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January 20, 2017

Pezzano Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Market Report : 23 – 29 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 SUBSTITUTE FOR CHIPPING (PLEASE ASK YOUR REP FOR A SAMPLE)
  • SHORTAGES:  AVOCADOES, ASPARAGUS, RED CHILLI, FIELD MUSHROOMS
  • 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:
Tatura Peaches, Prune Plums, Mandarin, Donut Peaches, Local Figs, Golden Kiwifruit, Lychees, Cherries, Local Apricots, Local plums, Hami Melons

Coming Soon:
Bartlett Pear, Precose Pear, Local Berries, Red Pears, Rustleberries

Short Supply:
Avocados, Pineapple, Jackfruit, Rambutans, Strawberries, Blackberries, White Peaches, Quongdongs, Dragonfruit, Raspberries, Limequat, Passionfruit, Seedless Valencia Oranges, Honeydew melon

Not Available:
Cherry Plums, Red Currants, Starfruit, Mulberries, Blood Oranges, Tamarillos Kiwiberries, Aztec Fruit, Feijoa, Quince, Chestnuts, Guava, Nashi, Persimmon, Kumquat, Pomelo, Pomegranate, Hog Plums, Corella Pears

VEGETABLES

Fresh Arrival:
Local Asparagus, Yellow & Green Paprika, Runner Beans, New Qukes, Baby Leeks, Heirloom Tomatoes, Chervil, Runner Beans, Fresh Peas

Short Supply:
Chervil, Oregano, Italian Parsley, Asparagus, Sugar Cane, Habanero Chilies, Tuscan Cabbage, Vietnamese Mint, Taro, Radicchio, Cipollini Onions, Celeriac, Heirloom Eggplant, Apple Cucumber, Flat Bean, Cauliflower, Asparagus, Filed Mushrooms, Zucchini, Gem Squash.

Not Available:
Minikins, 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, Red Witlof.

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

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