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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

February 4th, 2019 Supply Update: Peppers and cucumbers are seeing very limited production …

The cold and wet weather in Mexico has slowed down much of the vegetable harvests down there.  Peppers and cucumbers are seeing very limited production and higher than desired pricing. The total apple crop is down significantly from last year [...]

January 31, 2019 Produce Supply Update

January 28th, 2019 Supply Update: The cold and wet weather in Mexico has slowed down much of their vegetable harvests

The cold and wet weather in Mexico has slowed down much of the vegetable harvests down there.  Tomatoes, peppers, cucumber, and many other items should be hitting full swing right now, but are seeing very limited production and seeing higher [...]

January 25, 2019 Produce Supply Update

January 21st, 2019 Supply Update: Strawberries have been extremely tight over the past couple of weeks

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 marketplace. Prices are [...]

January 22, 2019 Produce Supply Update