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July 23, 2018 Supply Update: the recent high heat delivered the knock out blow to the lemon industry …

High winds late December heavily damaged the lemon crop, but the recent high heat delivered the knock out blow to the lemon industry.  Supplies are at critical levels and not expected to recover for months.  Expect record level high pricing, [...]

July 20, 2018 Produce Supply Update

July 16, 2018 Supply Update – Local tomatoes are really cranking up, with lots of farmers…

Local tomatoes are really cranking up, with lots of farmers bringing their fruit to the market. Prices are falling with the increase in volumes, and we’re seeing a lot of heirlooms available all of the sudden. With the warm days [...]

July 13, 2018 Produce Supply Update

July 9th, 2018 Supply Update: We’re currently sourcing local vineripes, romas, and grape tomatoes …

We’ve seeing good production for local tomatoes, and quality has been beautiful on the increasing volumes.  We’re currently sourcing local vineripes, romas, and grape tomatoes.  Nice large sizes on the fruit is making them very popular.  The season is just [...]

July 6, 2018 Produce Supply Update

July 2nd, 2018 Supply Update: Asparagus prices are easing upward …

Asparagus prices are easing upward. The daily increases are due to the cooler temperatures in both growing regions of Peru and the heavy rains in the central growing regions of Mexico. All this together is directly affecting the amount of [...]

July 2, 2018 Produce Supply Update

June 25th, 2018 Supply Update: We’ve seeing good production for local tomatoes …

We’ve seeing good production for local tomatoes, and quality has been beautiful on the increasing volumes. We’re currently sourcing local vine ripes, romas, grape tomatoes, heirloom varieties, and green tomatoes. Nice large sizes on the fruit is making them very [...]

June 22, 2018 Produce Supply Update