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This Week’s Highlights – September 21, 2020

  • Pears – This is a good time to change up your grilling focus…Slice pears in half, core them and brush with melted butter. Place on the grill flesh side down.  Cook till you see beautiful grill marks, then sprinkle with some salt and cinnamon for a sweet and salty bite!
  • Pineapples – Quality is extremely high. Expect good quality and supply for the remainder of 2020.
  • Iceberg Lettuce – Supply continues to decrease and quality has been fair.  The forecast is for higher prices.
  • Cabbage – Red – Supply is plentiful with great quality.
  • Kale – Green – Supply is expected to be plentiful for the next few weeks.

This Week’s Highlights – September 14, 2020

  • Romain & Romaine Hearts – Both remain below normal budget volumes.
  • Cucumbers – FOB prices are up again this week, volumes are short.
  • Asparagus – Good volume and quality, market slight lower. Anticipate steady demand, with no substantial changes until December.
  • Red Cabbage – Supply is plentiful with great quality.
  • Peaches – Good supply and quality available out of California, New Jersey and Washington.

This Week’s Highlights – September 7, 2020

  • Celery – Good quality and good supply for the next 2 to 3 weeks.
  • Grapes – Red grape pricing is up slightly, with green pricing remaining steady.
  • Asparagus – Good volume and quality, market slightly higher. Expect steady demand until December.
  • Cauliflower – Currently there is good supply, but expect tight supply soon. Quality is good.
  • Napa Cabbage – Supply is expected to be plentiful this week.

This Week’s Highlights – August 31, 2020

  • Lemons – Good quality and supply available.
  • Romaine & Romaine Hearts – Production supply remains below normal budget volumes. Expect reduced supply to continue with potential for reduced fill rates.
  • Cantaloupe – Higher pricing anticipated as we approach Labor Day weekend. Brix levels remain in the 12-14% range.
  • Cauliflower – Expecting excellent volume all week.
  • Kale – (green) Bunched kale supply is expected to be plentiful for the next few weeks.

This Week’s Highlights – August 17, 2020

  • Romaine & Romaine Hearts – Expect reduced supply for at least the next few weeks.
  • Asparagus – Volume from Peru is steady, good quality.
  • Napa Cabbage – Supply is expected to be plentiful this week.
  • Apples – There is a tight supply on Granny Smith for food-service and will remain tight due to a shift in sizes.  Quality is very nice across all varieties.
  • Cherries – New crop our of California available.