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  • Asparagus – The market remains active as volume will be down for 4-6 weeks.
  • Beans – Green – FL’s cold snap has affected supplies.
  • Herbs – Cilantro, mint, parsley and thyme supplies are all down in their various growing regions.
  • Citrus – Oranges – Sizing will remain heavier to large fruit for the duration of the season; 88’s and smaller will be in demand through the end of the Navel crop.
  • Melons – Supplies
  • Broccolini – Supplies are short.
  • Herbs – Basil, mint, parsley and thyme supplies are all down in their various growing regions.
  • Onions – Green – We are into the toughest part of the season in Baja with cold weather and limited labor.
  • Strawberries – Florida production was affected by unseasonable cold weather and rain.
  • Tender-leafed Items – All tender leaf items volumes are lights, especially arugula, kale, and spinach.
  • Squash – Transitioning into new
  • Basil – Yields and quality are down in CA and Mexico due to mix of weather and fires.
  • Beans – green – The market is active and remains in demand which exceeds supply.
  • Broccoli & Cauliflower – Both markets are active from short supplies.
  • Peppers – red & yellow – Supplies remain tight with a possible gap.
  • Watermelon – Watermelon supplies are extremely short.
  • Mangoes – Good supply and good availability.
  • Acorn, Butternut & Spaghetti Squash – Now available, good quality and good supply.
  • Brussels Sprouts – Very high prices and tighter supplies remain, but are leveling out. Quality is improving. Expect improvements in about 2 to 3 weeks.
  • Bananas – Demand remains firm and quality is good, but we are seeing short supplies across the country and expect a shortage to continue through 2018 due to virus

Melons – Quality overall has been exceptional. Watermelon Alert: Supplies are extremely short. Avocados – Supplies are tight as growers limit harvesting activities. Oranges – Subbing to larger fruit will likely be needed throughout the Navel season. Peppers – Red and Yellow – Supplies are tightening with fair quality and a possible supply gap until Mexico starts in two weeks. Tomatoes – Round and Roma markets became volatile with regards to availability and extreme