Ford's Produce Supply Update

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

After several weeks of glut, the pepper market has done a 180. Heavy demand and short supplies have driven this market back up.

The US apple storage report came out Feb 13. Fresh apples compared to last year are showing 31% more Red Delicious and galas, Braeburns also 30% more.

With Valentine’s Day demand over with for the strawberry market, shippers are looking to sell berries.

Cantaloupe import supplies have been extremely strong over the past couple of weeks, with excellent quality and pricing. Honeydews are going the other way.

The Tomato Market is supply exceeds demand. Quality is very nice and supply is strong on all varieties.

Asparagus suddenly disappeared last week on the East Coast, as importers shifted their attention from Peru to Mexican harvests.

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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!


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