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December 23, 2016

Pezzano Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Market Report : 26 December – 01 January 2017

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, ITALIAN PARSLEY, ASPARAGUS, ANISEED
  • 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:
Black Sapote, Local Figs, Custard Apples, Golden Kiwifruit, Hog Plums, Lychees, Cherries, Local Apricots, Local plums, Jackfruit, Hami Melons

Coming Soon:
Local Berries, Champagne Melon

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

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

VEGETABLES
Fresh Arrival:
Yellow & Green Paprika, Apple Cucumbers, Runner Beans, New Qukes, Baby Leeks, Black Russian Heirloom Tomatoes, Chervil, Bitter melons

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

Not Available:
Broad Beans, Fresh Peas, Sweet Mini Capsicums, 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.

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