Market Update for Tuesday 31 March 2020

By Brett,

In Vegetable and Salad lines;

  • Chinese Cabbage, Baby Broccoli and English Spinach are not available.
  • Most other vegetable and salad lines are good and prices have eased.

The best value vegetable and salad items are;

  • Brushed (dirty) Potatoes
  • Carrots
  • Corn
  • Eggplant
  • Beans
  • Zucchinis
  • Red Capsicum
  • Lebanese Cucumbers
  • Avocadoes
  • Mushrooms
  • Regular Tomatoes
  • Hydro Lettuces
  • Salad Mix, Baby Spinach and Rocket

In Fruit;

  • Pineapples, Red Papaya, Rockmelons and Seedless Watermelon are all nice. Honeydew melons are available again too.
  • Limes and Lemons are good and there are some nice Ruby Grapefruit available again too. Navel Oranges from USA are available. Valencia oranges are only available in 2nds (3kg Bag).
  • New season Gala and Mi (Fuji / Gala cross) apples have started. Pink Lady and Granny Smith Apples are also still available. Store apples covered in the fridge to keep them crisp.
  • Bananas are good although prices are up.
  • New season Williams Pears have started. Nashi Pears have also started.
  • Australian Green and Red Seedless Grapes are in season.
  • Australian Kiwifruit have started.
  • Plums are still nice but we have stopped Nectarines and Peaches as they are finishing and past their best.
  • Strawberries are nice but we have stopped Blueberries due to quality issues.
  • Passionfruit are available and nice.

Other Items,

  • Free-Range Eggs, Medjool Dates and Honey (500g only) are expected to be available. Egg prices are up though.