Even children will eat new sweeter sprout, says Waitrose

New Waitrose Brussels sprouts pack - image:Waitrose
New Waitrose Brussels sprouts pack - image:Waitrose

Waitrose  says it has worked "secretly" with its growers over the past year to create a milder flavoured, "kid-friendly" sprout low on bitterness and high on sweetness, which goes on sale this week.

Buyer for the retailer Amy Lance said: "We have worked hard over the past year to develop this sprout which we believe will win over even the most ardent sprout haters. We hope it will get a massive thumbs up from children this Christmas and encourage them to 'eat their greens'."

Waitrose sells around 15 varieties of sprouts during the season.


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