This Week’s Highlights – October 14, 2019

  • Iceberg Lettuce – The market is very active, mainly due to light supply.
  • Green Leaf – Volumes are currently on budget. Market pricing is steadily advancing.
  • Red Bell Pepper – Prices continue to drop this week. Quality is good.
  • Eggplant – Good supply this week.
  • Cantaloupe – Production has dropped significantly over the past week.
  • Pears – Bartlett’s are in good supply. Bosc are limited. Fair supply of red pears. Asian pears have started.

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.