Market Update for Tuesday 17 December 2019

By Brett,

In Vegetable and Salad lines;

  • Pumpkin and Cucumbers are expensive due to light supply.
  • Sugar Snaps are unavailable.
  • Most other vegetable and salad lines are good and prices are reasonable.

The best value vegetable and salad items are;

  • Sweet Potato
  • Brushed (dirty) or Chats (small white) Potatoes
  • Eggplant
  • Zucchini
  • Red and Green Capsicum
  • Avocados
  • Mushrooms
  • Tomatoes
  • Baby Bok Choy
  • Leeks
  • Hydro Lettuces
  • Wild Rocket, Baby Spinach and Salad Mix

In Fruit;

  • Pineapples, Red Papaya, Rockmelons and Honey Dew are nice. Seedless Watermelon is available too.
  • Valencia Oranges, Limes and Ruby Grapefruit are good. Lemons are still available but expensive. Navel Oranges and Mandarins have finished.
  • Gala, Fuji, Jazz, Pink Lady, Red Delicious and Granny Smith Apples are available and good. Store apples covered in the fridge to keep them crisp.
  • Bananas are good and reasonably priced.
  • Packham Pears are still very good. Beurre Bosc and Nashi Pears have finished.
  • Australian Green and Red Seedless Grapes have started.
  • USA Kiwifruit are now available. Kiwi Gold have finished.
  • Mangoes, Nectarines, Peaches, Cherries, Plums and Apricots are all in season and nice.
  • Strawberries and Blueberries are also nice. Blueberries are holding the best.
  • Passionfruit are available again.

Other Items,

  • Try our Free-Range Eggs, Medjool Dates and Honey.

Order your home delivered fruit and vegetables before 9pm on Wednesday for delivery to Artarmon, Asquith, Castle Cove, Castlecrag, Chatswood, Chatswood West, East Killara, East Lindfield, Gordon, Gordon East, Gordon West, Hornsby North, Hornsby Heights, Killara, Lindfield, Middle Cove, Mount Colah (up to Yirra Rd) Northbridge, North Willoughby, Pymble (West side), Roseville, Roseville Chase, St Ives (South), Turramurra (West side), West Lindfield, West Pymble and Willoughby on Thursday afternoon or evening.