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Brisbane Market Report 83
It’s a buyer’s market when it comes to picking up fresh produce this week with top quality fruit, vegetables and salad items recording some of the lowest prices for many months. In the vegetable aisle, Your Local Fruit Shop is stocked with bargain Asian vegetables, beetroot, brussels sprouts, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, capsicum, carrots, celery, eggplant, fennel, leeks, snow peas, silverbeet, sweet corn, zucchini, onions, potatoes and sweet potatoes. Mushrooms have also fallen in price. Pumpkin is plentiful and cheap. Most uncut pumpkins can be stored for 30 to 90 day..
Brisbane Market Report 82
The early spring in the growing regions has resulted in an abundance of quality vegetables and salad items reaching the Brisbane Produce Market but some tropical and citrus fruits are up in price. Look for bargain prices on Asian vegetables, beans, beetroot, broccoli, carrots, leeks, zucchini and sweet potatoes. There are reasonable prices being asked for top quality brussels sprouts, cabbage, capsicum, celery, fennel, silverbeet, squash, sweet corn, onions and potatoes. Pumpkin is also reasonably priced and expected to reduce in the days ahead while cauliflower, eggplant and snow pea..
Brisbane Market Report 81
The unseasonal warmth has seen an abundance of fresh produce on the Brisbane Produce Market trading floor with early fruit and bulk arrivals of quality vegetables resulting in some family meal favourites selling for greatly reduced prices. You will pick up some of the best priced broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, leeks, snow peas, sweet corn, zucchini and sweet potatoes seen this year, with only cabbage firmer in price this week. Beans have reduced in price. Choose ones that are crisp and firm, avoiding any with signs of discolouration or soft spots.  They store best in a plastic bag ..
Brisbane Market Report 80
The early spring is prompting ample supplies of fresh produce into the Brisbane Produce Market, reducing prices and providing some excellent tasting fruit and vegetables to buy. You can pick up great quality beetroot, brussels sprouts, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, capsicum, carrot, celery, field grown eggplant, fennel, leeks, snow peas, silverbeet, zucchini, onions, potatoes, sweet potatoes and pumpkin, all at reasonable prices. Squash is ranging from being reasonable to firm in price, depending on its size and quality. It’s the relative of pumpkins, cucumbers and melons and com..
Brisbane Market Report 79
It’s a great time to be eating top quality and reasonably priced vegetables and salads while the unseasonal warmer weather has also prompted some plants to bear fruit sooner than in other years. In the vegetable aisle look for good quality beetroot, brussels sprouts, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, carrot, celery, snow peas, silverbeet, zucchini, onions, potatoes, sweet potatoes and pumpkin, all at reasonable prices. Asian vegetables and sweet corn have crept up in price and will cost more along with beans, capsicum, leeks, squash and mushrooms. Parsnips, the cream-coloured skin..
Brisbane Market Report 78
Some vegetable prices have crept up this week but overall, the quality and variety of fresh produce arriving at the Brisbane Produce Market is among the best winter offering of the season. Bargain hunters will find top quality Asian vegetables, beetroot, brussels sprouts, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, celery, field grown eggplant, snow peas, silverbeet, sweet corn, zucchini and all hard lines, including onions, potatoes, sweet potatoes and pumpkin. Cauliflower and capsicum have both firmed in price. Glasshouse grown eggplant, fennel, leeks, parsnips, squash and mushrooms have all cost m..
Vegies Unlimited Market Report August 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. This includes: red, green, yellow and orange capsicums, round beans and flat beans honeydew melons and rock melons, continental, purple and thai apple eggplant. ..
Brisbane Market Report - 77
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 is still considered value-for money. You will find the pick of the bunch have firm, deeply coloured and glo..
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 bargain prices but be prepared to pay more for the glamour hydroponic offerings with their high gloss, smooth an..
Brisbane Market Report - 75
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 in price but like fennel, which is in short supply, is considered firmly priced. You will also pay firm pric..
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