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October 14, 2016

Pezzano Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Market Report : 17 – 23 October 2016

CAUTION!

  • ROYAL BLUE POTATOES HAVE SEEN A DRAMATIC RISE IN PRICE AS SHORTAGES ARISE DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER AND FLOODS IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA.  “WHITE STAR” POTATO IS A GOOD SUBSTITIUTE FOR CHIPPING (PLEASE ASK YOUR REP FOR A SAMPLE)
  • SHORTAGES: AVOCADO, KIPFLER Potatoes

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)
  • LOCAL DOBRA MICRO PRE-CUT PUNNETS: Watercress, Chervil, Kale, Orach, Corriander, Sorrel, Celery, Mustard, Mint, Wasabi, Lemon Balm (small punnets with micro leaves)
  • 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)
  • Salsiphy is available upon pre-order.

FRUIT

Fresh Arrival:
Plantane, Local Apricots (advise to wait another week for better quality and size), Seedless Valencia Oranges

Coming Soon:
Lychees, Longans

Short Supply:
Raspberries, Limes, Blueberries, Guava, US Plums, Tangelos, Limequat, Seedless Mandarine, Tamarillos, Mangostein, Passionfruit, Mulberries, Pomelos

Not Available:
Blackberries, Champagne Melon, Kiwiberries, Bartlett Pears, Aztec Fruit, Longans, Feijoa, Lychees, Dragonfruit, Cherries, Quince, Chestnuts, Mexican Mango, Guava, Nashi, Red Pears, Persimon, Kumquat, Corella pears

VEGETABLES

Fresh Arrival:

Romanesco Broccoli/Cauliflower

Short Supply:
Baby Marrow, Vietnamese Mint, Red Wombok, Purple Yam, Taro, Radicchio, Cipollini Onions, Borlotti Beans, Apple Cucumber, Butter Beans, Yellow Zucchini, Celeriac, White Asparagus, Heirloom Eggplant, Halloween Pumpkin and Minikins (very limited time), Italian Parsley.
Not Available:
Kiwano Horned Melon, Cucamelons, Black Garlic Cloves (punnet), Baby Tuscan Cabbage loose, Tiger Tomatoes, Kalettes, Sweet Mini Capsicums, Watermelon Radish.
For more enquiries & new product lines contact your Sales Rep.

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