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Market Update for Tuesday 25 September 2012

Posted on: September 25th, 2012 by Brett

The best value vegies are:

  • Chats (small white) Potatoes
  • Sweet Potato
  • Carrots
  • Button Mushrooms
  • Cabbage
  • Chinese Cabbage
  • Snow Peas & Sugar Snaps
  • Green Capsicum
  • Avocadoes
  • Spinach (Silverbeet & English)
  • Celery
  • Asian Vegetables
  • All lettuce varieties

Brussels Sprouts have finished for this season.

Australian Asparagus has started and is very good. Broad Beans are also in season and very good.

Tomatoes, Red Capsicum and Brushed (Sabago) Potatoes are scarce & more expensive at the moment.

In Fruit,

  • Pink Lady, Gala, Fuji, Sundowner, Red Delicious and Granny Smith Apples are all very good. Store apples covered in the fridge to keep them crisp.
  • Packham and Beurre Bosc Pears are also very good. Nashi Pears are scarce and nearing the end of their season.
  • Australian Navel Oranges are in season and excellent. Blood Oranges are also in season and very good.
  • Lemons are good and reasonably priced. Limes are becoming scarce and more expensive.
  • Afourer Mandarins are now in season. They are easy to peel, sweet & juicy and have not many seeds. Tangelos have finished for this season.
  • Bananas are very good and reasonably priced.
  • New Zealand Green Kiwi Fruit are in season and good value. Gold Kiwi Fruit are also available.
  • Strawberries are in season and very nice. Blueberries are also good and a bit cheaper at the moment.
  • Early season Northern Territory Mangoes are available but still expensive. The fruit is good and typically tangy for this time of year.
  • The Red Seedless Grapes from USA are good and reasonably priced.
  • Passionfruit are available and good.
  • Rockmelon and Honey Dew are both available and good. Rockmelon are the best value.
  • Seedless Watermelon is very good and starting to get cheaper.
  • Good quality Topless Pineapples are available again.
  • Red Papaya and Yellow Papaw are both available and nice.

Other Items,

  • Try our Free Range Eggs, Dates and Honey.

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, Northbridge, North Willoughby, Pymble (West side), Roseville, Roseville Chase, St Ives (South), Turramurra (West side), West Lindfield, West Pymble and Willoughby on Thursday afternoon.