This Week’s Highlights – August 2, 2021

  • Blackberries – Supply is expected to increase week over week for the next 2-3 weeks.
  • Eggplant – Good supply in east and upper Midwest with excellent overall quality; the west is now if full swing with outstanding quality.
  • Arugula – Supply and quality are good.
  • Napa Cabbage -Supplies are expected to be plentiful for the next three weeks.
  • Roma Tomatoes – Production is lighter than expected; should see a vast improvement on quality and volume over the next 2-3 weeks. Note: Do not store tomatoes in the refrigerator, refrigeration causes loss of flavor and creates a mealy texture. Cut back on inventory and increase turns to improve quality and reduce loss.

This Week’s Highlights – February 1, 2021

  • Roma Tomatoes – Florida supply is steady. Quality is outstanding.
  • Berries – Extensive damage to crops due to major rain; availability on all berries will be affected through the next week.
  • Romaine and Romaine Hearts – Production and supply are on budget.  Weights are improving and quality is excellent.
  • Arugula – Supply and quality are good this week.
  • Brussels Sprouts – Supply is expected to be plentiful for the next few weeks. Excellent supply and quality/

This Week’s Highlights – September 28, 2020

  • Red Bell Pepper – Market is steady and supply is good.
  • Iceberg Lettuce – Supply is poor due to drastic crop losses caused by two heat waves in the last month. Quality is poor and shelf life is not at its best. The market is extremely high.
  • Romaine & Romaine Hearts – Supply will remain tight. Reduced supply and elevated markets are expected.
  • Spring Mix – Better supply and quality is improving.
  • Arugula – Supply and quality are good.

This Week’s Highlights – June 29, 2020

  • Citrusburst Finger Limes – a fun, yet tiny fruit that can be used as an interesting garnish on a baked good or cocktail, or even in a dressing to add a citrus element. Top a fruit salad with finger lime pulp, just be sure to leave out any other citrus because these will surely be the fresh pop that you need!
  • Pineapples – Quality is high and taste is wonderful.
  • Romain/Romain Hearts – Supply is becoming limited. Expect reduced supply for at least the next month. With the recent demand increase, we have seen market pricing advance dramatically.
  • Cantaloupe – ESCALATED – extreme conditions continue to wreak havoc on domestic melon supply.  Expect limit supply, quality issues and higher pricing.
  • Arugula – Supply and quality are good.