Albies Providores Market Report
16th to 23rd February 2021
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 – Looking good.
Broccoli and Broccolini – Broccoli is good. Broccolini is still going well.
Cabbage – Green and red are great.
Capsicum – Prices are improving. Greens are cheaper.
Carrots – Looking good at the moment. Dutch's are good again.
Cauliflower – Supply and price is good.
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 (very high!) 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 – Still limited at the moment. Ask ahead if need anything special.
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.
Pumpkin – Looking good, will get even better as the months go on. Japs good again.
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.
Tomatoes – All tomatoes are great. Cherries are great. Alot of varieties about.
Witlof – Quality is average. Red is high price!
Wombok – Good supply and great quality.
Zucchini – Supplies are good. Yellows not around for a few weeks due to all the rains.
Avocados – In between seasons of Hass to Shepards. Prices and supply should go back to normal in about four to six weeks
Bananas – Supplies and prices from Queensland are good.
Blackberries – They are great at the moment.
Blueberries – Quality is great!
Cherries – Still about.
Dragonfruit – Available.
Durian – Available.
Figs – Season is slowing down. Some suppliers have stopped. Others might be finishing by end of month. Ask ahead if going to order after Feb.
Grapes – All should be good. The smaller currant grapes are finishing/ finished.
Grapefruit – In great supply.
Kiwifruit – Good quality.
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 – Still doing well.
Melons – Supply across them all is great.
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 – Have improved. Great at the moment
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. And still getting better.
Stone Fruit – All stone fruits will be finishing up end of Feb. Take note of this.
Strawberries – Quality is on average at the moment. Supply might be low.