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September 16, 2016

Pezzano Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Market Report : 19 – 25 September 2016

CAUTION!

  • SHORTAGES: CHERRY, GRAPE AND TRUSS TOMATOES, RED CAPSICUM, ONIONS, RADDICHIO, CAGE EGGS, (ZUCCHINI & YELLOW SQUASH – DISEASE AFFECTED)
  • WATERMELON PRICES PUSHED UP. TOMATOES IN GENERAL HAVE COME BACK IN PRICE.

SPECIALTY LINES

Advanced notice required – please contact your Sales Rep

  • LOCAL DOBRA MACRO PRE-CUT PUNNETS: Watercress, Chervil, Kale, Orach, Corriander, Sorrel, Fennel, Mizuna, Red Lettuce, Red Tatsoi, Parsley, Elke, Mache, Frizee, Chinese Cabbage Flower  (large punnets with medium leaves)  STOCKS INCREASING AS WEATHER WARMS UP
  • LOCAL DOBRA MICRO PRE-CUT PUNNETS: Watercress, Chervil, Kale, Orach, Corriander, Sorrel, Celery, Mustard, Mint, Wasabi, Lemon Balm (small punnets with micro leaves) STOCKS INCREASING AS WEATHER WARMS UP
  • Warrigal Green (NZ Spinach).  Hydro Watercress Plentiful!!
  • Croutons (herb & garlic, lightly salted, cheese & bacon)
  • Petite vegetables (golden/candy beetroot, turnips, carrots) – require pre-order
  • Cucamelons coming through for Summer/Autumn
  • Smoked Garlic Whole (these are in short supply)
  • Banana leaves, Sugar Cane, Queensland Finger Limes (frozen)
  • Quail and Duck Eggs
  • Beach Banana, Sea Spray, Samphire NOW AVAILABLE!  Salsiphy is available upon pre-order.

FRUIT
Fresh Arrival:
Mangostein, Green Mango (short supply though), Custard Apple, Blood Oranges.

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

Short Supply:
Pomelos, Rasberries, Limes, Blueberries, Guava, US Plums, Jack Fruit, Tangelos, Limequat, Kumquat, , Starfruit, Seedless Mandarine, Mexican Mango, Tamarillos, NZ Persimon finishing

NOT AVAILABLE:
Blackberries, Champagne Melon, Kiwiberries, Bartlett Pears, Aztec Fruit, Longans, Figs, Feijoa, Vietnamese Lychees, Apricots, Dragonfruit, Cherries, Quince, Corella Pears, Chestnuts

VEGETABLES
Fresh Arrival:
ES Asparagus, Carnarvon and SW Asparagus (coming through, expensive…) Local Globe Artichokes, Sweet Salad Onions.

Consistent Supply:
Capsicum (green, red, orange, yellow), Paprika (yellow, red), Fresh Turmeric, Chilli (habanero, jalapenos, birdseye), Sweet Mini Capsicums, Jeruselum Artichoke, Globe Artichokes, Yellow Squash, Squash (gem, spaghetti, yellow), Sweet Corn, Baby Corn, Asparagus, Brussel Sprouts, Cauliflower, Tomatoes (truss, kumato-large & small, grape, cherry, roma, medley, cooking), 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, Kai Lan, Okra, Aniseed (baby), Eggplant (baby) Baby Courgettes, Cucumbers (burpless, green, Lebanese), Zucchini Flower, Gem Squash, Candy, Baby Beetroot, Watermelon Radish, Black Radish, Jap pumpkin, Purple Cauliflower, Hydro Wasabi Rocket Bunches, Chokos, Local purple garlic, Stringless, Borlotti, Flat, Runner 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, chiago, 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, endive, frize’, yellow and red whitlof, butter crunch, kale,)

Mushrooms (Portabello, Enoki, Shimeji, Field, Button, Shitake, King Oyster, Baby King Oyster, Champignon, Oyster)

Short Supply:
Cherry, Grape and truss tomatoes, Baby Marrow, Vietnamese Mint, Mushrooms, Red Wombok, Purple Yam, Taro, Thai Eggplant, Yellow Zucchini, Radicchio, Qukes, (Purple Brussel Sprouts and Kalettes finishing)

Not Available:
Kiwano Horned Melon, Cucamelons, Black Garlic Cloves (punnet), Baby Tuscan Cabbage loose, Butter Beans, Heirloom Eggplant, Tiger Tomatoes

For more enquiries & new product lines contact your Sales Rep.

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