December 4 In Season at the Market
In the Market Update this week we are shining the spotlight on zucchini, lemons and capsicum while also enjoying the arrival of new season cherries - a favourite at this time of year for Christmas festivities.
Christine Scalzi Crowned 2023 Cherry Queen as auction raises $60,000 for Variety SA
A winning bid of $60,000 has crowned Christine Scalzi 2023 Cherry Queen following this morning’s cherry auction held at the South Australian Produce Market. The 5kg box of South Australian grown cherries came in at a premium of $12,000 per kg! To celebrate the 2023 South Australian cherry season, South Australia’s wholesale fruit and vegetable market community went head to head in an auction bidding war this morning in Pooraka to raise money for Variety SA.
SA cherry season kicks off with auction expected to raise more than $50,000
South Australia’s cherry season will kick off in time for the festive season, with the South Australian Produce Markets celebrating by hosting an auction set to raise funds for Variety the Children’s Charity. On Wednesday November 29, a box of the state’s finest locally grown cherries will go up for auction at 7am with bids expected to exceed $50,000, making it Adelaide’s most expensive box of fruit.
November 27 In Season at the Market
This week in the Market Update we are highlighting new season Peaches as well as Romanesco broccoli, Coriander and Carrots.
South Australian 2023 Strawberry Season Celebration
The South Australian Growers Association, in conjunction with the SA Produce Market and Pick a Local, Pick SA! Celebrated the SA grown strawberry season at an event on Friday November 10 at the Adelaide Central Markets. The event was a celebration of the SA grown season and a reminder to consumers that South Australian grown strawberries are in season and available at their local fruit and veg stores now.
November 20 In Season at the Market
This week in the Market Update we are highlighting mushrooms, spinach, peaches and cherries.
November 13 In Season at the Market
This week in the Market Update we are highlighting sweet Palermo capsicums as well as flat white mushrooms and broccolini. Also, in the spotlight is sweet, juicy South Australian strawberries.
November 6 In Season at the Market
This week in the Market Update we are highlighting green chillies, eggplant, Truss Tomatoes and the delicious new season of Apricots.
October 30 In Season at the Market
With Halloween around the corner, we are shining the spotlight on Halloween Pumpkins and Spooky Pineapples in the Market Update as well as informing you of delicious new season cherries and white nectarines.
October 23 In Season at the Market
In the Market Update this week, we are highlighting Micro Herbs and the convenient Salad Bowls along with great tasting strawberries and capsicums.
SA PRODUCE MARKET AND GOVERNMENT BACK $50M BIOSECURITY PRECINCT TO GROW AND PROTECT STATE’S HORTICULTURAL INDUSTRY
The South Australian Produce Market (SAPML), together with the State and Federal Governments, today announce the development of a $50 million biosecurity facility which will open up significant opportunities in South Australia. The South Australian fruit and vegetable industry is to take an important step forward with a new $50 million biosecurity precinct to be built at the heart of the industry at the SA Produce Market in Pooraka.
October 16 In Season at the Market
This week in the Market Update we are shining the spotlight on Bananas and Button Mushrooms, which both have their National Day this week. We also highlight new season Yellow Nectarines and the versatile Broccolini.