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June 2012

BUYER’S GUIDE: 26th Jun- 2nd Jul

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

    The market is in good shape this week with only some slight issues: QLD: Extreme cold snap is affecting a few lines. Good quality but  slow growth and delay picking of beans, corn, peas, medium strawberries, rocket, rockmelons, bananas and raspberries. So stock is in short supply driving a price rise. VIC: Experiencing lots of rain all over…

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QUESTION TIME:

By | Produce Varieties, Sydney Markets, Vegetable, Winter | No Comments

Q: What do eggs and potatoes have in common? At Simon George & Sons we like to work closely with our clients, listen to their needs and then shape our service accordingly. So this week, I thought I would take the opportunity to answer our most frequently asked questions about produce. It is interesting that some of the more ‘commonplace’…

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BUYER’S GUIDE: 19th Jun-25th Jun

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

  The cooler weather has slowed down supply of some products, mainly Honeydews, Tomatoes and Strawberries. Quality is sound, just up in price slightly this week.  Overall the market is in good shape, with plenty to choose from. Highlights: Australian Truffles Season is up and running and USA cherries Cumquats are on the markets also. BEST BUYS: Fruit: Cherries (Imp- USA) *…

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BUYER’S GUIDE: Asian/Exotics 5th June – 12th June

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

Asian Vegetables: Short Supply Asian Celery * Gai Choy * Thai Basil * Water Spinach Asian Vegetables: Not Available Kachay * Tamarind Exotic Fruits: Short Supply Buddha Hands * Cumquats * Longans * Loquats * Red Pomelos * Tamarillo (gold)   Exotic Fruits: Not Available Asian Plum * Cumquats * Green Mangoes * Lychee * Rambutan

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