This Week’s Highlights – September 23, 2019

  • Pineapple – Good availability and good quality. Try adding pineapple to your acorn squash!
  • Iceberg Lettuce – Supply will be lighter than normal. Quality is fair.
  • Asparagus – Volume increasing from Peru and Mexico.
  • Brussels Sprouts – Supple and quality are good.
  • Mushrooms – Supple is currently stable, an quality is good.

This Week’s Highlights – August 19, 2019

  • Cantaloupe – Heat has caused more fruit to hit the market at once. Brix levels are mostly in the 12 – 15% range, with some attaining higher levels.
  • Butter Lettuce – Good volumes are available; demand is steady.
  • Green Peppers – Prices are down this week. Quality is fair, due to mix of old and new crops.
  • Eggplant – Readily available in Fresno and WA state and in several states in the East. Quality has been good on both sides of the country.
  • Brussels Sprouts – Supply is plentiful and quality is good.

This Week’s Highlights – July 29, 2019

  • Celery – Plenty of supply is available. Quality is excellent.
  • Avocados – ESCALATED – Overall decline in supply anticipated moving forward. Looks like a dramatic decrease in supply from California and Peruvian sources, creating further strengthening of field pricing for Mexican fruit that will become the dominant origin for the back half of the summer.
  • Strawberries – Volumes and quality are improving.
  • Broccoli/Broccoli Florets – Supply will be good the next two weeks. Quality is good.
  • Brussels Sprouts – Supply and quality are good.

This Week’s Highlights – July 8, 2019

  • Iceberg, romaine, spinach, spring mix and leafy greens – Due to recent rainfall and extreme heat in the Salinas growing region, there is limited supply, lasting well into July.
  • Brussels Sprouts – Supply is plentiful and quality is good.
  • Broccoli – Supple is very good this week and demand is steady.
  • Asparagus – Supply and quality are good.
  • Green Cabbage – Supply and quality are good
  • Celery – The market has finally stabilized. Plenty of supply available.

This Week’s Highlights – May 13,2019

  • Red Bell Peppers – Prices are down this week…supplies are improving.
  • Cucumbers – Continue to drop in price. Quality is good to excellent.
  • Artichokes – Supply industry-wide is fair. Demand is fair and prices are steady to higher.
  • Broccoli/Broccoli Florets – ESCALATED. Supply is lighter this week.
  • Brussels Sprouts – EXTREME. Very light availability.