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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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WASABI

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Q: What is the best way to store fresh wasabi? A popular accompaniment to Japanese cuisine, Wasabi (Japanese horseradish) packs a punch similar to a very hot mustard. While hot enough to separate the boys from the men, wasabi doesn’t coat the tongue, so even after a good dose you won’t lose the more subtle flavours of the dish. Notoriously…

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