Pricing News From the Market Floor for October

 

Bananas – In shorter supply than normal and prices have increased accordingly

Avocados – Light supplies of Hass variety from Western Australia and New Zealand imports. Values remain strong.

Asparagus – Moderate to good supplies from local areas and prices have moderated.

Blueberries – In good supply at good values.

Strawberries – Queensland supplies have now almost finished. They are now mainly coming in from Western Australia with a trickle of local supply. Prices are steady.

Peaches and Nectarines – Have started to come in from Queensland. Prices will continue to adjust as supplies increase.

Beans – Are in light to moderate supply from Queensland and prices are steady.

Peas / Snow Peas – Queensland supplies are easing but local beans are now on the increase. Values remain steady.

Lettuce – In moderate supply from interstate and local areas. Prices are steady.

Cauliflowers / Broccoli – Steady supplies at moderate values.

Capsicums – In moderate supply from the Queensland growing areas at steady values.

Zucchini – Reasonably good supply from Queensland with Victorian areas now also starting. Values will continue to respond to supply level.

Rockmelons / Honeydews – Moderate supplies from Queensland and Western Australia growing areas. Values are steady.