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January 14th, 2019 Supply Update: New Available Now from Earth Family Organics

*Prices subject to change. Thank you for your business and Have a Great Week! Download the PDF version of this Produce Supply Update. DOWNLOAD PDF VERSION Thank You for Your Business!Have a Great Week! [...]

January 14, 2019 Produce Supply Update

January 7th, 2019 Supply Update: The new year is bringing much lower prices from the west coast.

Welcome to the New Year – It’s going to be great!! The new year is bringing much lower prices from the west coast. As they settle into the Yuma growing region, prices for almost all items are heading down – [...]

January 7, 2019 Produce Supply Update

December 31th, 2018 Supply Update: Happy New Year!! … Strawberries have been extremely tight over the past couple of weeks …

Happy New Year!! Strawberries have been extremely tight over the past couple of weeks, with chilly weather and rains in previous weeks limiting production in California.  Fortunately, Florida is starting their season and adding some much needed volume to the [...]

December 27, 2018 Produce Supply Update

December 24th, 2018 Supply Update: Merry Christmas!! … prices are definitely on the slide on many items…

Merry Christmas!! With the sluggish post holiday demand slowing down sales, prices are definitely on the slide on many items.  Squash, cucumbers, peppers and other soft vegetables that don’t have a long shelf life are lower this week and will [...]

December 21, 2018 Produce Supply Update

December 17th, 2018 Supply Update: Iceberg and leaf lettuce availability continues to be very limited this week …

Iceberg and leaf lettuce availability continues to be very limited this week.  Growers are prorating orders and pricing is staying strong.  Much lower than typical yields from the early move to the Yuma area is are causing shortages on many [...]

December 14, 2018 Produce Supply Update

December 10th, 2018 Supply Update: The romaine lettuce fiasco should be over now …

Well, the romaine lettuce fiasco should be over now, but the fix is causing its own set of issues.  The implicated lettuce was harvested in the Salinas/Watsonville area of California, causing the industry to make an early move to Yuma [...]

December 6, 2018 Produce Supply Update

December 3rd, 2018 Supply Update: The romaine lettuce fiasco should be over now, but the fix is causing its own set of issues …

Well, the romaine lettuce fiasco should be over now, but the fix is causing its own set of issues.  The implicated lettuce was harvested in the Salinas/Watsonville area of California, causing the industry to make an early move to Yuma [...]

November 30, 2018 Produce Supply Update

November 26th, 2018 Supply Update: The forest fires in California have caused some unanticipated issues …

Another interesting week in the world of produce! The biggest news and the most impactful to menus is the CDC’s advisory to not use Romaine Lettuce due to an E. coli link. They are recommending that everyone throw away any [...]

November 26, 2018 Produce Supply Update

November 19th, 2018 Supply Update: very hard frost in Mexican tomato regions this past week …

Happy Thanksgiving!! How is it Thanksgiving already?  Wow this year has flown by.  We have a lot to talk about, so let’s get started. With almost a solid week of rain in Florida and a very hard frost in Mexican [...]

November 16, 2018 Produce Supply Update

Earth Family Organics – New Division of Ford’s Produce Co., Inc.

We’re super-excited to announce the launch of Earth Family Organics!  This is an aquaponics urban garden that we’ve built right here in Raleigh.  We’ll be growing many of the items that you’re using now, creating a local and year round [...]

November 2, 2018 featured, Produce Supply Update