Market Update 5th December 2018
With only three weeks left before Christmas, it’s good news that the 2018 Cherry season is well underway and the quality of our Cherries is excellent!
It’s Berry time with berry delicious Strawberries, Blueberries, Blackberries and Raspberries from which to choose. Combine your selection of berries and serve with Mangoes for a delectable treat or get creative with a summer berry pudding.
Peaches and Nectarines are renowned for their juicy, succulent flesh and fragrant aroma hence, they are a popular choice for the festive season. Both yellow and white varieties of the stone fruit are plentiful with the quality, simply outstanding!
For all the Plum lovers out there, we can advise that Early Queen, Red Gems and Wilson and the first of the blood plums are now available
New season grapes are likewise available with the main varieties of Menindee and Flame Seedless being plump and delectably sweet. Grapes provide a good source of dietary fibre and are low in kilojoules
Blushing Apricots not only make a delightful and highly nutritious snack, they are rich in vitamin A and C. With the festive season right around the corner, now is time to make up some tangy apricot relish, desserts and treats for the upcoming celebrations
MANGOES, MANGOES, MANGOES!
The choice is yours with supplies of sunny-yellow fleshed Mango varieties making for some delectable sweet-eating moments
With the warmer weather upon us and school holidays about to start, the kids will love it when you serve up some juicy Watermelon wedges for them to snack on. Watermelon, the ultimate thirst quencher on hot summer days!
For good value, convenience and versatility, you cannot beat the taste of creamy Innisfail Bananas right now…
Start cool, stay cool with crispy salads made with versatile Cos and Iceberg lettuce. So quick and easy to make. Delightfully refreshing to eat!
At Fred’s One Stop this week, our Lebanese Cucumbers are great value!
Energy boosting Kumara aka Sweet Potato is excellent value this week. This very versatile vegetable can be baked, fried, boiled, steamed or substituted in place of potato with most recipes
Zucchini are a choice buy this week. At Fred’s we have both the Black and Lebanese varieties available. Try slicing Zucchini in half lengthwise, score then brush with a little olive oil before placing them on the BBQ or grill plate. Cook, turning once until tender
Truss Tomatoes are full of flavour!