Apple - Gala
Apple - Granny Smith
Apple - Red Delicious
Apple - Pink Lady
Asparagus
Avocado
Banana - Lady Finger
Banana
Beans
Blueberries
Broccoli
Broccolini
Brussel Sprouts
Cabbage - Drumhead
Capsicum
Carrots
Cauliflower
Celery
Corn
Cucumbers Continental
Eggplant
Eshallots
Figs
Grapefruit Red Ruby
Grapes - White
Honeydew Melon
Iceberg Lettuce
Kiwi Fruit
Lemons Australian
Limes
Mandarins
Mangoes
Onions - Brown
Onions - Red
Oranges Navel
Oranges 3kg
Passionfruit
Paw Paw
Pears Burre Bosc
Pears Packham
Pineapple
Potatoes Brushed
Pumpkin
Raspberries
Rockmelon
Snow Peas
Spinach
Spring Onion
Strawberries
Sweet Potato
Tomato
Tomato - Truss
Tomato- Cherry
Tomato - Egg
Watermelon
Zucchini

Festive Season Favourites

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Trends for 2018 show that consumers are investing in creative produce ideas.

This festive season try elegant fruit baskets filled with seasonal produce such as cherries and mangoes topped with a festive ribbon.

As Queensland’s growing regions heat up, we’re seeing all Summer produce coming into action. It’s going to be a bumper cherry season! Sweet, juicy and well-priced!  Mangoes are also plentiful. Tips for the best mango storage include:

  • If you find your mangoes are not quite ripe enough, store them at room temperature between 18 -22°C and out of the sun for a few days until the fruit ripens.
  • Mangoes should not be refrigerated until they are ripe.
  • Fully ripe mangoes can be stored in the fridge for a few days.
  • Never store mangoes in plastic bags – they need air!

The golden glow and ruby red of Aussie nectarines, apricots, peaches and plums are in abundance and provide beautiful festive season table displays in silver or crystal glass bowls. For a festive table delight try a recipe of Grilled Nectarines with Honey-Orange Ricotta, Whipped Cream and Toasted Almonds.

Convenience also remains high on the priority list and it’s essential that retailers stay at the forefront of consumer trends.

Produce that is ‘snackable’ is also making traction and proving popular. This ‘bite-sized’ food trend is growing more widespread with ready-to-eat fruit and vegetable options.