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Market Update for Tuesday 30 June 2015

Posted on: June 30th, 2015 by Brett

In Vegetable and Salad lines;

  • Lebanese Cucumbers are in short supply and expensive. Telegraph Cucumbers are a better option.
  • Button Mushrooms are more abundant and cheaper this week.
  • Beans are scarce and expensive. Snow Peas are better value.
  • 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) and Chats (Small White) Potatoes
  • Corn
  • Cauliflower
  • Cabbage
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Zucchini
  • Choko
  • Green & Red Capsicum
  • Telegraph Cucumbers
  • Celery
  • Snow Peas
  • Regular & Cherry Tomatoes
  • Red Oak & 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 are in season and at their best.
  • Lemons and Limes are both readily available. Lemons are the best value.
  • Imperial Mandarins are very good, abundant and cheap. Tangelos have also started.
  • Bananas are good and prices are easing.
  • Australian Kiwifruit are finishing so we have switched to NZ Kiwifruit. NZ Kiwi Gold are also available.
  • Queensland Strawberries are available and starting to get cheaper. Blueberries are also available again.
  • Quinces are good but nearing the end of their season.
  • Red Seedless Grapes will soon finish up. 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 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.