This Week’s Highlights – August 15, 2022

  • Broccoli – Quality is very good with good availability.
  • Lettuce (West Coast) – Yields are being affected by the INSV virus, causing some quality issues. Be on the watch for market volatility in the next few months.
  • Zucchini/Yellow Squash – Good supply available and quality is good from all production areas.
  • Cantaloupe –  A quick turn-a-round in supply…overall quality is outstanding with excellent shell color and cutting beautifully. Brix is optimal.
  • Garlic – Domestic supply is very tight. Expect a volatile market to continue through the summer.

This Week’s Highlights – Monday, March 21st

  • Cantaloupe – Strong volume and higher brix levels.
  • Romaine and Romaine Hearts – Demand is steady, due to quality issues you may notice lighter weights for a couple more weeks.
  • Broccoli/Broccoli Florets – Supply is good with very good quality.
  • Brussels Sprouts – Quality is very good; volume continues to be strong.
  • Garlic – Domestic supply is very tight. Expect volatility to continue through next summer.

This Week’s Highlights – January 10, 2022

  • Eggplant – Supply is lighter this week out of Florida due to cooler weather. Excellent supply crossing through Nogales and quality is very nice.
  • Avocados – Market pricing continues to rise. Overall quality is outstanding.
  • Zucchini/Yellow Squash – Tighter supply this week due to cooler weather. Quality is outstanding on zucchini and fair on yellow squash.
  • Cantaloupe – A significant shift in sizing has been realized over the past week as jumbo fruit has all but disappeared. Good availability on 9/12/15’s. Quality continues to be very good.  Average brix levels are now ranging from 11-14%.
  • Cauliflower – Supply is expected to be lighter than normal for the next two weeks.
  • Napa Cabbage – Volume is expected to be plentiful for the next two weeks.

This Week’s Highlights – August 31, 2020

  • Lemons – Good quality and supply available.
  • Romaine & Romaine Hearts – Production supply remains below normal budget volumes. Expect reduced supply to continue with potential for reduced fill rates.
  • Cantaloupe – Higher pricing anticipated as we approach Labor Day weekend. Brix levels remain in the 12-14% range.
  • Cauliflower – Expecting excellent volume all week.
  • Kale – (green) Bunched kale supply is expected to be plentiful for the next few weeks.

This Week’s Highlights – August 10, 2020

  • Cantaloupe – Quality remains at optimum levels, consistent brix levels in the 12-15% range with excellent flavor profiles.
  • Red Leaf Lettuce – Good supply and quality.
  • Artichokes – Expect lighter volume in the month of August. Prices are higher. Quality is good.
  • Cauliflower – Excellent volume and quality.
  • Rapini – Good supply again this week and for the next few weeks. Quality is strong overall.