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BUYER’S GUIDE: Asian/Exotics 16th – 22nd October

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

Asian Vegetables: Not Available Lotus Root * Sugar Cane * Tamarind Asian Vegetables: Short Supply Gai Choy * Kachay * Luffas * Water Spinach Exotic Fruits: Short Supply Banana Buds/Bell * Cumquats * Dragonfruit * Figs * Loquats Exotic Fruits: Not Available Asian Plum * Buddha Hands * Fuji Fruit * Guava (cooking) * Kaffir Limes * Lychee * Mangosteen * Persimmon * Pomelos * Rambutan * …

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BUYER’S GUIDE: 16th – 22nd October

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

MARKET SUMMARY: Fruit The Buy list: Granny Smith and Delicious Apples, NZ Hass Avocados, Bananas, Blueberries, Ruby Grapefruit, IMP Grapes, NZ Kiwifruit, SA Mandarins, Mangoes, All Pears, Navel Oranges, Paw Paw, Rockmelons, Rhubarb, WA Strawberries, Long, Seedless & Champagne Melons.   The Watch List: Limes (Price), “PASSIONFRUIT (PRICE)”, Starfruit (NA).   Market Insights: Clear across the board with Fruit. Quality…

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FRESH FLAVOURS FROM THE MARKETS

By | Fruit, Local, Produce, Produce Varieties, Spring, Summer, supply, Sydney Markets | No Comments

Q: Stephanie Alexander says she can’t a few days without cooking one, but what is a mad apple? October is the time of year when we start to get quietly excited about the ‘different’ produce lines showing up at that markets. Beyond the New Season Australian white asparagus (just in and exceptional quality), Halloween Pumpkins (ready for carving) and the new…

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BUYER’S GUIDE: Asian/Exotics 9th – 15th 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 * Lychee * Persimmon * Rambutan *  Starfuit (Carambola) * Tamarillo (gold)

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BUYER’S GUIDE: 9th – 15th Oct

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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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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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BUYER’S GUIDE: Asian/Exotics 25th Sept – 3rd Oct

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

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

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BUYER’S GUIDE: 25th Sept – 3rd Oct

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MARKET SUMMARY: Fruit The Buy list: Granny Smith & Delicious Apples, Bananas, Blueberries, Ruby Grapefruit, Honeydews, Kiwifruit, Mandarins, Nashi, Beurre Bosc & Packham Pears, Blood Oranges, Navel Oranges, Red Papaya, Pineapples, Rockmelons, Rhubarb, Strawberries, Watermelons: Seedless and Longs. The Watch List: Import Grapes (Quality), Figs (PRICE), Lime (Price), Passionfruit (Price), Mulberries (Quality). Market Insights: The appearance of the early season…

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