Ambient onions for all your savoury dishes


Onions aren’t known for being the most glamourous of vegetables.

Their papery skin and squat forms are decidedly ordinary, but if you’ve ever used them for cooking (which of course you have!) you’ll know that there is magic hidden in those layers. Onions are the chef’s secret weapon and they are perfect for bringing out the flavour in other ingredients and adding body and depth to dishes.

Not only do they make a welcome addition to savoury dishes, they are also packed with vital nutrients such as vitamin C, calcium, antioxidants and phytochemicals which are good for the heart. What’s more, onions are low in salt, fat and sugar so are the ideal flavour enhancer for people with special dietary needs.

Ambient onions are a miracle ingredient with a shelf life of up to 18 months with no need for cold storage, and Terry Foods offer a choice of textures and flavours including fried, pureed and caramelised. These are especially good for chutneys, sauces, soups and curries as they have a distinct advantage over fresh, dehydrated and powdered onion - they not only retain their rich flavour through the cooking process, but they act as a great base for many dishes.

Our ambient onions are prepared and processed simply by peeling, chopping, cooking and packing in such a way that means they are convenient to store and use, and delicious to eat. Don’t shed another tear over your onion prep, switch to ambient onions and join the no-chop revolution.

We’ve been sourcing quality ingredients and providing a great experience for our customers for more than 35 years. If you’d like any advice on product development and getting the most out of your ambient onions, then we're more than happy to help and can be involved with buyers and product developers at every stage of the process.

For more information on our onions and other ingredients, please get in touch.

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Terry Foods Ltd, Genesis Centre, 18 Innovation Way, North Staffs Business Park, Stoke-on-Trent, ST6 4BF