Market Report

Albies Providores Market Report

23rd to 30th November 2021

Vegetables

Asparagus – All varieties are available. Green, white and purple. Large also available.

Artichokes – Globes supply has dropped. Jerusalem going steady.

Beans – Supply has decreased, but should improve soon.

Beetroot – Good all round. No whites this season.

Bok Choy – Baby is looking great.

Brussel Sprouts – Looking good. Prices are high though. Supply is steady, though will drop soon.

Broccoli and Broccolini – Broccoli supply is low. Broccolini supply and price is still good. Purple is not available.

Cabbage – Green and red are great.

Capsicum – Growing conditions in Queensland are not ideal. Prices have increased for all colours.

Carrots – Looking good at the moment. Some drops in supply for the larger sizes.

Cauliflower –Supply is good. Romanesco here too. Purple, orange and green are about.

Celery – Supply is down so prices have increased slightly.

Celeriac – Great at the moment. Local is here.

Chillies – Longs are tight supply. Jalapeno good supply. Habanero looking good. Larger verities are in good supply. Contact us for a full list!

Corn – Prices are high, Supply is low, though is improving.

Cucumber – Telegraph and Lebanese have both improved.

Eggplant – Supply has come back. Quality and prices are good. Coming in between seasons soon.

English Spinach – Quality is good. Plenty of different sizes about.

Fennel – Supplies from Victoria are great and prices are good. Baby is excellent. Local is great.

Garlic and Ginger – Garlic is good and supplies are steady. Ginger is still up in price. Garlic Flowers are available.

Kale – Supply and quality is good.

Leeks – Steady.

Lettuce – Improving. Iceberg low supply and up in price. Some other varieties maybe expecting a higher than normal price.

Mushrooms – Supplies are up and down due to the events of the past year. Oyster and Shemeji are limited. Dried Procini available.

Onions – Quality and price are solid. Spring onions reduced in supply.

Peas – Snow Peas and sugar snaps are low supply. Fresh Peas are great.

Potatoes – Potatoes are going great. Plenty of types around! Ask ahead if need any special varieties.

Pumpkin – New season is coming in from Queensland. So supply and price is improving.

Radish – Supplies are strong for red and mixed varieties. Daikon is around.

Sweet Potato – Supplies are great!

Silverbeet – Great at the moment.

Tomatoes – Supplies and quality are low. Good quality Romas are hard to come by. Heirlooms supply has drop slightly. Cherries and smaller varieties are good.

Wombok – Good supply and great quality.

Zucchini – A slow start to the new season. Will improve. Flowers available.

Fruit

Apples – Apples are fantastic at the moment!

Avocados – Going well! Great prices.

Bananas – Improving. Steady supply and price.

Blackberries – Full of flavour and good supply.

Blueberries – Short supply at the moment. Should be back to normal soon.

Cherries – Season has started

Dragonfruit – Available.

Figs – Supplies are slowly coming out of Queensland. Its the very start of the season so prices are HIGH and supplies are low.

Grapes – Imports from American are here and good quality. Australian stock is slowly coming.

Grapefruit – In great supply.

Kiwifruit – Good quality. Golden too.

Lemon – Supply and prices are very good.

Lime – Supply has decreased and prices are up.

Mandarins – Quality and supply is great. Large Sumo are here.

Mango – Season is here. Quality is good. R2E2 and Calypso available.

Melons – Good across the whole range. Some dips in supplies, but mostly fine.

Mulberries – In season. Local and Queensland. On the way out.

Oranges – Supply and quality are good. Bloods still here.

Passion fruit – Supply is low quality. In between seasons.

Pears – Great at the moment. All varieties.

Pineapples – Topless supply and prices and improved.

Pomegranates – Steady supply from America.

Raspberries – Good Quality. Prices getting better. Golden raspberries are limited.

Rhubarb – Great at the moment!

Stone fruit – Apricots, Peaches, Plums and Nectarines are here. Good supply and prices.

Strawberries – Quality is good. Supplies great. Prices have returned closer to normal.

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