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Market Update for Tuesday 27 March 2018

Posted on: March 27th, 2018 by Brett

In Vegetable and Salad lines;

  • Chinese Cabbage and Yellow Squash are unavailable due to supply and quality issues.
  • Eggplant is expensive due to light supply.
  • 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
  • Beans
  • Broccoli
  • Zucchini
  • Green Capsicum
  • Lebanese Cucumbers
  • Avocadoes
  • Leeks
  • Chinese Vegetables
  • Silverbeet Spinach
  • Salad Mixes and Hydro Lettuces

In Fruit;

  • Rockmelons, Honeydew and Watermelons are good. Rockmelon is the best value.
  • Pineapples are nice and cheaper again.
  • Papaya is unavailable due to supply and quality issues.
  • Valencia Oranges are still juicy and sweet. USA Navels are also available.
  • New season Lemons and Ruby Grapefruit have started. Limes are still abundant.
  • New season Gala, Red Delicious, Fuji and Granny Smith apples have started. Pink Lady apples have finished until the new season fruit starts in about 2 weeks. Store apples covered in the fridge to keep them crisp.
  • Bananas are good and prices are reasonable.
  • New season Williams and Beurre Bosc Pears have started. Nashi Pears are also available.
  • Mandarins have started. The early fruit is a bit tangy but quite nice.
  • Grapes are still in season and nice.
  • Australian Kiwifruit are still too green so we will stay with imported Kiwifruit for now.
  • Plums are still nice but we have finished up Peaches and Nectarines.
  • Strawberries and Blueberries are good but prices are firm.
  • Passionfruit are scarce and expensive.

Other Items,

  • Our local Hornsby Heights Honey supplier has run out for now so we have returned to sourcing 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.