Entries by Nick Ball

Fruit News This Week – wk 49

Week 49, 2015 FIVE FRESH FRUIT with FABULOUS FLAVOUR: Mandarins – Clemenvilla from Spain Grapefruit – Sweetie from Israel; Florida Pink from USA Apples – English apples Pears – Comice, Concorde and Abaté Fétel Lychee – from South Africa and Madagascar Mandarins: Often called a Tangerine by retailers, the Clemenvilla is starting to hit shelves […]

Fruit News This Week – wk 48

Week 48, 2015 FOUR FRESH FRUIT with FABULOUS FLAVOUR: Grapefruit – Sweetie from Israel; Florida Pink from USA Apples – Rubens, Tentation, Pirouette and Zari from UK Pears – Comice and Sweet Sensation, Rocha, Concorde and Abaté Fétel Lychee – from South Africa and Madagascar Grapefruit: Delicious, succulent Florida Pink are the least bitter true […]

Fruit News This Week – wk 47

Week 47, 2015 FIVE FRESH FRUIT with FABULOUS FLAVOUR: Oranges – Navelina from Spain Apples – Rubens, Tentation and Zari from UK and Empire from USA Pears – Comice and Sweet Sensation, Rocha, Concorde and Abaté Fétel Grapes – Sable from Brazil Avocado – Fuerte and Bacon from Spain Oranges: New Spanish Navelina oranges are […]

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 […]