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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 Market Report 219
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 Market Report 218
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 Market Report 217
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 Market Report 216
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 Market Report 215
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 Market Report 214
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..
Brisbane Market Report 213
Brisbane Produce Report – 15 May   May 15, 2020   strump Ideal growing conditions in Queensland mean the winter produce season is well underway and that is reflected in the quality at the Brisbane Produce Market this week. Citrus fruits are leading the way with excellent supplies of imperial mandarins from Gayndah, lemons from Mundubbera, limes from Bundaberg and locally-grown juicy new season navel oranges. Winter is the best time for baking with citrus and given the wide variety of citrus available in your local fruit shop, why not try baking a war..
Brisbane Market Report 212
Brisbane Produce Report – 8 May   May 7, 2020   strump Pamper your mum this Mother’s Day with home cooked delicious treats made from fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables available at the Brisbane Produce Market this week. For mums with a sweet tooth try baking a slightly crunchy sweet apple tart as apples are at their peak with plenty of varieties readily available. For a delicious savoury breakfast in bed, try a traditional potato rosti made from washed potatoes and served with fresh rocket, shavings of smoked ham, cooked eggs, chives and a..
Brisbane Market Report 211
Brisbane Produce Report – 1 May   April 30, 2020   strump Bumper crops of locally grown fresh produce are arriving by the truckload the Brisbane Produce Market this week. All apple varieties are excellent eating now, but the pink lady variety are the pick of the bunch. New-season pears including packham, josephine and corella are well and truly in season. For a modern morning tea, why not try our ginger and pear cake. This cake is best served when still slightly warm and lightly dusted with some icing sugar. In citrus, there are plentiful supplies..
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