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CONTENTS The Green Box

MICRO LEAF

The Black Box

GROWING CRESSES The Grey Box

GROWING PETITE LEAF The Salad Leaf Box

TENDER LEAF

The Pink Box

INSPIRED EDIBLE FLOWERS, FRUITS & LEAVES The Blue Box

TASTE OF THE SEA The Tomato Box

SPECIALITY TOMATOES

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Our aim is to drive fresh produce innovation in foodservice. Strongly driven by chefs, we are continually evolving to offer a unique, dynamic range of exciting, quality products. WILLIAM BOERS


Hello fromWestlands CHOSEN BY CHEFS FOR CHEFS Grown in the Vale of Evesham at the heart of the UK, Westlands unique ranges of new and innovative products are selected for the finest quality and flavour. Over the past 80 years, Westlands has developed into a dynamic pioneer of speciality leaf using the latest growing techniques and cutting edge technology. Westlands are proud to be the largest British speciality grower of Micro Leaf, Inspired Leaves & Edible Flowers, 'Taste of the Sea' Coastal Vegetables and Speciality Tomatoes. Our reputation has been built on market leading innovation, working with and developing our customers’ expectations; and our personal care and attention to product quality. By working closely with forward thinking, quality focused chefs and foodservice companies our aim is to constantly evolve by developing new, exciting and amazing tasting innovation! For further information on the full Westlands product range including seasonality and simple product pairings, please visit our website at WestlandsUK.co.uk. Watch this space for new and exciting product launches! Westlands products are available nationwide from leading foodservice suppliers and wholesale markets. Speak to your supplier or contact us at hello@WestlandsUK.co.uk to find a stockist in your area. Our products are grown and packed to BRC Food Safety, Red Tractor Assurance and LEAF Marque standards. Products on the EU recognised allergens list are indicated by*.

Your feedback is very important to us; please contact us with any comments or suggestions for new product ideas.

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Micro Pink Stem Radish 4


YOUNG, TENDER LEAVES HARVESTED AT SEED LEAF OR FIRST TRUE LEAF STAGE. S E L E C T E D F O R Q U A L I T Y, F L A V O U R A N D V I S U A L I N T E R E S T.

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The Green Box

MICRO LEAF

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AMARANTH, RED

BASIL, GREEN

BASIL, PURPLE (RED)

BASIL, THAI

Mild, earthy beet notes

Classic peppery flavour with a hint of clove

Richly coloured with peppery fruity notes

Delightful spicy, anise-like flavour

BORAGE

BROCCOLI

CABBAGE, RED

CELERY*

Succulent crunch with mild cucumber taste

Crisp, raw broccoli taste

Sweet, mild earthiness

Strong celery bite

CHARD, BULL'S BLOOD

CHARD, RED

CHERVIL

CHIA

Bold, beautiful beet; red leaves tinged with green

Mild & earthy taste; green leaf with scarlet midrib

Sweet, parsley-like taste & anise undertones

Tangy with slight nuttiness

CHICKWEED

CORIANDER

DILL

FENNEL

Grassy notes, subtle bitterness

Bold, earthy & spicy; with hints of citrus

Bright & soft, sweet caraway-like taste

Fine & delicate, with gentle sweet anise taste


The Green Box

MICRO LEAF

GARLIC CHIVES

GREEK CRESS

KALE

LEMON BALM

Spicy, garlicky onion sweetness

Floral, peppery bite

Green, subtle peppery taste

Sweet & refreshing, zingy sherbet-like flavour

LOVAGE

MINT

MIZUNA

MUSTARD, GREEN FRILLS*

Celery-like flavour with spicy notes of anise & curry powder

Refreshing & cooling, sweet fresh flavour

Sweet, piquant mild mustard

Sweet, spicy & pungent

MUSTARD, RED FRILLS*

NETTLES

PAK CHOI, RED

PARSLEY

Starchy potato, then warming fiery kick

Bright, green & peppery notes

Sweet, mildly floral cabbage taste

The popular fresh, green & clean tasting herb

PEA SHOOTS, ENGLISH

PEA SHOOTS, SALAD

PEA SHOOTS, TENDRIL

QUINOA

Crisp, stocky shoots; luscious fresh pea bite

Fresh & succulent, sweet podded pea flavour

Decorative with a delicious fresh pea flavour

Clean, earthy & wholesome

For more information visit WestlandsUK.co.uk or search #Growers4Chefs

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The Green Box

MICRO LEAF

RADISH, DAIKON (GREEN)

RADISH, PINK STEM

RADISH, PURPLE (RED)

ROCKET

Raw peppery bite with smooth creamy finish

Colourful, crunchy & peppery

Slightly milder pepperiness but richly coloured

Bold nutty, peppery bite

ROCKET, WASABI

SAGE

SHISO, PURPLE (PERILLA)

SORREL, LEMON (GREEN)

Peppery rocket with a wasabi kick

Velvety, savoury & astringent

Complex notes of cinnamon, cumin & anise

Juicy, lemony sourness

SORREL, RED VEIN

SUNFLOWER SHOOTS

TARRAGON

THYME

Subtle bitterness & tingle of sour apples

Crunchy, green, nutty shoot

Intense sweet anise-like flavour

Spicy & warming with notes of orange

WATERCRESS, BABY

WATERCRESS, MICRO

WATERCRESS, RED

Classic peppery-spicy-floral young sprigs

Fine & petite; delicate spicy, peppery notes

Radiant purplish-red hues & intense peppery taste

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The Green Box

MICRO LEAF

Micro Leaf MIXES

ASIAN INSPIRED MICRO LEAF MIX*

SALAD MICRO LEAF MIX*

Decorative & flavoursome Asian type greens

Our classic blend of flavourful & colourful micro leaf

Jerusalem artichoke broth with hen of the woods and chickweed

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Growing Tendril 10

Pea Shoots


GROWN IN A CLEAN, SOIL-FREE MEDIUM AND SUPPLIED STILL GROWING IN THEIR PUNNETS. CUT WHAT YOU NEED, WHEN YOU NEED IT!

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The Black Box

GROWING CRESSES Growing Cress MIXES

(18 punnets per box)

GROWING MIXED BOX [SAKURA]*

GROWING MIXED CRESS BOX*

6 varieties x 3 punnets Our classic chef’s selection of growing cresses

6 varieties x 3 punnets Our introductory growing cresses collection

Growing Cress SINGLES

(16 punnets per box)

BASIL, GREEN

BASIL, LEMON

BASIL, THAI

Classic peppery flavour with a hint of clove

Fragrant sweet lemon & uplifting spiciness

Delightful spicy, anise-like flavour

BORAGE

CABBAGE, RED

CORIANDER

GARLIC CHIVES

Succulent crunch with mild cucumber taste

Sweet, mild earthiness

Bold, earthy & spicy; with hints of citrus

Spicy, garlicky onion sweetness

GREEK CRESS

KOHL RABI

MUSTARD, GREEN FRILLS*

MUSTARD, RED FRILLS*

Floral, peppery bite

Crisp, mild & sweet

Sweet, spicy & pungent

Starchy potato, then warming fiery kick

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The Black Box

GROWING CRESSES

PAK CHOI, RED

PARSLEY

PEA SHOOTS, TENDRIL

RADISH, DAIKON (GREEN)

Sweet, mildly floral cabbage taste

The popular fresh, green & clean tasting herb

Decorative with a delicious fresh pea flavour

Raw peppery bite with smooth creamy finish

RADISH, PURPLE (RED)

SHISO, PURPLE (PERILLA)

TAGETES

TOON

Slightly milder pepperiness but richly coloured

Complex notes of cinnamon, cumin & anise

Taste notes of apple, anise & citrus

Complex nutty, mushroomy ‘umami’ taste

Native lobster, heritage tomatoes with a tomato matcha dressed with a coriander salad

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Growing Petite Wheatgrass 14


D E L I C I O U S LY T E N D E R A N D F L AV O U R S O M E ; GROWN IN A SOIL-FREE MEDIUM TO THE D E S I R A B L E S I Z E B E T W E E N M I C R O A N D B A B Y.

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Luke Tipping CHEF DIRECTOR AT SIMPSONS RESTAURANT At Simpsons we have had a chef-grower relationship with Westlands for over 10 years. It has been both exciting and refreshing to work together on particular projects with such a forward thinking, knowledgeable and proactive supplier. They're always open to suggestions and never fail to deliver on quality and professionalism.

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MIXED PETITE LEAF BOX* Our mix of 4 different growing petite leaves


The Grey Box

GROWING PETITE

BORAGE

BUCKWHEAT

CHIA

KALE, SCARLET

Crisp, cucumber tasting leaves

Delicate, mild nutty greens

Savoury with a slight nuttiness

Greeny-blue with a purple hue; delicate peppery taste

MARIGOLD, APPLE

MIZUNA

MUSTARD, RED FRILLS*

NASTURTIUM

Fancy leaf with appley-floral flavour

Pretty, mild mustard green

Handsome, deep red leaves; warming mustard kick

Little, steely blue round leaves with a peppery - floral bite

PAK CHOI, GREEN

PAK CHOI, RED

PEA SHOOTS, TENDRIL

SHISO, GREEN (PERILLA)

Round 'lollipop' leaf; gentle cabbage taste

Red upper, green under; sweet, floral cabbage taste

Embellish, with a delicious fresh pea taste

Flavourous & spicy; notes of anise & cinnamon

SORREL, BUCKLER

SORREL, LEMON (GREEN)

SUNFLOWER SHOOTS

WHEATGRASS*

Crisp & juicy; lemony-apple bite

Mouthwatering, lemony sourness

Crunchy, green & nutty

Fresh, clean & green vegetal notes

For more information visit WestlandsUK.co.uk or search #Growers4Chefs

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Tender Mixed Kale 18


OUR SPECIALITY SALAD LEAF RANGE FOR CHEFS. BRITISH GROWN YEAR-ROUND, USING THE LATEST SOIL-FREE HYDROPONIC TECHNOLOGY FOR OPTIMAL QUALITY AND FLAVOUR. PESTICIDE FREE AND UNWASHED FOR FRESHNESS.

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The Salad leaf Box

TENDER LEAF

Tender Leaf MIXES

FORAGERS' MIX

MIXED LETTUCE LEAF

Bold but balanced selection of foraged style leaves

Crisp, crunchy & mild

PETITE LEAF MIX*

TENDER MIXED KALE

Colourful, exquisite little leaves

Young, crisp & tasty; decorative kales

BUTTERHEAD LETTUCE, GREEN

BUTTERHEAD LETTUCE, RED

CHICKWEED

Deliciously sweet & delicate

Sweet, red leaves; tantalisingly tender

Mild, subtle bitterness & grassy notes

KALE, SCARLET

LAND CRESS

MUSTARD, RED*

Greeny-blue with a purple hue; delicate peppery taste

Lobed green leaves with a spicy peppery taste

Crisp, colourful leaves with a warming bite

Tender Leaf SINGLES

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The Salad leaf Box

TENDER LEAF

SORREL, RED VEIN

YARROW

Lime-green leaves with striking red veins; hints of sour apple

Powerful, slighty bitter, astringent taste

Brad Carter CHEF PROPRIETOR AT CARTERS OF MOSELEY To get to the top you need the very best ingredients; start at Westlands, the ‘pioneers of UK growing’. Chefs need to be inspired and Westlands welcome you at their HQ with open arms. Allowing you a chance to be at one with their products, systems and overall ethos; a must for any ambitious Chef. We will continue to work together for many years to come.

For more information visit WestlandsUK.co.uk or search #Growers4Chefs

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Lucky Sorrel 22


OUR COLLECTION OF UNUSUAL AND DISTINCTIVE CULINARY LEAVES, BLANCHED SHOOTS, EDIBLE FLOWERS AND FRUITS.

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The Pink Box

INSPIRED Inspired

EDIBLE FLOWERS & FRUITS EDIBLE MIXED FLOWERS

APPLE BLOSSOM (BEGONIA)

BEGONIA, BOLIVIAN - FLOWERS

Season’s best blooms — colour visual & flavour appeal!

Succulent & juicy; crisp sour apple bite

Colourful & crisp, juicy & lemony-sour

BIDENS FLOWERS

BORAGE FLOWERS, BLUE

BORAGE FLOWERS, WHITE

BUZZ BUTTONS

Bright & beautiful; vibrant petals

Starry & bright, mild cucumber tasting blue blooms

Ghostly white version, same clean taste!

Electric tingling sensation on the tongue!

CONGO COCKATOO FLOWERS (IMPATIENS)

CORNFLOWERS

COURGETTE FLOWERS

CUCUMBER FLOWERS

Vibrant papery florets, lightly sweet & spicy

Buttery yellow blooms & tender, baby fruit combo

Bright & fresh; gentle flower with mini cuke

DIANTHUS FLOWERS

FENNEL/DILL CROWNS

FUCHSIA FLOWERS

GARLIC CHIVE FLOWERS

White, pink to purple; spicy clove-like taste

Dainty yellow umbels with sweet anise flavour

Bold & brazen; yet mild, lemony taste

Mild, sweet & deliciously garlicky

Bizzare red & yellow, beak-like blooms

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It may be available from our exclusive Chef's Collection.


The Pink Box

INSPIRED

LAVENDER FLOWERS Strong, sweet, uplifting scent; in an assortment of colours

MARIGOLD, ENGLISH - FLOWERS (CALENDULA) Slightly spicy, tangy, peppery petals

MICRO MELONS (CUCAMELON)

MONKEY FLOWERS (MIMULUS)

Little ‘watermelons’; refreshing cucumber crunch with slight lime sourness

Bold, bright & beautiful trumpets with a subtle nutty bite

ROSE, FRAGRANT ENGLISH FLOWERS

NASTURTIUM FLOWERS

PANSY FLOWERS

PRIMROSE MEADOW FLOWERS

Perfect peppery petals & sweet nectar finish

Big & bold blooms with a slight, sweet grassy flavour

Subtle & slightly floral; in a broad range of colours

ROSE, FRAGRANT ENGLISH PETALS

SNAPDRAGON FLOWERS

SORREL FLOWERS (OXALIS)

TAGETE FLOWERS

Vibrant & bright, fun flowers with neutral taste

Delicate, fruity sour blooms

Jolly little jewels of citrusy blooms

Highly perfumed petals; elegant colours & exquisite flavours

VIOLA FLOWERS

WILD GARLIC FLOWERS

Slightly sweet & mildly perfumed, sprightly spectrum of colours

Sweet, peppy garlic blooms — a seasonal treat!

Beautiful blooms with flavours from red fruits to herbs to spices

For more information visit WestlandsUK.co.uk or search #Growers4Chefs

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The Pink Box

INSPIRED

Inspired LEAVES

ALEXANDERS

AZTEC SWEET HERB

BRONZE FENNEL

Slightly bitter spicy notes & celery-like taste

Honey sweet with slight camphor bitterness

Feathery fronds with sweet anise flavour

CARDAMON LEAF

CHEESE LEAF

LEMON VERBENA

LIME LEAVES

Intensely aromatic, resinous fragrance

Soft velvety leaf, with a flavour just like Stilton cheese!

Uplifting, sweet lemon zest flavour

Wonderfully perfumed, zesty hourglass leaf

LOVAGE

MARIGOLD, APPLE

MINT, CHOCOLATE

MINT, MOJITO

Strong celery-like flavour; spice notes of anise & curry powder

Eye-catching leaves with appetising appley floral flavour

Perfectly pungent, cooling sweet peppermint

Cuba's unique mint for cocktails

MINT, STRAWBERRY

MUSHROOM PLANT

NASTURTIUM LEAVES, ALASKA

NASTURTIUM LEAVES, BLUE PEPE

Sweet strawberry aroma embracing refreshing spearmint

Special mushroomy tasty crispy leaves

Tender marbled leaves with hot, peppery tang

Steely blue, fabulously peppery leaves

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The Pink Box

INSPIRED

NASTURTIUM LEAVES, XL

OLIVE HERB

SALAD BURNET

SHISO LEAVES, GREEN (PERILLA)

Large peppery leaves for wrapping & infusing

Delicate strand-like leaves; intense olive flavour

Clean & crisp, light cucumber flavour

Crimpled green leaves with hints of anise & cinnamon

SHISO LEAVES, PURPLE (PERILLA)

SORREL, BURGUNDY (OXALIS)

SORREL, GOLDEN (OXALIS)

SORREL, LUCKY (OXALIS)

Rich purple, crinkly leaves; sweet spiciness of cinnamon & anise

Soft crimson leaves, tart taste

Aureate leaf blushed with scarlet

Deliciously tart, lemony quatrefoil

SORREL, RED BUTTERFLY (OXALIS)

STONECROP

SWEET CICELY

SWEET POTATO LEAVES

Winged maroon leaves with sour lemon taste

Succulent & crisp; peppery leaves

Soft lacy leaves & delicate sweet anise-like taste

Showy, tender camote tops

WASABI LEAVES

WILD GARLIC LEAVES

Fresh horseradish bite; hot but not too overpowering

Intense, pungent & fiery; fresh green garlicky taste

For more information visit WestlandsUK.co.uk or search #Growers4Chefs

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The Pink Box

INSPIRED Inspired GROWN IN THE DARK

HORSERADISH SHOOTS

PEA SHOOTS, GOLDEN

POPCORN SHOOTS

Succulent crisp shoots with horseradish kick

Crisp & clean, gentle fresh sweet pea flavour

Super sweet bite & slight grassy finish

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It may be available from our exclusive Chef's Collection.


Inspire Me BE INSPIRED BY SOME OF OUR FAVOURITE CHEF CREATIONS

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arte C d a r B y b Creation

Raw ba vett chicory d e with oyster emu ressed wi l th nastur sion and tium leav es

A white chocolate aero with compressed strawberries, an elderflower sorbet and sweet cicely For more information visit WestlandsUK.co.uk or search #Growers4Chefs

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Oyster Leaf Flowers 30


OUR COASTAL VEGETABLE COLLECTION, A DIVERSE RANGE OF EDIBLE LEAVES AND FLOWERS GROWN FOR THEIR UNIQUE TASTE AND SALINE QUALITIES.

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Spelt risotto, Beesands crab with 32

cauliflower and coastal vegetables


The Blue Box

TASTE OF THE SEA

ICE LETTUCE

OKAHIJIKI (LAND SEAWEED)

OYSTER LEAF

OYSTER LEAF - FLOWERS

Juicy, acidic & slightly salty; peppered with glacial crystals

Crisp & crunchy with delicate saltiness

Tastes just like fresh salty oysters!

Beautiful blue, tangy tubular bells

SALTY FINGERS

SAMPHIRE, MARSH (SALICORNIA )

Crisp & salty; pops in the mouth like a jelly bean

Deliciously crisp & succulent; fresh, sublime salty bite

SAMPHIRE, ROCK - FLOWERS (SEA FENNEL)

SAMPHIRE, ROCK - LEAVES (SEA FENNEL)

Robust decorative umbels; spicy & intense

Full of gusto; crunchy & punchy kerosene-like spiciness

SEA ASTER

SEA BEET

SEA KALE

Delicately sweet & salty; underlying creaminess

Rich & earthy, luscious salty leaves

SEA BUCK’S HORN (ERBA STELLA)

SEA PURSLANE

SEA ROSEMARY (SUAEDA )

SEA SPRAY (SUAEDA )

Mini spears of delicate, salty white shoots

Succulent sprigs with mildly bitter salty taste

Mild & tasty; soft luscious salty sprigs

Crunchy, sweet & mildly nutty

Blanched, crisp white stalks & subtle saltiness

For more information visit WestlandsUK.co.uk or search #Growers4Chefs

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OUR RANGE OF HERITAGE, SPECIALITY AND CLASSIC TOMATOES; AN ENTICING SELECTION OF DIFFERENT SHAPES, SIZES, COLOURS, TEXTURES AND FLAVOURS.

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The Tomato Box

SPECIALITY TOMATOES

BROWN BEEFSTEAK

BROWN CHERRY

Rich coloured slicing tomato

Attractive, sweet, firm textured fruit

COEUR DER BOEUF RED BELL SHAPE

ELECTRIC YELLOW ROUND

Gentle textured tomato for stuffing!

Amazing colour! Softer eating yellow round tomato

GREEN/RED BEEFSTEAK

GREEN TIGER

ORANGE MARMONDE

ORANGE ROUND

Great sliced — green for cooking or red for general use

Visually appealing, ripe & sweet when green. Brilliant for salsa

Traditional large fruited French slicer

Orange fruit with an attractive red jelly

PINK BEEF

PINK PLUM

RED GREEN TIGER

RED MARMONDE

Vibrant pink in a large beef tomato

Very sweet, succulent tomato. Perfect for eating raw

Attractive, fleshy fruit. Red with green stripes

Large French red slicing tomato

RED YELLOW ROMAN CANDLE

SAN MARZANO

Unique shape, interesting colour, versatile uses

Classic Italian cooking tomato. Full of flavour

TIGER CHERRY

TIGER PLUM

Ideal BBQ cooking tomato. Deep red inside

Another one perfect for chargrilling on the BBQ

For more information visit WestlandsUK.co.uk or search #Growers4Chefs

Example tomato types, available as part of our Speciality Tomato Mixed Box.

SPECIALITY TOMATO MIXED BOX

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