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October 2012

BUYER’S GUIDE: 9th – 15th Oct

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

MARKET SUMMARY: Fruit The Buy list: Granny Smiths, Royal Gala, NZ Hass Avocados, Bananas, Blueberries, Ruby Grapefruit, USA Red Seedless Grapes, Honeydews, Kiwifruit, Mandarins, NT Mangos, Nashi Pears, Blood Oranges, Pawpaw, New Season Peaches, Pineapples, Rockmelons, Seedless & Long Watermelons. The Watch List: Figs (Price), Passionfruit (Price), Strawberries (Quality) Market Insights: It is a good week for fruit, New Season…

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THE HUMAN CONNECTION

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Q: How has Simon George & Sons changed over its 80 year history? The food service industry is a demanding one and no matter where you fall on the supply chain (from farmer to front of house) having a passionate, strong team around you is the key ingredient for success. With this in mind, we wanted to take this opportunity…

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BUYER’S GUIDE: 3rd Oct- 8th Oct

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BEST BUYS: Fruit: Bethonga Pineapple (QLD) * Blueberries (NSW) * Kiwifruit (NZ) * Paw Paw- yellow (QLD) * Rhubarb (NSW) Vegetable: Asparagus- medium (VIC) * Cos Lettuce- large (NSW) * Eggplant (QLD) * Green Peas (QLD) * Mushroom- no 2 (NSW) SOMETHING DIFFERENT: Fruit: Bell Apples (QLD) * Blood Oranges (QLD) * Champagne Melon (NT) * Honey Pears (QLD) * Loquats (NSW) * Pomegranate (IMP)…

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BUYER’S GUIDE: Asian/Exotics 3rd Oct-8th Oct

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

Asian Vegetables: Short Supply Gai Choy * Kachay * Luffas * Tamarind * Water Spinach Exotic Fruits: Short Supply Banana Buds/Bell * Kaffir Limes * Pomelos Exotic Fruits: Not Available Asian Plum * Buddha Hands * Dragonfruit * Fuji Fruit * Guava * Longans * Lychee * Persimmon * Pomelos- red * Rambutan *  Starfuit (Carambola) * Tamarillo (gold)

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