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March 3, 2017

Pezzano Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Market Report : 06 – 12 March 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: AVOCADOS, ASPARAGUS,  FIELD MUSHROOMS, SNOW PEAS, STRAWBERRIES
  • 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:
Fuji Apples, Golden Delicious Apples, Red Sensation Pears, Starfruit, Bartlett Pears, Kelsey Plums, Precose Pear, Prune Plums, Mandarin, Lychees, Local plums, Hami Melons

Coming Soon:
Wintermelon, Bitter Gourd, Pomegranate, Local Blueberries, Galaxy Apples, Persimmons

Short Supply:
Champayne Melon, Mangoes, Gold Pineapples, Local Apricots, Donut Peaches, Blackberries, Nashi Pears, Figs, Golden Kiwifruit, Avocadoes, Pineapple, Jackfruit, Strawberries, White Peaches, Quongdongs, Dragonfruit, Raspberries, Passionfruit, Seedless Valencia Oranges, Honeydew melon.

Not Available:
Local Apricots, Donut Peaches, Cherries, Rambutans, Cherry Plums, Red Currants, Mulberries, Blood Oranges, Tamarillos Kiwiberries, Aztec Fruit, Feijoa, Quince, Chestnuts, Guava, Persimmon, Kumquat, Pomelo

VEGETABLES

Fresh Arrival:
Berlotti Beans, Black Garlic, Okra, Spaghetti Veg, Jerusalem Artichokes, Sweet Dumplings, Yellow & Green Paprika, Runner Beans, New Qukes, Baby Leeks, Chervil

Short Supply:
Fresh Peas, Chervil, Oregano, Italian Parsley, Asparagus, Sugar Cane, Tuscan Cabbage, Vietnamese Mint, Taro, Radicchio, Cipollini Onions, Celeriac, Heirloom Eggplant, Apple Cucumber, Flat Bean, Cauliflower, Asparagus, Filed Mushrooms, Zucchini, Gem Squash, Kang Kong, Runner Beans

Not Available:
Habenero Chillies, Heirloom Tomatoes, Minikins, Broad Beans, Fresh Peas, Sweet Mini Capsicums, Artichoke globe, White Asparagus, Kiwano Horned Melon, Cucamelons, Baby Tuscan Cabbage loose, Tiger Tomatoes, Watermelon radish, Red Witlof

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

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