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MARKET REPORT FOR 17TH-23RD JANUARY
Nectarines, particularly the yellow-fleshed variety, are well supplied and good quality. Prices are $5-$12 a kilo, depending on variety and size.
Export quality Tasmanian cherries are available. Depending on size, variety, and origin, cherries range from $16-$55 a kilo.
Limes are plentiful and are 50¢-$1 each or $4-$5 a kilo in net bags.
Achacha is a tropical fruit becoming increasingly popular in Australia but only available for a short time. Grown in far North Queensland, achacha are like mangosteen in taste and texture.
New-season plums are well supplied. Plum prices range from $4-$16 a kilo, depending on variety, quality, and size.
Large, round-shaped, South Australian Reed avocados are available at $3-$3.50 each. Locally grown Hass avocados are $1.50-$2 each.