Market Update for Friday 21 January 2022

By Brett,

Most Vegetable and Salad lines are good but supply is tight.

The best seasonal vegetable and salad items are:

  • Brushed (Dirty) or Chats (small white) Potatoes
  • Sweet Potato
  • Corn
  • Zucchini
  • Lebanese Cucumbers
  • Avocados
  • Truss Tomatoes
  • Asian Vegies
  • Silverbeet Spinach
  • Salad Mix and Baby Spinach

In Fruit,

  • Rockmelons, Honeydew melons, Pineapples and Papaya are all nice.
  • Seedless Watermelon is good too. Due to food safety regulations, we can only supply whole watermelons (sorry, no cut watermelon).
  • Valencia Oranges and Limes are in season. Lemons and Ruby Grapefruit have tightened.
  • Pink Lady, Gala, Red Delicious and Granny Smith Apples are still good. New season Gala Apples will start soon. Store apples covered in the fridge to keep them crisp.
  • Packham Pears are still available. New season Williams pears will start soon.
  • Bananas are good.
  • New Zealand Kiwifruit have finished.
  • Mangoes are still available and nice.
  • Australian Green and Red Seedless Grapes are in season.
  • Apricots, Nectarines, Peaches and Plums are also in season.
  • Strawberries and Blueberries are nice.
  • Passionfruit are also good.

Other Items,

  • Free-Range Eggs, Medjool Dates and Honey are available. Eggs prices are up again.