News

May 19, 2016

Pezzano Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Market Report : 23 – 29 May 2016

CAUTION!

  • NATIONAL SHORTAGE OF BUTTON, SWISS BROWN, FIELD AND FIELD PORTOBELLO MUSHROOMS, PUSHING PRICE UP!!!
  • CAULIFLOWER, TOMATOES, PARSNIPS AND CELERY SHORT! PUSHING PRICES UP!
  • STRAWBERRIES ARE VERY SHORT ATM, PRICES REMAIN HIGH
  • AVOCADO PRICES HAVE COME DOWN
  • ROYAL BLUE POTATOES ARE SMALL! PLEASE ORDER ‘SOPRANOS’ FOR CHIPPING AND ‘LAURA’ FOR MASHING

Specialty lines
Advanced notice required – please contact your Sales Rep
–     Croutons (herb & garlic, lightly salted, cheese & bacon)
–     Petite vegetables & Pre-cut Micro Herbs Punnets
–     Edible Flowers (limited stock)
–     Black Garlic Cloves (punnet) & Smoked Garlic Whole
–     Variety of Local Micro Herbs/Mighty Mix, Banana leaves
–     Quail and Duck Eggs
–     Sugar Cane,
–     Queensland Finger Limes
–     Beach Banana, Sea Spray, Samphire are all inconsistent

FRUIT
Fresh Arrival:
Local blood oranges, US Peaches and Nectarines

Coming Soon:
Kumquats

Consistent Supply:
Pineapples, Coconuts (hard & fresh), Paw Paw (green & ripe), Strawberries, Fresh Dates, Quince, Persimmon (soft & hard), Honeydew melon, Rockmelon, Seedless Watermelon, Bananas, Kiwifruit, Pomegranate, Oranges (navel, valencia/juicing) Mandarins, Grapefruit, Lemons, Limes, Pears (packham, bosc, nashi, corella, red sensation, bartlett, juicing), Apples (pink lady, fuji, granny smith, royal gala, red/golden delicious, juicing), Passionfruit (fresh & jars) Guava, Feijoa, Tamarillos, Seedless Mandarin

Short Supply:
Longans, Starfruit, Plums, Dragonfruit, Pomellos, Custard Apple, Grapes, Raspberries, Figs

Out of Season:
Blackberries, Lychees, Champagne Melon, Kiwiberries, Blueberries, Tangelos

VEGETABLES
Fresh Arrival:
Apple Cucumber, Cipollini Onions
Petites are here! – candy/golden beetroot, turnip, white/orange/purple carrot, Apple Cucumbers, Baby Tuscan Cabbage – loose (short supply though)

Consistent Supply:
Capsicum (green, red, orange, yellow), Paprika (yellow, red), Fresh Turmeric, Chilli (habanero, ghost, jalapeños, birdseye), Jerusalem Artichoke, Tomatoes (truss, cherry truss, kumato-large & small, heirloom, grape, cherry, roma, cooking), Local Heirloom Tomatoes, Local Medley Tomatoes, Shallots (brown, hand peeled), Fresh Salad Onions (red, white) Onions (red, brown white, peeled), Ginger, Chinese Radish, Celeriac, Eggplant (baby, heirloom) Baby Courgettes, Qukes, Burpless Cucumbers (burpless, green, Lebanese), Zucchini, Zucchini Flower, Gem Squash, Asparagus, Broccolini, Broccoli, Kai-lan, Bok/Pak Choy, Brussel Sprouts, Cauliflower, Squash (gem, spaghetti, yellow), Sweet Corn, Baby Corn, Beans (stringless, flat, butter), (sugar snap, snow), Potatoes (kipfler, Laura, royal blue-chats, nadine-chats, Dutch cream), Sweet Potatoes (blue Hawaiian, yellow, red), Pumpkin (Japanese, butternut, grey, peeled), Cabbage (tuscan, green, red, chinese, savoy), Carrots, (orange, purple, baby), Beetroots (golden, baby), Rhubarb, Daikon, Celery, Leeks, Bean Shoots, Okra, Aniseed (baby), Kohlrabi, Horse Radish
Loose lettuce (roquette, mesulin, Asian, baby spinach, mizuna, Swiss chard, tat soi, baby cos, baby kale, red mustard leaf)
Lettuce heads (red/green festival and coral, cos, iceberg, radicchio, endive, frize’, yellow and red whitlof, butter crunch, kale)
Mushrooms (Button, Field, Portabella, Swiss Brown, Enoki, Shimeji, Shitake, King Oyster, Baby King Oyster, Champignon, Oyster)

Short Supply:
Heirloom Eggplant, Candy Baby Beetroot, Watermelon Radish, Baby Marrow, Beans (yellow, runner, borlotti, snake, yam), Chervil, Tiger Tomatoes, Taro, Banana Flowers, Sweet Mini Capsicum (local), Vietnamese Mint, Yellow Squash, Tumeric, Mushrooms, Purple Brussel Sprouts

Out of Season:
Yellow Zuchini, Kiwano Horned Melon, Green baby kale

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