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July 2012

BUYER’S GUIDE: Asian/Exotics 31st Jul – 6th Aug

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

Asian Vegetables: Short Supply Water Spinach Asian Vegetables: Not Available  Asian Celery * Gai Choy * Kachay * Tamarind Exotic Fruits: Short Supply Banana Buds/Bell * Dragonfruit * Guava- cooking Exotic Fruits: Not Available Asian Plum * Longans * Loquats * Lychee * Pomelos- red * Rambutan *  Tamarillo (gold)

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BUYER’S GUIDE: 31st Jul – 6th Aug

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

  The overall market is in winter mode and will hold like this for the next few weeksThis will change once the weather warms up in QLD, which is usually around August. FRUIT: Market Overview Ones to watch out for are the melons: Water, Seedless, Rocks & Honeydew. We will see a change by week’s end as the NT season kicks in and supply…

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BUYER’S GUIDE: 24th Jul – 30th Jul

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

With the market as erratic as the recent weather along the Eastern Seaboard, here is our guide to produce for this week: FRUIT: Market Overview Apples and Pears have stepped up in price, quality and supply no problems. Navel Oranges, Grapefruit and Lemons all travelling well, limes holding, Mandarins have firmed due to changing varieties and weather. Bananas are affected…

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PEAR SHAPED

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

Q: What gives a pear its unique melting texture? While the cold weather is having an adverse reaction on many fruit and veg lines, apples and pears are a reliable addition to the menu with quality consistent and stock readily available. With harvesting taking place between Jan-May each year, apple and pear varieties have been relatively unaffected by recent weather…

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BUYER’S GUIDE: 17th Jul – 23rd Jul

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

Due to extreme weather patterns over the last 6-8 weeks many lines of fresh produce have been heavily affected. The wet weather experienced before winter delayed plantings, this was followed by extended cool nights, frosts and then more heavy  rain. FRUIT: Market Overview  Apples and Pears will be unaffected due to the majority of fruit coming out of cold storage…

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