Market Update for Tuesday 5 May 2020

By Brett,

In Vegetable and Salad lines:

  • Corn and Yellow Squash are available again.
  • Snow Peas are not available.
  • Most other vegetable and salad lines are good and prices are reasonable.

The best value vegetable and salad items are:

  • Chats (small white) Potatoes
  • Carrots
  • Chinese Cabbage
  • Eggplant
  • Broccoli
  • Zucchini
  • Red Capsicum
  • Lebanese Cucumbers
  • Fennel
  • Mushrooms
  • Regular Tomatoes
  • Baby Bok Choy and Choy Sum
  • Hydro Lettuces
  • Salad Mix, Baby Spinach and Rocket

In Fruit,

  • Pineapples, Red Papaya, Rockmelons, Honeydew Melons and Seedless Watermelon are good.
  • Australian Navel Oranges and Imperial Mandarins are in season. Limes, Lemons and Ruby Grapefruit are available too. Valencia oranges (2nds) are still available in 3kg bags.
  • New season Jazz, Pink Lady, Gala, Red Delicious and Granny Smith apples are available. Store apples covered in the fridge to keep them crisp.
  • Bananas are good and quite cheap.
  • New season Packham and Beurre Bosc Pears have started. Nashi Pears are also in season. Williams Pears have finished.
  • Australian Green and Red Seedless Grapes are still nice.
  • Australian Green Kiwifruit and New Zealand Kiwi Gold have started.
  • Plums are still nice but Nectarines and Peaches have finished.
  • Blueberries are nice again but we have stopped Strawberries due to quality and supply issues.
  • Passionfruit are available too.

Other Items,

  • Free-Range Eggs, Medjool Dates and Honey are available.