British asparagus hits shelves early at Waitrose

Cranfield, Cobrey and ICA seek to extend popular British asparagus season

A bonus for UK customers, British asparagus season will begin more than a month earlier than usual at one retailer. Waitrose announced that the first of its shipments arrived in supermarkets on Saturday, bucking a trend that has seen asparagus availability typically hit the shelves in mid to late April. Thank the weather, officials say, […]

British asparagus arrives in some Waitrose stores earlier than expected

A bumper crop of British-grown asparagus from a farm in New Forest run by Sandy Booth has started to arrive in Waitrose stores some eight weeks earlier than expected, giving customers a super healthy, super succulent treat during March.  Thanks to advanced growing techniques and the more temperature climate on the southern coast, the Gijnlim […]