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January 2012

BUYER’S GUIDE: 31st Jan 2012 – 6th Feb 2012

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As your eyes at the markets, here’s this week’s seasonal update from our buyers: Good supplies all round this week. There has been some quality issues due to the rain, but still plenty to chose from. Fruit: The weather has hit Strawberries hard this week. Nectarines and Peaches have also seen a slight kick up in price. New Season Apples are now…

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YEAR OF THE DRAGON

By | Chinese New Year, Produce, Summer, Updates | No Comments

Q: Why is 2012 said to be a powerful year? 2012 is well and truly here, as are the doom and gloom predictions for the global economy… but what does the year of the Water Dragon really have in store? Traditionally the Year of the Dragon encourages growth and change, making it the ideal time for an innovative leader to…

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BUYER’S GUIDE: 24/01/12-30/01/12

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As your eyes at the markets, here’s this week’s seasonal update from our buyers: Some movement in the market across both fruit and vegetables. The major factors being weather and some items coming to the end of their season.  Fruit: New season apples are just starting to appear from QLD. Plenty of stonefruit  with the introduction or cherries and apricots…

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GONG XI FA CAI- Enter the Year of the Dragon

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Fresh Asian products are in good supply this week for Chinese New Year. We anticipate a drop in supply and push in price after this weekend (for about a week) while the Spring Festival Celebrations take place. These will return to normal by the following week. Asian Vegetables: Good Supply Asian Celery – Banana Buds/Bell – Baby Bok Choi – Baby Choi Sum…

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BUYER’S GUIDE: 17/01/12- 23/01/12

By | Fruit, herbs, Local, Produce, Summer, Updates, Vegetable | No Comments

As your eyes at the markets, here’s this week’s seasonal update from our buyers:   BEST BUYS: Fruit: Black Seedless Grapes (QLD) Blueberries- large (NSW) Fig Tray (NSW) Nectarines (VIC) Vegetables: Cocktail Chat Potatoes (SA) New Season Sweet Corn (NSW) Lebanese Cucumber (NSW) Rhubarb (NSW) Tomato- small (VIC) Yellow Squash (QLD)   SOMETHING DIFFERENT: New Season Apricot (TAS) New Season…

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