Market Update for Sunday 21 April 2019

By Brett,

In Vegetable and Salad lines;

  • Chinese Cabbage, Savoy Cabbage, English Spinach and Red Oak Lettuce are unavailable.
  • Jap Pumpkin, Corn, Cabbage, Beans and Broccoli are expensive due to short supply.
  • Most other vegetable and salad lines are good and prices are reasonable.

The best value vegetable and salad items are;

  • Butternut Pumpkin
  • Brushed (dirty) Potatoes
  • Cauliflower
  • Eggplant
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Zucchinis
  • Snow Peas
  • Green Capsicum
  • Lebanese Cucumbers
  • Celery
  • Regular Tomatoes
  • Wild Rocket, Baby Spinach and Salad Mix

In Fruit;

  • Pineapples and Papaya are very nice.
  • Watermelons, Rockmelons and Honeydew melons are also nice.
  • Valencia Oranges are nearing the end of their season as are USA Navels. Australian Navel Oranges are still a few weeks away.
  • Lemons are in season and Limes are still very good.
  • New Season Ruby Grapefruit have started.
  • Mandarins are available and much sweeter now.
  • Gala, Fuji, Jazz, Pink Lady, Red Delicious and Granny Smith Apples are all new season fruit now and excellent. Store apples covered in the fridge to keep them crisp.
  • Bananas are good and prices are easing.
  • New Season Packham and Nashi Pears are available and very good. Williams Pears have finished.
  • Grapes are still very good.
  • Australian Green Kiwifruit are in season.
  • Plums are nice but we have stopped Nectarines and Peaches as they are finishing and past their best.
  • Blueberries and Strawberries are nice.
  • Passionfruit are good but prices are on the way up again.
  • Quinces are in season.

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 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.