Market Update for Tuesday 6 November 2018

By Brett,

In Vegetable and Salad lines;

  • Potatoes are expensive due to light supply.
  • Australian Asparagus and Broad Beans are in season and nice.
  • Yellow Squash is unavailable at the moment.
  • We have added Mini Lebanese Cucumbers (250g punnet) to our Product List.
  • Red Oak Lettuce are unavailable due to quality issues.
  • Most other vegetable and salad lines are good and prices are reasonable.

The best value vegetable and salad items are;

  • Jap and Qld Pumpkin
  • Brushed Potatoes
  • Green Cabbage
  • Asparagus
  • Zucchini
  • Green and Red Capsicum
  • Lebanese Cucumber
  • Avocadoes
  • Regular Tomatoes
  • Fennel
  • Baby Bok Choy
  • Silverbeet Spinach
  • Kale
  • Salad Mixes and Hydro Lettuce

In Fruit;

  • Pineapples (Topless) and Papaya are very nice.
  • Rockmelons, Honeydew melons and Watermelon are all very good.
  • Navel Oranges, Blood Oranges, Ruby Grapefruit and Lemons are still very good. Valencia Oranges have started and are the best oranges for juicing. Limes are less abundant and prices have tightened.
  • Pink Lady, Gala, Red Delicious, Fuji and Granny Smith apples are also very good. Jazz Apples are now NZ fruit. Store apples covered in the fridge to keep them crisp.
  • Bananas are good but prices are firmer.
  • Packham, Beurre Bosc and Nashi Pears are nice.
  • Mandarins have finished.
  • USA Green and Red Seedless Grapes are available. Australian Grapes are still a few weeks away.
  • New Zealand Kiwifruit and Kiwi Gold are still very good but will finish soon.
  • Mangoes are better value this week with Katherine fruit starting.
  • There are some nice early season Peaches and Nectarines available and prices have started to ease.
  • Strawberries and Blueberries are very good.
  • Passionfruit are nice but expensive.

Other Items,

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

Order your home delivered fruit and vegetables before 9 pm 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.