This Week’s Highlights – October 11, 2021

  • Red, Yellow & Green Bell Peppers – Excellent supply and good quality.
  • English Cucumbers – The market remains very tight, but quality is good.
  • French Beans – Volume remains stable and quality is strong.
  • Herbs – Very good supply on almost all fresh herbs and quality is outstanding.
  • Broccoli/Broccoli Florets – Supply is light this week and the market is strong. Supply is not expected to return to normal until the end of November.

This Week’s Highlights – October 4, 2021

  • Medley Grape Tomato – Excellent volume and quality.
  • Pineapples – Good volume and quality is great.
  • Red Leaf Lettuce – Good volume with good quality.
  • Red, Yellow and Mini Sweet Pepper – Excellent supply and good quality.
  • English Cucumber – Market is tight out of Canada, but quality is good. Mexico should start in two weeks.
  • Spinach (Baby) – Supply and quality are good this week.

This Week’s Highlights – September 20, 2021

  • Brussels Sprouts – Supplies look to be increasing over the next 2-3 weeks. Quality is good.
  • Honey Dew Melon – Anticipated shortfall in production over the next four weeks.
  • Yellow Bell Pepper – Excellent supply and good quality.
  • Pineapple – Volume is good and quality is great.
  • Butter Lettuce – Supply is expected to be plentiful this week.

This Week’s Hi-lights – September 6, 2021

  • Kale (Green) – Supply is expected to be plentiful for the next few weeks.
  • Red Cabbage – Supply is steady with good quality.
  • Tomatoes (Round) – Negotiate with local farms to get the best quality. If purchasing from GPO, quality is very nice out of Mexico on vine ripes. NOTE: Do Not Store Tomatoes in the Refrigerator. Refrigerated tomatoes loose flavor and the texture becomes mealy.
  • Rapini – Good supply available and quality is strong.

This Week’s Highlights – August 30, 2021

  • Red Bell Pepper – New crop out of California. Supply is stable and excellent quality.
  • Blackberries – California in peak production with large berries.
  • English Cucumbers – Market and supply are good; quality is outstanding.
  • Carrots – ESCALATED -Shippers are still struggling with jumbos and table due to labor (these are hand packed items). No constraints on peeled carrots, food service items.
  • Fennel – Good supply this week. Sizing and quality are excellent. Good volume will continue through at least next week.
  • Rapini – Production volumes are above budget this week. Expect quality to remain strong and supply to remain plentiful for the next couple of weeks.