Market Update for Monday 29 October 2018

By Brett,

In Vegetable and Salad lines;

  • Potatoes 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
  • Brushed Potatoes
  • Cabbage
  • Asparagus
  • Broccoli
  • Zucchini
  • Green Capsicum
  • Lebanese Cucumber
  • Avocadoes
  • Celery
  • Regular Tomatoes
  • Fennel
  • Baby Bok Choy
  • Silverbeet Spinach
  • Kale
  • Salad Mixes and Hydro Lettuce

In Fruit;

  • Pineapples (Topless) and Papaya are very nice.
  • Rockmelons and Honeydew melons and in season and good value. Watermelon is also good.
  • Navel Oranges, Blood Oranges, Ruby Grapefruit and Lemons are good. Valencia Oranges have started and are the best oranges for juicing. 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.
  • Mandarins have finished.
  • USA Green and Red Seedless Grapes are available. Australian Grapes are still a few weeks away.
  • New Zealand Kiwifruit and Kiwi Gold are in season and excellent.
  • Mangoes are in season and nice. We will have discounted trays of Mangoes available throughout the season.
  • We will have some nice early season Peaches and Nectarines starting this week.
  • Strawberries and Blueberries are very good.
  • Passionfruit are nice but expensive.

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.