This Week’s Highlights – August 30, 2021

  • Red Bell Pepper – New crop out of California. Supply is stable and excellent quality.
  • Blackberries – California in peak production with large berries.
  • English Cucumbers – Market and supply are good; quality is outstanding.
  • Carrots – ESCALATED -Shippers are still struggling with jumbos and table due to labor (these are hand packed items). No constraints on peeled carrots, food service items.
  • Fennel – Good supply this week. Sizing and quality are excellent. Good volume will continue through at least next week.
  • Rapini – Production volumes are above budget this week. Expect quality to remain strong and supply to remain plentiful for the next couple of weeks.

This Week’s Highlights – October 12, 2020

  • Pineapple – Volumes are improving. Quality is extremely high, should see good quality and supply for the remainder of 2020.
  • Red Cabbage – Supply is plentiful with great quality.
  • Tomatoes – Rounds – Escalated pricing, light supply and diminished quality for the next several weeks.
  • Tomatoes – Romas – Markets are up slightly this week and expected to continue to rise the rest of the week.  Expect escalated pricing through October.
  • Carrots – Supply issues with jumbo carrots due to excessive temperatures this summer.