PRICING NEWS FROM THE MARKET FLOOR FOR OCTOBER

Bananas are in plentiful supply and prices remain good. Avocado supply is shortening with value increasing.

Potatoes are in short supply and prices have jumped. Asparagus is in good supply at a reasonable price.

Supply of strawberries has diminished significantly due to the QLD season finishing up. Supplies are now mainly from WA and local production has commenced.

Moderate supplies of lettuce, cauliflower and broccoli at steady prices.

Cabbages are now in light supply with prices increasing accordingly. Beans, corn and peas are currently in moderate supply.

Capsicum, eggplants and cucumbers remain in steady supply but the situation could change in the next few weeks.

QLD grapes and stone fruit from both QLD and Northern NSW have started to appear and the market quantities are light but will build in coming weeks.