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January 20, 2020 Supply Update: Florida is harvesting light supplies right now and there’s just not enough to go around and fill demand.

Tomatoes remain extremely tight with wet weather in Mexico causing big time shortages. Florida is harvesting light supplies right now and there’s just not enough to go around and fill demand. Romas, however are becoming more abundant and pricing is [...]

January 16, 2020 Produce Supply Update

January 13, 2020 Supply Update: Tomatoes remain extremely tight with wet weather in Mexico causing big time shortages.

Tomatoes remain extremely tight with wet weather in Mexico causing big time shortages. Florida is harvesting light supplies right now and there’s just not enough to go around and fill demand. Romas in particular have been extremely tight. The same [...]

January 10, 2020 Produce Supply Update
avocado

December 30, 2019 Supply Update: Happy New Year! Make sure you stock up on your Collard Greens for good luck in the New Year! We have plenty on hand for you!

Happy New Year! Make sure you stock up on your Collard Greens for good luck in the New Year! We have plenty on hand for you! With the Holiday season almost behind us, we should see some easing of higher [...]

December 30, 2019 Produce Supply Update

December 16, 2019 Supply Update: From Driscoll, explaining the strawberry shortages we’ve been seeing….”Our overall forecast…

From Driscoll, explaining the strawberry shortages we’ve been seeing….”Our overall forecast was still depending on a sizeable contribution from our acreage in Oxnard to help fill our demand needs this week.  The weekly forecast had the Oxnard region penciled in [...]

December 13, 2019 Produce Supply Update

December 9, 2019 Supply Update: Cold weather in Florida slowed down corn production and has caused gaps in supply in many areas.

Cold weather in Florida slowed down corn production and has caused gaps in supply in many areas. Corn is extremely limited right now and pricing is showing the shortfall. Mexican rains stopped cucumber harvests abruptly and suddenly the market has [...]

December 6, 2019 Produce Supply Update

November 25th, 2019 Supply Update: Georgia didn’t freeze but quality is suffering greatly on most vegetables and there’s a sudden shortage of product.

Georgia didn’t freeze but quality is suffering greatly on most vegetables and there’s a sudden shortage of product. Florida is slowly getting started but the cold front is setting us back a few days. We are noticing more Mexican product [...]

November 22, 2019 Produce Supply Update
avocado

November 18th, 2019 Supply Update: Avocados are at rock bottom prices right now – quality is excellent and prices are too!

Good Morning! Cold temperatures in Georgia last week pumped the brakes on their vegetable harvests.  Volume slowed considerably on several commodities.  With Thanksgiving coming up we’re seeing increased demand just as volume is decreasing so we may see some tighter [...]

November 14, 2019 Produce Supply Update
Eggs

November 11th, 2019 Supply Update: Eggs are continuing their climb in anticipation for the pull of the holidays.

Good Morning! Almost all east coast vegetables are plentiful and gorgeous right now.  Florida is starting their season with peppers, cucumbers, squash and other items.  Mexican farmers are also sending more volume across the border and things have been very [...]

November 7, 2019 Produce Supply Update
chestnuts

November 4th, 2019 Supply Update: Almost all east coast vegetables are plentiful and gorgeous right now.

Good Morning! Almost all east coast vegetables are plentiful and gorgeous right now. Florida is starting their season with peppers, cucumbers, squash and other items. Mexican farmers are also sending more volume across the border and things have been very [...]

November 4, 2019 Produce Supply Update
halloween pumpkins

October 28th, 2019 Supply Update: We still have gourds, hard squashes and pumpkins for your fall decorations, but they’re going fast!

Happy Halloween! We still have gourds, hard squashes and pumpkins for your fall decorations, but they’re going fast. Everyone tries to be out of pumpkins after Halloween, so if you need some, please go ahead and get your orders in. [...]

October 24, 2019 Produce Supply Update