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Pak Choi

Our new season pak choi is ready now and looking good. Great in stir fries or even chopped up raw in salads, it’s a tasty and healthy addition to our late winter produce. Let us know if you would like to have some in your box. No single-use plastic with your fruit and veg: As you know, the bulk of our produce is delivered loose in wooden crates and cardboard boxes that get re-used as much as possible until they fall apart. They are then sent for recycling. The only plastic packaging we use is polythene bags for salad leaves and other leafy greens to keep them fresh. Our plan now is to leave the bags unsealed and unlabelled so they can be re-used more easily. We can also supply your leafy gre

The Plastics Problem

As you know, the bulk of our produce is delivered loose in wooden crates and cardboard boxes that get re-used as much as possible until they fall apart. They are then sent for recycling. The only plastic packaging we use is polythene bags for salad leaves and other leafy greens to keep them fresh. We have tried to use paper bags for this but (especially in the summer) the leaves tend to wilt too quickly and make the bags soggy. We have also looked into using bags that claim to be biodegradable - however, there seem to be doubts over the real benefits of these. They use a lot of energy to make and they can't be recycled - which is a problem if they get mixed up with plastic intended for re-cy

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