Market Update 9th October 2019
Despite the cooler than usual Spring weather, we have top quality New Season Kensington and R2E2 Mangoes from the Northern Territory. Over the next month, it is expected that Darwin Growers will be in full production
Sweet red-fleshed Papaya make for some scrumptious eating! Why not kick-start your day with a tasty Papaya Breakfast Bowl that is ideal for boosting levels of Vitamin C and A
Quality Camerosa and Fortuna Strawberries from Western Australia are a tasty buy!
Sweet and plump Blueberries are brimming with antioxidants. Enjoy blueberries as a low kilojoule, nutritious snack!
Smooth-fleshed and succulent Rockmelons are an ideal thirst-quencher. It’s important to wash the melon rind prior to cutting into wedges and serving. Serve chilled Rockmelon wedges at any time of day for a nutritious snack.
Pop some ultra-juicy Navel and Blood Oranges into your trolley this week along with some tasty Honey Murcott Mandarins
Not only do Bananas make the ideal quick snack, the carbohydrates found in bananas have a low glycaemic index meaning, they are absorbed slowly and are extremely filling, thus giving you a sustained level of energy.
Seedless Watermelon is a Choice Buy this week.
Small quantities of new season Peaches and Nectarines are starting to arrive
Spring Broad Beans are a seasonal favourite. Apart from being a tasty and versatile legume, broad beans are a source of protein, iron and B group vitamins making them especially valuable for those who choose a vegetarian diet.
Bunches of premium quality and ultra-thrifty Victorian grown Asparagus is in peak supply. Make the most of our extremely adaptable and tasty green Asparagus
Nutritious, versatile, thrifty and quick to cook, leafy Asian Vegetables continue to grow in popularity. Spring is a fabulous time of the year to enjoy bok choy, gai lum, choy sum, gai choy and pak choy. Steamed or stir-fried they team deliciously with seafood, chicken, pork or beef.
Love your peas? Then now is the time to make the most of crisp, easy to prepare fresh spring peas. For the tastiest peas choose bright pods that are firm and plump, but not bulging. Add shelled peas to a salad, serve them with spring lamb or toss through pasta
Broccoli is a year-round favourite that brings to the table a powerhouse of nutrients! Broccoli is also a very good source of fibre. The Victorian Broccoli is rich in colour, tight and has a good shelf life
Pale, aromatic bulbs of Fennel make for some delicious eating and are fantastic value! Fennel has virtually no fat and very few kilojoules thus making it, an ideal ingredient for those trying to control their weight.
Lastly, this year’s bumper Hass Avocado harvest means that we are getting top-quality Avocados. Start your day with smashed Avocado on toast, topped with sliced Cherry or Grape Tomatoe