on 31 July 2017
Market report August 2017
Generally fruit and vegetable prices have eased again this month. Cold weather has impacted the volume of supply but this has not flowed onto pricing.
Some of the local produce from the Mackay region includes limes, kent pumpkin, sweet corn, garlic, smooth leaf and hybrid pineapples, herbs, salad mix and fancy lettuce.
The Burdekin, Gumlu and Bowen regions are producing a wide range of produce.
red, green, yellow and orange capsicums,
on 26 July 2017
There is an abundance of fresh produce available at Your Local Fruit Shop this week with the cool nights and warm days in the growing regions accelerating fruit and vegetable growth.
The best priced and quality vegetables for this week include Asian vegetables, beans, beetroot, brussels sprouts, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, carrots, celery, field grown eggplant, fennel, leeks, snow peas, silverbeet, sweet corn, zucchini, onions, potatoes and pumpkin.
Capsicum has firmed in price but...
on 19 July 2017
Mid-winter is the best time to pick up top shelf and affordable vegetable and salad items with an abundance from Australia's harvest regions arriving at the Brisbane Produce Market.
Look for top quality Asian vegetables, beans, beetroot, brussels sprouts, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, capsicum, carrots, celery, snow peas, silverbeet, sweet corn, zucchini, onions, potatoes, sweet potatoes and pumpkin, all Australian grown and at great prices.
Field grown eggplants are also at barg...
on 7 July 2017
An abundance of supply has meant most fresh produce prices are reasonable, just in time for Queensland students to return to school when families traditionally look for healthier lunchbox snacks and meals.
The best vegetable buys include Asian vegetables, imported asparagus, beetroot, brussels sprouts, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, capsicum, carrot, celery, leeks, silverbeet, squash, zucchini, potatoes, sweet potatoes and pumpkin, with onions considered cheap.
Snow peas have fallen i...
on 30 June 2017
The winter growing regions have settled into their usual harvest for this time of year, with some top quality fruit and vegetables being produced from the cooler weather and occasional rainy days.
This biggest vegetable bargains are smaller sized sweet potatoes and pumpkin which are eating well and great ingredients for versatile warming meals.
This week's top quality produce is also value-for-money with Asian vegetables, imported asparagus, beetroot, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cau...