Market Update 14th November 2018
Both yellow and white varieties of Peach and Nectarines from the North Coast of NSW, Peats Ridge (Hawkesbury area), South Australia and Victoria are available
With the Mango season well under way, customers are able to choose from Kensington Pride, Calypso and R2E2 varieties. Supplies are coming from Katherine and the Burdekin and the fruit is of excellent quality. Allow firm Mangoes to ripen at room temperature until the flesh yields to gentle pressure around the stem
Bananas are a fantastic buy this week at Fred’s One Stop Shopping!
The development of brown, freckled spots on Bananas indicates that they are at their peak of ripeness, a time when all the starch content of a Banana has been converted to sugar which simply means, they are at their sweetest
Golden, velvety-skinned Apricots are now in season! Choose plump Apricots with a fragrant aroma for that luscious taste.
Berry delicious Berries!
Mouth-watering Strawberries, Blueberries, Raspberries and Blackberries are now available at Fred’s One Stop.
But if it is Melons you prefer then we have Watermelon, Rock Melon, Sapo Melon, Mini Lee Melon and Honeydew from which to choose. Bon appetite!
Add Button Mushrooms to your shopping list. Slice and add them to a pasta dish or stir-fry. Alternatively, thread them onto a bamboo skewer, marinate and barbecue
Tender, juicy and flavoursome Lebanese cucumbers are a great buy this week. Combine diced cucumber with ripe tomatoes, olives, thinly sliced onion and feta cheese to make a traditional Greek Salad
For value, taste and ease of cooking customers, there is nothing quite like fresh Asparagus with its subtle nutty flavour that can be enjoyed raw or cooked as well as hot or cold. Tastes divine when teamed with veal, seafood, prosciutto, chicken, steak or pasta
We have also some crisp and vibrant-green Sugar Snap Peas - a choice buy at Fred’s!