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Market Update for Tuesday 30 April 2013

Posted on: April 30th, 2013 by Brett

The best value vegies are:

  • QLD Blue Pumpkin
  • Sweet Potato
  • Brushed (still dirty) and Chats (small white) Potatoes
  • Broccoli
  • Zucchini
  • Green Capsicum
  • Lebanese Cucumbers
  • Celery
  • Asian Vegetables
  • Hydro Lettuces and Salad Mixes

Cauliflower, Iceberg Lettuce and Cos Lettuce have started to get cheaper again with the commencement of the Queensland season.

Beans and Corn are in between crops and prices are up.

Australian Shepard Avocadoes are in season. The skin will stay green but the fruit softens as it ripens. Hass Avocadoes are unavailable for now.

In Fruit;

  • New season Pink Lady, Gala, Fuji, Red Delicious and Granny Smith Apples are all now available and very good. Store apples covered in the fridge to keep them crisp.
  • Packham Pears have started are very good. Beurre Bosc & Nashi Pears are also good.
  • Australian Navel Oranges have started and are very nice. We will also continue with Valencia Oranges until the Navel season gets into full swing.
  • Lemons and Limes are good and reasonably priced.
  • Mandarins are very good and quite cheap.
  • Bananas are very good and prices have started ease.
  • Australian Green Kiwi Fruit have started. Keep the fruit out of the fridge to ripen.
  • Strawberries & Blueberries are out of season and unavailable due to supply & quality issues.
  • Persimmons are in season with some nice fruit available.
  • Australian Grapes are still available and good.
  • Rockmelon and Honey Dew Melons are both very good.
  • Watermelon season is over so we have removed it from our list.
  • Topless Pineapples are unavailable but regular Pineapples are available and good.
  • Red Papaya is available and good. Yellow Papaw is unavailable due to quality issues.
  • Passionfruit are less abundant & prices are up.

Other Items,

  • Try our Free Range Eggs, Dates and Honey.

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