Market Report

Albies Providores Market Report

16th to 23rd February 2021


Asparagus – Australian season has finished. Supplies are now from overseas. Prices are higher than previous.

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.


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

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.