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Market Update for Tuesday 20 March 2018

Posted on: March 20th, 2018 by Brett

In Vegetable and Salad lines;

  • Chinese Cabbage is expensive due to light supply.
  • Yellow Squash is unavailable due to supply and quality issues.
  • Most other vegetable and salad lines are good although prices are generally firm.

The best value vegetable and salad items are;

  • Pumpkin
  • Sweet Potato
  • Brushed Potatoes
  • Beans
  • Broccoli
  • Zucchini
  • Green Capsicum
  • Lebanese Cucumbers
  • Leeks
  • Regular Tomatoes
  • Chinese Vegetables
  • Silverbeet Spinach
  • Salad Mixes and Hydro Lettuces

In Fruit;

  • Rockmelons, Honeydew and Watermelons are good.
  • Pineapples are nice and cheaper again.
  • Papaya is unavailable due to supply and quality issues.
  • Valencia Oranges are in season. USA Navels are also available.
  • New season Lemons and Ruby Grapefruit have started. Limes are abundant and cheap.
  • New season Gala, Red Delicious and Fuji apples have started. Granny Smith Apples are also available and good. Pink Lady apples have finished until the new season fruit starts in about 2-3 weeks. Store apples covered in the fridge to keep them crisp.
  • Bananas are good and prices are reasonable.
  • New season Williams Pears have started. Nashi Pears are also available..
  • Grapes are in season and at their best.
  • French Kiwifruit are now available and nice.
  • Yellow Peaches and White and Yellow Nectarines are still available but will finish soon. Plums are nice and will run a bit longer.
  • Strawberries and Blueberries are good but prices are firm.
  • Passionfruit are scarce and expensive..

Other Items,

  • Our local Hornsby Heights Honey supplier has run out for now so we have returned to sourcing Honey through the Markets.

Order your home delivered fruit and vegetables before 8:30 pm on Wednesday for delivery to Artarmon, Castle Cove, Castlecrag, Chatswood, Chatswood West, East Killara, East Lindfield, Gordon, Gordon East, Gordon West, Killara, Lindfield, Middle Cove, Northbridge, North Willoughby, Pymble (West side), Roseville, Roseville Chase, St Ives (South), Turramurra (West side), West Lindfield, West Pymble and Willoughby on Thursday afternoon or evening.