Brisbane Produce Report – 9 April April 8, 2021 strump We are experiencing cooler autumn weather and mostly clear conditions, so the Brisbane Produce Market is heaving with top quality fresh fruit and vegetables this week. For snacks, you cannot beat apples and pears, which are arriving in significant volumes from Stanthorpe and Shepperton, Victoria, respectively. There are excellent supplies of Shepard avocados along with seedless watermelon and rockmelons from Nericon, New South Wales. In citrus, lemons, limes, navel oranges and early-season Imperial..
Brisbane Produce Report – 1 April April 1, 2021 strump Summer has undoubtedly morphed into autumn with an abundance of autumn vegetables, including cauliflower, cabbage, zucchini, broccoli and eggplants, making their way to the Brisbane Produce Market. Cabbages and cauliflowers from Werribee in Victoria are coming through and we expect more produce from Queensland in the coming weeks. Broccoli is coming from Tasmania, South Australia, and Stanthorpe in Queensland and represents great buying. Zucchini is also well supplied from Bundaberg, as are carrots..
Brisbane Produce Report – 26 March March 26, 2021 strump Eating fruit and vegetables boosts immunity and is a key aspect of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The good news is that there is a wide variety of local fresh produce making its way to the Brisbane Produce Market this week, so you have plenty of options when creating a healthy meal plan that includes fresh fruit and veg. In fruit, Tasmanian raspberries, Victorian grapes, plums and Queensland persimmons are plentiful and excellent eating. Persimmons can range in colour and texture from pale oran..
Brisbane Produce Report – 19 March March 18, 2021 strump What’s a rainy day indoors without a big cooking session? Whether you are planning on a movie marathon or teaching your kids to draw, the wide range of fresh fruit and vegetables arriving at the Brisbane Produce Market this week will help you create comfort foods for your loved ones. Apples and pears are in full swing this week. Choose from new-season red delicious apples, williams, beurré bosc and vorella pears. Enjoy them as a snack, add slices to salads, and, if you have a sweet t..
Brisbane Produce Report – 12 March March 11, 2021 strump Autumn has well and truly arrived with a bounty of seasonal fruit and vegetables at the Brisbane Produce Market this week. Now is the time to expand your weekly menu to include everything from heart-warming soups to simple salads. In berries, strawberry quality and supply is improving, whereas blueberries have been affected by the wet weather, so expect low volumes and premium prices. Tasmanian raspberries are eating beautifully. Try your hands on ‘no-bake raspberry energy balls’ &..
Brisbane Produce Report – 5 March March 4, 2021 strump Lovers of fresh fruit and vegetables will be pleased with the quality and the new-season fruit and vegetables making their way to the Brisbane Produce Market this week. But spare a thought for growers in Far North Queensland (particularly Innisfail and Mission Beach) who lost crops due to cyclonic winds. The most affected crops are banana and pawpaw; therefore, some fluctuations in price and availability could be noticed in the coming weeks. It certainly is the season for grapes with white grapes, ..
Brisbane Produce Report – 26 February 2021 February 26, 2021 lleeson From crispy apples to juicy tomatoes and humble carrots, there is no shortage of great value fresh fruit and vegetables at the Brisbane Produce Market this week. So, now is the time to take advantage of the beautiful late summer produce and create delicious home-cooked meals. Most pear varieties such as William, Corella and Bosc are widely available and so are Stanthorpe-grown Royal Gala and Granny Smith apples. While Galas make great out-of-hand eating, Granny Smith apples are best u..
Brisbane Produce Report – 19 February February 18, 2021 strump Eating healthy doesn’t have to be complicated with a balanced diet of fresh fruit and veg. This week favourable growing conditions and seasonal availability have produced a fantastic selection of quality fruit and vegetables at the Brisbane Produce Market. Sweet and succulent rockmelons from North Queensland and watermelons are in good supply and a must-buy this week. The season for thompson seedless grapes is just getting started, whereas other grape varieties are eating well. Kic..
Brisbane Produce Report – 12 February February 12, 2021 strump Loved ones like to get pampered and what better way to celebrate the day of love than with a home-cooked meal! The good news is that you are not going to be short of options as plentiful supplies of fresh fruit and vegetables are making their way to the Brisbane Produce Market this week. Apple varieties such as pink lady and granny smith are eating well. In pears, williams season is well underway, their skin turns from green to yellow as they ripen. Amaze your special someone with breakfast..
Brisbane Produce Report – 5 February February 4, 2021 strump Locally grown fruit leads the way this week at the Brisbane Produce Market with excellent quality pineapple, grapes, and watermelon from Chinchilla providing top value. Skewer fruit on kebabs, make a salsa, toss it in salads or juice for a refreshing drink. The options are endless. Ultra-juicy and crunchy new season royal gala apples are coming straight from Stanthorpe. Sweet and medium in size, galas are a great all-rounder, ideal for snacking, baking, smoothies, or making sauces. Sweet eati..