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Buy Fresh Organic Salads Online in The UK At the Best Price

About us At Pikt, customers call the shots. We supply fresh produce tailored to your requirements in line with our ethical values. Sustainability is key to our success. We respect people throughout the entire supply chain, from growers to customers…. Read more

About us

At Pikt, customers call the shots. We supply fresh produce tailored to your requirements in line with our ethical values. Sustainability is key to our success. We respect people throughout the entire supply chain, from growers to customers. Ingredients are organic and we’re proudly verified by the Soil Association. We provide fresh organic salads home delivery.

We believe in giving back rather than being profits driven. We put you first. Everything we do is in accordance with organic principles, reducing the size of the supply chain and preserving the planet in the face of fluctuating prices – aiming to operate our business towards net-zero for 2030. Our focus is on sustainability, ethical and honest relationships with our growers and you the customer with no hidden agendas. We work towards a better future for the majority, not a minority.

Our history

SunFresh Produce Ltd is the company that began our journey. We started delivering organic fruit and vegetables to shops, but always had bigger goals. After canvassing attendees at a food festival in 2018 about what they loved about food and what they didn’t, we saw the light: bespoke fresh organic produce available online for home delivery.

Customer choice

We listened carefully to our customers to enhance our service. They told us that they want a say about the content of their boxes and to minimise waste while receiving the choicest ingredients.

Receiving ethically sourced food that is fairly traded was important, and an open and transparent scheme was also a must. We delivered on all these preferences, as we put you, the customer, first.

Bespoke boxes for you

Pikt boxes are hand-packed at the click of a mouse, with your convenience being our priority. We supply a fantastic selection of fresh, organic produce and let you offset the box’s carbon footprint.

Alternatively, rounding up the price of the box means that your change goes towards good causes through the Fresh Republic Foundation: a charity committed to sustainability, fair dealing and worker welfare.

Homey box

If you want the freshest organic salads home delivery is the way to go. This box covers your normal weekly shop. You will get up to 25 portions of gorgeous organic fruit and vegetables for your household.

Some delicious choices available include ginger root, broccoli, avocado and butternut squash. Further exciting picks include grapefruit, fennel bulbs, aubergine, mango, speciality potatoes, celeriac and pineapple.

Cooks seeking to experiment can get to grips with white cabbage, pomegranate, leeks, garlic, blueberries, Braeburn apples, parsnips, bunched kale and cavalo nero, to name but a very few.

Fruitist

The Fruitist box (regular or large) supplies a weekly quantity of organic fruit for a healthy lifestyle.

Prepster

The Prepster 3 or 5 is a handy fresh ingredient box. Stock is easily managed and there’s no plastic waste.

Order by 8am and receive next-day delivery from DPD (UK mainland).

By purchasing salads from Pikt, you are buying into a sustainable lifestyle and helping to preserve the environment. What’s more, the produce is delicious and bursting with freshness – joining our scheme is a no-brainer!

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Where to Find the Best Organic Vegetables for Home Delivery?

Why Organic Vegetables? Organic vegetables are grown without using harmful pesticides and fertilisers. To be able to label food as organic, strict guidelines must be followed, so you can guarantee all organic vegetables will have been grown using natural fertilisers…. Read more

Why Organic Vegetables?

Organic vegetables are grown without using harmful pesticides and fertilisers. To be able to label food as organic, strict guidelines must be followed, so you can guarantee all organic vegetables will have been grown using natural fertilisers. This means:

  • There is a less harmful impact on the environment.
  • The vegetables are fresher.
  • The vegetables have a higher nutritional quality than non-organic vegetables.

Extensive research has shown solid evidence that, by eating organic vegetables, you can increase your intake of desirable antioxidants whilst reducing your consumption of harmful pesticides.

How Do I Know It’s Organic?

It isn’t easy to get organic certification, and all organic farms and manufacturers are inspected at least once a year. If a company is certified by the Soil Association, you can guarantee the food has been grown organically.

Are There Any Other Benefits?

Not only are you looking after your own health, but by using a vegetable delivery service you are helping to keep the environment healthy too.

Did you know that 95% of the food we eat comes from the soil, and this soil is a non-renewable resource? By eating organically, you are helping to keep soil healthy. Healthy soil captures carbon dioxide and stores it as carbon. This means we can help reduce harmful greenhouse gases by farming organically and keeping the soil healthy.

Organic farming also helps protect our wildlife. Unfortunately, over the last 60 years, much of our wildlife has lost its natural habitat due to farming methods. Organic farmers are dedicated to protecting our wildlife by:

  • Creating spaces for nature within their fields.
  • Allowing nature (such as bees and beetles) to control pests and weeds.
  • Ensuring soil is nurtured to help reduce erosion and pollution.

Why Use a Delivery Service?

There are many benefits to having fresh organic vegetables delivered to your door:

  • You can reduce your single-use plastic consumption.
  • They are quick and easy to order.
  • You save time by having fresh organic produce delivered straight to your doorstep.
  • You can select which vegetables are delivered.

By choosing to use an organic vegetable home delivery service, you are choosing to shop ethically. Companies such as ourselves believe that everyone who is part of the process is treated fairly and with respect. As a B Corps verified business, we run a company with the highest ethical standards.

With so many organic vegetable home delivery services available, eating healthily and ethically is achievable. No longer do you need to wander around supermarkets selecting vacuum-packaged vegetables. There is a massive drive to be free from waste. In supermarkets, there is a huge choice of vegetables available all year round. However, this isn’t environmentally sound. With your organic vegetable boxes, you will receive seasonal vegetables that taste better and suit our diets for that time of year.

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4 weird and wonderful fruit garnishes for cocktails

Leonardo da Vinci didn’t forget to frame the Mona Lisa. So, you shouldn’t forget to add a garnish to your expertly-crafted cocktails. They’re works of art, after all. A fruit garnish can elevate your drink from an enjoyable tipple to a memorable,… Read more

Leonardo da Vinci didn’t forget to frame the Mona Lisa. So, you shouldn’t forget to add a garnish to your expertly-crafted cocktails. They’re works of art, after all. A fruit garnish can elevate your drink from an enjoyable tipple to a memorable, multi-sensory experience. When done right, that is. 

Discover these four weird and wonderful garnishes (and garnishing methods) to take your cocktail from okay to outstanding.

The usual suspects

If we’re talking fruit garnishes, it’s pretty difficult to ignore the citrus family. They’re the mainstay of glass-rims the world over, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be presented in exciting ways. Here are a few ways to elevate your oranges and lemons.  

  1. Doing the twist

If you’re worried you’re not getting enough out of your orange garnish, try a ‘coin twist’. By cutting a section of skin from the orange and retaining some of the pith, you’ll be able to give it a squeeze over your drink to release its oils. If you’re feeling theatrical, you can ignite the oils with a match when squeezing it. 

Rub the skin around the rim before dropping it in your drink, and you’ll have infused the entire cocktail with zesty orange flavour. 

  1. A sweeter treat

A candied orange or lemon peel brings a sweet edge to the citrus zest we know and love. Depending on the drink, it can be a great way to balance out bitter flavours or elevate sweet ones. Here’s an example that pairs candied peel with an orange whisky sour. Delicious! And, far more interesting than a run-of-the-mill lemon wedge. 

If you have a spare few hours, you can make your own. Here’s a recipe to get you started. Check out our stock of oranges and lemons for the key ingredient – or get adventurous and try using one of our grapefruits!

Further afield

Citrus makes a great garnish, but it takes extra work to justify calling it ‘weird’. Here are a few fruit and veg garnishes that step up the strange, but taste just as amazing.

  1. Berries and spice

Raspberries don’t look out of place at the bottom of a champagne flute, and strawberries have graced many a daquiri glass. Pairing fruit with herbs and spices, however, can take cocktails to the next level. 

Try combining strawberries with peppercorns, mint or basil for a few layers of flavour, or juniper berries with rosemary or thyme for a ‘Spanish gin and tonic’. While we’re on G&Ts, Sipsmith recommends trying a stick of rhubarb or some lavender as well. 

  1. Light it up

If you’re looking to think outside the box, it’s time to do away with the fruit and go straight for the tree. Wood smoke has become a popular way to ‘garnish’ meatier whisky-based cocktails like the Old Fashioned, with apple and cherry trees providing some of the most fragrant choices. Smoke guns made for the job are easily found online. 

If you want to add a smoky, savoury flavour without the equipment, burning rosemary and trapping the smoke in a glass or cocktail shaker can work just as well. Here’s a great example.   

Time to experiment

Excitement lies beyond old limes and soda. We’ve given you a few ideas to get you started, but it’s just the beginning. There’s a world of vegetables, flowers and even human toes(seriously) to discover, so take your cocktail shaker in hand and set out on the path to mixological mastery. We’ll supply the fruit and veg, you’ll supply the imagination. 

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12 fascinating onion facts (and the best onion bhaaji recipe)

Our love of the humble onion has deep roots. It’s the basis of so much of our cooking, and the start to every good recipe: ‘Step One, chop an onion’. There’s also a range of onions to suit a variety… Read more

Our love of the humble onion has deep roots.

It’s the basis of so much of our cooking, and the start to every good recipe:

‘Step One, chop an onion’.

There’s also a range of onions to suit a variety of dishes.

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Spring onions grow in warmer climates and have a sweeter taste. White onions grow in colder weather and are named after their colour. And don’t forget the close relatives of the onion: the leek, the shallot and the chive. 

Honestly, it’s hard to know where we’d be without onions. And, because we love them so much, we’ve dug a little deeper and put together a few onion facts you probably didn’t know.

12 eye-opening (and tear inducing) onion facts

Fact 1: Cutting onions makes you cry because of the release of a compound called allyl sulphate, which irritates your eyes. To lessen the effect, you can put your onion in the fridge for half an hour before you cut into it.

Fact 2: The onion is part of the species of the genus ‘Allium’. Garlic is also a member of this group.

Fact 3: There’s evidence onions were used as far back as 5000 BCE as traces have been found in bronze age settlements in China.

Fact 4: European settlers brought onions with them when they started to settle in North America. When they arrived, however, they found that the native Americans already grew and used them widely in their cooking.

Fact 5: The average P.H. of an onion is 5.5. This makes it strongly acidic.

Fact 6: Ancient Egyptians worshipped the onion. For them, its spherical shape and the concentric circles within symbolized eternity.

Fact 7: Onions are healthy and nutritious. They contain fibre, folic acid, and are high in vitamin C.

Fact 8: Don’t feed onions to your dogs – they can weaken a dog’s red blood-cells. This leads to anaemia which in some cases can even lead to death. 

Fact 9: The yellow onion is the most popular onion globally and makes up75%of the onions grown worldwide.

Fact 10: Onion breath isn’t great. If you ever do get some nasty onion breath, you can get rid of it by chewing fresh parsley.

Fact 11: Soldiers and athletes in ancient civilizations believed onions were a source of strength. The Ancient Greeks thought that rubbing it on the skin gave them more speed and power.

Fact 12: Historians and botanists have found evidence suggesting onions originated from central Asia.

Our favourite onion recipe: easy onion bhajis with tamarind date chutney

There’re so many great recipes that make the most of the humble onion.

Our favourite of the moment is this one: Easy Onion Bhajis with Tamarind Date Chutney. 

They’re delicious warm and when dipped in the date chutney. It’s by Ania at the Lazy Cat Kitchen. For the full recipe and the easy to follow YouTube video that guides you through, head here.

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