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Brisbane Market Report - 46
Summer has arrived with pallets of stonefruit, mangoes, new season cherries and an abundance of produce for the festive season available but some kitchen favourites are pricey. This week's best vegetable buys include beans, beetroot, carrot, celery, eggplant, fennel, silverbeet, mushrooms, onions and pumpkin. Asian vegetables are struggling with quality but are of a reasonable price with snake beans, chinese broccoli, hairy melon and okra plentiful. Victorian asparagus, Gympie brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, Bundaberg capsicum, leeks, parsnips, snow peas, squash, sweet corn and ..
Fresh As Sweet As
Karl Mau from Fresh As Sweet As with Steve Schmidt from Vegies Unlimited discussing Watermelon.   https://youtu.be/XL_gw72KK7E ..
Freckle Farm
Rob Bauman from Freckle Farm with Steve Schmidt from Vegies Unlimited discussing Free Range Eggs.   https://youtu.be/3WAAdsQUBT8 ..
Carl Walker from Phantom Produce
Carl Walker from Phantom Produce with Steve Schmidt from Vegies Unlimited discussing Capsicum and Cherry Tomatoes. https://youtu.be/NMmMEqGb_lE ..
New Reefs Hydroponics
Dean Halpin from New Reefs Hydroponics with Steve Schmidt from Vegies Unlimited discussing Salad Mix.   https://youtu.be/CpPxBeeYunw ..
John Zelenka
John Zelenka with Steve Schmidt from Vegies Unlimited discussing Pineapples. https://youtu.be/UHz4lakO0nc ..
Brisbane Market Report - 45
There is an abundance of fresh produce available this week with most prices stabilizing and the quality better than it has been for some weeks. In the vegetable line, the exception to the rule is Asian vegetable which is weather affected but reasonably priced. For top quality, value for money vegetables, look for asparagus, beans, beetroot, broccoli, cabbage, carrot, celery, eggplant, fennel, silverbeet, zucchini, mushrooms and onions. Pumpkin is cheap. A whole pumpkin keeps well for up to a month, if stored in a cool, dry spot. Once cut, wrap the pumpkin and place it in the refrigerator; i..
Brisbane Market Report - 44
There is an abundance of colour at the Brisbane Produce Market this week as early summer fruits are arriving on the trading floor beside quality vegetables, with some favourites firmly priced. The most plentiful and best value vegetables include quality asparagus, beetroot, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, celery, eggplant, leeks, Asian vegetables, mushrooms and pumpkin. Expect to pay firm prices for top quality beans, brussels sprouts, green capsicums, cauliflower, fennel, onions, parsnips, potatoes, snow peas, sweet corn, sweet potatoes and zucchini. The best silverbeet, small sized squash and..
Brisbane Market Report - 43
Expect to pay more for quality this week with some fresh produce categories demanding firm to expensive prices for Class One but reduced prices for fruit and vegetables of a lesser grade. In the vegetable aisle, red capsicums are costly compared to the less-matured greens. Similarly, the best silverbeets are expensive and small squash will cost you more over the reasonably priced unpopular large or marked ones. Bargain hunters can fill their baskets with cheap beetroot, broccoli, eggplant and leeks along with reasonably priced Asian vegetables, new season asparagus, cabbage, carrots, celery,..
Brisbane Market Report - 42
Prices have fallen on most green vegetables as growers build back quality stocks after last month's woes of unseasonal weather in the growing regions. Lining up in the affordable green category are quality Asian vegetables, new season asparagus, beans, broccoli, cabbage, celery, fennel, leeks and silverbeet. The more colourful beetroot, carrot, eggplant, sweet corn, mushrooms and pumpkin are also value for money. That's in contrast to three vegetables commanding top dollar this week with capsicum, zucchini and potatoes among the highest prices paid all year due to seasonal gaps and ..
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