Market Update for Sunday 28 April 2019

By Brett,

In Vegetable and Salad lines;

  • Chinese Cabbage, Savoy Cabbage and Red Oak Lettuce are unavailable.
  • Jap Pumpkin and Cabbage 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
  • Eggplant
  • Broccoli
  • 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 will start soon.
  • Lemons and Limes are in season and very good.
  • New Season Ruby Grapefruit have started.
  • Imperial Mandarins are in season and at their best.
  • Gala, Fuji, Jazz, Pink Lady, Red Delicious and Granny Smith Apples are all new season fruit and excellent. Store apples covered in the fridge to keep them crisp.
  • Bananas are good and cheap.
  • New Season Packham and Nashi Pears are available and very good.
  • Green Grapes have finished but Red Grapes are still available and nice.
  • Australian Green Kiwifruit and NZ Kiwi Gold are in season.
  • Plums are still nice but will finish soon.
  • Strawberries are nice. Blueberries are out of season and we have stopped them for now.
  • 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.