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Archive for October, 2013

Market Update for Tuesday 29 October 2013

Posted on: October 29th, 2013 by Brett

The best value vegies are:

  • JAP and QLD Blue Pumpkin
  • Sweet Potato
  • Brushed (still dirty) Potatoes
  • Cabbage
  • Green Capsicum
  • Cucumbers
  • Mushrooms
  • Regular Tomatoes
  • Fennel
  • Asian Vegetables
  • Hydro Lettuces and Salad Mixes

Asparagus and Broad Beans are in season and excellent.

Corn, Cauliflower, Broccoli and Beans are all quite scarce and more expensive at the moment.

Broccolini and Peas are unavailable.

Brussels Sprouts have finished for this season.

In Fruit;

  • Pink Lady, Fuji, Sundowner, Red Delicious and Granny Smith Apples are all available and good. The Gala Apples this week are slightly smaller than normal but very nice. Store apples covered in the fridge to keep them crisp.
  • Packham Pears and Beurre Bosc are still excellent. Nashi Pears have finished for this season.
  • Australian Navel Oranges are still very good. Blood Oranges are still available but will finish up soon.
  • Afourer Mandarins are still available but will finish this week. They are easy to peel, just slightly tangy, very juicy and have not many seeds. Imperial Mandarins and Tangelos have finished for this season.
  • Lemons and Limes are scarce and expensive.
  • We will have some nice (typically tangy) early season Northern Territory Mangoes. The fruit is good but still a bit pricey.
  • We will also have some nice new season Peaches and Nectarines available from this week.
  • Bananas are very good and cheap at the moment.
  • New Zealand Green Kiwi Fruit are still available and good. Gold Kiwi Fruit have finished for this season.
  • Strawberries & Blueberries are both very good.
  • The Red Seedless Grapes from USA are still available and good. Australian Grapes usually start in late November or early December.
  • Seedless Watermelon, Rockmelon and Honey Dew Melons are all good but prices are up.
  • Topless Pineapples are available & very good.
  • Red Papaya is nice and good value.
  • Passionfruit are unavailable at the moment.

Other Items,

  • Try our Free Range Eggs, Dates and Honey.

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