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Market Update for Monday 31 July 2017

Posted on: July 30th, 2017 by Brett

In Vegetable and Salad lines;

  • Jap Pumpkin, Eggplant and Beans are pricey due to short supply.
  • Corn and Tomato prices have eased.
  • Most other vegetable and salad lines are good and prices are reasonable.

The best value vegetable and salad items are;

  • Qld Pumpkin
  • Brushed (still dirty) Potatoes
  • Cauliflower
  • Cabbage
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Zucchini
  • Capsicum
  • Lebanese Cucumbers
  • Leeks
  • Fennel
  • Asian Vegetables
  • Silverbeet Spinach
  • Salad Mix

In Fruit;

  • Pink Lady, Gala, Red Delicious, Fuji and Granny Smith Apples are available and very good. Store apples covered in the fridge to keep them crisp.
  • Packham, Buerre Bosc and Nashi Pears are also in season.
  • Australian Navels Oranges in season and excellent. Blood Oranges and Ruby Grapefruit have also started and are very good.
  • Imperial Mandarins are in full swing. Tangelos are also in season.
  • Lemons are cheaper but Limes are up.
  • Bananas are good but prices are firm.
  • New Zealand Kiwifruit and Kiwi Gold are in season and excellent.
  • There are some nice early season Strawberries and. Blueberries available.
  • Red Grapes are still nice but Green Grapes have finished.
  • Pineapples are excellent and Papaya is still nice.
  • All melons are good but prices are firm.
  • Passionfruit are available and nice.

Other Items,

  • Dates are unavailable until the new season shipment arrives which is expected mid-August.
  • Try our local Hornsby Heights Honey which again rated well at this year’s Easter show.

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.