Market Update 20th March 2019
Grapes are at their best eating during Autumn and this week at Fred’s we have a great special on White Seedless Grapes!
Smooth Shepard Avocados with their creamy texture and nutty flavour are a top buy. A great source of Vitamin B6 that plays a crucial role in converting during exercise, amino acids into glucose, hence providing energy to the muscles
Custard Apples are now in season. When purchasing, select firm, well-shaped Custard Apples with a dull green skin. The fruit will ripen at room temperate in 2-3 days
Sweet Persimmon aka Fuji Fruit is a non-astringent Persimmon. Select smooth, glossy, bright-coloured orange fruit. Just like an apple, Sweet Persimmon can be eaten firm and crisp, however, you can also leave at room temperature to soften
With their sweet, tender and juicy flesh, pears are an autumn delight! To ripen pears, leave at room temperature for 3-5 days. Select from Williams, Packham and Corella pears
Apples are available all year-round as we know however, harvesting of some major varieties takes place between March and May. This month is the perfect time to enjoy new season, Royal Gala, Granny Smith, Fuji and Pink Lady Apples
Autumn is the time to discover flavoursome Guavas with their vibrant pink flesh that when ripe, has a granular yet creamy texture
Chestnut season has started and you would be nuts not to try!
Cooked chestnuts have a sweet taste and a texture that is similar to roasted sweet potato. Chestnuts cab be easily boiled, baked, grilled or roasted
Zucchinis are well supplied right now and represent great value. The mild flavour of Zucchini makes them extremely versatile
Make the most of our well-priced Asian Greens this week that will add flavour, colour and crunch to stir-fry
Mushrooms offer flavour and convenience. Rich in B group vitamins and fibre, mushrooms are nutritious, delicious and a thrifty buy at Fred’s One Stop Shopping