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Monthly Archives: February 2023

Hurricane, Storm, Damage

October 3rd, 2022 Supply Update: Hurricane Ian is doing its Historically devastating damage as I write this newsletter.

Hurricane Ian is doing its Historically devastating damage as I write this newsletter. We don’t yet know how badly it will affect the produce world, but it will certainly hurt many farms and disrupt transportation for a while at least. [...]

September 30, 2022 Produce Supply Update
Asparagus – Asparagus – The market remains very short on volume and prices are staying strong as Mexico is not yet showing an increase in harvests yet.

September 26th, 2022 Supply Update: Asparagus – Late arriving vessels from Peruvian asparagus shippers have tightened up the asparagus market.

Asparagus – Late arriving vessels from Peruvian asparagus shippers have tightened up the asparagus market. Prices are higher for the limited product available. Avocadoes – Better supplies and quality crossing the border from Mexico has caused shippers to drop prices [...]

September 23, 2022 Produce Supply Update
Cucumbers

September 19th, 2022 Supply Update: Cucumbers – We’re getting some beautiful cucumbers out of the western part of our state right now, and cooler more northern states are in peak production for the season, keeping markets lower.

Cucumbers – We’re getting some beautiful cucumbers out of the western part of our state right now, and cooler more northern states are in peak production for the season, keeping markets lower. We expect to see increases toward the end [...]

September 16, 2022 Produce Supply Update
Corn

September 12th, 2022 Supply Update: Corn – Strong harvests in Michigan, NJ and NY farms are creating lower pricing on some really gorgeous corn.

Asparagus – Market has stabilized somewhat with supply meeting most of the demand. We’re currently seeing a little better flow of volume coming from Peru, but Mexico is still low in volume. Prices are still high due to the coming [...]

September 9, 2022 Produce Supply Update
Asparagus – Asparagus – The market remains very short on volume and prices are staying strong as Mexico is not yet showing an increase in harvests yet.

September 5th, 2022 Supply Update: Asparagus – Market has stabilized somewhat with supply meeting most of the demand.

Asparagus – Market has stabilized somewhat with supply meeting most of the demand. We’re currently seeing a little better flow of volume coming from Peru, but Mexico is still low in volume. Prices are still high due to the coming [...]

September 2, 2022 Produce Supply Update