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March 2016

Melbourne – We have arrived!

By | Latest News

Simon George & Sons is proud to announce the opening of our state-of-the-art, 3000m² Distribution Sales Centre at the new Fruit and Vegetable market in Epping. With a reputation for offering Australia’s most vibrant and eclectic food scene, we are excited to bring our fresh and processed produce solutions to the Melbourne hospitality industry.   Our new Epping facility has…

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The Apple of My Eye

By | Fruit

Far from being a ‘forbidden fruit’ there are more than 2.6 billion apples grown in Australia each year, with the majority being consumed domestically. In recent years the most dominant varieties have been Granny Smith and Pink Lady™, which between them accounted for approximately 55% of total production. However like any food, trends come and go, so here is an…

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Pear-Shaped

By | Fruit

The secret to enjoying pears is knowing which pear to eat when. A pear eaten too early is an opportunity missed, as it has not yet had the chance to develop its full flavour and unique, buttery texture. From harvest to consumption the quality of a pear is reliant on knowing when to act. If allowed to stay on the…

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