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Market Update for Tuesday 29 January 2012

Posted on: January 29th, 2013 by Brett

The best value vegies are:

  • JAP and QLD Blue Pumpkin
  • Brushed (still dirty) and Chats (small white) Potatoes
  • Corn
  • Cabbage
  • Zucchinis
  • Sugar Snap Peas
  • Celery
  • Red & Green Capsicum
  • Regular Tomatoes
  • Button Mushrooms
  • Asian Vegetables

English Spinach, Chinese Cabbage and Fennel are all unavailable due to heat & rain damage.

In Fruit;

  • New season Gala Apples have started and are the best apples. Pink Lady, Red Delicious and Granny Smith Apples are still readily available. Fuji and Sundowner Apples have finished until the new season fruit is ready. Store apples covered in the fridge to keep them crisp.
  • New season Pears have started and are quite good.
  • Australian Valencia Oranges are now in season. Australian Navel Oranges have finished.
  • Good Lemons are scarce with USA fruit the best at the moment. Limes are readily available and quite cheap.
  • Bananas are very good but prices are up this week due to supply issues (Qld Floods).
  • Green Kiwi Fruit are now sourced from Italy and are very good.
  • Strawberries are unavailable due to heat damage. Blueberries are good but prices are up.
  • Kensington Pride Mangoes have finished for this season.
  • Peaches, Nectarines and Plums are good with some nice late season fruit available. We will have discounted Trays of Peaches and Nectarines (Yellow Fruit) available this week. Australian Apricots have finished for this season.
  • There are still a few nice Cherries available but the season is nearly over.
  • Lychees are in season with some excellent fruit available.
  • Australian Grapes are in season and very good.
  • Rockmelon and Honey Dew Melons are good. Rockmelon are the best value.
  • Watermelon is nice and reasonably priced.
  • Topless Pineapples are available and reasonably priced.
  • Red Papaya and Yellow Papaw are both available and good.
  • Passionfruit are good and relatively cheap.

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.