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Local NC grown squash and zucchini have begun again, with steady but light supplies starting out.

Peppers of all sorts are in an overabundance situation right now, from regular bell pepper to gourmet colored peppers.

Last week’s rains and extremely hot days put the skids on the tomato harvests locally.

Eggs are about as cheap as they can get currently.  Prices are rock bottom, contrasted to the extreme markets of only a year ago.

Corn supplies are in a glut, with more corn being harvested than farmers can sell.

Strawberry demand continues to exceed supply.  California berry quality is fair to poor, mostly due to weather related issues.

Idaho potato farmers have their harvest well underway.  As they increase their supplies with the new crop, we should all see a softening of the potato markets.

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Since 1946

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For more than sixty-five years, Ford's Produce has provided quality fruits and vegetables throughout North Carolina. As a wholesaler, receiver, distributor and importer of a huge line of fresh fruits and vegetables from all over the world, we are proud to serve some of the finest restaurants and grocery stores in America that just happen to be located close to home.

Our business philosophy, now four generations old, is based on building strong relationships and partnerships with our customers. We pride ourselves not only on providing the highest quality products, but also the best customer service in the industry.

We appreciate your taking the time to find out more about Ford’s Produce. And remember…when a Ford’s Produce truck pulls up to your back door, you're getting the best that North Carolina and the world have to offer. Complete list of products

Ford’s Produce started and operates the only state inspected and Fords Produce Companyapproved fresh-cut processing facility in eastern North Carolina. Ford’s Mr. Fresh! provides the freshest and highest quality of fresh-cut produce possible year-round.

Compared to west coast source providers, our product is usually at least five days fresher!


We look forward to serving you!