Market Update for Sunday 29 September 2019

By Brett,

In Vegetable and Salad lines;

  • Butternut Pumpkin, Cauliflower, Chinese Cabbage, Eggplant, Red Capsicum and Iceberg Lettuce are 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 Pumpkin
  • Sweet Potato
  • Chats (small white) Potatoes
  • Broccoli
  • Zucchini
  • Green Capsicum
  • Lebanese Cucumbers
  • Avocados
  • Regular Tomatoes
  • Fennel
  • Baby Bok Choy
  • Leeks
  • Hydro Lettuces
  • Wild Rocket, Baby Spinach and Salad Mix

In Fruit;

  • Pineapples, Red Papaya, Rockmelons and Honey Dew are nice. Pineapples are the best value.
  • Watermelons are inconsistent and so we have stopped them for now.
  • Navel Oranges, Blood Oranges, Lemons, Limes, Ruby Grapefruit, Tangelos and Afourer Mandarins are all in season and nice. Imperial Mandarins have finished.
  • Gala, Fuji, Jazz, Pink Lady, Red Delicious and Granny Smith Apples are all available and very good. Store apples covered in the fridge to keep them crisp.
  • Bananas are good and reasonably priced.
  • Packham, Beurre Bosc and Nashi Pears are very good.
  • We have sourced some nice USA Red Seedless Grapes.
  • New Zealand Kiwifruit and Kiwi Gold are in season and excellent.
  • Mangoes have started with some nice early season fruit available.
  • Strawberries and Blueberries are in season and nice.
  • Passionfruit are good but prices are on the way up again.

Other Items,

  • Free Range Eggs are more expensive due to light supply.
  • Try our Medjool Dates and Honey.

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.