This Week’s Highlights – January 30th, 2017

  • Lettuce – Iceberg: markets are rapidly moving up – quality is fair. Leaf & Romaine: quality is fair.
  • Squash – Markets are active as demand still exceeds supply. Cooler weather may slow production slightly, but should be back to normal later this week.
  • Melons – Cantaloupe: west coast 9’s and Jumbo 9’s are plentiful and quality is good with sugars around 15; small sizing (15’s) are almost nonexistent.
  • Onions – Record breaking snow and freezing rain in the Pacific Northwest has destroyed multiple storage and packing facilities and limited transportation, affecting availability and driving prices up.
  • Eggplant – Eggplant is plentiful, volume is good and quality is fair.

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