Brisbane Produce Report – 8 January January 8, 2021 strump Happy new year! A new year signifies a fresh start and is the perfect time to focus on your health and wellbeing after indulging in a few extra slices of pavlova, sugary cocktails and leftover roasts. Adding a variety of vegetables and fruit to your diet can go a long way towards improving your health. So, to help you get started here is a list of fresh fruit and vegies available at the Brisbane Produce Market this week. In berries, there are good supplies of blueberries while strawberries and ..
Brisbane Produce Report – 18 December December 17, 2020 lleeson Australian cherries are our festive pick of the week. Ho, ho ho! Seven nights to Christmas. The joy of sharing food plays an important role in any celebration, so plan your festive meals around summer’s best produce arriving at the Brisbane Produce Market this week. Sink your teeth into luscious, sweet-tart stone fruit as they are in abundant supplies and great quality. Your jolly choices are blood plums, nectarines, white or yellow-fleshed peaches and apricots from Victoria. F..
Brisbane Produce Report – 11 December December 11, 2020 strump It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas with a fantastic range of brightly coloured summer fruit and vegies bursting with flavour, all available at the Brisbane Produce Market this week. Does anything say ‘festive season’ more than Australian grown cherries? Currently in full bloom, the cherry season in Australia lasts only 100 days from November through to February, so grab a bag, fill a bowl and enjoy the deep red, glossy and plump cherries while you can. We h..
Brisbane Produce Report – 4 December December 4, 2020 strump Whether it’s a fruit salad for breakfast or some grilled vegetables for the barbecue, the Brisbane Produce Market has got you covered this week with an incredible range of seasonal offerings. Nothing says Aussie summer more than the smell of ripe in-season mangoes. So why not make the most of Queensland-grown R2E2, kensington pride and keow savoy varieties – all juicy and delicious eating. While mangoes are ideal on their own the Keow Savoy variety (green mango) can be shredded in..
Brisbane Produce Report – 27 November November 27, 2020 strump As we are approaching the holiday season, it is time to spice up your cooking with a range of seasonal fresh fruit and vegetables available at the Brisbane Produce Market this week. Sweet-eating glossy red cherries from Victoria are in good supply. Cherries are perfect for picnics, lunchbox treats or a festive family feast. Wash before eating or cooking and keep them in a covered container. White and yellow-fleshed nectarines and peaches are eating beautifully. Prices may vary depend..
Brisbane Produce Report – 20 November November 19, 2020 strump Warm spring days are bringing a surge of fruit and vegetables to the Brisbane Produce Market this week. We are seeing high-quality, well-priced fruit arriving from multiple regions, including Victorian strawberries, apricots and pears, sweet pawpaws from Far North Queensland, dragon fruit from Northern Territory, passionfruit from New South Wales as well as local pineapples, bananas and hass avocados. Blueberries continue to impress with their quality while new season blackberries ar..
Brisbane Produce Report – 13 November November 12, 2020 strump We are spoilt for choice with fruit and vegetable offerings at the Brisbane Produce Market this week. Now is a great time to get into the kitchen and try out new recipes with the season’s peak produce. You can’t go past luscious R2E2 mangoes from Bowen. They are sweet, juicy and full of robust flavour. Store your mangoes at room temperature, out of the sun to ripen. A wide range of berries are available this week with Victorian strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries from ..
Brisbane Produce Report – 6 November November 5, 2020 lleeson This week at the Brisbane Produce Market, there are some consistent performers such as rockmelons, pineapples, zesty limes and watermelons, which are all sure signs that summer is on its way! One of the best-selling fruit this week is the go-to avocado from Western Australia. Available in both large and small sizes, avocados are a great source of vitamins C and K and contain folate and dietary fibre. For a quick healthy snack, try smashed avocado with goat cheese on toast. Excellent quali..
Brisbane Produce Report – 30 October October 30, 2020 strump From succulent mangoes to crunchy leafy greens, there is plenty of great value fresh fruit and vegetables available at the Brisbane Produce Market this week. Bite into ripe and juicy mango flesh for a burst of tropical flavour. Kensington pride mangoes from Katherine are eating magnificently. Although rain and wind have affected the volume of mangoes arriving from Darwin, however, the quality remains excellent. Supplies of blueberries continue to impress providing good value whereas strawb..
Brisbane Produce Report – 23 October October 23, 2020 strump It is an excellent week for locally-grown fruit and vegetables with Queensland produce dominating the shelves of local fruit shops. While eating pawpaw on its own may seem like winning the fruit lotto, you can’t beat a tropical breakfast parfait layered with this delicious and nutritious fruit. Get your fill soon, while availability is on the increase. Hotly contesting the pawpaw and brimming with healthy goodness are tropical-tasting pineapples and Daintree-grown watermelons. Add chunk..