Ford's Produce Supply Update

Ford’s Produce App!
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More local tomato farmers are starting their seasons, and looking forward to a great year.

Cabbage prices jumped up a bit last week, with many southern growing areas finished for the season and the northern states not quite ready yet.

Pear season is winding down for most growers, and we’re looking forward to the new crop Bartletts to begin in another month or so.

Better numbers of cantaloupes and honeydews are being harvested domestically now.

Peach season continues, and though the supply is limited, the quality has been awesome.

Stronger demand leading into July 4th is expected to drive up strawberry and watermelon markets. 

Sweet corn is coming in very heavy volume right now.  Quality doesn’t get much better than this, the price is great, and it’s locally grown.

California’s heat wave has pushed lettuces, greens and other vegetables to maturity early, creating a heavy amount of supply currently.

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NC Blueberries are at their prime.

Snap beans began last week.

Local tomatoes have been awesome and volume is increasing.

Squash and zucchini remain in shorter supply, though are still available.

Cucumbers are coming on strong.

Bell Peppers started locally last week and will increase in volume.

White and Yellow Corn are reaching their peak.  Quality has been excellent.

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Ford's Produce App

Ford’s Produce now has an App!  We’ve developed and perfected a great new ordering application to make your job easier.  Now you can order your favorite fresh fruits and vegetables right from your Android or Apple smartphone.  You can download it in the Google or Apple app stores, just search for Ford’s Produce.  It uses the same credentials that many of you have already set up for online ordering.  If you need a user ID and password, just give us a call!

The Ford’s Produce Checkout App was developed to give our customers another tool to help streamline and expedite their ordering process. With the advent of smart phones and tablets, many things are now possible which make the ordering process faster and easier. Now you can place an order quickly byscrolling through your most commonly purchased items, and even choose from new items. Pictures are even linked to the items for ease of recognition.

You’ll notice along the bottom of the screen several choices. The first is the home screen, the second is the Order Guide, which shows your most frequently ordered items, then you have the entire Catalog, which lists all of our products by commodity, the Shopping Cart, where you can do a final review of your purchases, and then the Filing Cabinet Icon where you can view your recent orders and their status.


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We look forward to serving you.