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May 6th, 2019 Supply Update: East coast peaches are being harvested this weekend

East coast peaches are being harvested this weekend and we expect them to be available for shipping this week.  These tree-ripened old fashioned peaches are a hit every year and are heralds of summer on the way! Celery markets remain [...]

May 2, 2019 Produce Supply Update

April 29th, 2019 Supply Update: Celery markets remain extremely elevated to start this week

Celery markets remain extremely elevated to start this week as supply continues to fall below demand.  Quality reports are listing several issues which are limiting the amount that can be harvested.  The supply forecast for the next few weeks remains [...]

April 26, 2019 Produce Supply Update

April 22th, 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 19, 2019 Produce Supply Update

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