Riverford Wicked Leeks

knowing our onions

Over 5500 years ago our ancestors stumbled upon the humble onion. Onions soon became a popular food, thanks largely to their resistance to spoiling over the winter. Their status was elevated when they found their way into North Africa, where they were worshipped by the ancient Egyptians who believed their durability, spherical shape and concentric rings symbolised eternity.

This season the onion