Agrial Fresh Produce

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 weeks 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 weeks 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 …

1 month 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 …

2 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 …

2 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 – …

3 months ago

Spring has Sprung!

Spring has finally sprung and so has our spinach! Spinach is a superfood. It is loaded with tons of nutrients in a low-calorie package. Dark, leafy greens like spinach are important for skin, hair, and bone health. They also provide protein, iron, vitamins, and minerals. Spinach makes a great addition to any salad and dressed …

3 months ago

Congratulations!

Congratulations to Marian Dawson, winner of the first ‘Safety Starts With Me’ monthly award. Marian works in our Goods In department and has displayed at least 3 positive safety behaviours within the work place. Dave Rawstron Site Manager presented Marian with an Asda voucher in recognition of her achievement.

4 months ago

Monday Motivation

Monday is the perfect day to begin a healthy eating journey. Our NPD team made a delicious lambs lettuce, beetroot, toasted pine nut and goat cheese salad for a recent taste panel and it went down a storm! Lambs lettuce is a rich green nutty flavoured leaf so called because it resembles the size and …

4 months ago

And The Winner Is!

Congratulations to Gavin Levens for winning the health and safety competition in the 1st edition of our newsletter! Gavin works in our Goods In department and has recently completed his Health & Safety Level 2 course prior to entering the competition. Here he is being presented with his brand new Fitbit by our Site Manager …

4 months ago

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