Industry Insights

What fruit & veg is in season during summer?

Alicia Tan

Seasonality is so important when you're planning your menu, particularly when there is so much variety during the summer months. Planning around seasonality will not only ensure the quality of the produce but also help keep your food costs down. To get you started here are some of the fruit & veggies that you should consider incorporating into your menu during the summer months (December - February):

Summer fruit

  • Banana
  • Berries - blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, strawberries
  • Stone fruits - mangoes, apricots, cherries, nectarines, peaches
  • Grapes
  • Lychees
  • Papaya
  • Passionfruit
  • Pineapple

Summer vegetables

  • Cucumbers
  • Beans - green beans, flat beans, butter beans
  • Capsicum
  • Celery
  • Eggplant
  • Mushrooms
  • Radish
  • Tomatoes
  • Zucchini

We spoke to Mouhamad Dib, Managing Director at MD Provodores, to chat seasonality and why it's so important. Check out the video below 👇🏻

Don't forget to stay up-to-date with seasonal changes. Additionally, MD Provodores publish regular market updates so you can get first hand information on what's finished for the season, expensive or hard to find and what's coming in new!

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