BUYER’S GUIDE: 17th Apr- 23rd Apr

Another good week, much the same as the last. Main problem items Rockmelons, Honeydews & Seedless Watermelons.

Fruit:

Apples, Pears, New Season Hass Avocados, Bananas, Feijoas, Figs, Guavas, Grapes, Kiwi, Lemons, Limes,  Mandarins, Papaws & Pineapples. On the move up in price but still great quality are Blueberries, Strawberries, Oranges and Passionfruit. Bye Bye to Peaches  & Nectarines and Plums in another week.

Vegetables:

Artichokes, Beetroot, Brussels Sprouts, Celery, All Cabbage, Eggplant, Fennel, Leeks, Iceberg & Cos Lettuce, Sweet Corn, Spuds & Zucchini. Tomatoes holding price and quality. Moving up in price – Broccoli, Cauliflowers & Gold Squash.

 

BEST BUYS:

Fruit:

Delicious Apples – med (VIC) * Fig Tray (NSW) * Grapes – red seedless (VIC)* Kiwifruit (VIC) * Mandarin (QLD)

Vegetables: 

Celery (VIC) * Globe Artichoke (NSW) * Iceberg Lettuce (VIC) * Leek – large (VIC) * Mushrooms – cup (NSW)

SOMETHING DIFFERENT:

Chestnuts (VIC)

Fruit:

New Season Avocado (QLD) * New Season Pink Lady apples (NSW) *  Mangosteen (QLD) * Papaya – green/cooking (QLD) * New Season Quince (QLD) * Tamarillos- red (NSW)

Vegetables:

Baby Gold Beetroot (NSW) * Horseradish (SA) * Jicama aka Water yam (QLD)

 NOT THIS WEEK:

Short Supply:

Broad Beans * Butter Bean – yellow

Not Available:

Nectarine * Peach * Rambutan 

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