Entries by Nick Ball

Fruit News This Week – wk 09

Week 09, 2016 TASTIEST FRUIT THIS WEEK: Mandarins – Golden Nugget, Orri and Nadorcott FOUR FRUIT with FABULOUS FLAVOUR: Blood Oranges –Tarocco from Sicily Grapes – Sweet Celebration, Sable and Melody from South Africa Avocado – Pinkerton from Israel Grapefruit – Florida Pink Ruby Red Mandarins: The late season mandarins are starting to lose their […]

Fruit News This Week – wk 08

Week 08, 2016 TASTIEST FRUIT THIS WEEK: Plums – FlavorKing from South Africa FOUR FRUIT with FABULOUS FLAVOUR: Blood Oranges – Ippolito Tarocco from Sicily Mandarins – Murcott and Nadorcott from Spain and Morocco Black Grapes – South African Sable and Melody Avocado – Pinkerton from Israel Plums: South African FlavorKing plums are well-priced and […]

Fruit News This Week – wk 07

Week 07, 2016 TASTIEST FRUIT THIS WEEK: Blood Oranges – Ippolito Tarocco from Sicily FOUR FRUIT with FABULOUS FLAVOUR: Pink Grapefruit – Ruby Red from Florida Mandarins – Murcott from Spain Black Grapes – South African Sable and Melody Plums – FlavorKing from South Africa Oranges: Italian blood oranges have been available for a few […]

Fruit News This Week – wk 06

FRUIT OF THE WEEK: Florida Pink Grapefruit – Ruby Red FOUR FRUIT with FABULOUS FLAVOUR: Oranges – Tarocco and Moro blood oranges from Italy Mandarins – Orri, Tangold and Nadorcott from Spain and Morocco Black Grapes – South African Sable and Melody Plums – FlavorKing from South Africa Grapefruit: It may seem strange to place […]

Fruit News This Week – wk 05

FRUIT OF THE WEEK: Ronde de Bordeaux fresh baby figs from South Africa FOUR FRUIT with FABULOUS FLAVOUR: Oranges – Tarocco and Moro blood oranges from Italy Mandarins – Orri, Tangold and Nadorcott from Spain and Morocco Grapes – South African Sable, Melody and Sweet Celebration Figs – Baby Ronde de Bordeaux from South Africa […]

Fruit News This Week – wk 04

Week 04, 2016 FRESH FRUIT with FABULOUS FLAVOUR: Mandarins – late Clementines from Spain and Morocco Oranges – Tarocco and Moro blood oranges from Italy Grapes – South African Sable Lychee – from South Africa and Madagascar Pears – Comice, Concorde, Abaté Fétel and Rocha Peaches & Nectarines – peak season from South African Mandarins: […]

Fruit News This Week – Christmas

Week 52, 2015 FIVE FRESH FRUIT for FABULOUS FESTIVITIES: Mandarins – Clemenules and Clemenvilla from Spain Oranges – Navelinas from Spain, especially Fukumoto and M7 Grapes – Delicious from Peru & Brazil; fresh and new South African Lychee – from South Africa and Madagascar Pears – Comice, Concorde, Abaté Fétel and Rocha Mandarins: Christmas is […]

Fruit News This Week – wk 50

Week 50, 2015 FIVE FRESH FRUIT with FABULOUS FLAVOUR: Lychee – from South Africa and Madagascar Mandarins – Clemenvilla from Spain Pears – Comice, Concorde, Abaté Fétel and Rocha Oranges – Navelinas from Spain, especially Fukumoto and M7 Persimmons – Roja Brilliante from Spain and Triumph from Israel Lychee: What better fruit to titillate the […]

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 […]