Market Update for Tuesday 23 April 2019

By Brett,

In Vegetable and Salad lines;

  • Chinese Cabbage, Savoy Cabbage, English Spinach 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
  • Red 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.
  • Strawberries are nice. Blueberries are expensive and nearing the end of their season.
  • 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 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 (normally but due to the Anzac Day holiday, deliveries will be Friday this week).