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asparagus, new years holiday

January 11, 2021 Supply Update: Asparagus – The market has continued to rise significantly after the New Year’s holiday.

Asparagus – The market has continued to rise significantly after the New Year’s holiday. The holiday pull for Christmas and New Year’s was a lot greater than expected. Also, we have now entered January which is historically a transition month [...]

January 8, 2021 Produce Supply Update
New Year update, Corn and Broccoli

January 4, 2021 Supply Update: Welcome 2021! Wow, 2020 is over and what a year this has been for all of us.

Wow, 2020 is over and what a year this has been for all of us. We hope that 2021 is prosperous for you and your families and we thank you for your business in 2020. As we’ve finished the holidays [...]

December 31, 2020 Produce Supply Update
Banana

December 21st, 2020 Supply Update: The banana market is one that doesn’t change much and stays relatively stable throughout the year as most buyers are on contracts that keep pricing the same for years at a time.

Bananas – The banana market is one that doesn’t change much and stays relatively stable throughout the year as most buyers are on contracts that keep pricing the same for years at a time. This year is different in many ways, [...]

December 18, 2020 Produce Supply Update
fall season, avocados, crop

December 14th, 2020 Supply Update: The new apple crop is harvested and is now in storage.

The new apple crop is harvested and is now in storage. The overall crop came in shorter than projected due to weather issues and is now estimated to be around 117-million cases. This is much smaller than the 135-million case [...]

December 11, 2020 Produce Supply Update
broccoli

December 7th, 2020 Supply Update: Sluggish post-holiday demand and increased Covid shutdowns nationwide are seeing very low demand for many items.

Sluggish post-holiday demand and increased Covid shutdowns nationwide are seeing very low demand for many items. We’re expecting to see many markets falling over the next week or two until we start to see Christmas demand picking up. And then, [...]

December 4, 2020 Produce Supply Update
Harvest, Potato

November 23th, 2020 Supply Update: Happy Thanksgiving! Potato farmers are well into their harvest and quality has been beautiful on this year’s crop.

Happy Thanksgiving! Potato farmers are well into their harvest and quality has been beautiful on this year’s crop. They’re expecting a very good year. The crop is trending toward smaller sizes, creating premium pricing for the larger spuds. The new [...]

November 20, 2020 Produce Supply Update
Apple Harvest

November 16th, 2020 Supply Update: The new apple crop is now in the last stages of harvest.

Potato farmers are well into their harvest and quality has been beautiful on this year’s crop. They’re expecting a very good year. The crop is trending toward smaller sizes, creating premium pricing for the larger spuds. The new apple crop [...]

November 13, 2020 Produce Supply Update
Harvest, Potato

November 9th, 2020 Supply Update: Potato farmers are well into their harvest and quality has been beautiful on this year’s crop.

Potato farmers are well into their harvest and quality has been beautiful on this year’s crop. They’re expecting a very good year. The new apple crop is now in the last stages of harvest. The crop is coming in smaller [...]

November 6, 2020 Produce Supply Update
Apple

November 2nd, 2020 Supply Update: The new apple crop is now in the last stages of harvest.

The new apple crop is now in the last stages of harvest. The crop is coming in smaller than projected and is now projected to be in the 110-million bushel area versus projections in early August of 135 million. This [...]

October 30, 2020 Produce Supply Update
fall season, avocados, crop

October 26th, 2020 Supply Update: The fall season is beginning in a small way, but they expect demand to exceed supply for the next few weeks.

Strawberries remain extremely limited, with shippers cutting back or not accepting orders right now. Heat in the fields caused a lot of damage, which was then followed by chilly weather slowing down growth. The fall season is beginning in a [...]

October 23, 2020 Produce Supply Update