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BUYER’S GUIDE: 13th March – 19th March

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Wet weather is still causing major issues with quality and supply. Again it is mainly with the vegetables and the ground grown crops.  Fruit: Berries and Melons are the most affected- supply and quality. Apples and Pears- no problems, Citrus- just holding up, Grapes- yes and no depending on the growing area. Exotics- some signs of weather, but still ok. …

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BUYER’S GUIDE: 6th Mar – 12th Mar

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As your eyes at the markets, here’s this week’s seasonal update from our buyers: The wet weather has finally hit home. While demand is the same, quality is the big issue. In particular, poor quality and supply of local ground grown crops has pushed market prices higher. As in the past few weeks, it is 90% against the vegetables. Fruit:…

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BUYER’S GUIDE: 28th Feb – 5th Mar 2012

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As your eyes at the markets, here’s this week’s seasonal update from our buyers: Overall the general market price is down due to lower demand, but quality is still showing signs of the poor weather. Again it’s the ground grown crops, local Asian vegetables and herbs that are worst hit. Fruit is still holding and in most products there is…

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BUYER’S GUIDE: 21st Feb 2012 – 27th Feb 2012

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As your eyes at the markets, here’s this week’s seasonal update from our buyers: This week continues to see weather impacting local product, especially ground grown crops. Fruit: Cherries, are over and out. Peaches, Nectarines, Plums & Apricots are still available but we will see the end of the Apricots in the next week or two. Apples are a thumbs…

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BUYER’S GUIDE: 14th Feb 2012 – 20th Feb 2012

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As your eyes at the markets, here’s this week’s seasonal update from our buyers: This week we will see the real effect of the weather on the local product. Fruit: Is less effected than ground grown crops. Holding up are lemons, some apples (Granny Smith being one) and Strawberries- with quality and a very short shelf life being the main…

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BUYER’S GUIDE: 7th Feb 2012 – 13th Feb 2012

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As your eyes at the markets, here’s this week’s seasonal update from our buyers: Considering the poor weather in key growing areas, we are still looking good in terms of supply and price. Fruit: Say goodbye to Cherries, as TAS has now ended its season. Next supply will be in June when USA fruit starts. New Season Apples are in, grapes…

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BUYER’S GUIDE: 31st Jan 2012 – 6th Feb 2012

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As your eyes at the markets, here’s this week’s seasonal update from our buyers: Good supplies all round this week. There has been some quality issues due to the rain, but still plenty to chose from. Fruit: The weather has hit Strawberries hard this week. Nectarines and Peaches have also seen a slight kick up in price. New Season Apples are now…

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BUYER’S GUIDE: 24/01/12-30/01/12

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As your eyes at the markets, here’s this week’s seasonal update from our buyers: Some movement in the market across both fruit and vegetables. The major factors being weather and some items coming to the end of their season.  Fruit: New season apples are just starting to appear from QLD. Plenty of stonefruit  with the introduction or cherries and apricots…

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BUYER’S GUIDE: 17/01/12- 23/01/12

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As your eyes at the markets, here’s this week’s seasonal update from our buyers:   BEST BUYS: Fruit: Black Seedless Grapes (QLD) Blueberries- large (NSW) Fig Tray (NSW) Nectarines (VIC) Vegetables: Cocktail Chat Potatoes (SA) New Season Sweet Corn (NSW) Lebanese Cucumber (NSW) Rhubarb (NSW) Tomato- small (VIC) Yellow Squash (QLD)   SOMETHING DIFFERENT: New Season Apricot (TAS) New Season…

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