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Market Update for Monday 1 June 2015

Posted on: May 31st, 2015 by Brett

In Vegetable and Salad lines;

  • Cucumbers and Button Mushrooms are in short supply and expensive.
  • Snow Peas are expensive. Sugar Snaps are better value.
  • Hydro Lettuces are available again. The quality is good but they are still a bit small.
  • The quality of most other vegetable and salad lines is good and prices are reasonable.

The best value vegetable and salad items are;

  • Jap & Qld Pumpkin varieties
  • Brushed (still dirty) Potatoes
  • Corn
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Zucchini
  • Green Capsicum
  • Avocadoes
  • Celery
  • Loose leaf lettuce varieties

In Fruit;

  • Pink Lady, Gala, Fuji, Red Delicious and Granny Smith Apples are all now available. Store apples covered in the fridge to keep them crisp.
  • Packham and Buerre Bosc Pears are in season and very good. Nashi Pears are also now available.
  • Australian Navel Oranges have started and are nice.
  • Lemons and Limes are both readily available.
  • Imperial Mandarins are very good, abundant and cheap.
  • Bananas are good but prices are firm.
  • Australian Kiwifruit are in season and nice. NZ Kiwi Gold are also available.
  • Strawberries and Blueberries are available again and ok. The good Queensland Strawberries will be available soon.
  • Quinces are good but nearing the end of their season.
  • Red Seedless Grapes are still available and very good. Australian Green seedless grapes have finished.
  • Pineapples are nice and good value.
  • Rockmelon, Honeydew and Red Papaya are also good.
  • Watermelon is still good and reasonably priced. We have added small whole Seedless Watermelon to our list.
  • Passionfruit are available and nice.

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.