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Market Update for Tuesday 27 February 2018

Posted on: February 27th, 2018 by Brett

In Vegetable and Salad lines;

  • Chinese Cabbage, Snow Peas and Celery are expensive due to light supply.
  • Avocado prices are easing with new season Shepard Avocadoes now available.
  • Australian Asparagus has finished so we have switched to imported.
  • Most other vegetable and salad lines are good and prices are reasonable.

The best value vegetable and salad items are;

  • Pumpkin
  • Sweet Potato
  • Brushed Potatoes
  • Corn
  • Eggplant
  • Broccoli
  • Zucchinis
  • Green Capsicum
  • Lebanese Cucumbers
  • Chinese Vegetables
  • Silverbeet Spinach
  • Salad Mixes and Hydro Lettuces

In Fruit;

  • Rockmelons, Honeydew and Watermelons are good.
  • Pineapples are nice but there is only large fruit at the moment.
  • Papaya is unavailable due to supply and quality issues.
  • Valencia Oranges are in season. USA Navels are also available.
  • Ruby Grapefruit and Lemons are a bit scarce. Limes are abundant and cheap.
  • New season Gala and Red Delicious apples have started. Pink Lady and Granny Smith Apples are also available and good. Store apples covered in the fridge to keep them crisp.
  • Bananas are nice but prices have tightened.
  • New season Williams Pears have started. Nashi Pears have also started.
  • Grapes are in season and nice.
  • Italian Kiwifruit are available but expensive.
  • Peaches and Nectarines are in season and excellent.
  • There are nice Plums available but Apricots have finished.
  • We have finished up Cherries and Mangoes with the best of the season over.
  • Strawberries and Blueberries are good but prices are firm.
  • Passionfruit are available and nice.

Other Items,

  • Our local Hornsby Heights Honey supplier has run out for now so we have returned to sourcing Yellow Box Honey through the Markets.

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.