With excellent growing conditions recently, Australia's largest supply region and home of winter production for strawberries, Queensland, is expecting a 30% increase in berries coming into the market from this week, which is fantastic news for strawberry lovers across Australia.
According to Queensland Strawberries President, Adrian Schultz, "Warm, dry sunny days and cool nights have created perfect growing conditions which means that shoppers will soon be able to grab a few punnets of strawberries on every shop".
So, if you're a strawberry lover, there is no better time than now to head into your local store to stock up on great value fruit, with a huge influx of strawberries from local Aussie growers hitting shelves any minute!
The Queensland winter strawberry season is officially in full swing and will run until October. For more information about Queensland Strawberries visit: qldstrawberries.com.au
2 slices of your favourite bread toasted
100g sliced strawberries
sea salt & freshly ground black pepper
extra virgin olive oil
Shredded basil leaves
Top with smashed avo & sliced strawberries
Sprinkle over sea salt, pepper & basil leaves
Drizzle with olive oil and balsamic glaze