*All green vegetables have been hit hard by heat all round Australia over last few weeks affecting quality, supply and price. Bananas have also been affected by flooding in North Queensland, with farmers being unable to access roads to transport their crops.
APPLES New season Gala’s and Ginger Golds.
BERRIES Strawberries scarce due to heat. Raspberries and blueberries good value. Blackberries available. Organic blueberries.
CHERRIES Last weeks. Fantastic flavour this week.
CITRUS Lemons still scarce should ease soon. Peak season for Valencias as peak of Summer means greener skin on Valencias.
FIGS Peak season for figs, great value and eating.
GRAPES Great range of grapes. Try Sapphire grapes. Thompson Seedless great eating.
LYCHEES Aussie lychees still in season, smaller fruit only.
MANGOES Ending soon. KP’s ended. Honey Gold’s and Calypso available.
MELONS Rockmelons very good.
POMEGRANATES Imported pomegranates only.
STONE FRUIT Great range of plums including Queen Garnett plums. Nectarines still good.
ASPARAGUS Last weeks price affected by diminishing supply.
AVOCADOES Hass, Shepherds and Reid’s all in season.
BEANS Particularly scarce with flowers being burned off a few weeks ago as a result of heat.
CELERIAC Beautiful firm and large celeriac.
GREEN VEG All affected by the heat.
POTATOES & PUMPKIN Sweet potatoes great choice for this time of year. White, purple and orange.
TOMATOES All good. Saucing tomatoes available. Great cherry tomatoes.
FLOWERS Foliage is great at this time of year. Ginger Flowers and Monsterio leaves our pick for look and lasting.