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Market Update for Tuesday 28 January 2014

Posted on: January 28th, 2014 by Brett

The best value vegies are:

  • JAP and QLD Blue Pumpkin
  • Brushed (still dirty) and Chats (small white) Potatoes
  • Corn
  • Broccoli
  • Zucchinis
  • Red Capsicum
  • Lebanese Cucumbers
  • Celery
  • Button Mushrooms
  • All lettuce varieties
  • Asian Vegetables

Tomatoes and Avocadoes are scarce and prices are up.

In Fruit;

  • New season Gala Apples have started and are the best apples.  Red Delicious and Granny Smith Apples are still available. Pink Lady, 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 and reasonably priced.
  • Green Kiwi Fruit are now sourced from Italy and are very good.
  • Strawberries are unavailable due to quality issues. Blueberries are a better option.
  • Kensington Pride Mangoes are nearing the end of their 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 and Cherries have finished for this season.
  • 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.
  • The supply of Pineapples is erratic for both hybrid (topless) and regular pines. We will have a few small topless pines this week .
  • Red Papaya is nice and good value.
  • Passionfruit are good and a bit cheaper at the moment.

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, 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.