This Week’s Highlights – November 23, 2020

  • Cauliflower – Supply will be light for the next 2 weeks.
  • English Cucumber – Supply is ramping up; quality is very nice.
  • Green Beans – Quality is marginal; supply is very light.
  • Red Leaf Lettuce – Supply and quality are very good.
  • Tomatoes – Roma & Round – Supply out of Florida will be limited over the next several weeks due to Tropical Storm Eta.

This Week’s Highlights – July 27, 2020

  • Red Bell Pepper – Volume is robust and quality is very nice.
  • English Cucumbers – Volume has declined and markets are firming up with lighter Canadian volume available.
  • Artichokes – Good supply available this week. Quality is good, prices are steady.
  • Celery – Fairly light supply available in the industry. The market is slightly lower this week.
  • Bunched Spinach – Good supply, quality, texture and color.

This Week’s Highlights – May 18, 2020

  • Kale – Bunched kale supply is expected to be plentiful for the next few weeks. Quality is good.
  • English Cucumbers – Good volume and good quality.
  • Artichokes – Good volume for the balance of this month and prices are steady.
  • Cauliflower – Excellent volume all week. Quality is good.
  • Tomatoes – Roma – Demand appears to be shifting slightly to romas as buyers move away from high-priced rounds. Quality is excellent.  REMINDER: Do not store tomatoes in the refrigerator, refrigeration causes the tomatoes to become mealy and loose flavor.

This Week’s Highlights – March 16, 2020

  • Round Tomatoes – Florida’s volume continues to improve; weather permitting, production will slowly be making its way back to normal numbers by March end.  Quality is very nice.  Mexico’s volume is good and quality is very nice. Reminder…DO NOT store tomatoes in the refrigerator, doing so causes a loss of flavor and creates a mealy texture.
  • Strawberries – Rain in all growing areas of California are causing shortages and increasing prices; anticipating lighter-than-normal supply through the month of March.
  • English Cucumbers – Good volume and good quality.
  • Asparagus – Mexico has very good quality and ample supply.
  • Arugula – Good supply and quality.