Market Update for Monday 15 October 2018

By Brett,

In Vegetable and Salad lines;

  • Potatoes and Corn are expensive due to light supply.
  • Australian Asparagus is in season and nice.
  • We have added Mini Lebanese Cucumbers (250g punnet) to our Product List.
  • Red Oak Lettuce are unavailable due to quality issues.
  • 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
  • Asparagus
  • Broccoli
  • Zucchini
  • Green Capsicum
  • Lebanese Cucumber
  • Avocadoes
  • Celery
  • Regular Tomatoes
  • Fennel
  • Asian Vegetables
  • Silverbeet and English Spinach
  • Salad Mixes and Hydro Lettuces

In Fruit;

  • Pineapples (Topless) and Papaya are very nice.
  • Rockmelons, Honeydew and Watermelon are also good.
  • Navel Oranges, Blood Oranges, Ruby Grapefruit and Lemons are all in season and nice. Limes are less abundant and prices have tightened.
  • Pink Lady, Gala, Red Delicious, Fuji, Jazz and Granny Smith apples are still very good. Store apples covered in the fridge to keep them crisp.
  • Bananas are good but prices are firmer.
  • Packham, Beurre Bosc and Nashi Pears are nice.
  • Imperial Mandarins and Tangelos have finished. Afourer Mandarins are still available and very good.
  • USA Grapes are available with Menindee Green Grapes the best at the moment.
  • New Zealand Kiwifruit and Kiwi Gold are in season and excellent.
  • Mangoes are in season and good value. We will have discounted trays of Mangoes available throughout the season.
  • Strawberries and Blueberries are still nice but prices are up.
  • Passionfruit are smaller at the moment but very nice.

Other Items,

  • Try our Medjool Dates, Honey and Free Range Eggs.

Order your home delivered fruit and vegetables before 9 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.