News

December 16, 2016

Pezzano Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Market Report : 19 – 25 December 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: CELERIAC, YELLOW (BUTTER) BEANS, SWEET CORN
  • SUMMER STONE FRUITS IS IN FULL SWING NOW
  • LOCAL DOBRA MACRO PRE-CUT PUNNETS: Beetroot, Perilla, Rocket, Swiss Chard, Red Chard, Watercress, Chervil, Kale, Lemon Balm, Orach, Coriander, 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 Tatsoi, Tatsoi, Rocket, Swiss Chard, Chervil, Kale, Dill, Elk, Orach, Mizuna, Parsley, Perilla, Coriander, 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:
Blackberries, Local Figs, Custard Apples, Golden Kiwifruit, Hog Plums, Lychees, Cherries, Local Apricots, Local plums, Jackfruit, Hami Melon

Coming Soon:
Local Berries, Champagne Melon

Short Supply:
Cherry Plums, Mandarine, White Peaches, Quongdongs, Dragonfruit, Raspberries, Limequat, Passionfruit, Seedless Valencia Oranges, Honeydew melon

Not Available:
Pomelos, Starfruit, Mulberries, Blood Oranges, Tamarillos Blackberries, Kiwiberries, Aztec Fruit, Feijoa, Quince, Chestnuts, Guava, Nashi, Red Pears, Persimmon, Kumquat, Corella pears

VEGETABLES
Fresh Arrival:
Runner Beans, New Qukes, Baby Leeks, Sweet mini capsicums, Black Russian Heirloom Tomatoes, Chervil, Bitter melons

Short Supply:
Asparagus, Corn, Sugar Cane, Habanero Chilies, Tuscan Cabbage, Vietnamese Mint, Taro, Radicchio, Cipollini Onions, Celeriac, Heirloom Eggplant, Minikins (very limited time), Red Witlof,

Not Available:
Artichoke globe and Jerusalem, White Asparagus, Kiwano Horned Melon, Cucamelons, Black Garlic Cloves (punnet), Baby Tuscan Cabbage loose, Tiger Tomatoes, Watermelon radish.
For more enquiries & new product lines contact your Sales Rep.

NewPost-515x450_MarketReport-7