New season green grapes are now available with all grapes currently available being Australian grown. And can’t you tell the difference!

Bananas are quite large yet, of very good quality and value.

Hass Variety Avocados are in season but the price is still quite high.

For those who love Stonefruit, there are good supplies to choose from with Peaches, Nectarines and Apricots being of sound quality and value.

Cherries are at their crunchy best and hopefully by the weekend, Lychees will have fallen sufficiently to entice our customers looking to offer them as an alternative to that after dinner family dessert.

Limes are also beginning to ease in price.

Mangoes, those delectably delicious Mangoes are everywhere with the good news being that they have steadied in price. They are the perfect choice for those family get together lunches and dinners over the Christmas season. So why not grab a box today and enjoy!

The pick of the vegies is definitely Tomatoes with most varieties being relatively cheap.

Capsicums are of good quality and value as are Broccoli and Cauliflower.

Both Corn and Beans are also of very good quality and value.

More good news for Fred’s One Stop Shopping customers, with a definite firming in price, for most varieties of Lettuce and Cucumbers.

With the hot weather having hit Sydney with a vengeance this week and with the availability of Seedless Watermelon, customers will be able to provide their families with some delicious mouth-watering relief.

With current good prices, watermelon is the perfect accompaniment to a weekend family BBQ.

Berries are well priced in the markets and of good quality this week with Blueberries, Boysenberries and Raspberries making a delicious mix for after dinner desserts.

Mangoes head the list of stone fruit with ample supplies coming in this week, with the taste and quality of Katherine Mangoes now at their best, being second to none.

Peach prices have fallen dramatically with the white varieties along with the Yellow Nectarines, being very sweet and good eating.

Bananas are also good-eating as are the Local Grapes.

Customers can expect only the best this year with the Western Australian Avocado, although a smaller variety, tasting absolutely delicious while making a great addition to a fresh tossed salad.

There are lots of Tomatoes around this week, also Broccoli, Zucchini and Cauliflower.

Capsicum is good, Beans are of good quality and the Herbs and Leafy Vegies are generally of sound quality.

Bananas this week are of very good quality and value as are Packham Pears despite them coming to the end of their season.

Navel Oranges are still good but likewise, coming towards the end of the season and will be replaced by Valencia Oranges in the coming weeks.

Rockmelons, especially the smaller ones, are not just very good quality and value, they are sweet tasting and very refreshing this week.

The ever so popular Mangoes are much more plentiful in the markets and the quality is great. Come on into Fred’s this week and pick up a tray; you won’t be disappointed!

For those who relish Avocado in their salad, the Hass Avocados from Western Australia are at their prime now.

Peaches, peaches, peaches….yummo!

Both the white and yellow varieties are affordable and delicious.

Apricots are in and the perfect treat to put in the kiddies lunchboxes.

Very good news on the veggie front with excellent supplies of Beans, Snow peas, Cos Lettuce, Brocooli, Cabbage, Zucchini, Cucumbers and Celery.

Notably, the price of Snow Peas is falling rapidly and Cos Lettuce from the Sydney Basin area is well worth purchasing for that delicious Caesar Salad.

With apples coming to the end of the season the pick for quality is still, Pink Ladys and Granny Smiths.

Bananas are of good quality and value even if they seem a little smaller than usual but the good news is, they are the perfect size for kid’s lunchboxes.

Packham Pears are still of good quality but are coming to the end of their season.

Rockmelons are great and very good quality. The price of watermelon also has improved with the quality being very good.

Mangoes, Mangoes, Mangoes!

They are becoming more plentiful and the quality is very good.

Be patient customers as over the next few weeks both the prices and the taste of Cherries, Apricots, Peaches and Nectarines should improve.

Moving onto vegetables:

Beans are good quality as is the Broccoli and Cauliflower.

Corn is on special at Fred’s One Stop this week with the price matching the great quality and value.

There has been an improvement in the availability of Tomatoes, Capsicums and Cherry Tomatoes.

With the weather up north on warming up, the availability of Bananas is improving.

Navel Oranges are still good however, they are coming to the end of their season as the Packham Pears.

Sweet Topless Pineapples are very good quality and value and good news for watermelon lovers; the price is back with watermelons also being of good quality and value.

MANGOES, MANGOES, MANGOES…yummo!

There’s lots of fantastic eating, to die for Mangoes available at Fred’s One Stop Shopping this week, so come on in customers. You will not be disappointed!

Best value for the week are the Tomatoes…. great tasting and fantastic in the salads.

Lebanese Cucumbers are very reasonably priced with Lettuce and Salad Mixes of very good quality and value. Great for that pre Melbourne Cup Barbeque!

The availability of Bananas is improving as the weather up north warms up. Apples are slowly coming to the end their season however, Pink Lady’s and Granny Smith are still of good quality.

Victorian Strawberries are early this year and are very good tasting. Summer Raspberries are also just starting up.

Locally grown Blueberries are in season and the New Zealand Kiwifruit is very good. Hass Avocados are in season however the price is still quite high due to availability.

Topless Pineapples are very sweet and are of good quality. Rockmelons are likewise, of good quality and value.

Bring on the Mangoes….whoo hoo!

The quality is very good and due to them becoming more plentiful in the market, the price of them should improve over the coming weeks. It is still way too early for quality stonefruit.

The supply of vegetables has improved significantly after a difficult winter with Australian Asparagus season in full swing. Beans, Broccoli, Cabbage and Corn are all of good quality and value.

Lebanese Cucumbers have taken a sharp downturn in price which is really good news for our customers. There are also lots more tomatoes around with the exception of truss tomatoes but the good news is, the nice little Punnet Tomatoes have at last begun to ease up in price.

All round, a very good week for fruit and vegetables.

As the weather up in our northern states continues to improve, so does the quality of the fruit that we are receiving with firstly Peaches, Yellow Nectarines and hopefully by the end of this following week, White Nectarines.

For the first Mangoes of the season, the Northern Territory mangoes are really worth at try. They are very similar in size to the Mangoes seen when travelling throughout Asia however, the supply of these will only go on for approximately 3 to 4 weeks.

Good news for those Rockmelon lovers with supplies on the increase hence the prices should drop even more. Also the availability of quality Bananas is assured with the warmer weather.

Apples are slowly coming to the end of their season however, Pink Lady’s and Granny Smiths are still of good quality. Gala are also good however, to ensure they last, keep them away from heat.

Queensland Strawberries have all but finished for another year so as an alternative, try some locally grown Blueberries that are of very good quality.

Avocados of the Hass variety are now in season.

Kiwifruit are in season also and very good. The Gold variety is now finished.

Murcott Mandarins are the only ones still available with their season along with that of Navel Oranges, coming to an end.

Moving on to vegetables and Spring Vegetables represent the best value. Notably the new season Eggplant is beautifully sweet and well priced.

Vegies from the Sydney Basin continue to be both of excellent quality and value with Carrots, Celery and Leafy Greens being Fred’s pick for the week.

For something very different customers, try our Fresh Peas and Broadbeans, both of which are of superb quality and value. Great way to get the kids involved at meal preparation time as you sit around the table shelling peas together.

Broccoli and Caulflower this week are well priced and of very good quality.

Strawberries are in abundance and really are the pick of all fruit for this week while it is very good news for Banana lovers as crops have made a good recovery from the recent cold temperatures in the growing areas.

The first of the Australian Grapes have started this week…they are the maroon seedless for those who much prefer the Australian variety.

Good news with Murcott Mandarins as this is traditionally the best time of the year for them while the price of Blueberries is starting to ease.

With the onset of much warmer weather, customers can look forward to seeing big increases in the supply of vegetables with the only exception being, Lebanese Cucumbers however, there are still some reasonably priced Telegraph Cucumbers which make an excellent substitute for the Lebanese variety.

Hass Avocados are now in season and add a welcome flavor to any salad.

Pears namely Packham, Bosc and Corellas are all in season while seedless Watermelons from the Northern Territory are of good quality.

Imperial Mandarins are on the way out this week while prices remain slightly higher than usual on Bananas due to the recent cold snap in growing areas over the past few weeks.

But now thanks to the arrival of warmer weather, Broccoli prices have started to ease along with Cauliflowers that are of superb quality. Of good quality also are the cucumbers and the price looks like easing for them as well.

The price of Strawberries remains high still while Navel Oranges are very good at the moment.

Fuji Apples are very crisp and juicy while Pink Lady’s and Granny Smiths are of very good quality.

This is the best time of the year for apples with new season Pink Lady and Granny Smith apples being readily available and of excellent quality. Gala Apples are good while Fuji Apples are very crisp and juicy.

In season Blood Oranges are the best for making juice at the moment so take advantage of the next 3 or 4 weeks when this particular orange is at its best.

Queensland berries are now in season. The quality is excellent and the prices have improved so now is probably the best time for both quality and value. Unfortunately, Blueberries are still out of season and very expensive.

If Bananas are your favourite fruit then be patient, the prices should improve over the coming weeks while Navel oranges are very good.

Vegetable supply still continues to be difficult with Corn, Tomatoes, Beans and Broccoli being dearer than they were last week.

So what does Fred recommend for the week?

Pick up some Murcott Mandarins and English Spinach…they are on special this week at Fred’s One Stop Shopping; the place where all your weekly groceries, fruit and vegetables, meat and fish requirements can be purchased under the one roof.

Produce in the Sydney Basin has improved dramatically thanks to some welcome sunshine. Tomatoes, Capsicums, Broccoli and Zucchini are looking much better this week.

It is amazing just what favorable weather and a ray of sunshine can do for crops!

Cos lettuce, Spinach and English Spinach are all in better supply.

In fruit news, Honey Murcott Mandarins have started and are available from now right through until October.

The pick for this week according to Fred Pisciuneri are the Navel oranges and the Silverbeet Spinach, both of which are very well priced.

Unfortunately for consumers, the bad news continues with rain ensuring that obtaining quality produce remains an issue. Capsicums, Eggplant, Zucchini, Tomatoes, Beans and Broccoli continue to show effects of the poor weather.

Australian Navel Oranges are sweet and juicy at the moment and a terrific source of Vitamin C so be sure and put them on your shopping list this week. Bananas are very tasty and a good size. The Queensland strawberries are great tasting, as are the Cherries that are of excellent quality.

Lemons and limes are good quality and value.

Fred’s pick of the specials for this week are the sweet and juicy Red delicious apples and the Golden Kiwi Fruit. The New Zealand Kiwi is of very good quality.

With the current cold snap that we are experiencing along with an excessive amount of rain in growing areas sourcing many of our products at reasonable prices has proved quite difficult.

However supplies of quality tomatoes has been good this week with good supplies of gourmet tomatoes currently available at Fred’s One Stop Shopping.

Fred’s pick for the week are the chestnuts in nets as well good quality Granny Smith Apples that are very reasonably priced.

For those Cherry lovers this week you will not be disappointed with both the price and the sweet taste of them.

Oranges are well worth the purchase as are the Mandarins with Hickson Mandarins being the pick of them.

Lemons and Limes are in plentiful supply as well as being of quality and value.

Navel oranges are the pick this week and are of good quality. New Season Granny Smiths and Pink Lady Apples are both available and are of excellent quality.

Bananas have become rather scarce this week and likewise quality strawberries, at least at good prices.

The cold weather and rain has had an impact on many vegetable lines with Corn, Zucchini, Snow peas, Cabbage and Beans all quite difficult to source this week.

However the good news is that Chat Potatoes are in excellent numbers this week and make the perfect accompaniment to the evening meal.

For the carrot lover, Fred has secured for Fred’s One Stop Shopping, a great special for customers purchasing a 5kg bag.

Vegetable prices should improve over the coming weeks as growing areas further north begin to send more produce to Sydney.

This is the best time of the year for apples with new season Pink Lady and Granny Smith apples being readily available and of excellent quality. Gala Apples are good while Fuji Apples are very crisp and juicy.

In season Blood Oranges are the best for making juice at the moment so take advantage of the next 3 or 4 weeks when this particular orange is at its best.

Queensland berries are now in season. The quality is excellent and the prices have improved so now is probably the best time for both quality and value. Unfortunately, Blueberries are still out of season and very expensive.

If Bananas are your favourite fruit then be patient, the prices should improve over the coming weeks while Navel oranges are very good.

Vegetable supply still continues to be difficult with Corn, Tomatoes, Beans and Broccoli being dearer than they were last week.

So what does Fred recommend for the week?

Pick up some Murcott Mandarins and English Spinach…they are on special this week at Fred’s One Stop Shopping; the place where all your weekly groceries, fruit and vegetables, meat and fish requirements can be purchased under the one roof.

Produce in the Sydney Basin has improved dramatically thanks to some welcome sunshine. Tomatoes, Capsicums, Broccoli and Zucchini are looking much better this week.

It is amazing just what favorable weather and a ray of sunshine can do for crops!

Cos lettuce, Spinach and English Spinach are all in better supply.

In fruit news, Honey Murcott Mandarins have started and are available from now right through until October.

The pick for this week according to Fred Pisciuneri are the Navel oranges and the Silverbeet Spinach, both of which are very well priced.

Unfortunately for consumers, the bad news continues with rain ensuring that obtaining quality produce remains an issue. Capsicums, Eggplant, Zucchini, Tomatoes, Beans and Broccoli continue to show effects of the poor weather.

Australian Navel Oranges are sweet and juicy at the moment and a terrific source of Vitamin C so be sure and put them on your shopping list this week. Bananas are very tasty and a good size. The Queensland strawberries are great tasting, as are the Cherries that are of excellent quality.

Lemons and limes are good quality and value.

Fred’s pick of the specials for this week are the sweet and juicy Red delicious apples and the Golden Kiwi Fruit. The New Zealand Kiwi is of very good quality.

With the current cold snap that we are experiencing along with an excessive amount of rain in growing areas sourcing many of our products at reasonable prices has proved quite difficult.

However supplies of quality tomatoes has been good this week with good supplies of gourmet tomatoes currently available at Fred’s One Stop Shopping.

Fred’s pick for the week are the chestnuts in nets as well good quality Granny Smith Apples that are very reasonably priced.

For those Cherry lovers this week you will not be disappointed with both the price and the sweet taste of them.

Oranges are well worth the purchase as are the Mandarins with Hickson Mandarins being the pick of them.

Lemons and Limes are in plentiful supply as well as being of quality and value.

Navel oranges are the pick this week and are of good quality. New Season Granny Smiths and Pink Lady Apples are both available and are of excellent quality.

Bananas have become rather scarce this week and likewise quality strawberries, at least at good prices.

The cold weather and rain has had an impact on many vegetable lines with Corn, Zucchini, Snow peas, Cabbage and Beans all quite difficult to source this week.

However the good news is that Chat Potatoes are in excellent numbers this week and make the perfect accompaniment to the evening meal.

For the carrot lover, Fred has secured for Fred’s One Stop Shopping, a great special for customers purchasing a 5kg bag.

Vegetable prices should improve over the coming weeks as growing areas further north begin to send more produce to Sydney.