This week we have some great eating Batlow Sundowner apples. Crunchy with a hit of sweetness then tangy flavour, they are a fantastic buy in all stores this week. All good things come to end. Unfortunately, that is the case with blueberries. This week is the last big week for blueberries - supplies will start dropping off, so make the most of the great prices.
In mangoes, there’s plenty to like about the R2E2s from Katherine and far North Queensland. For those who don’t usually purchase R2E2s, this is the week to try them, you will not be disappointed. It looks like it’s going to be another bumper crop for Honey Gold mangoes. The fruit is coming from Katherine in the Northern Territory and will be in stores this weekend. Our imperfect Honeys Golds will also be on offer this weekend.
Bananas continue to arrive in strong numbers. The quality is very good and like always at this time of the year, there will be plenty of value to be had. The first of the cherries are now in-store. They are eating OK, but I can assure you the best is still to come in what is shaping up as a very strong season. Apricots are in store and are eating well, prices will come down as the season gains momentum.
Excellent growing conditions has led to a well supplied market across a broad range of vegies. Zucchinis, cauliflowers, broccoli, fennel, rhubarb, shallots, cucumbers, broccolini, Brussels sprouts, corn, cos lettuce and iceberg lettuce are all well supplied this week.
The spring flush of snacking tomatoes is upon us with strong supply of medley mix, heirloom tomatoes and cherry tomatoes. Truss tomatoes are also well supplied this week. The moderate temperatures have allowed the asparagus crops to continue to flourish. Normally by this time heat disrupts the supply, this is not the case this year with strong volumes of good quality asparagus available at great value.