Lankfer Produce to supply Asda with seasonal red sprouts

Cambridgeshire-based brassica grower Lankfer Produce is growing red sprouts for Asda.

The supermarket is introducing the variety, which has a milder and sweeter flavour than traditional green sprouts, into its stores in time for Christmas.

The red sprout can also be served raw in salads and offers the same health benefits as green sprouts - including containing four times more vitamin C than an orange.

Anne Spencer, produce buying manager at Asda, said: "We hope this new variety, with its sweeter flavour, will encourage people to make them a festive favourite."

The red sprouts will be available on the shelves in selected Asda stores from December.


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