New Covent Garden Market News

La Sovrana brings Italy to Nine Elms

La Sovrana brings Italy to Nine Elms

October 20 2021

Alfonso Picaro runs La Sovrana, a wholesaler that specialises in Italian produce. He works alongside his father, Salvatore Picaro, who helps on the stand, while his brother is based on the family farm in Campania, in the south of Italy.

Fruit and Veg
Celebrating Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month

October 15 2021

We asked some of the New Covent Garden Market community what Black History Month means to them and why this year's theme, 'Proud to be', is an important message.

Fruit and Veg
Koffmann’s success built on British farming family values

Koffmann’s success built on British farming family values

October 07 2021

The British family firm that brought the UK foodservice sector Koffmann’s potatoes has seen business boom since the hospitality sector re-opened post-Covid. Prior to the pandemic, the brand had built a very healthy following for its frozen potato products, but since the country began to rebound, it has increased its sales to 1,000 tonnes of fresh potatoes a week. A rapidly-growing customer base can’t get enough.

Fruit and Veg
New artwork installed on the Flower Market facade

New artwork installed on the Flower Market facade

October 01 2021

A new artwork has been installed on the Nine Elms Lane façade of the Flower Market. 'Remedy' by Sian Fan is the final installation in the three-year New Covent Garden Market Vitrine Art Commission series and will be on display for 12 months. 

Redevelopment