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fresh & naked Gets a Fresh New Look!

August 8, 2018

As we enter the second half of the summer we have taken the opportunity to give our packaging a tidy up and a fresh new look…..

To help find your favourite mix more easily in store we have flipped all of our mixes into a back background while keeping all of our single leaf products in brown

 

We have also ttaken the opportunity to give more direction as to the flavour profile of the salad leaves and also provide a guide as to how many servings you get out of the bag.

Through August all of the packaging will be transitioning so let us know your favourite as we always love a bit of feedback.

Looking forwards to continued salad eating through these final summer months!

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Check Out Our Partnership with The Chia Co.

July 17, 2018

This month we have partnered with our friends at The Chia Co so fresh & naked Spinach customers can try a FREE Chia Shot!

We connected with The Chia Co to offer FREE CHIA SHOTS in every fresh&naked Super Nutritious Baby Spinach bag. Beyond being able to share an added nutrition boost for you great people, we also love working with brands that share our beliefs. #eatchia
…. & spinach!

On pack you will find a fab new recipe for Spinach and Chia Pesto – In the meantime why not also try our Spinach and Chia Smoothie!

Kale smoothie with chia seeds

Learn more about THE CHIA CO

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Summer 2018 Finally Gets Underway!

June 4, 2018

After the long cold winter and the spring filled with snow and ice, it’s with great happiness we are now seeing the sun come out and our UK crops growing.

The little leaves from on our farms on the Sussex and Norfolk coasts are starting to look fantastic after a rough start to the year.

UK Spinach Harvest on The South Coast

So if you are looking for some healthy summer eating or just a bit of inspiration check out our recipe pages or follow us on instagarm where you can see some of the recipes that we are loving right now. 

Happy Summer Salad Eating!

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Summer Is Around the Corner!

March 29, 2018

With some of the heaviest snow and coldest weather we have seen in recent times. We are all super excited spring is starting to get under way and we are out on the farm getting ready to move into UK production from May. The exact date is still unknown as we will have to see what the weather brings over the coming weeks.

We have been working on some superb new mixes that we will be introducing through the course of the summer and we have some fun promotional partnerships lined up that we are really looking forward to, so watch this space for updates through the course of the summer!

Happy salad eating!

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Happy & Healthy New Year 2018

December 27, 2017

So it’s that time of year again…. what will you change as we put 2017 behind us?

Will you shop better or eat better or simply just cook more often?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So if you want healthy fresh salads

 

 

 

 

 

 

Or if you still want a pizza with a healthy topping…….

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stick with fresh & naked through 2018 and we are sure we will have something in our recipe collection that will make 2018 an even better year!

Follow us on twitter @freshandnaked for all our latest news…..

 

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Return of the Kale – In Tesco

November 23, 2017

We have some great news… Kale is back in selected Tesco stores 255 stores!

You may have been wondering where it has been in Tesco but don’t worry you its back!

Super salad baby kale

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What are the health benefits of Kale?

  • Kale is an amazing source of vitamin K, A and C.
  • Vitamin A helps maintain normal skin and vision.
  • Kale contains high amounts of manganese, copper and phytochemicals
  • 1 portion of kale (80g) contains 120 mg of calcium, a very useful mineral for vegans and people on dairy free diets.
  • Kale is rich in vitamin B and this supports the growth of a mother’s tissues during pregnancy, plays a role in normal formation of blood and supports normal function of the immune system.
  • Kale is virtually fat free and low in calories.

 

Not sure when to use kale in your recipes? Here is some inspiration:

Breakfast

  • Kale, Avocado and green tea smoothie
  • Omelette of your choice with some added kale
  • Kale bubble and squeak with chorizo

Lunch

  • Mexican quinoa and kale bowl
  • Fusilli with kale, chilli and tomato
  • Winter lentil and kale soup

Dinner

  • Vegetable lasagne
  • Walnut and kale pesto pasta
  • Spaghetti Bolognese with kale

We hope you are as excited as we are…..

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Don’t forget the power of spinach!

October 2, 2017

As October begins, cold summer salads might not seem so appealing. Warm lunches and dinners give us more energy and make the days go that little bit quicker. But don’t just cut salad leaves out! They hold so much nutritional value and are so easy to incorporate into autumn and winter meals. Take spinach for example, now in the shadow of kale and chard, as superfoods go spinach should not be forgotten. Here are a few reasons why…

• Rich in iron. Iron is vital for energy and in red blood cells which help transport oxygen around the body.
• Outstanding source of vitamin A, C, K, folic acid, manganese, magnesium, iron and vitamin B2. Vitamin K is important for bone health and spinach is a top source (along with kale, broccoli and green cabbage.)
• Spinach contains anti- inflammatory and anti- cancerous properties from its high levels of phytonutrients, which is also important for healthy eye sight.

Perhaps you are lacking in ideas of how you can use spinach in your winter menus or maybe you’re a little bit bored of eating it all summer. Here are a few ideas for using spinach in warmer dishes.

• Mushroom and spinach pancakes or omelettes
• Creamed spinach with breadcrumb crust
• Aubergines filled with spinach & mushrooms
• Spinach and feta stuffed chicken
• Spinach and lentil soup with bacon
• Chickpea, tomato and spinach curry
• Chilli tomato pasta with spinach
• Spinach, bacon and gorgonzola pasta

Try our fresh and naked unwashed spinach in all these dishes. Unwashed means it stays fresher for longer! Send us photos of your dishes or tag us in Instagram, Facebook and Twitter posts! All our bagged salad leaves are available in Tesco.

Enjoy!

Source: BBC good food.


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Is summer over?? :(

September 8, 2017

It’s that time of year again, the nights are drawing in, leaves are turning brown, the only thing that’s the same? The weather!

With summer coming to a close, salads are swapped for soup and casserole, but fear not! There are still loads of ways you can use our baby leaves this autumn!

To kick off how about this spinach soup to warm those cockles when you’re looking for a winter warmer.

Finally! They’ve gone back to school! Peace at last! Here is a little wrap recipe to help out for those packed lunches.

chicken & spinach wraps

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We are still harvesting hard as our UK growing season is coming to an end, so make the most of the British leaves before they run out!

Here is a picture of some baby leaves because well, don’t they just look gorgeous!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And there we go! Everyone at Fresh & Naked hopes you had the best summer and lots of good fun to come in the autumn months!

Keep up to date on the socials and keep enjoying our little bags!

Over and out!

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School’s out for Salad!

August 10, 2017

Schools out for summer! With children breaking up for the school holidays what is the first thing on their mind? Salad of course!

So here is a child friendly salad recipe that includes some of our gorgeous fresh & naked wild rocket and baby spinach that we know they will love.

Child Friendly Rocket, Spinach and Feta Salad

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Or how about a healthy alternative to cool down in the sweltering hot English summer days with this spinach (yes spinach) ice cream!

Spinach Ice Cream!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Let us know what you think! #spinachicecream!

 

What else have we been getting up to on the farm then?

Well harvest is in full swing and we are working around the clock to bring you the freshest baby leaves to your salads! (And ice-creams!)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The weather hasn’t been the best of friends recently with heavy rain and thunderstorms making it tricky to harvest (unlike in this picture!) but never the less we shall battle on through!

 

Also this week saw us host our annual innovation showcase for a few special guests; this is where we get to show off the best ideas for new and interesting products, so stay tuned for exciting updates!

That’s all folks! Contact us through freshandnaked@gs-fresh.com or on the socials! We’re always here to answer your questions.

Stay leafy!

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Summer time… Salad time!

June 16, 2017

The sun is finally out.

At F&N, we’ve found that there’s nothing quite like a gorgeous glimpse of sunshine to inspire a person to prepare a lovely, light (or not so light) bowl of salad, or a cheeky side of leaves to go with a summer BBQ.

We would love it if you could share any of your salad recipes with us on twitter, facebook or Instagram. Let’s spread the leafy love!

Feeling a bit stuck for ideas? No worries – what would you say to a Radish, Feta & Baby Leaf Salad?

(Hint: the answer is yes!)

The sunny weather was certainly welcome last Sunday, when we had the pleasure of hosting a number of visitors during the #OpenFarmSunday events.

Open Farm Sunday is an amazing initiative that connects communities with their local growers and spreads the knowledge of where our produce comes from.

We have been proud supporters for over 10 years and will continue to be so. If you did not get a chance to visit any of your local farms this year, give it a try next year!

Feeling convinced? Click on the link below for more info:

And just one last thing… Babyleaf thriving in the sunshine!

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What the press say

Add some sunshine to your salad with fresh & naked’s unwashed baby salad leaf packs … A tasty and healthy addition to your side salad, or piled on your burger …

Delicious magazine

Outstanding quality and value, they are carefully grown and packed so they stay fresher for longer…. There’s a salad for all occasions, whether it’s a tempting summer picnic outside or a fresh and tasty lunch at your desk.

Olive magazine

What you say

We love your fresh products and your packaging. It is lovely to have a smaller pack for two people so that we can buy variety, fresh for each meal.

John & Janet

I shall definitely be recommending your product to all my friends - and strangers at the veg section.

Jenny

Great products and the quality looks excellent.

Mark

The rocket is exceptionally good. The cashier in Tesco told me she always bought your products as they were far the best they stocked!

Annette

I eat your leaves on my sandwiches every day. I think they are the first bagged leaves I've ever had that don't taste like chemicals! Keep up the good work!

Neil

I was very impressed with the air in the bags as it helps stop people crushing my leaf before I get them to my sandwich, yum

Richard