This Week’s Highlights – September 19, 2022

  • Bananas – Good volume and quality.
  • Iceberg Lettuce, Romaine, Romaine Hearts, Green Leaf – Supplies continue to be lighter due to lower yields, viruses and impacts from excessive heat. The market is very active and the forecast is for higher prices to continue.
  • Spring Mix – Supply and quality are good.
  • Eggplant – Normal supply and good quality available.
  • English Cucumbers – Higher demand and very light supply has spiked the markets and will remain firm for the next several weeks.
  • Green Onions – Extremely light supply expected to continue well into the month of October.

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 – December 20,2021

  • Green Beans – Good supply available this week out of South Florida as well as Nogales.
  • Green Bell Pepper – Great supply out of Florida, as well as Mexico. Quality is outstanding.
  • Eggplant – Excellent supply, quality is very nice.
  • Zucchini/Yellow Squash – Excellent supply, quality is outstanding.
  • Bok Choy – Volume is expected to be plentiful for the next two weeks.

This Week’s Highlights – November 15, 2021

  • Grape Tomatoes – Good volume and outstanding quality.
  • Iceberg Lettuce – The market continues to be active due to lighter weights and lower yields.
  • Eggplant – Supplies in the west are ramping up. Quality is outstanding.
  • Asparagus – Supply and quality are very good, and pricing continues to trend steady.
  • Bok Choy – Volume is expected to be plentiful for the next two weeks.

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.