M&S Is Selling Edible Flowers And They’re Getting Us Excited For Summer Cocktails

Anna Lewis
·1-min read
Photo credit: @newfoodsuk/Getty
Photo credit: @newfoodsuk/Getty

Edible flowers are just about the cutest things ever. They spruce up a summer salad no end, they take simple cakes up a gear, and they add a touch of class to cocktails.

But they’re not usually that easy to get hold of. I mean, would you look for them in a florist? Or a greengrocer?

Well lucky for us, Marks & Spencer has started selling edible flowers for cakes, cocktails and everything in between! M&S’s British Edible Viola Flowers come from a small family-owned business in Evesham, Worcestershire and have been hand-picked to ensure you don’t end up with any brown, smooshed flowers. No one wants to find one of those in their cocktails, now do they?

We first heard about M&S’s edible flowers when @newfoodsuk shared a photo of them on Instagram.

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Judging by the photo, you’ll find them in the salad section of the store. Not by the flowers, just in case that’s what you were thinking…

A lot of people are commenting on the post; saying how these are “a bit of them”, or how excited they are to use them to “level up their G&Ts”. We could not be more on board with that if we tried.

There’s no denying it – this is a sure-fire way to impress friends and families at your next garden party.

Cheers to that!

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