This Week’s Highlights – September 28, 2020

  • Red Bell Pepper – Market is steady and supply is good.
  • Iceberg Lettuce – Supply is poor due to drastic crop losses caused by two heat waves in the last month. Quality is poor and shelf life is not at its best. The market is extremely high.
  • Romaine & Romaine Hearts – Supply will remain tight. Reduced supply and elevated markets are expected.
  • Spring Mix – Better supply and quality is improving.
  • Arugula – Supply and quality are good.

This Week’s Highlights – September 14, 2020

  • Romain & Romaine Hearts – Both remain below normal budget volumes.
  • Cucumbers – FOB prices are up again this week, volumes are short.
  • Asparagus – Good volume and quality, market slight lower. Anticipate steady demand, with no substantial changes until December.
  • Red Cabbage – Supply is plentiful with great quality.
  • Peaches – Good supply and quality available out of California, New Jersey and Washington.

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 17, 2020

  • Romaine & Romaine Hearts – Expect reduced supply for at least the next few weeks.
  • Asparagus – Volume from Peru is steady, good quality.
  • Napa Cabbage – Supply is expected to be plentiful this week.
  • Apples – There is a tight supply on Granny Smith for food-service and will remain tight due to a shift in sizes.  Quality is very nice across all varieties.
  • Cherries – New crop our of California available.

This Week’s Highlights – July 13, 2020

  • Cauliflower and Zucchini – Excellent volume this week.  Quality is good.
  • Romaine – Production is increasing and quality is good.
  • Artichokes – Good supply available this week. Quality is good. Prices are steady.
  • Broccoli/Broccoli Florets – Supply is good this week, but will be lighter in the upcoming weeks. Quality is good.
  • Rapini – Good supply this week. Quality remains strong.