Ode to Salad Cress

Read the poem “Cresso” by Tony Meres. It is dedicated to Salad Cress which is a plant very dear to us. We have a century’s experience in growing this product.


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Our Top 5 Micro Leaves

Micro Leaves are highly nutritious and add colour, texture and layers of flavour to food. Dawndew Salad has been growing Micro Leaves for over 7 years and seen an increasing interest in these products. Please take a look at our 5 most popular varieties.


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How to use Micro Leaves

Micro Leaves are packed with nutrients and flavours and are visually captivating. Many chefs have made them an indispensable part of their recipes for years. Why not make them a natural part of home cooking as well!


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The NEW Dawndew Mixed Lettuce

We have changed our Prepared Mixed Lettuce. The new and delightful combination of Frisée, Lambs Lettuce and Red Radicchio gives it a fresh and crispy taste.


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Dawndew Salad on the NFU’s Horticulture and Potatoes Board

Trudie Webster, our Commercial and Technical Director, has been recruited to the NFU’s Horticulture and Potatoes Board.


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We are a Red Rose Awards finalist

We are happy and very proud to have been nominated for this year’s Red Rose Awards, in the category Family Business Award. The Red Rose Awards is the event where Lancashire business, commerce and industry are celebrated. The Awards Ceremony takes place on the 9th March at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool http://www.redroseawards.co.uk/finalists-2017/


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“Trudie Vans!”

Trudie Webster, our Techincal and Commercial Director, is currently being featured on several of our customer’s new delivery vans. Let us know if you see a “Trudie van” on the roads in Lancashire!


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Congratulations to our Apprentice!

We congratulate Ashley Shooter who has successfully completed his 2 year Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Horticulture. Ashley is now fully involved in the business being responsible for NPD development and overseeing our Micro Leaf production.  


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Dawndew Salad introduces ‘Gourmet’ Garnish…..

A powerful, versatile and distinctive garnish mix that is perfect to dress most dishes.A carefully selected mix of micro leaves chosen to complement each other.


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