Market Update for Sunday 24 March 2019

By Brett,

In Vegetable and Salad lines;

  • Savoy Cabbage, Rocket bunches, English Spinach and some of the Asian Vegetables are unavailable. Sugar Snaps and Red Oak Lettuces are available again.
  • Jap Pumpkin, Cauliflower, Tomatoes and Iceberg Lettuce are expensive due to short supply.
  • Some Herb lines are unavailable and most Herbs are more 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;

  • Qld Pumpkin
  • Brushed (dirty) Potatoes
  • Corn
  • Broccoli
  • Zucchinis
  • Green Capsicum
  • Lebanese Cucumbers
  • Avocadoes
  • Button Mushrooms
  • Baby Bok Choy and Chinese Broccoli
  • Leeks
  • Wild Rocket, Baby Spinach and Salad Mix

In Fruit;

  • Pineapples and Papaya are very nice. Papaya is a bit expensive though.
  • Honeydew (Dinosaur) melons are also very nice. Watermelons and Rockmelons are scarce and expensive.
  • Valencia Oranges are in season and good. USA Navel Oranges are also available.
  • Lemons are cheaper and Limes are still good value.
  • Ruby Grapefruit are unavailable for now.
  • New season Gala, Fuji, Red Delicious and Granny Smith Apples are now available. Pink Lady Apples are also available. Store apples covered in the fridge to keep them crisp.
  • Bananas are good but prices are up with the Qld weather affecting supply.
  • New Season Packham and Nashi Pears are available and very good. Williams Pears have finished.
  • Figs are struggling with the weather so we have finished them for this season.
  • Australian Grapes are in season and very good.
  • French Green Kiwifruit are in season.
  • Plums are nice but we have stopped Nectarines and Peaches as they are finishing and past their best.
  • Blueberries are nice and there are some good quality Strawberries available too.
  • Passionfruit are good and reasonably priced.

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.