Market Report 18 July 2022

The recent cold snap has slowed product growth and impacted availability. Stock continues to arrive sporadically whilst other items are still not available at all. 
We will keep you updated as the situation evolves.

Bananas: Prices remain firm.

Beetroot Target:  Not currently available.

Beans:  We are using handpicked again as machine picked are poor quality.  Prices are very expensive. Top & Tailed beans are available but at a premium.

Beans Butter / Yellow:  In stock.

Blueberries:  Prices have eased.

Broccolini: Very short supply for the rest of the week.  We will do our best to supply whatever we can when it’s available.

Cabbage Red & Green: Stock extremely short and prices are VERY expensive.

Carrots Heirloom White and Purple: Currently not available– stock may arrive sporadically.

Cauliflower: Prices are more expensive than usual with stock being smaller in size. Current stock is from Victoria.

Chili Birds Eye and Long Red:  Short supply and expensive.

Corn:  Prices have increased.

Cucumbers Continental and Lebanese: very short supply and prices are expensive.

Dragon fruit:  Not available.

Edible Flowers: All flowers including Dianthus are in short supply – stock may arrive sporadically.

Eggs: Our supplier is having difficulty filling our orders.  We may not always have the size you require & where possible may

Eggplant: Short supply, prices are firm.

Eschallots: Prices have eased

Figs: Stock is short, and prices have increased due to the cooler weather.

Grapes Red & White:  Prices are firm.

Herb Bunches: Coriander, Chives, Rosemary, Sage, Basil, Mint, Tarragon: All herbs are in short supply so may not be able to send full order. Prices are more expensive than usual.

Herbs Bulk: Coriander Loose Not currently available due to poor quality this may change at the end of the week.

Kale: Price are expensive. We are using Victorian crops as local grower has been flooded.

Lettuce Coral (Red & Green); Oak Red & Baby Cos: Crops affected by recent heavy rain. Available stock is small, and prices are expensive.

Lettuce Iceberg: Prices have started to ease.  We are using Victorian crops as the local crop is poor quality.

Lettuce Mesclun: Pre-packed are available sporadically. It will be like this for the next 6 – 10 weeks.

Lettuce Gems: Short supply and prices are expensive. We will do our best to supply whatever we can when it’s available. VIC stock.

Lettuce Shredded: Currently not available.

Limes: Prices have increased.

Micro Basil & micro coriander:  Extremely short supply. 

Pumpkin Jap and Butternut: Prices are firm

Rocket: Very short supply for the rest of the week.  We will do our best to supply whatever we can when it’s available.

Spinach:  Supply & prices have improved.

Silverbeet:  Prices have eased.

Snow Pea Tendrils: Now available but very expensive.

Squash:  Available, prices remain expensive.

Strawberries: Prices have eased slightly although still expensive as crops are weather affected.

Tomatoes Large/Med/Small/Roma: Prices are expensive due to rain effected crops. Quality may be affected also.

Watermelon:  Prices are firm.

Zucchini:  Prices are still expensive due to short supply in all sizes.

Zucchini Flowers:  We have females available again.


In Season:

Australian Mandarins, Snake Beans, Jerusalem Artichokes, Fioretta, Pomegranate, Starfruit, Finger Limes, custard apples, Pomelo, Calypso Delight watermelon and green mango (pre-orders only).



Please remember:
Night time order cut off time is 10pm

Processing order cut off time is midday (Monday - Friday) for next day delivery - orders received after midday will be sent the following delivery day.
Please note processing orders required for weekend delivery must be placed by midday Friday.


The Coastal Fresh ordering app is ready to be downloaded from the Play Store or App Store.  Please call us to arrange a login and password.

If you would like to speak  our account manager please call:

Mary-Anne on 0433 655 906

What’s in season?

Coastal Fresh
67 Township Drive
West Burleigh
Queensland 4219

(07) 5593 6023
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