New Covent Garden Market News

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
Market group pushing British suppliers to the fore

Market group pushing British suppliers to the fore

September 30 2021

A group of three companies – S Thorogood & Sons, Rushton’s and Classic Fresh Foods – have plenty to celebrate during British Food Fortnight. Here, the three NCGM businesses explain the role British fresh fruit and vegetables plays in their offer and highlight key suppliers

Fruit and Veg
British product underpins County Supplies sustainability credentials

British product underpins County Supplies sustainability credentials

September 29 2021

County Supplies is one of the many family-businesses at New Covent Garden Market, on the south bank of the River Thames in central London. Brothers Robert and Oliver Hurren tell us about their business and its passion for British fruit and vegetables

Fruit and Veg
The market is a crucial cog in the British apple season

The market is a crucial cog in the British apple season

September 28 2021

Sarah Calcutt, a leading figure in the British apple industry as well as a Non-Executive Director of Covent Garden Market Authority, explains why wholesale markets are a crucial element of any successful British apple season

Fruit and Veg