BUYER’S GUIDE: 19th Jun-25th Jun

 

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) * Delicious Apples- med (VIC) * Panama Passionfruit * Pineapple (QLD) * Ruby blush grapefruit (WA) 

Vegetable: Brussel sprouts (VIC) * Kipfler Potatoes * Mesclun Lettuce* Red capsicum (QLD) * Silverbeet (NSW)

SOMETHING DIFFERENT:

Fruit: Blood Limes (NSW) * Honey Pears * Pink Lady Apples (VIC) * Pomello – red (QLD) * Starfruit- aka Carambola (QLD)

Vegetable: Broad bean (NSW) * Green Peas ( QLD) * Truffles – superior black (WA – new season) * Witlof – white

NOT THIS WEEK:

Short Supply: Baby gold beetroot * Chestnut Mushroom * Snow Peas – expensive * Yellow Zucchini 

Not Available: Blood Oranges

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