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Market Update for Monday 22 December 2014

Posted on: December 21st, 2014 by Brett

In Vegetable and Salad lines;

  • Australian Asparagus is finishing and a bit expensive.
  • Regular and Roma Tomatoes are scarce and more expensive this week.
  • Zucchinis and Snow Peas are plentiful and cheap.
  • The quality of most other vegetable and salad lines is good and prices are reasonable

The best value vegetable and salad items are;

  • All Pumpkin varieties
  • Brushed (still dirty) Potatoes
  • Cabbage
  • Broccoli
  • Zucchinis
  • Capsicum
  • Celery
  • Button Mushrooms
  • Snow Peas
  • Asian Vegetables
  • Hydro Lettuces and Salad Mix

In Fruit;

  • Pink Lady, Sundowner, Red Delicious and Granny Smith Apples are all still available and good. Gala Apples are finishing up. Store apples covered in the fridge to keep them crisp.
  • We have sourced a few more Packham Pears as a carry over. New season Williams Pears normally commence in late January.
  • Australian Navel Oranges have finished. ┬áSummer Valencia oranges have started and are good.
  • Limes are scarce and prices have firmed up again. Lemons are expensive and currently imported from USA.
  • Bananas are plentiful and cheap.
  • Queensland Mangoes are underway and nice. We will have discounted trays of Mangoes available throughout the Mango season.
  • Peaches, Nectarines, Apricots, Plums and Cherries are in season with some nice fruit available. We will have discounted trays of Yellow Peaches and Nectarines and boxes of Cherries available throughout the season.
  • Lychees have also started and are nice.
  • New Zealand Green Kiwi Fruit are still available and will continue until Christmas.
  • Strawberries are nice with the Victorian season underway. Blueberries are also nice but prices are firming.
  • Australian Green Seedless Grapes have started and are very good.
  • Topless Pineapples, Red Papaya, Rockmelons, Watermelon and Honey Dew Melons are all in season and nice.
  • There are some nice Passionfruit are available this week.

Other Items,

  • Try our Free Range Eggs, Dates and Honey.

Order your home delivered fruit and vegetables before 8:30 pm on Monday for delivery to Asquith, Beecroft, Berowra, Berowra Heights, Hornsby, Hornsby Heights, Mount Colah, Mount Kuring-gai, Normanhurst, North Turramurra, North Wahroonga, Pennant Hills, Pymble (East side), South Turramurra, St Ives, St Ives Chase, Thornleigh, Turramurra, Wahroonga, Warrawee and Westleigh on Tuesday afternoon or evening.