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April 15th, 2019 Supply Update: Florida blueberries are starting out and volumes are starting to increase

Cabbage markets have settled in to a more manageable and familiar numbers for cabbage.  Pricing is way down.  As we move into April much of the labor will be shifting to focus on onions leaving cabbage availability to tighten in [...]

April 12, 2019 Produce Supply Update

April 8th, 2019 Supply Update: Cabbage markets have settled in to a more manageable and familiar numbers for cabbage

Cabbage markets have settled in to a more manageable and familiar numbers for cabbage.  Pricing is way down.  As we move into April much of the labor will be shifting to focus on onions leaving cabbage availability to tighten in [...]

April 4, 2019 Produce Supply Update

April 1st, 2019 Supply Update: Strawberry supplies suddenly dried up last week

Strawberry supplies suddenly dried up last week, as Florida farmers finished up unexpectedly.  California growers were surprised by and unprepared for the additional demand.  Going into the strong Easter pull, we expect tight supplies and higher pricing. Cucumber supply is [...]

March 28, 2019 Produce Supply Update

March 25th, 2019 Supply Update: Iceberg supplies remain fairly tight this week

Iceberg supplies remain fairly tight this week.  Quality reports show fair overall condition with blister and peel on the outer leaves as a result from the frost in February.  The weather forecast for this region calls for warm temperatures again [...]

March 21, 2019 Produce Supply Update

March 18th, 2019 Supply Update: All lettuce supplies remain tight after the frost

All lettuce supplies remain tight after the frost with markets higher to start this week.  Quality reports show fair overall condition with occasional close trim and some blister on the cap leaves. There is a wide range of quality after [...]

March 15, 2019 Produce Supply Update

March 11th, 2019 Supply Update: North and South Carolina peach orchards took a very hard hit

North and South Carolina peach orchards took a very hard hit last week when the hard freeze came through. Due to the warm weather we’ve been having, many, many of the trees were in full bloom when the freeze occurred. [...]

March 11, 2019 Produce Supply Update

March 4th, 2019 Supply Update: The Cauliflower and Broccoli supplies are extremely tight due to rain

The Cauliflower and Broccoli supplies are extremely tight due to rain.  Both products will continue to be very limited for another couple of weeks or so. Cantaloupe markets have settled down as more volume comes into the country from central American [...]

March 1, 2019 Produce Supply Update

February 25th, 2019 Supply Update: Cauliflower supply is extremely tight due to rain …

Cauliflower supply is extremely tight due to rain. Cauliflower supply will continue to be very limited for another couple of weeks or so. Cantaloupe markets have settled down as more volume comes into the country from central American sources.  Quality is [...]

February 22, 2019 Produce Supply Update

February 18th, 2019 Supply Update: Peruvian supplies are steady also …

Mexican asparagus is coming into season and bringing a lot of much needed volume to the market.  Peruvian supplies are steady also, so the added shot of product is causing the market to fall to more favorable levels.  Quality has [...]

February 15, 2019 Produce Supply Update

February 11th, 2019 Supply Update: Happy Valentine’s Day – Mexican asparagus is coming into season …

Happy Valentine’s Day! Mexican asparagus is coming into season and bringing a lot of much needed volume to the market.  Peruvian supplies are steady also, so the added shot of product is causing the market to fall to more favorable [...]

February 8, 2019 Produce Supply Update