This Week’s Highlights – January 27, 2020

  • Red Delicious Apples – good supply and quality is very nice across all varieties.
  • Lemons – good supply of all sizes; the quality is excellent and the fruit is beautiful.
  • Eggplant – availability is steady in all markets and supplies are readily available.
  • Broccoli/ Broccoli Florets – supply is steady; quality is good.
  • Garlic – EXTREME – domestic yields are down drastically, prices are increasing and quality is average. Chinese garlic is becoming very short in supply and it is expensive.

This Week’s Highlights – January 20, 2020

  • Red & Green D’Anjou Pears – quality and availability is excellent.
  • Eggplant – availability is steady in all markets and supply is readily available.
  • Sugar Snap Peas – good supply and quality.
  • Onions – the market has stabilized on yellows and reds, but has continued to increase on whites.
  • Potatoes – escalated pricing, which is anticipated to be the case for much, if not all, of the season. Growers are still assessing how much damage was done by the freeze.

This Week’s Highlights – January 13, 2020

  • Romanesco – an excellent way to change up the cauliflower/ broccoli offerings.
  • Grape Tomatoes – good supply, good quality.
  • Green, Red and Yellow Peppers – supply will be tight over the next few weeks; quality could be marginal.  Prices are trending higher this week.
  • Eggplant – availability is steady, prices remain steady as well.
  • Potatoes – EXTREME – escalated pricing which is anticipated to be the case for much, if not all, of the season.

This Week’s Highlights – January 6, 2020

  • Snow and Snap Peas – packed with great vitamins and nutrients; a good supply and quality to start the new year.
  • Avocados – mainly small-sized fruits (60’s and smaller). Sizes will shift in late January and trend heavier on larger fruit (48’s and larger).
  • Arugula – supply and quality are good.
  • Fennel – sizing is on the small side; quality is strong overall.
  • Napa Cabbage – supply and quality are good.

This Week’s Highlights – December 23, 2019

  • Romaine & Romaine Hearts – Good volume and availability.
  • Red Bell Pepper – Supply is light, look for the supply to improve at the end of December. Prices are higher.
  • Yellow Bell Pepper – Good volume and steady pricing.
  • Bok Choy – Supply and quality are good.
  • Cauliflower – Supply is expected to be plentiful again this week.
  • Carrots – Markets are limited and poor quality due to weather.