Brisbane Produce Report – 31 July July 31, 2020 strump Favourable weather and stable growing conditions have produced a consistent supply of both fresh fruit and vegetables at the Brisbane Produce Market. Crunchy apples, rockmelons, passionfruit and pineapple are excellent buys this week. Supplies of custard apples and blueberries have improved, however, raspberries are becoming harder to find. Tasty Queensland strawberries are one of the bestselling fruits this week along with avocados. For a quick snack, spread smashed avocado on toast, top it wit..
Brisbane Produce Report – 24 July July 24, 2020 strump This week at the Brisbane Produce Market we are seeing a range of seasonal fresh fruit and vegetables available for you to create everything from hearty soups to hot pies. In peak supply are Sunshine Coast strawberries – wash and eat straight from the punnet or add to your favourite home-baked goodies. Delicious in cakes, crumbles, muffins and puddings, now is the time to cook with this rosy fruit. Stock up on hass avocados, blueberries, pears and pineapples as they are well supplied. Raspber..
Brisbane Produce Report – 17 July July 17, 2020 strump The breezy weather might have left you feeling cold but the wide range of fruit and vegetables available at the Brisbane Produce Market this week will have you heading for the kitchen to cook up a storm. In fruit, Queensland-grown luscious strawberries are offering terrific value. For a sweet, fruity treat, coat strawberries with rich melted chocolate, keep them in the fridge and enjoy once the chocolate has set. Supplies of blueberries from Coffs Harbour have improved, however, raspberry supplies ..
Brisbane Produce Report – 10 July July 9, 2020 strump With excellent growing conditions, the local fruit and vegetable season is in full swing and that means plenty of fresh produce for everyone at the Brisbane Produce Market this week. In fruit, citrus continues to give us a joyful season with strong supplies of Mareeba-grown limes, lemons, tangelos, Victorian-grown honey murcott mandarins, navel oranges and Queensland-grown ruby red grapefruit. Other favourites include rockmelons from Gumlu, pawpaw from Murdoch, apples, pears and local pineapples. ..
Brisbane Produce Report – 3 July July 3, 2020 strump With a combination of cool temperatures and shorter days, now is the time to be cooking up those classic winter recipes with a variety of fresh produce arriving at the Brisbane Produce Market this week. New-season apples and pears continue to be excellent quality. We cannot go past delicious cinnamon baked pears. Bake corella pears with cinnamon and maple syrup and top it with nuts, seeds and yoghurt or a muesli of your choice. Blueberries from New South Wales are starting to return to the shelves..
Brisbane Produce Report – 26 June June 26, 2020 strump Winter production is now in full swing with abundant supplies of many of our favourite fruit and vegetables arriving into the Brisbane Produce Market this week. Top fruit buys include rockmelon, apples, pears, watermelon, passionfruit and yellow pawpaws from Mundoo. After a tropical fruit that is sweet yet tart in taste? Look out for the smaller-sized winter variety of topless pineapples – they are guaranteed to give you that tropical feeling even in winter. Small and large sizes of has..
Brisbane Produce Report – 12 June June 11, 2020 strump From Gatton-grown beans to Bundaberg zucchinis and Brussels sprouts direct from Gympie, Queensland-grown vegies continue to shine at the Brisbane Produce Market this week. Good winter buys this week include fennel, sugarloaf cabbage and sweet potatoes. Flying off the shelves are both green and red capsicums from Bundaberg as they are great quality at the moment. Eggplants, zucchini, white turnips, leeks, spring onions, potatoes and pumpkins are plentiful whereas local supplies of caulif..
Brisbane Produce Report – 5 June June 5, 2020 strump We are spoilt for local choice this week with substantial supplies at the Brisbane Produce Market from both the Lockyer Valley and Bundaberg regions as they enter their peak season. Apples, packham and corella pears are a great buy this week. They are well priced with outstanding quality and taste. Hass avocados, cavendish bananas and passionfruit continue to be in excellent supplies while pomegranates, nashi and Toowoomba-grown figs are delicious, however, becoming harder to find. It is a grea..
Brisbane Produce Report – 29 May May 29, 2020 strump Queensland-grown produce is dominating the Brisbane Produce Market this week, as the cold weather sees more supplies of fruit and vegetables coming in from local regions. Hass avocados from North Queensland are in abundance as are raspberries, fresh from Caboolture. All varieties of pears are eating well however packham pears are at the peak of their season and are eating beautifully. Small quantities of strawberries are coming from the Sunshine Coast and Stanthorpe; however, we expect supplies..
Brisbane Produce Report – 22 May May 21, 2020 strump As the temperature falls, we are drawn towards flavoursome roasts, oozing puddings and warming hearty soups. YUM! Luckily, the Brisbane Produce Market has a huge supply of fresh fruit and vegetables that are perfect for creating the ultimate in comfort food. All varieties of apples in the market this week are eating well but standouts are the pink lady and granny smith varieties. Cavendish bananas continue to delight this week with their bright yellow skin and good supplies. Local lemons and li..