Murdoch Market Update
- Arrivals – Pomellos (imported) & Purple congo potatoes
- Green Papaya supply is light on
- Prices – Lemons & limes are still pricey & Parsnips are up in price
- 2 week break for Chard bull’s blood & ice plant
As an excellent source of vitamin B1, pineapples have the ability to increase blood circulation and provide a greater supply of oxygen to the blood cells. In addition, vitamin B1 is known to help with the proper metabolism of carbohydrates, making it vital for good digestion. The bromelain found in pineapples have also been found to aid digestion.
Did You Know?
It takes a long time to grow a pineapple – the flower bud of a pineapple does not actually flower until it’s 1 year old at which time the fruit starts to develop. The fruit takes another 6 months to become ripe but once they are ready they need to reach the shelf in 3 days.