It will be a fairly expensive start to the mango season this year as they are arriving from the Northern Territory and quantities are approximately 50% down on last year. Prices are expected to ease in late November through to Christmas as Queensland mangoes hit the market.
Stonefruit (peaches, nectarines and apricots) should have a great season thanks to perfect weather and dry conditions. This is good news for sugar levels and means lots of sweet, juicy stone fruit.
Our local capsicum grower, Charlie Azzi, is very excited about his red capsicum this year. They are a new variety and have a beautiful, blood red colour and a full capsicum flavour. Look out for them in store from November through to July.