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  • Cauliflower – The market remains steady; overall quality is good.
  • Blueberries – Availability is good, Georgia blues will start up soon adding more availability.
  • Green Beans – There are excellent growing conditions in the East. Markets are steady and quality is good. In the West, volume is winding down through Mexico and prices are ticking upwards. Expect the desert to start in the next 7 to 10 days. Overall quality is outstanding.
  • Asparagus –
  • Squash – Plenty of zucchini and yellow squash available from all growing areas; quality is good.
  • Avocados – Markets moving upward and availability expected to dip due to Cinco De Mayo and Mother’s Day demand. Expect market to remain active for the remainder of the month.
  • Mushrooms – Previous cold weather in all growing regions has disrupted supply for the next few weeks.
  • Mangoes – Good supply and good availability.
  • Opal Basil – Due
  • Citrus – Lemons, Limes and Oranges –  all escalated, active markets and higher prices continue.  Specialties to consider:
    • Pink Lemons
    • Gold Nugget mandarins
    • Ojai Pixie Tangerines
    • Blood Oranges
    • New Zealand Meyers
    • Halos and Cuties
  • Cantaloupe and Honeydew – Quality for melons is still very strong.
  • Zucchini and Yellow Squash – Volume will continue to improve daily. Quality is excellent.
  • Herbs – Opal Basil – Due to weather conditions, Opal Basil will
  • Asparagus – Jumbo and XL spears will remain very limited for the next 2 to 3 weeks; subbing to alternate sizing is likely.
  • Berries – Strawberries – The market is expected to move upwards next week from lighter supplies as Mexico and FL end and CA continues to receive rain.
  • Broccolini – Demand exceeds supply due to wind, cold, and rain in the growing regions.
  • Lettuce – Product remains short in supply as the
  • Broccolini, Broccoli, Cauliflower – Demand exceeds supply due to freezing temps.
  • Bananas – Markets are improving but expected to remain active for the next few weeks with low availability.
  • Berries – Strawberries – The market is expected to move upwards next week from lighter supplies.
  • Leafy Items – Freezing temps have affected leafy items yield and harvesting.
  • Squash – Demand exceeds supply due to freeing temps: the transition will be rough.