Market Report

Albies Providores Market Report

12th to 19th January 2021

Vegetables

Asparagus – Australian season has finished. Supplies are now from overseas.

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.

Fruit

Apples – Supply is low and prices have increased due to growing conditions . Likely be a tight season coming. Good quality.

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.

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