Chef’s Choice potato from Fresh Direct is ‘perfect ingredient’ for foodservice

UK fresh produce provider Fresh Direct has launched a premium Chef’s Choice potato, which it says sets a “new benchmark for chipping and roasting potato.” Through a partnership with Linwood Crops and following extensive trials, Fresh Direct and Linwood say they have figured out the exact specification for the very best tasting potato. Chef’s choice […]

Fresh Direct, Aldi and AC Goatham among big winners at this year’s FPC Awards

Foodservice provider Fresh Direct was named the Wholesale Fruit and Veg Supplier of the Year at the recent Fresh Produce Consortium (FPC) Awards. More than 700 suppliers were competing for top honour at the prestigious awards. “It is fantastic to be recognised by our peers for the job we’re doing,” Andy Pembroke, Managing Director of […]

Sysco’s Ian Nottage points the way: Using foodservice to boost produce consumption

Sicilian citrus supplier Oranfrizer reaps varietal rewards on UK retail market

At the upcoming London Produce Show, one of our featured speakers will be Ian Nottage, a classically trained Chef with over 40 years experience in the foodservice and hospitality industry and a Fellow of the Craft Guild of Chefs.  He is currently Head of Food Development at Sysco Speciality Group where he works with their extensive customer base […]