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October 28, 2016

Pezzano Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Market Report : 31 October – 6 November 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 SUBSTITUTE FOR CHIPPING (PLEASE ASK YOUR REP FOR A SAMPLE)
  • SHORTAGES: RED CHILLIS, AVOCADO, KIPFLER POTAOTES, RUBY LOU, BASIL, STRINGLESS BEANS
  • SUMMER Local STONE FRUITS are in
  • BASIL HAS BEEN HEAT EFFECTED AND PRICE WILL REMAIN STRONG
  • 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: Edible Flowers/Chinese Cabbage Flowers
    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, rainbow carrots) – require pre-order
  • Cucamelons coming through for Summer/Autumn, Smoked Garlic Whole (these are in short supply)
  • Banana leaves, Queensland Finger Limes (frozen) Salsiphy is available upon pre-order.
  • Sugar Cane to pre order
  • Samphire, beach banana & Seaspray to pre-order by the kilo only.
  • Fresh Banana leaves & Banana flowers to pre-order
    All Pre order items have to be shipped from East.

FRUIT
Fresh Arrival:
Longans, Rambutans (very short), Local Apricots, Local plums

Coming Soon:
Lychees, Local Berries

Short Supply:
Rasberries, Limes, US Plums, Limequat, Seedless Mandarine, Tamarillos, , Passionfruit, Mulberries, Pomelos, Seville Oranges, Blood Oranges (finishing soon), Seedless Valencia Oranges, Honeydew

Not Available:
Blackberries, Champagne Melon, Kiwiberries, 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), Fresh Peas, Coloured NZ paprika, Bitter melons

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

Not Available:
Kiwano Horned Melon, Cucamelons, Black Garlic Cloves (punnet), Baby Tuscan Cabbage loose, Tiger Tomatoes, Kalettes, Sweet Mini Capsicums, Watermelon raddish, Radish, Purple Brussel Sprouts, Thai Eggplant
For more enquiries & new product lines contact your Sales Rep.

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