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Rusty's market for lunch
« on: October 31, 2019, 10:10:44 PM »
I just had a quick look around Rustys market and still the summer fruits have not quite arrived and everything is a bit pricey.










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Re: Rusty's market for lunch
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2019, 10:12:28 PM »
Looks like the pics are not real sharp guys.

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Re: Rusty's market for lunch
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2019, 01:29:36 AM »
I just had a quick look around Rustys market and still the summer fruits have not quite arrived and everything is a bit pricey.









Those Star Apples look great Mike. Nice size. Beautiful colors.  The one's I've seen around Northern NSW lately in this drought without irrigation have been ripening at the size of a ping pong ball.

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Re: Rusty's market for lunch
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2019, 02:19:11 PM »
I really like the R2E2, but heard even superior varieties are available already.

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Re: Rusty's market for lunch
« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2019, 03:00:32 PM »
Is Thai king mango the same as Maha Chanok mango?

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Re: Rusty's market for lunch
« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2019, 03:33:19 PM »
Is Thai king mango the same as Maha Chanok mango?

Yes (silly I know).

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Re: Rusty's market for lunch
« Reply #6 on: November 03, 2019, 01:58:34 AM »
Supermarket mangoes are pretty big and the equivalent of about US$1 each atm.


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Re: Rusty's market for lunch
« Reply #7 on: November 14, 2019, 09:54:30 PM »
postimAnother lunchtime at Rustys market
























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Re: Rusty's market for lunch
« Reply #8 on: November 14, 2019, 10:28:43 PM »
Nice diversity and rich market.
Prices are like in European supermarkets.

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Re: Rusty's market for lunch
« Reply #9 on: November 15, 2019, 03:36:57 AM »
 Yeah dont know why mangoes cost so much.Friends borrowed my mango picker yesterday afternoon and they urban foraged in the public domain.Here are some KPs one friend got.


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Re: Rusty's market for lunch
« Reply #10 on: November 22, 2019, 04:05:03 AM »
When back to rustys today.The dragonfruit are purple princess I think and the most expensive dragonfruit I have ever seen.




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Re: Rusty's market for lunch
« Reply #11 on: November 22, 2019, 08:44:51 AM »
Loved the sign on the "Jabatocava"(Interesting spelling)--"EAT THE LOT."  Someone might interpret that as eat all of them (rather than just one entire fruit)!  At least in USA they would.
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Re: Rusty's market for lunch
« Reply #12 on: November 22, 2019, 02:32:42 PM »
Beautiful pics Mike.
I love the look of that sugarcane and for $2 ..i think that's a good price
You friend managed to forage all those mangoes? Are there mangoes growing wild in areas around you?
If so i'm moving to Australia.
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Re: Rusty's market for lunch
« Reply #13 on: November 22, 2019, 04:16:16 PM »
In my neighbourhood there are at least 20 mango trees in fruit in public areas and they are ripening right now.Around the corner from me one park has 5 large KP trees.What my friend got is chicken feed off one tree near his house.I'll get more than that in 20 minutes this morning.One public area with a park about a mile away has at least 9 huge trees that are loaded.
The sugarcane is a clumping village type use for cooking and juice in New Guinea.

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Re: Rusty's market for lunch
« Reply #14 on: November 22, 2019, 08:02:50 PM »
Nice Mike
Do durian, mangosteen, lansium, etc appear in Rusty's market as well?  What kind of price do they fetch.  Letís keep in mind that the Aussie $ is around US .65 I believe.
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Re: Rusty's market for lunch
« Reply #15 on: November 22, 2019, 09:05:40 PM »
Yes and in Aus $ durian of various types is around 8 to 12/kg in January to about April. Mangosteens are 7 to 12/kg and lansium are less frequent and around 10/kg. They are a bit pricey for most people.

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Re: Rusty's market for lunch
« Reply #16 on: November 25, 2019, 01:02:49 AM »
Yes and in Aus $ durian of various types is around 8 to 12/kg in January to about April. Mangosteens are 7 to 12/kg and lansium are less frequent and around 10/kg. They are a bit pricey for most people.

Maybe in your neck of the woods Mike....by the time The Queen of fruits gets to me in Brizzy she's close to the end of her reign. I reckon Sydney and Melbourne gets the best stock outside of Cairns.  I'm looking at 22/KG thereabouts locally, and it's a crap shoot. A lot of them are past their prime by a long way. I'd say only 1/3 are really good, at least that's how it is from my local Woolies.

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Re: Rusty's market for lunch
« Reply #17 on: November 25, 2019, 10:34:15 AM »
Fresh fruit doesnít travel well, too bad.
But if mangosteen are retailing at $7-12 in Cairns they must wholesell for a lot less.  Air shipping canít be sooo expensive.  Gouging gives rare fruits a bad reputation.  Overpriced fruits sit there and get older and when someone does buy them....
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Re: Rusty's market for lunch
« Reply #18 on: January 17, 2020, 03:47:07 AM »
Went again at lunchtime.Achachairus, some erdon Lee's like baseballs and is 40c/lb US cheap for mangoes?






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Re: Rusty's market for lunch
« Reply #19 on: January 17, 2020, 06:21:33 AM »
Went again at lunchtime.Achachairus, some erdon Lee's like baseballs and is 40c/lb US cheap for mangoes?






Mike would you know if the achachariu have been sent down Sydney way yet? Might go have a look around tomorrow.

 

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