the contents of the daily lunch box need to be addressed.
Taste in tomatoes is becoming more important. Customers are looking for a really good flavour with a nice bite. Of all vegetables, the tomato is currently the most important group which we monitor on a weekly basis.
There has been a rapid rise in the use of fresh culinary herbs in recent years. Food trends such as Clean Eating and Root to Shoot encourage consumers to get rid of the added salt, sugar and fat, and consider adding herbs for flavour and health benefits.