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ZEST FOR LIFE

By | Fruit, Produce, Sydney Markets, Winter | No Comments

Q: Other then fighting scurvy what are citrus fruits good for? The citrus industry is one of the most important horticultural industries in Australia producing approximately 600,000 tonnes of fruit each year. In fact the citrus fruit industry is our largest fresh fruit exporter, generating over $200 million annually for our economy. If you’re a little closer to home and…

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BUYER’S GUIDE: 15th – 21st May

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

  Tomato Agent’s dream as prices go through the roof!! Supply is short but the abnormally high figure is driven by the Market Agents not the farmer. Ever since we grew accustomed to crazy prices for fresh produce after the first QLD cyclone, the market agents are quick to jump- especially Tomato Agents!! In short, tomatoes are available this week but…

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BUYER’S GUIDE: 1st May – 7th May

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It is a good market this week due to supply still outweighing demand for most of the main lines. PROBLEMS: Rockmelons * Honeydews * Strawberries * Watermelons * Roma Tomatoes SOLUTIONS: Bananas * Grapes * Kiwifruit * Mandarins * Pineapples * Tomatoes (small) We are starting to see an increase in Winter lines at the markets and if the weather…

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