Market Alert – Lettuce, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Potatoes

The transition of crops from Salinas, CA to Yuma, AZ is completed and unfortunately, September hail storms and heavy rain in Yuma caused major damage to lettuce crops. With the hail wiping out a majority of the …

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November 4 – Market Alert – Potato Shortage Continues

Market Alert – Potato Shortage Continues As we Approach the 2019-2020 storage potato season, we are now seeing the effects of the challenges we faced along the way. Extremely cold weather and storm systems have …

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November 4 – Voluntary Recall Alert – Mann’s Packing Veggie Power Blend

  Mann’s Packing Voluntary Recall Mann’s Packing has announced the voluntary recall of a series of vegetable products sold and distributed in the United States and Canada.  The voluntary recall is a response to a …

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October 17 – Market Alert – Important: Please Read

As we approach Transition to Yuma, Arizona all suppliers are stretching their acreage in Salinas, California to prevent a major gap before the Yuma season begins. The September hail storms and heavy rain in Yuma caused …

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October 16 – Market Alert – Potato Supply Issues Continue to Worsen

  We will continue to update as more information becomes available. North Dakota is also evaluating and estimating a 40% crop loss with the amount of water and snow that transpired from the recent storm.  …

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October 11 – Market Alert – Lettuce, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Potatoes

Big swings in temperatures and intermittent showers over the past month have pushed California fields to finish early and affected quality, condition, weight, and size on all commodities. We expect challenging and volatile markets for …

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Market Update – Product Shortages – August 16

Product shortages continue; plan your menus accordingly. Potatoes As we get deeper into the summer potato supplies are fading. The big harvest begins in August and runs through the fall.  Yukon Harvests are starting but there …

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Market Alert – Sweet Potato Advisory – August 16th

National shortage for medium-sized sweet potatoes. Packing houses have been doing their best to supply 10-16oz US#1 medium sweet potatoes to cover the demand but they are now experiencing extreme shortages. Shortages will persist through …

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August 14 – Product Alert

Royal inventory was NOT AFFECTED by the following voluntary recall: Church Brothers/True Leaf Farms Chopped and Shredded Romaine Products with the Run Numbers of 225144 and 225125 shipped between the dates of August 8- 9, …

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Product Alert – Basil Advisory

Royal Food Service does not handle any of the basil products implicated in this advisory. This is an ADVISORY, not a recall. The FDA has advised food service operators not to sell serve or distribute …

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