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August 5, 2016

Pezzano Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Market Report : 8 – 14 August 2016

CAUTION!
–  MUSHROOM SHORTAGE CONTINUES
–  EGG SHORTAGE PUSHING PRICES UP
–  TOMATO SHORTAGE IS STABILISING
–  STRINGLESS/BROAD/BUTTER BEANS, BASIL AND LIME
PRICES HAVE BEEN PUSHED UP DUE TO WEATHER DAMAGE AND SHORT SUPPLY
–  ROYAL BLUE POTATO SIZES ARE STARTING TO GET BACK TO NORMAL. PLEASE ORDER ‘SOPRANOS’ FOR CHIPPING AND ‘LAURA’ FOR MASHING

SPECIALTY LINES
Advanced notice required – please contact your Sales Rep
–     Warrigal Green (NZ Spinach). Please let your rep know if you want this! We are currently estimating stock levels for spring/summer!
–     Croutons (herb & garlic, lightly salted, cheese & bacon)
–     Petite vegetables (golden/candy beetroot, turnips, carrots)
–     LOCAL MACRO PRE-CUT punnets – talk to your reps about ordering these!
–     LOCAL MICRO pots available – Beetroot, Yellow Amaranth,
Kohl Rabi – talk to your rep about ordering these!
–    Smoked Garlic Whole (these are in short supply)
–     Banana leaves, Sugar Cane, Queensland Finger Limes (frozen)
–     Quail and Duck Eggs
–     Beach Banana and Sea Spray are inconsistent. Samphire will be available come Spring

FRUIT
Fresh Arrival:
Blood Oranges

Consistent Supply:
Pineapples, Coconuts (hard & fresh), Paw Paw (green & ripe), Fresh Dates, Persimmon, Honeydew Melon, Rockmelon, Seedless Watermelon, Bananas, Kiwifruit, Oranges (navel, juicing) Mandarins, Grapefruit, Lemons, Passionfruit (fresh & jars), US Peaches and Nectarines, Pears (packham, bosc, nashi, corella, juicing), Apples (pink lady, fuji, granny smith, royal gala, red/golden delicious, juicing), Seedless Mandarine, NZ Persimmon, U.S. Seedless Grapes

Short Supply:
Pomelos, Custard Apple, Rasberries, Limes, Blueberries, Cherries, Tamarillos, Red Pears, Guava, Chestnuts, US Plums, Jack Fruit, Vietnamese Lychees, Tangelos, Limequat, Kumquat, Cara Cara Blood Oranges, Quince, White Grapefruit, Starfruit, Dragonfruit, Mangostein

Not Available:
Blackberries, Champagne Melon, Kiwiberries, Bartlett Pears, Aztec Fruit, Longans, Figs, Feijoa, Pomegranate

VEGETABLES
Fresh Arrival:
Yellow Zuchini (short supply though)

Coming Soon:
Fresh Peas

Consistent Supply:
Capsicum (green, red, orange, yellow), Paprika (yellow, red), Fresh Turmeric, Chilli (habanero, jalapeños, birdseye), Sweet Mini Capsicums, Jerusalem Artichoke, Globe Artichoke, Kalettes, Yellow Squash, Squash (gem, spaghetti, yellow), Sweet Corn, Baby Corn, Asparagus, Brussel Sprouts, Cauliflower, Tomatoes (truss, cherry truss, kumato-large & small, heirloom, grape, cherry, roma, cooking), Local Heirloom Tomatoes, Local Medley Tomatoes, Shallots (brown, banana, hand peeled), Fresh Salad Onions (red, white) Onions (red, brown white, peeled), Ginger, Chinese Radish, Celeriac, Cipollini Onions, Broccolini, Bok/Pak/Choy, Okra, Aniseed (baby), Eggplant (baby) Baby Courgettes, Qukes, Burpless Cucumbers (burpless, green, Lebanese), Zucchini, Zucchini Flower, Gem Squash, Stringless Beans, Peas (sugar snap, snow), Potatoes (kipfler, laura, royal blue-chats, nadine-chats), Sweet Potatoes (blue Hawaiian, yellow, red), Pumpkin (Japanese, butternut, grey, peeled), Cabbage (tuscan, green, red, Chinese, savoy), Carrots, (orange, purple, baby), Beetroots (golden, baby), Rhubarb, Daikon, Celery, Leeks, Miniature Leeks, Bean Shoots, Kohlrabi, Horse Radish
Loose lettuce (roquette, mesculin, asian, baby spinach, mizuna, swiss chard, tat soi, baby cos, baby kale, red mustard leaf)
Lettuce heads (red/green festival and coral, cos, iceberg, radicchio, endive, frize’, yellow and red whitlof, butter crunch, kale)
Mushrooms (Field, Portabello, Enoki, Shimeji, Shitake, King Oyster, Baby King Oyster, Champignon, Oyster)

Short Supply:
Heirloom Eggplant, Candy Baby Beetroot, Watermelon Radish, Baby Marrow, Beans (runner, borlotti, flat, butter, snake, yam), Chervil, Vietnamese Mint, Turmeric, Purple Brussel Sprouts, Baby Tuscan Cabbage – loose, Mushrooms, Red Wombok, Tiger Tomatoes, Purple Yam, Taro, Kentucky Blue Beans, Thai Eggplant, Broad Beans, Heirloom Eggplant, Apple Cucumber, Yellow Zucchini, Kai Lan, Japanese Pumpkin, Apple Cucumbers

Not Available:
Kiwano Horned Melon, Cucamelons, Black Garlic Cloves (punnet)
For more enquiries & new product lines contact your Sales Rep.

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