Agrial Fresh Produce

Vegetable Of The Month – Beetroot

Whether you roast it whole, blend into a classic soup or drink as juice like the Olympians do – beetroot is low in fat, full of vitamins and minerals and packed with powerful antioxidants – a health-food titan. Belonging to the same family as chard and spinach, both the leaves and root can be eaten …

3 weeks ago

National Simplicity Day

Today is National Simplicity Day so why not treat yourself to a delicious simple salad like rocket and tomato with toasted pine nuts & parmesan dressed with a silky lemon and olive oil dressing. #keepitsimple #delicious

1 month ago

Leaf of the Month – Kale

Kale is a popular vegetable and a member of the cabbage family. It is a cruciferous vegetable like cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, collard greens and Brussels sprouts. There are many different types of kale. The leaves can be green or purple, and have either a smooth or curly shape. The most common type of kale is …

2 months ago

Agrial Fresh Farms Open Their Doors!

What a fantastic day yesterday! We hosted a customer open day at our very own Agrial Fresh Farm. The sun shone and the crops looked stunning! Everyone had a great day visiting the fields and indoor tunnels learning just how skilled it is and how sometimes also challenging to produce the outstanding quality of produce …

2 months ago

Congratulations!

Congratulations to Marcin Sokolowski who works in our Goods In department. Marcin was the winner of our latest internal newsletter competition. Marcin won a £50 B&Q gift voucher for correctly identifying a number of salad leaves and was the first correct entry selected at random. Marcin was presented with the voucher by his manager Karol …

3 months ago

Leaf of The Month – Rocket

Rocket is a very ‘English’ leaf, and has been used in salads since Elizabethan times. It has a strong, peppery flavour, and the leaves have a slight ‘bite’ to them. If you see ‘rucola’ or ‘arugula’ for sale or on a restaurant menu – it’s the same thing. Rocket has a fresh, tart, bitter, and …

3 months ago

Mental health Awareness Week

As a responsible employer Agrial takes mental health seriously. We want all our employees to have access to help and support should they ever need it. During Mental Health Awareness week staff are attending sessions run by Wigan council to help them recognise signs that someone may be struggling and to start up conversations with …

3 months ago

Agrial Fresh Produce Recognition Scheme

March 2019 saw the introduction of the Recognition Scheme at Agrial Fresh Produce. The aim of the scheme is to celebrate the EPIC talent we have within our business and give all our colleagues opportunity to nominate someone in their team that demonstrates Excellence Positivity Innovation Cooperation & Team Working In March we had 14 …

4 months ago

Vegetable of the Month – Asparagus

Asparagus has been used as a vegetable owing to its distinct flavor, and in medicine due to its diuretic properties.In ancient times, it was also known in Syria and in Spain. Greeks and Romans ate it fresh when in season, and dried the vegetable for use in winter. Roman Epicureans froze its sprouts high in …

4 months ago

Vegetable of the Month – Spinach

Used in almost every cuisine across the world, spinach is an enormously popular and versatile green vegetable. The leaves can be either flat or slightly ruffled, and are a bright green when young, deepening to a more intense colour when older. The bitter flavour is distinctive – you either love it or hate it – …

5 months ago

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