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Cucumber markets

March 1st, 2021 Supply Update: Most markets continue to go lower as there just isn’t enough demand to move the amount of volume that farmers are harvesting right now.

In General – Most markets continue to go lower as there just isn’t enough demand to move the amount of volume that farmers are harvesting right now. Hopefully things will improve as Governors continue to reopen events and lessen restrictions [...]

February 25, 2021 Produce Supply Update
After Valentine’s Day strawberry prices should fall

February 15th, 2021 Supply Update: With the post Valentine’s holiday demand way down, many markets are in the basement as shippers and farmers struggle to sell what they’re harvesting.

In General – With the post Valentine’s holiday demand way down, restaurants serving at limited capacities nationwide, caterers without events to work at and schools out, many markets are in the basement as shippers and farmers struggle to sell what [...]

February 12, 2021 Produce Supply Update
Bell Peppers - stronger harvest in Florida

February 8, 2021 Supply Update: Bell Peppers – Stronger harvests from Florida have the pepper market on the slide.

Asparagus – Supplies have increased from Mexican fields as well as Peruvian farms. Supplies are much better this week and pricing is falling downward. Bananas – The banana market is one that doesn’t change much and stays relatively stable throughout [...]

February 5, 2021 Produce Supply Update
Asparagus

February 1, 2021 Supply Update: Asparagus – Much better volume from Mexican fields as well as Peruvian imports has this market significantly lower this week.

Asparagus – Much better volume from Mexican fields as well as Peruvian imports has this market significantly lower this week. We should see favorable pricing until the Easter runup if this year is anything like normal years. But who knows [...]

January 28, 2021 Produce Supply Update
Apple Market Remains Tight

January 25, 2021 Supply Update: Apples – The market remains tight this week as growers recover from the large pulls around the holidays.

Apples – The market remains tight this week as growers recover from the large pulls around the holidays. Markets are expected to remain tight as consumers start their New Year’s resolutions and begin to consume more fruits and vegetables during [...]

January 22, 2021 Produce Supply Update
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