Albies Providores Market Report
12th to 19th January 2021
Artichokes – Globes pretty much finished.
Beans – Beans are looking good. Broads are low.
Beetroot – Quality of local is great and price is good.
Bok Choy – Baby is looking great.
Brussel Sprouts – Very low supplies. Season coming to an end.
Broccoli and Broccolini – Broccolini is tight at the moment due to trouble growing conditions. Broccoli is good.
Cabbage – Green and red are great.
Capsicum – Prices are improving. Greens are cheaper.
Carrots – Looking good at the moment. Dutch might have some issues over the next few weeks. Especially locals, but prices are good.
Cauliflower – Extremely low supply due to a low harvest this season. Prices are high!
Celery – Very good, both price and quality.
Celeriac – Great at the moment.
Chillies – Long Reds are low supply and expensive. Plenty others about, Thai, Birds, Habaneros, Ghost, Carolina Reapers, Contact us for a full list!
Choko – Good at the moment. Getting popular.
Corn – Prices are starting to improve. Supplies are increasing. Though baby corn is short supply.
Cucumber – Supplies are going well.
Eggplant – Price and quality are great.
English Spinach – Quality is good. Plenty of different sizes about.
Fennel – Supplies from Victoria are great and prices are steady. Baby is excellent.
Garlic and Ginger – Garlic is good and supplies are steady. Ginger is up in price and low in supply.
Herbs – All high quality
Kale – Is improving from the recent cold weather.
Leeks – Prices are up! and on on the small side.
Lettuce – Prices have improved. Supplies are increasing all round. Iceberg is up. Raddicho from Victoria is spot on. Cos' price is improving. Iceberg is great.
Mushrooms – Buttons are a great buy at the moment.
Onions – The recent season has finished and the new season is flooding in. Quality and price should great.
Peas – Snow Peas are great at the moment. Snaps too.
Potatoes – Potatoes are going great. Plenty of types around! Ask ahead if need any special varieties. Chats are great!
Pumpkin – Looking good, but Japs are low supply and price slightly higher.
Radish – Supplies are strong for red and mixed varieties. Daikon is around.
Sweet Potato – Supplies are a little tight. Prices have increased only slightly.
Silverbeet – Great at the moment.
Taro – In good supply. Jap too.
Tomatoes – Tomatoes are great. Rounds and Romas are both excellent. Cherries are wonderful. Heirlooms and Oxhearts are getting better.
Witlof – Quality is average. Red is high price!
Wombok – Good supply and great quality.
Zucchini – Supplies are good. Yellows are here.
Avocados – From Western Australia. Prices and supply should go back to normal around mid Jan. Prices dropped over the last week.
Bananas – Supplies and prices from Queensland are good.
Blackberries – They are great at the moment.
Blueberries – Quality is great!
Cherries – Australian season has started and is going well.
Durian – Available.
Figs – Season is here. Taste and look fantastic!
Grapes – Local grapes are fantastic. Especially greens.
Grapefruit – In great supply.
Kiwifruit – Good quality. Golds are here.
Lemon – Prices are still up! We have second quality as an option if needed.
Lime – Prices are great and supplies are high.
Mandarins – Australian season has finished and overseas are here, but very expensive.
Mango – Quality is fantastic and supplies are high! A great season.
Melons – Supply from QLD is coming in. Increasing the supply. Prices and quality is good.
Oranges – Navel from overseas are bright and orange but high price. Valencia's are cheaper and arguably fresher, but might be greener. Contact us if need orange oranges.
Papaya – In good supply and have excellent quality and value. Green Papaya is also available.
Passion fruit – Quality is good. Supplies are good.
Paw Paw – Supply is coming in.
Pears – Pears are low supply. Prices increased.
Plums – Season has come off to a great start.
Pineapples – Topless are in. Supply and prices are getting better due to the conditions up north.
Peaches – Great at the moment.
Raspberries – Good Quality. Prices getting better.
Rhubarb – Good at the moment.
Stone Fruit – Peaches, plums and nectarines have arrived. Great quality!
Strawberries – Quality is great as are prices.