Christmas is a time to treat yourself and indulge in delicious food and drink. There are so many different tastes around at Christmas and some of our favourite flavours come from those tasty festive fruits.
This exclusive new citrus variety was developed in Japan and is known as "the most prized fruit in Japan". This variety of orange has been developed over 30 years in Japan, and it combines the easy-peel Japanese satsuma with the big and juicy oranges from California.
Bananas are a great fruit and can be very versatile. They are perfect for boosting energy levels and are often eaten after exercise or as a snack. However, sometimes bananas are left in the fruit bowl a little too long and become slightly brown. When bananas turn brown they may not taste as good, but don't throw them away as they can be used in so many delicious recipes.
We have a new secret! This may look like a strawberry, but it is the next generation that will reduce the need for pesticides, as it is resistant to many diseases! Growers love it and it has a delicious taste. The only sad thing about this strawberry is that it does not yet have a name. Can anyone think of one?
The M&S team is out visiting our growers in Morocco, to look at blueberries with supplier Berry World, which is always their first produce trip of the year. The first day of the visit was to one of the best blueberry growers in the world, which is a farm called Africa Blue. Africa Blue grows the Costa variety of blueberry, which has an amazing flavour and grows really large!
It’s that time of year again where flower sales sky rocket and everything in the shops turns pink and fuzzy, Valentine’s Day! We all know roses are red and violets are blue, but did you know that plum puddings are the ones for you? Bet you didn’t! We’ve put together a fool-proof meal plan for any love birds looking for a fruit-filled dinner.
We just love Flavorking plums at this time of year, they are the perfect snack to help you out of your New Year slump! Flavorking plums are a unique natural hybrid fruit, a combination of red plums and apricots. They have a very unique bubblegum flavour, which makes them extra special.
Stretching before bed is a great way to help you to wind down and relax your muscles. By relieving the tension in your muscles, will enable you to have a more restful sleep. We suggest these four simple stretches which are really easy to do before you go to bed.
Walking is an easy and free way to get active and become healthier. It is ideal for all ages and fitness levels. NHS choices says, “regular walking has been shown to reduce the risk of chronic illnesses, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, asthma, stroke and some cancers”. Therefore, it is really important to walk whenever you can.
Christmas Eve is full of joy and excitement as everyone is getting ready for Christmas Day. For some it is a last minute panic, trying to find the last few items and for others it is time to pop open the bubbly and begin early celebrations.