Market Update for Sunday 17 May 2020

By Brett,

In Vegetable and Salad lines:

  • Sugar Snaps and Baby Corn are not available.
  • Corn, Cauliflower, Snow Peas and Zucchini are available but expensive.
  • Most other vegetable and salad lines are good and prices are reasonable.

The best value vegetable and salad items are:

  • Jap (Kent) Pumpkin
  • Chats (small white) Potatoes
  • Carrots
  • Cabbage and Chinese Cabbage
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Telegraph Cucumbers
  • Avocadoes
  • Celery
  • Fennel
  • Button Mushrooms
  • Regular Tomatoes
  • Chinese Vegetables
  • Silverbeet Spinach
  • Hydro Lettuces
  • Salad Mix, Baby Spinach and Rocket

In Fruit,

  • Pineapples, Red Papaya, Rockmelons, Honeydew Melons and Seedless Watermelon are good.
  • Navel Oranges and Imperial Mandarins are in season. Limes, Lemons and Ruby Grapefruit are available too. Valencia oranges (2nds) are still available in 3kg bags.
  • New season Jazz, Pink Lady, Gala, Red Delicious and Granny Smith apples are available. Store apples covered in the fridge to keep them crisp.
  • Bananas are good and cheap.
  • Packham, Beurre Bosc Pears and Nashi Pears are in season.
  • Red Seedless Grapes are still nice. Green Grapes have finished.
  • Australian Green Kiwifruit and New Zealand Kiwi Gold have started.
  • Plums have finished.
  • Blueberries are nice again but we have stopped Strawberries due to quality and supply issues.
  • Passionfruit are available and nice.

Other Items,

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