Market Update for Tuesday 8 October 2019

By Brett,

In Vegetable and Salad lines;

  • Butternut Pumpkin, Chinese Cabbage, Eggplant and Iceberg Lettuce are expensive due to light supply.
  • Most other vegetable and salad lines are good and prices are reasonable.

The best value vegetable and salad items are;

  • Jap Pumpkin
  • Sweet Potato
  • Brushed (dirty) Potatoes
  • Broccoli
  • Green Capsicum
  • Lebanese Cucumbers
  • Avocados
  • Celery
  • Regular Tomatoes
  • Fennel
  • Baby Bok Choy
  • Leeks
  • Hydro Lettuces
  • Wild Rocket, Baby Spinach and Salad Mix

In Fruit;

  • Pineapples, Red Papaya, Rockmelons and Honey Dew are nice. Rockmelons are the best value.
  • Watermelons are inconsistent and so we have stopped them for now.
  • Navel Oranges, Blood Oranges, Lemons, Limes, Ruby Grapefruit and Afourer Mandarins are all in season and nice. Imperial Mandarins and Tangelos have finished.
  • Gala, Fuji, Jazz, Pink Lady, Red Delicious and Granny Smith Apples are all available and very good. Store apples covered in the fridge to keep them crisp.
  • Bananas are good and reasonably priced.
  • Packham, Beurre Bosc and Nashi Pears are very good.
  • We have sourced some nice USA Red Seedless Grapes.
  • New Zealand Kiwifruit and Kiwi Gold are in season and excellent.
  • Mangoes have started with some nice early season fruit available.
  • Strawberries and Blueberries are in season and nice.
  • Passionfruit is in-between seasons and not available.

Other Items,

  • Free Range Eggs are more expensive due to light supply.
  • Medjool Dates are available in loose quantities only (no packs).

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.