Market Report 20th February 2019
New Line Customers – Dinosaur’s Egg Melons!
Officially a white rind Honeydew Melon with eye-catching variegated green strips. The white flesh of the melon makes for some really sweet eating. This new melon is definitely worth a try!
As an alternative the Piel De Sapo Melons are good value this week at Fred’s One Stop
New season Williams Pears are of superb quality and value!
Late summer is peak Plum Season. Delightful when eaten as snack, plums provide a tasty addition to any salad
Limes are currently plentiful and very affordable. To fully maximise the volume of juice that you get from a Lime, simply roll the Lime between your palm and the benchtop to loosen the fibres just prior to cutting and juicing
It’s good news with the Grape Season upon us and Grapes have never tasted sweeter. Choose from seeded and seedless types. Varieties include Crimson, Menindee Seedless, Muscatels, Sultana and Thompson Grapes
Sun-ripened Golden and White-fleshed Nectarines and Peaches are at their prime right now
In vegetables this week we have a top buy on Victorian and Sydney grown Salad Tomatoes and Roma Tomatoes
Versatile snake beans are in season right now and very tender
Renowned for their mild onion flavour, Leeks are an ideal choice for teaming with seafood, mushrooms, tomatoes and eggs. Well priced
Leafy and nutrient-enriched Kale is a popular choice for green juices, stir-frying or for adding shredded to frittatas and omelettes. Add a bunch to your shopping list today customers
Another top buy at Fred’s this week is our crunchy Iceberg Lettuce. Core the Lettuce and cut into large wedges then dress with your favourite salad dressing
Pumpkin is known for its vivid colour and texture as well as its richness in Vitamins A and C. A veggie that shines when roasted, added to salads or when served as a side dish. This week Jap, Jarrahdale and Butternut Pumpkins are a select buy
Golden Cobs of Sweetcorn are a choice buy and family favourite!