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Brisbane Market Report - 57
Heat in the growing regions is showing its effects with prices remaining high on some vegetable and salad items but there is ample fresh produce for those looking for cheaper options. Beans, broccoli, cauliflower, tomatoes and lettuce crops have been the worst affected by soaring temperatures leaving mixed quality offerings at expensive prices. However, for those looking for value-for-money vegetables, there are some top quality Asian vegetables, asparagus, capsicum, eggplant and all hard lines, including onions, potatoes, sweet potatoes and pumpkin. Beetroot and cabbage have firmed in pric..
Brisbane Market Report - 56
Recent hot conditions have left a few kitchen favourites hard to find and expensive in the fresh produce aisles but there is still an abundance of other quality produce at reasonable prices. Heat in the growing regions has left cauliflower, squash, lettuce and cucumbers hard to find making it among the most expensive seen for some months. However, there are plenty of Asian vegetables, beetroot, brussels sprouts, cabbage, capsicum, carrot, celery, eggplant, fennel, leeks, parsnips, mushrooms, onions and pumpkin at great prices and eating well. Potatoes and sweet potatoes have fallen to..
The long hot, and sometimes wet summer has kept the price of herbs and green leafy vegetables firm but there is still plenty of fresh produce to choose from as families return to their back to school routines. In the vegetable aisle, look for bargains on quality cabbage, celery, zucchinis and potatoes with supplies into the Brisbane Produce Market the best for some months. Asian vegetables, beans, beetroot, capsicum, carrot, eggplant, leeks, onions and pumpkin are good quality and value-for-money. Sweet corn has fluctuated in quality and price in recent weeks and is eating well at a reasonab..
Brisbane Market Report - 54
We may not be paying titanic prices for iceberg lettuce and other fresh produce as those in the UK suffering severe weather conditions but Queensland's heat, teamed with heavy rains in the southern growing regions have firmed prices. Cauliflower and asparagus are the most expensive but there are still reasonably priced, good quality Asian vegetables, beetroot, capsicum, carrot, celery, silverbeet, onions and pumpkin. Weather affected broccoli is of poor quality this week and firmly priced. Expect to pay more for quality beans, brussels sprouts, cabbage, eggplant, fennel, leeks, parsnips..
The heat is taking its toll on the quality of green leafy vegetables but for those willing to pay a little extra, there is still plenty of top quality fresh produce to be found. In the vegetable aisle, the best buys of the week are Asian vegetables, beetroot, cabbage, capsicum, carrot, celery, eggplant, sweet corn, zucchini, onions and pumpkin. Beans and broccoli are the most changeable in price. This week, Tasmanian beans are the best eating and are reasonably priced but heat affected broccoli will cost you more. Expect to firm prices for end of season Australian asparagus, brussels sprout..
Brisbane Market Report - 52
The heat has taken its toll on the quality of some fresh fruit and vegetables, particularly green leafy produce and despite firm prices, there is still an abundance to choose from. In the vegetable aisle, the best buys are Asian vegetables, beetroot, cabbage, celery, eggplant, zucchini, onions and pumpkin. Beans and carrots are struggling with quality but are also value for money. Cauliflower will cost you more as will brussels sprouts, capsicum, fennel, leeks, parsnips, snow peas, heat affected silverbeet, squash, mixed quality sweet corn, mushrooms, potatoes and sweet potatoes. It's ..
Brisbane Market Report - 51
Some fresh produce is in shorter supply this week after harvesting was slowed during the public holidays but there is still plenty to choose from at a firmer price. The best value-for-money vegetables include great quality Asian vegetables, beans, beetroot, broccoli, cauliflower, celery, eggplant and silverbeet while pumpkin is cheap. Sweet corn is in shorter supply and is of average quality but, going against the trend, is still reasonably priced. Carrots are struggling with quality and are firmly priced and brussels sprouts are also on a price rise.  Expect to pay more for cabbage, c..
Brisbane Market Report - 50
With the festive season rush out of the way there is still ample fresh produce on the shelves to feed the visitors and the family some healthy treats with fruit being the most costly on your shopping list. In the vegetable line, look for cheap celery, onions and pumpkin. A whole pumpkin will keep for many weeks, particularly if placed in a dark, dry place and on cardboard, but in hot and humid weather, it's best to eat it within a couple of weeks. Expect to pay reasonable prices for good quality Asian vegetables, beans, beetroot, cabbage, carrot, eggplant, snow peas, silverbeet, squash, ..
Brisbane Market Report - 49
All seasonal fresh produce is available to lay out a truly traditional festive table this Christmas but all the colours, tastes and smells of most good quality fruit and vegetables come at a high price. In the vegetable aisle, New Zealand asparagus is expensive and average quality broccoli, Victorian brussels sprouts and top quality cabbage, cauliflower, capsicum, carrots, parsnips, squash, potatoes and sweet potatoes are firmly priced. Beans have fluctuated in value for some weeks and are of average quality but cheap. Good quality celery and eggplant are also cheap. You will find beetroot,..
Brisbane Market Report - 49
All seasonal fresh produce is available to lay out a truly traditional festive table this Christmas but all the colours, tastes and smells of most good quality fruit and vegetables come at a high price. In the vegetable aisle, New Zealand asparagus is expensive and average quality broccoli, Victorian brussels sprouts and top quality cabbage, cauliflower, capsicum, carrots, parsnips, squash, potatoes and sweet potatoes are firmly priced. Beans have fluctuated in value for some weeks and are of average quality but cheap. Good quality celery and eggplant are also cheap. You will find beetroot,..
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