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June 22th, 2020 Supply Update: We have cabbage, corn, cucumbers, blueberries, squash, zucchini all getting started.

Lots of local products are beginning to come to market. We have cabbage, corn, cucumbers, blueberries, squash, zucchini all getting started. We’re looking forward to a great growing season, but here locally we’ve seen a deluge of rain for almost [...]

June 19, 2020 Produce Supply Update
Strawberry Shortages, Limes available

June 8th, 2020 Supply Update: Lots of local products are beginning to come to market.

Lots of local products are beginning to come to market. We have cabbage, cucumbers, blueberries, squash, zucchini all getting started. We’re looking forward to a great growing season. NC strawberries are finished for the season. Last week’s high temps were [...]

June 5, 2020 Produce Supply Update
Green Pepper

May 25, 2020 Supply Update: It’s good to have our friends and customers back in business!

It’s good to have our friends and customers back in business! We missed you and know that it has been a difficult time for many of you. We’re here for you and want to help with your reopening. We’re stocking [...]

May 22, 2020 Produce Supply Update
broccoli

May 8, 2020 Supply Update: Broccoli is plentiful on both coasts and pricing is very attractive.

Broccoli is plentiful on both coasts and pricing is very attractive. NC growers should begin harvesting next week and we’re looking forward to bringing in the local product for you. Blueberries are still being harvested in large numbers in California. [...]

May 15, 2020 Produce Supply Update
Blueberries, leafy greens update

May 4, 2020 Supply Update: In a normal year, we would all be scrambling to get ready for this coming weekend.

In a normal year, we would all be scrambling to get ready for this coming weekend. Mother’s Day, college graduation weekend, and just a pretty spring weekend that brings people out and about all normally combine in a great shot [...]

May 1, 2020 Produce Supply Update
Foodservice Industry in Pandemic

April 13, 2020 Supply Update: Well the big news is certainly how our entire foodservice industry is trying our best to find a way to stay in business during the Coronavirus pandemic

Well the big news is certainly how our entire foodservice industry is trying our best to find a way to stay in business during the Coronavirus pandemic. Restaurants and bars are pivoting their business models to offer more attractive take-out [...]

April 10, 2020 Produce Supply Update
Blueberries, leafy greens update

March 16, 2020 Supply Update: Heavy rains in California’s growing areas are creating havoc for farmers and shortened supplies on many items, especially leafy greens.

Heavy rains in California’s growing areas are creating havoc for farmers and shortened supplies on many items, especially leafy greens. This past week rain totals have ranged from over 1” to 1.6” throughout the Yuma valley. This has slowed harvest [...]

March 13, 2020 Produce Supply Update
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March 2, 2020 Supply Update: Florida is scheduled to start new squash fields toward the end of next week; unfortunately, that is not helping the current situation.

Florida is scheduled to start new squash fields toward the end of next week; unfortunately, that is not helping the current situation. Squash continues to be short and both Mexican and Florida growing regions are struggling with cuffing and scarring. [...]

February 28, 2020 Produce Supply Update
grapes, zucchini availability

February 24, 2020 Supply Update: Availability and quality of zucchini is improving each week but, unfortunately, yellow continues to struggle.

Availability and quality of zucchini is improving each week but, unfortunately, yellow continues to struggle. Both the Mexican and Florida growing regions are struggling with scuffing and scarring, and we don’t see conditions getting better for the next two weeks. [...]

February 21, 2020 Produce Supply Update

February 17, 2020 Supply Update: Squash availability from Florida continues to get better, but volume is still not enough to meet the demand.

Squash availability from Florida continues to get better, but volume is still not enough to meet the demand. Good quality of yellow squash continues to be a struggle in both Nogales and Florida. Some of the squash fields were 100% [...]

February 13, 2020 Produce Supply Update