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 – February 28, 2022

  • Brussels Sprouts – Volume continues to be strong; expect to see strong volume and soft market for the next few weeks.
  • Broccoli/Broccoli Florets – Supply is very good this week.
  • Specialty Oranges – Blood oranges and Cara Cara are available in good supply.  Clementines are winding down. Murcotts are available in good supply.
  • Romaine and Romaine Hearts – Production is lighter; watch for blistering and lighter weights.
  • English Cucumbers – Supple is stable this week; FOB prices are down.

This Week’s Highlights – October 11, 2021

  • Red, Yellow & Green Bell Peppers – Excellent supply and good quality.
  • English Cucumbers – The market remains very tight, but quality is good.
  • French Beans – Volume remains stable and quality is strong.
  • Herbs – Very good supply on almost all fresh herbs and quality is outstanding.
  • Broccoli/Broccoli Florets – Supply is light this week and the market is strong. Supply is not expected to return to normal until the end of November.

This Week’s Highlights – October 4, 2021

  • Medley Grape Tomato – Excellent volume and quality.
  • Pineapples – Good volume and quality is great.
  • Red Leaf Lettuce – Good volume with good quality.
  • Red, Yellow and Mini Sweet Pepper – Excellent supply and good quality.
  • English Cucumber – Market is tight out of Canada, but quality is good. Mexico should start in two weeks.
  • Spinach (Baby) – Supply and quality are good this week.

This Week’s Highlights – August 30, 2021

  • Red Bell Pepper – New crop out of California. Supply is stable and excellent quality.
  • Blackberries – California in peak production with large berries.
  • English Cucumbers – Market and supply are good; quality is outstanding.
  • Carrots – ESCALATED -Shippers are still struggling with jumbos and table due to labor (these are hand packed items). No constraints on peeled carrots, food service items.
  • Fennel – Good supply this week. Sizing and quality are excellent. Good volume will continue through at least next week.
  • Rapini – Production volumes are above budget this week. Expect quality to remain strong and supply to remain plentiful for the next couple of weeks.