Entries by Nick Ball

Fruit News This Week – wk 46

Week 46, 2015 FOUR FRESH FRUIT with FABULOUS FLAVOUR: Apples – Tentation from UK, Empire from USA, Braeburn from Slovenia Pears – Comice and Sweet Sensation, Rocha, Concorde and Abaté Fétel Grapes – Sable from Brazil Avocado – Fuerte from Spain Apples: Great varieties keep appearing as growers open their cold stores for sales. The […]

Fruit News This Week – wk 45

Week 45, 2015 FOUR FRUIT with FABULOUS FLAVOUR: Apples – Empire from USA Pears – Sweet Sensation, Rocha, Concorde, Abaté Fétel and Comice Grapes – Sable from Brazil, Scarlotta from Spain & Italy, Scarlet Royal from USA Mandarins – Nadorcott from Australia and Chile Apples: Empire apples from USA are just starting after a seasonal […]

Fruit News This Week – Wk 44

Week 44, 2015 FIVE FRUIT with FABULOUS FLAVOUR: Grapefruit – Florida Pink Tropical Ruby Apples – Smitten, Rubens, Zari, Egremont Russett Pears – Concorde, Abaté Fétel and Comice Grapes – Sable from Brazil, Scarlotta from Spain & Italy Mangoes – Spanish Osteen Grapefruit: The first Florida Pink grapefruit are in Tesco, so expect them to […]

Fruit News This Week – Wk 43

Week 43, 2015 22nd October, 2015 Four Fruit with Fabulous Flavour: Pears – Concorde, Abaté Fétel and Comice New season English apples – Rubens, Zari, Egremont Russett, Gala Grapes – Sable from Brazil Mangoes – Spanish Osteen Apples: Around fifteen different apple varieties from England are in supermarkets, so the choice is fantastic. My pick […]

Fruit News This Week – Wk 42

Week 42, 2015 15th October, 2015 Five Fruit with Fabulous Flavour: Grapes – Sable from USA or Brazil Pears – Concorde, Abaté Fétel and Comice New season English apples – Rubens, Zari, Cox, Gala Mangoes – Spanish Osteen, Brazilian Palmer, Pakistani Ratewala Mandarins – Okitsu Satsumas and Clemenrubi or Oronule Clementines from Spain; Nadorcott from […]

Fruit News This Week – Wk 41

Week 41, 2015 8th October, 2015 Five Fruit with Fabulous Flavour: Persimmons – Spanish Sharonfruit, Triumph, and Rojo Brilliante Pears – Concorde, Abaté Fétel and Comice New season English apples – Rubens, Zari, Cox, Gala Mangoes – Spanish Osteen, Brazilian Palmer, Pakistani Ratewala Mandarins – Okitsu Satsumas and Clemenrubi Clementines from Spain; Nadorcott from South […]

Fruit News This Week – Wk 40

Week 40, 2015 30th September Five Fruit with Fabulous Flavour: Turkish Figs New season English apples – Rubens joins Estivale, Zari, Cox, Worcester Mangoes – Spanish Osteen Mandarins – Iwasaki Satsumas and Clemenrubi Clementines from Spain; Nadorcott from South Africa and Peru Pears – Abaté Fétel and Comice Mandarins: Joining the first Spanish Iwasaki Satsumas […]

Fruit News This Week (24th September)

Week 39, 2015 24th September, 2015 Fruit News This Week Five Fruit with Fabulous Flavour: Turkish Figs New season English apples – Estivale, Zari, Cox, Worcester Mangoes – Spanish Osteen, Brazilian Palmer Satsumas – Iwasaki from Spain Grapes – Cotton Candy, Autumn Royal Satsumas: The first Spanish Satsumas are coming into stores. The variety is […]

Fruit News This Week – Wk 39

Week 38-39, 2015 18th September, 2015 Fruit News This Week Five For Fabulous Flavour: Turkish Figs New season English apples – Estivale, Zari, Cox, Worcester Grapes – Autumn Royal, Cotton Candy Spanish Mangoes – Osteen Late Clementines from South Africa and Peru: Nadorcott, Orri, Mor Apples: Early varieties from the new English apple season are […]

Fruit News This Week – Wk 38

Week 38, 2015 12th September, 2015 Five For Fabulous Flavour: Figs New season English apples – Estivale, Zari Grapes – Sultana, Sable, Tropical Mango, Cotton Candy, Israeli Mangoes – Shelley Wild blackberries Blackberries: Wild blackberries are free and supremely flavoursome and are in all good hedgerows now (though maturity will depend on location)! Alternatively, the […]