Market Update for Monday 10 September 2018

By Brett,

In Vegetable and Salad lines;

  • Potato prices have tightened due to light supply.
  • Telegraph Cucumbers are available again but cucumbers are still pricey.
  • Most other vegetable and salad lines are good and prices are reasonable.

The best value vegetable and salad items are;

  • Butternut Pumpkin
  • Sweet Potato
  • Cauliflower
  • Cabbage
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Zucchini
  • Avocadoes
  • Celery
  • Regular Tomatoes
  • Fennel
  • Choy Sum
  • Silverbeet and English Spinach
  • Salad Mixes and Hydro Lettuces

In Fruit;

  • Pineapples (Topless) are very nice.
  • Rockmelons and Honeydew are smaller at the moment but good.
  • Watermelon and Papaya are nice again and back on our list.
  • Navel Oranges, Blood Oranges, Ruby Grapefruit and Lemons are all in season and at their best. Limes are less abundant and prices have tightened.
  • Pink Lady, Gala, Red Delicious, Fuji, Jazz and Granny Smith apples are available and very good. Store apples covered in the fridge to keep them crisp.
  • Bananas are good and reasonably priced.
  • Packham, Beurre Bosc and Nashi Pears are nice.
  • Imperial Mandarins have finished. Afourer Mandarins and Tangelos are still very good and will available for a few more weeks.
  • USA Grapes have started with Menindee Green Grapes the best at the moment.
  • New Zealand Kiwifruit and Kiwi Gold are available and excellent.
  • Mangoes have started with some early season Northern Territory fruit available.
  • Strawberries and Blueberries are in season and nice.
  • Passionfruit are also nice.

Other Items,

  • Try our Medjool Dates, Honey and Free Range Eggs.
  • Chillies have been moved to the Herb Category

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.