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This Week’s Highlights – November 14, 2022

  • Blueberries – Production is ramping up quickly as the season starts. The fruit quality is excellent, and the berry size is large.
  • Limes – Market is expected to remain stable throughout November, however, inconsistent supply is expected this Holiday Season.
  • Lettuce – EXTREME – A series of challenges due to extreme weather, INSV virus and heavy disease are resulting in lower yields, short supply and poor quality. Markets will continue to be higher.
  • Green Beans – EXTREME – Limited supply, expected to be snug through the Thanksgiving Holiday.
  • Brussels Sprouts – Quality is generally good. Pre-booking for holiday business is strongly recommended.
  • Tomato on the Vine – Excellent quality and supply available.

This Week’s Highlights – September 19, 2022

  • Bananas – Good volume and quality.
  • Iceberg Lettuce, Romaine, Romaine Hearts, Green Leaf – Supplies continue to be lighter due to lower yields, viruses and impacts from excessive heat. The market is very active and the forecast is for higher prices to continue.
  • Spring Mix – Supply and quality are good.
  • Eggplant – Normal supply and good quality available.
  • English Cucumbers – Higher demand and very light supply has spiked the markets and will remain firm for the next several weeks.
  • Green Onions – Extremely light supply expected to continue well into the month of October.

This Week’s Highlights – September 5th, 2022

  • Peaches – Good volume available on white and yellow flesh variety peaches.
  • Romaine, Romaine Hearts, Green Leaf and Red Leaf Lettuce – Supplies are challenged. The heatwave impact may affect quality and supply.
  • Arugula – Supply and quality are good.
  • French Beans – Production and quality remain good. A good alternative the green beans where quality is hit and miss as well as higher prices.
  • Broccoli and Cauliflower – Current supply is good; anticipating lighter supplies in the upcoming weeks. Look for price increases.

This Week’s Highlights – August 15, 2022

  • Broccoli – Quality is very good with good availability.
  • Lettuce (West Coast) – Yields are being affected by the INSV virus, causing some quality issues. Be on the watch for market volatility in the next few months.
  • Zucchini/Yellow Squash – Good supply available and quality is good from all production areas.
  • Cantaloupe –  A quick turn-a-round in supply…overall quality is outstanding with excellent shell color and cutting beautifully. Brix is optimal.
  • Garlic – Domestic supply is very tight. Expect a volatile market to continue through the summer.