This Week’s Highlights – January 2, 2023

  • Pineapples – Excellent quality, peaking on 7 and 8 cts.
  • Grapefruit – Good supply and very good quality out of Texas and California.
  • Romaine, Romaine Hearts – Supply is good with better weights on all packs. Quality is good.
  • Arugula – Supply continues to improve; quality is very good.
  • Cauliflower – Supply is still limited due to cooler weather slowing growth. Overall quality is good, market remains very active.

This Week’s Highlights – September 5th, 2022

  • Peaches – Good volume available on white and yellow flesh variety peaches.
  • Romaine, Romaine Hearts, Green Leaf and Red Leaf Lettuce – Supplies are challenged. The heatwave impact may affect quality and supply.
  • Arugula – Supply and quality are good.
  • French Beans – Production and quality remain good. A good alternative the green beans where quality is hit and miss as well as higher prices.
  • Broccoli and Cauliflower – Current supply is good; anticipating lighter supplies in the upcoming weeks. Look for price increases.

This Week’s Highlights – August 2, 2021

  • Blackberries – Supply is expected to increase week over week for the next 2-3 weeks.
  • Eggplant – Good supply in east and upper Midwest with excellent overall quality; the west is now if full swing with outstanding quality.
  • Arugula – Supply and quality are good.
  • Napa Cabbage -Supplies are expected to be plentiful for the next three weeks.
  • Roma Tomatoes – Production is lighter than expected; should see a vast improvement on quality and volume over the next 2-3 weeks. Note: Do not store tomatoes in the refrigerator, refrigeration causes loss of flavor and creates a mealy texture. Cut back on inventory and increase turns to improve quality and reduce loss.

This Week’s Highlights – February 1, 2021

  • Roma Tomatoes – Florida supply is steady. Quality is outstanding.
  • Berries – Extensive damage to crops due to major rain; availability on all berries will be affected through the next week.
  • Romaine and Romaine Hearts – Production and supply are on budget.  Weights are improving and quality is excellent.
  • Arugula – Supply and quality are good this week.
  • Brussels Sprouts – Supply is expected to be plentiful for the next few weeks. Excellent supply and quality/

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.