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06.12.16

WAITROSE MINI EDIBLE CHRISTMAS TREES

As Christmas fast approaches, farmer Terry Wright of Lincolnshire who supplies Waitrose, harvests Romanesco Cauliflower Christmas Trees which will launch in branch next week. Waitrose predicts these edible Christmas trees, which come with pomegranate seeds and a star anise for customers to recreate their very own mini edible Christmas tree, are sure to be a hit with customers and may even persuade little ones to eat their greens.

Says Nicola Waller, Waitrose Head of Fresh Produce Buying, "Cauliflower has shaken off its old fashioned image and is currently the veg du jour. For Christmas this year, cauliflower will be taking centre stage on the dinner table.'

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