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October 20, 2016

Pezzano Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Market Report : 24 – 30 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: RED CHILLIS, AVOCADO, KIPFLER POTAOTES, RUBY LOU
  • SUMMER STONE FRUITS COMING THROUGH LATE THIS YEAR DUE TO COLD WEATHER
  • LOCAL DOBRA MACRO PRE-CUT PUNNETS: Beetroot, Perilla, Rocket, Swiss Chard, Red Chard, Watercress, Chervil, Kale, Lemon Balm, Orach, Corriander, Sorrel, Fennel, Mizuna, Red Lettuce, Red Tatsoi, Tatsoi, Parsley, Elke, Dill, Mache, Frizee, Celery, (large punnets with medium leaves)
  • LOCAL DOBRA MICRO PRE-CUT PUNNETS: Amaranth, Watercress, Red Chard, Red Tasoi, Tatsoi, Rocket, Swiss Chard, Chervil, Kale, Dill, Elk, Orach, Mizuna, Parsley, Perilla, Corriander, Sorrel, Celery, Mustard, Mint, Wasabi, Lemon Balm (small punnets with micro leaves)
  • MACRO LETTUCE MIX: Oriental, Spinach Salad, Lettuce Salad
  • FLOWERS: Chinese Cabbage Flower

Each line is not always available so please give your rep a preference list so as not to miss out!

SPECIALTY LINES

Advanced notice required – please contact your Sales Rep

  • Warrigal Green (NZ Spinach).
  • Hydro bunch lines – Watercress, Red Sorrel, Wasabi Rocket, Dill, Coriander, Basil.   Hydro Watercress also….
  • 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:
Longans, Rambutans (very short), Local Apricots (advise to wait another week for better quality and size),

Coming Soon:
Lychees

Short Supply:
Raspberries, Limes, Blueberries, Guava, US Plums, Tangelos, Limequat, Seedless Mandarine, Tamarillos, Mangostein, Passionfruit, Mulberries, Pomelos, Seville Oranges, Blood Oranges (finishing soon), Seedless Valencia Oranges

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

VEGETABLES
Fresh Arrival:
Black Russian Heirloom Tomatoes, Chervil, Baby Marrow (very inconsistent)

Short Supply:
Vietnamese Mint, Red Wombok, Purple Yam, Taro, Radicchio , Cipollini Onions,, Apple Cucumber, Butter Beans, Yellow Zucchini, Celeriac, White Asparagus, Heirloom Eggplant, Halloween Pumpkin and Minikins (very limited time), Romanesco Broccoli/Cauliflower

Not Available:
Kiwano Horned Melon, Cucamelons, Black Garlic Cloves (punnet), Baby Tuscan Cabbage loose, Tiger Tomatoes, Kalettes, Sweet Mini Capsicums, Watermelon, Radish,Purple Brussel Sprouts

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

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