How did Red Gum become one of Singapore’s largest importers of fresh salads and salad mixes? Here three distinct areas set Red Gum apart from the rest.
First, it’s our relationships. We listen to everyone that has a stake in the process: chefs, farm operations, freight forwarders, and, customers. Second, is our proven process. We’re involved every step of the way, from the farm to foodservice operations. And third, the extensive selection of fresh salads we offer.
Welcome to our “full leaf” solution to your salad needs…that means a full variety of leafs, textures and mixes. We offer Salad mixes like mesculin and baby spinach as well as head lettuce and microgreens. Of course, no salad array would be complete without the right herbs and salad dressings which Red Gum has painstakingly selected to maximize appeal.
Our Trucks + Our Salads = Your Complete Satisfaction.
When it comes to fresh salads, from harvest
to delivery, we know the territory. We deal directly with the farm and they know our specifications. They pick and pack for us. Red Gum’s special cool trucks are operated by our own experienced staff. Each truck is maintained at the optimum temperature for premium produce so it arrives at your door in the best possible condition.
Fresh Salads from Australia’s Finest
We import an amazing range of Salad Mixes from Hussey & Co located in the Mornington Peninsular in Victoria, Australia. We also import from Melbourne Fruit and Vegetable Markets. (Think of it as a stock market exchange dealing in fruits and vegetables, not company shares.)
Hussey & Co for Australia’s Finest Salad Mixes
Hussey & Co. have been growing salad mixes for 31 years on the Mornington Peninsular. This area boasts a pristine environment perfect for growing baby leaf salad mixes.
Hussey & Co. offers 15 different salad mixes – from Asian mix to Flinders mix (a mix of baby beet leaves, chicory, frize, pea tendrils, mizuna, tatsoi, red velvet, and lupins). Such variety is well-suited for any chef’s wish list!
There is also a delectable range of full flavoured fresh field grown herbs Airflown direct from the farm. They offer the strength of flavour no amateur garden could match. Herbs include sweet basil, chives, rosemary, and thyme, to name just a few!
This remarkable resource is actually the central wholesale trading and distribution centre for Victoria’s fresh produce industry. It features over 600 grower/wholesaler stands, 140 wholesaler trading units and sees activity from 1800 individual fruit and vegetable buyers. It provides a structured trading environment where all industry sectors
(growers, wholesalers, retailers) can meet and collectively trade.
Specialty Items Every Chef Wants
Red Gum specialty lines include Microgreens and Potted Baby Herbs that are wonderful for chefs. Imagine decorating a dish with a special garnish picked from the pot in the kitchen window. Microgreens are tiny leafed vegetables sprouted from the seeds of herbs, salad greens, or vegetables. They provide texture and colour when used as garnish, or exciting flavours when used as part of a salad mixes.
Red Gum’s newest range of fresh produce is Lettuce Heads. These clean salad leaves are crisp and have a fantastic shelf life. The whole range is airflown regularly including Mignonette (Red Butter lettuce), Corals, Oaks, and the ever popular Baby Cos (Romaine).