E.E. & Brian Smith are supplier of Pickled Onions. We can source a variety of Onions which are all different sizes and can be used for applications. The different types of Onions we can supply include –

  • Silverskin Onions
  • Cocktail Onions
  • Amsterdam Onions
  • Balsamic Onions
  • Stuttgarts

The Onions are received washed and peeled ready for pickling. The Onions would be pickled in a specific recipe then packed into the packaging format required and pasteurised. Once pasteurised the shelf life is 3 years from production date.

There are different packaging options for Pickled Onions. We pack into the following formats –

  • 2.4kg plastic food service jars
  • Retail glass jars – 370ml, 720ml
  • Silverskin Onions can be packed into large cans suitable for food service

We supply lots of different recipes however ingredients used normally include Water, Vinegar, Sugar, Salt, recipes with herbs and mustard seeds and aroma.

We can also use different types of vinegar including Balsamic Vinegar and Malt Vinegar. Please let us know which type of vinegar you are looking for with your enquiry.

If there is a bespoke recipe you are looking for please let us know and we can try to help – please note there will be a MOQ (12,000 food service jars or 50,000 retail jars).

The best time to purchase your Onion contracts is May and June. The Onions are harvested in August and then the factory pack them into jars in August and September.

Onions need to be purchased in advance of the crop as the supplier might not have product available later in the season.

The Onions are sourced from a BRC factory in Holland. We have been working with this factory for a long time as their agent within the UK.

We are happy to supply samples, specifications and prices for more information please contact enquiries@eebriansmith.com or 01844 239500.

Question – Can you give some food application ideas for Pickled Onions?

Answer – Pickled Onions can be used in a wide range of different products. A few examples are below –

  • Silverskin Onions – for cheese boards, in salads or added to meat dishes for example a beef casserole.
  • Cocktail Onions – used for antipasti boards, in salads, or as a snack.
  • Balsamic Onions – often eaten with cheese and cold meats.

Question – What other pickled products can E.E. & Brian Smith supply?

Answer – E.E. & Brian Smith can supply Beetroot, Beansprouts, Carrot, Gherkins, Mixed Pickles, Peppers, Peppercorns and Piccalilli.


July – August.

Packaging Options

2.4kg plastic jars and retail jars.

Transport Options

Ambient Transport

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