This Week’s Highlights – March 1st, 2021

  • Bananas – Force Majeure…Hurricanes in South America have impacted both crops and infrastructure. Anticipate a tight supply and escalated pricing through Q1-2021.
  • Mini Sweet Pepper – Excellent supply and quality.
  • French Beans – Good volume, pricing is down. Quality is excellent.
  • Garlic – The domestic market remains high. Good quality.
  • Spinach – Supply and quality are good

This Week’s Highlights – January 27, 2020

  • Red Delicious Apples – good supply and quality is very nice across all varieties.
  • Lemons – good supply of all sizes; the quality is excellent and the fruit is beautiful.
  • Eggplant – availability is steady in all markets and supplies are readily available.
  • Broccoli/ Broccoli Florets – supply is steady; quality is good.
  • Garlic – EXTREME – domestic yields are down drastically, prices are increasing and quality is average. Chinese garlic is becoming very short in supply and it is expensive.

This Week’s Highlights – November 25, 2019

  • Cranberries – After the classic cranberry sauce is made to serve with your turkey, expand your use of the seasonal berry…puree 1/4 cup classic cranberries, then add 1/2 cup softened butter and a pinch of sea salt.  Spread on bagels, bread or scones.  Enjoy!
  • Navels/Valencias – These oranges are an excellent size, peaking on 72/56s.  High solids-to-acid ratio.
  • Asparagus – Volume is steady, quality is good.
  • Cabbage (green) – There is heavy supply this week. Quality is good.
  • Items on the Extreme List to be aware of: all berries, garlic, green beans, melons and potatoes. Keep an on your costs and quality of shipments.