Dobbies sees sales of 'superfood' seeds soar

Dobbies garden centres has seen an 85 per cent rise in sales of seeds deemed to be superfoods.

Beetroot, spinach, kale and broccoli seeds sales are 85 per cent up says Dobbies thanks to enthusiams for superfood salad, soup and juice.

Spinach is up 61 per cent on last year while beetroot seed sales are up 96 per cent.

Kale is up 40 per cent and broccoli is up 53 per cent.

Dobbies horticulture head Steve Guy said: "We've been inundated with enquiries about how to grow the best superfoods.

"With the trend increasing in popularity, and more people choosing to 'eat clean', what better way to make sure there are no added extras in your fruit and veg than by growing them yourself."

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