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April 2012

BUYER’S GUIDE: Asian/Exotics 24th Apr – 30th Apr

By | Asian Produce, Autumn, availability, Fruit, Local, Produce, supply, Sydney Markets, Updates, Vegetable | No Comments

Some movement on Asian and Exotic produce lines, with early Mexican Mangoes arriving at the markets as well as short supply on some exotic fruits: Asian Vegetables: Short Supply Asian Celery * Gai Choy * Water Spinach Asian Vegetables: Not Available Kachay * Tamarind Exotic Fruits: Short Supply Longan * Mango * Mangosteen * Tamarillo (gold)* Tamarillo (red) Exotic Fruits: Not Available Asian Plum *…

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BUYER’S GUIDE: 24th Apr – 30th Apr

By | Autumn, availability, Fruit, herbs, Local, Produce, supply, Sydney Markets, Updates, Vegetable | No Comments

Thankfully the wet has not had the expected negative affect on quality and supply this week, so the markets are performing much as they have for the last fortnight. Main items to watch out for are Melons (quality and price on all lines) and Tomatoes (just the quality- not at their best). Fruit: Clean slate and plenty to chose from. Stonefruit…

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BUYER’S GUIDE: Asian/Exotics 17th Apr – 23rd Apr

By | Asian Produce, Autumn, availability, Fruit, Local, Produce, supply, Sydney Markets, Updates, Vegetable | No Comments

Market update on Asian and Exotic produce lines: Asian Vegetables: Short Supply Asian Celery * Gai Choy * Water Spinach Asian Vegetables: Not Available Kachay * Tamarind Exotic Fruits: Short Supply Tamarillo (gold)* Tamarillo (red) Exotic Fruits: Not Available Asian Plum * Buddha Hands * Cumquats * Green Mangoes * Loquats * Lychee * Red Pomellos * Rambutan

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BUYER’S GUIDE: 17th Apr- 23rd Apr

By | Autumn, availability, Fruit, herbs, Local, Produce, supply, Sydney Markets, Updates, Vegetable | No Comments

Another good week, much the same as the last. Main problem items Rockmelons, Honeydews & Seedless Watermelons. Fruit: Apples, Pears, New Season Hass Avocados, Bananas, Feijoas, Figs, Guavas, Grapes, Kiwi, Lemons, Limes,  Mandarins, Papaws & Pineapples. On the move up in price but still great quality are Blueberries, Strawberries, Oranges and Passionfruit. Bye Bye to Peaches  & Nectarines and Plums…

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KEEP IT IN THE FAMILY

By | Asian Produce, Autumn, availability, Local, Produce, Produce Varieties, Sydney Markets, Vegetable, Winter | No Comments

Q: What plant did these vastly different vegetables stem from? While they may seem an unlikely grouping, the Winter vegetables listed below are all from the same species. They are all classified as cultivars of Brassica Oleracea, one of the world’s most diverse plant species which includes kale, collard greens, broccoli, broccolini, chinese broccoli, cauliflower, cabbages, Brussels sprouts and kohlrabi….

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BUYER’S GUIDE: 11th Apr – 16th Apr

By | Autumn, availability, Fruit, herbs, Local, Produce, supply, Sydney Markets, Updates, Vegetable | No Comments

After better weather over the past few weeks the markets are looking brighter!! Only items still heavily affected are melons (price and quality) and tomatoes (more quality than price). Supply is up on demand, which has levelled the market and eased prices across the board Fruit: Farewell to Peaches and Nectarines, followed by Mangoes and Plums, over the next week…

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BUYER’S GUIDE: Asian/Exotics – 3rd Apr-10th Apr

By | Asian Produce, Autumn, availability, Fruit, Local, Produce, supply, Sydney Markets, Updates, Vegetable | No Comments

Market update on Asian and Exotic produce lines: Asian Vegetables: Expensive Thai Basil Asian Vegetables: Short Supply Asian Celery * Een Choy * Gai Choy * Ong Choy * Thai Eggplant * Water Spinach Asian Vegetables: Not Available Kachay * Tamarind Exotic Fruits: Short Supply Rambutan * Tamarillo (red) Exotic Fruits: Not Available Asian Plum * Buddha Hands * Cumquats * Green Mangoes * Loquats * Lychee * Red Pomellos * Tamarillo (gold) * Tangelos

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