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Vegetables

Asparagus

Supplies are still light out of Mexico and Peru. Larger sizing remains the most limited. Expect markets to soften in the coming weeks.

Last Updated on 01/17/2022

Vegetables

Avocados

Mexico continues with fair supplies with 6-10% less volume due to limited harvest crews because of the holidays. 40's and larger fruit still remain on the lighter side with firm markets where 60's and smaller fruit have strong markets. We should see volume improve by the end of January.

Last Updated on 01/17/2022

Vegetables

Green Beans

Supply is fair as Florida crop continues to gap due to weather. Markets are expected to be active.

Last Updated on 01/17/2022

Berries

Blackberries, Blue, and Raspberries

Blackberries: Markets continue to uptick as Mexico produces low volume. Blueberries: Markets are up due to wet weather in Mexico and port delays. Supplies are expect to remain tight over the next few weeks. Raspberries: Mexican harvest is gapping which is causing increased markets and decreased availability.

Last Updated on 01/17/2022

Berries

Strawberries

Supplies remain light out west. Texas and Florida are slowly improving. Quality is fair to good with elevated markets.

Last Updated on 01/17/2022

Vegetables

Broccoli, Cauliflower

Expect an uptick in markets for both Broccoli and Cauliflower as Yuma and Santa Maria are expecting cold and wet weather. Growers are expecting supplies to be lighter for the next few weeks.

Last Updated on 01/17/2022

Vegetables

Celery

Cold and wet weather has reduced volume coming out of SoCal. Yuma still seeing light production. Growers expect fair availability to carry into next week with active markets.

Last Updated on 01/17/2022

Herbs

Cilantro, Parsley, Green Onion

Cold and wet weather has caused Green Onion supplies to get tight as well as labor shortages. Markets are expected to up from last week.

Last Updated on 01/17/2022

Citrus

Lemons, Limes, Oranges

Lemons: Domestic supplies are holding steady with stable markets. Limes: Markets remain elevated as supplies continue to be tight. Expect supplies and current market conditions to carry into next week. Oranges: Supplies still remain limited on smaller sized fruit. 88ct and larger fruit are peaking. Markets will remain firm due to limited availability.

Last Updated on 01/17/2022

Vegetables

Corn

Supplies continue out of FL. Markets are up from last week. Quality remains respectable.

Last Updated on 01/17/2022

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Cucumbers

FL supplies are adequate but the end of their crop is approaching. Mexico and Honduran imports will then fuel the cucumber demand. Expect markets to be up as crop is in transition.

Last Updated on 01/17/2022

Vegetables

Eggplant

Markets are higher as cooler weather has slowed down production out of FL. Supply is fair and quality remains good.

Last Updated on 01/17/2022

Fruit

Grapes

Demands exceed supply as domestic crop has finished earlier than expected and major lack of import supplies due to serve delays at ports on both coast. This extreme shortage is expected to last for the next few weeks.

Last Updated on 01/17/2022

Vegetables

Lettuce

Iceberg: Growers are expecting good quality and supplies out of Yuma over the next few weeks. This should help keep the market flat. Leaf: Romaine supplies are lighter due to early morning frost in Yuma. Growers are expecting supplies to improve in the upcoming weeks. Growers are reporting fair yields for Green and Red Leaf Lettuce. Supplies are expected to improve in the upcoming weeks. Tender Leaf: Quality is good but noticeable mechanical damage due to rain and cooler weather. Markets are expected to hold steady.

Last Updated on 01/17/2022

Fruit

Melons

Cantaloupe: Lighter arrivals are expected as ports are backed up. Jumbo fruit is very limited with good availability on 9s, 12s, and 15s. Overall quality is good. Honeydew: Markets are expected to remain tight for the next two weeks due to light supplies as Guatemala changes growing districts. Watermelon: Markets continue to be steady with good supply and quality.

Last Updated on 01/17/2022

Vegetables

Onions

Markets remain elevated on Supers, Colossal, and Jumbos. Trucks remain very tight in the Northwest with skyrocket rates which will impact markets as well.

Last Updated on 01/17/2022

Vegetables

Peppers

FL production has slowed this week as older crop has been let go due to cheap markets and quality concerns. New winter plantings are in circulation. All sizes and grades are available with good quality. Markets are up from last week. Central Mexico and Sinaloa are producing good volume and quality on all colored bells. Markets are expected to hold steady.

Last Updated on 01/17/2022

Vegetables

Potatoes

Inclement weather in the Northwest and limited trucks are causing elevated markets. Quality remains good on all sizes.

Last Updated on 01/17/2022

Vegetables

Squash, Zucchini

FL supplies are lighter due to rain and cooler weather. Quality is respectable with Yellow while Zucchini is holding up nicely. Markets are up on both varieties but greater on Squash.

Last Updated on 01/17/2022

Fruit

Stonefruit

Small amounts of imported peaches and apricots are now landing on both coast. Availability is better on the east coast as west coast ports are back logged.

Last Updated on 01/17/2022

Fruit

Tomatoes

Rounds: Supplies remain fair to light out of FL. Markets are slightly up from last week on larger fruit. Quality remains good. Roma: Volume remains similar to last week out of FL. Seeing a lot of Jumbo and XL fruit in the mix. Markets are slightly down from last week. Grapes/Cherries: FL continues with good volume. Volume is expected to carry into the next few weeks. Quality is good on both varieties.

Last Updated on 01/17/2022