Market Update 8th January 2020
Mid-season varieties of Nectarines and Peaches are sweet-smelling and extremely delicious. Both white and yellow-fleshed varieties of Stone Fruit are available
Early Plum varieties are juicy and plump with a sweet-tangy flavour. A choice buy and good quality!
Whole Seedless Watermelon is a great price at Fred’s One Stop. A thirst quencher and family-favourite!
Go Bananas this week with top quality and well-priced Bananas!
Mangoes from Mareeba continue to be superbly good value, with a quality to match. Mangoes are delicious when used in summer salads. Try this easy mango & chicken salad with minted yoghurt
Snap up sweet eating late-season Cherries! Superb quality Cherries are coming from South Australia, Tasmanian and Victoria. Cherries have a fabulous shelf life
There’s nothing like a bunch of crisp chilled, glistening Grapes as a healthy snack or to complement a rich cheese platter. Select from Menindee, Black Sapphire and Sweet Celebration Seedless
Berries are well supplied, so grab a few punnets this week. Choose from Victorian Strawberries, Blueberries, Raspberries or Blackberries. Berries are highly perishable, so ensure that you use them within 1-2 days of purchasing for maximum quality.
Lychees are luscious, juicy and a summer favourite. Did you know that 100g of Lychee flesh provides the recommended dietary intake of vitamin C for a day? Team Lychees with tropical-tasting Papaya and juicy Limes.
Pick up some extra sweet Rockmelon this week at Fred’s One Stop.
Avocados are a bargain!
Summertime is the best time to enjoy Locally-Grown Eggplants. Versatile Eggplants can be enjoyed roasted, grilled, barbecued, fried or baked
Summer is the peak time for richly flavoured Tomatoes. With so many different varieties now available, it’s the perfect time to enjoy a range of tomatoes with different shapes, colours, textures and flavours. Truss tomatoes are a particularly good variety
Golden Cobs of Sweetcorn are a top buy! Add sweetcorn to fritters, salads or burgers
Sydney-grown Cos Lettuce is a value buy this week Add some crunch to your salads with crisp Cos Lettuce.
Zucchinis are a breeze to prepare. No need to peel, simply slice, dice or grate
Broccoli from Victoria is a great buy at Fred’s One Stop