Market Update for Sunday 14 July 2019

By Brett,

In Vegetable and Salad lines;

  • Endives is unavailable due to quality and supply issues.
  • Corn 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;

  • Jap and Qld Pumpkin
  • Sweet Potato
  • Chats (small white) and Brushed (dirty) Potatoes
  • Cauliflower
  • Cabbage
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Zucchini
  • Green Capsicum
  • Lebanese Cucumber
  • Avocados
  • Celery
  • Regular Tomatoes
  • Fennel
  • Asian Vegetables
  • Silverbeet Spinach
  • Hydro Lettuces
  • Wild Rocket, Baby Spinach and Salad Mix

In Fruit;

  • Red Papaya are in season and very good. Pineapples are also good.
  • Rockmelons and Honeydew melons are nice. Watermelons are struggling with the cold so we have stopped them for now.
  • Navel Oranges, Lemons, Limes, Ruby Grapefruit, Tangelos and Imperial Mandarins are all in season and at their best.
  • Gala, Fuji, Jazz, Pink Lady, Red Delicious and Granny Smith Apples are all new season fruit. Store apples covered in the fridge to keep them crisp.
  • Bananas are good and reasonably priced.
  • New Season Packham and Nashi Pears are available and very good.
  • Green Grapes have finished but Red Grapes are still available and nice.
  • New Zealand Kiwifruit and Kiwi Gold are in season and excellent.
  • Queensland Strawberries are at their best. Blueberries are nice again and back on our list.
  • Passionfruit are good and reasonably priced.
  • Quinces have finished.

Other Items,

  • Free Range Eggs are more expensive due to light supply.

Order your home delivered fruit and vegetables before 9 pm on Monday for delivery to Beecroft, Berowra, Berowra Heights, Hornsby (South), Mount Colah (north of Yirra Rd), 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.