History of Jesmond Fruit Barn

Jesmond Fruit Barn has a long history of supplying the highest quality, freshest & tastiest produce to the greater Newcastle, Hunter Valley & Port Stephens Area.

Established in 1988.

Fruit and vegetables are in our blood…our family history dates back hundreds of years. Making the very best from the choicest of fresh, available fruit and vegetables is a passion that goes back to our great grandparents. This tradition continues today and every day at Jesmond Fruit Barn!

Nearly 20 years later…

You learn a lot from experience. Over the last 20 years we have learned a lot about what our customers like. We listen to them and we learn from them. We put our knowledge to good use when it comes to making sure you will find exactly what you’re looking for in our store!

New Shop, New Look, New Product.

As tastes and times change we ensure we change to keep right on track with the best quality and variety of products. This includes the very latest changes to our store. Refrigerators and shelves full of new deli products and new cooking ingredients including spices, sauces and condiments from around the world!

Now we’re Online and on Facebook!

You can see we have a brand new website. You’ll find all the latest product info and specials along with information on specialty foods and ingredients.

We’re not on Facebook to bore you with gossip! Here you’ll find a commentary on fun and interesting foods, fruit and vegetables. Discover things you never knew and find helpful info on cooking and preparing our products. Give us your feedback to help us continue to improve our service to you!

Meet the family

We have over 20 years of consultancy experience in this area of business and we strive to achieve the following: develop, empower, enable and maintain. Your success is our goal.


Knowledge is so valuable in our business! When you’ve been in the game as long as Mick you know a great product when you see it. You also know your customers, which certainly helps our team to continue to provide the quality level of service our customers have come to expect.


Mr energy and the man who believes if you eat fruit and vegetables you simply must be a great person! Carlo hits the markets well before dawn. He knows the suppliers like his own family but he still “negotiates” the very best prices to pass on to our customers!


Like the famous champagne Dom’s bubbly personality brings a smile to everyone’s dial! His love is vegetables… all kinds, shapes and sizes. He knows what they taste like, when they are best to eat, and what varieties are best for different cooking methods. Pop in and have a chat with Dom today.


This Denis is no menace.. He’s a very valuable member of the Jesmond Fruit Barn team with over 25 years experience. Denis loves fruit… in particular cooking with fruit. If you need a question answered or want to know what goes best with what, then Denis is your man!