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This Week’s Highlights – June 24, 2019

  • Peaches – Domestic peaches are available out of South Carolina and Central Georgia…this week’s good buy.
  • Avocados – EXTREME – Record high field prices in Mexico, California is in their seasonal decline. Flexibility on sizing as well as origins is requested from suppliers.
  • Strawberries – Experiencing severe shortages and higher prices due to the past rain, followed by extreme heat in the berry growing region.  Check local farmers for supply and quality products.
  • Lettuce (all varieties) from West Coast Suppliers – ESCALATED – Short supply due to weather issues and the quality has been affected by the heat.
  • Corn – Good supply available on yellow, white and bi-color out of Florida and the desert.
  • Cauliflower – Supply is expected to be very good this week.

This Week’s Highlights – June 17, 2019

  • Watermelon – Quality is outstanding and promotions are available.
  • Pineapple – Trending toward smaller sizes. Quality is very good right now.
  • Eggplant – Quality is outstanding, volume is excellent.
  • Spinach – Supply and quality are good.
  • Cherries – Domestic cherries are available, but have suffered potential damage due to recent rain in the West.

This Week’s Highlights – June 3rd, 2019

  • Blueberries – Due to a gap in supply, pricing will go up for the next few weeks.
  • Green & Red Leaf Lettuce – Supply is good and quality is good to fair.
  • Brussels Sprouts – EXTREME – Very light availability. Extreme shortages in supply and the quality from Mexico is extremely challenging.
  • Celery – EXTREME – This is one of the longest runs of extreme pricing on celery this industry has ever experienced. Expect supply to improve weekly from this point.
  • Peaches – Domestic peaches are available out of South Carolina and central Georgia.

This Week’s Highlights – May 27, 2019

  • Vine Ripe Roma Tomatoes – Prices are down slightly for the week. Quality is outstanding.
  • Avocados – The market is very active; pricing is up again this week. Not anticipating a good market over the next several weeks.
  • Strawberries – EXTREME – Volumes will continue to drop over the next few weeks due to rain and wet fields.
  • Green Cabbage – Supply is good.
  • Red Cabbage – ESCALATED – Supply continues to be light.