Entries by Nick Ball

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 […]

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 […]