Market Report

Market Alerts

Asparagus - Prices are higher as a result of the supply being limited due weather patterns in Mexico.

Blueberries - Pricing this week is higher than usual because of delays in shipping. 

Broccoli - Demand exceeds supply at the moment, so prices are high and supply is limited. 

Brussels Sprouts - Supplies remain tight and quality is lower.

Cauliflower - Supplies are limited due to recent heat. 

Citrus (Lemons & Oranges) - Pricing is higher on lemons, and the quality of oranges is fair.

Garlic - Pricing is higher and supplies remain tight. 

Green Onions - Prices are beginning to drop, but still remain higher. Quality is fair. 

Herbs (Chervil) - Quality is poor and supplies are non existent. 

Lettuce (Iceberg & Romaine) - Quality is fair and supply is limited, resulting in higher prices. 

Melons (Honeydew) - While their quality is looking great, the supply has become tight causing higher pricing. 

 

A Peek at Peak Seasons

Blackberries

Cabbage (Green & Red)

Carrots

Celery

Cilantro

Citrus (Limes)

Grapes (Green & Red)

Kale

Melon (Cantaloupe)

Weather Update

California – Temperatures well above average this week due to pressure systems keeping winds offshore.
Mexico – Mostly dry this week with very few isolated storms. 
Florida –  Continued showers through the week, expect thunderstorms in the afternoons. 
Arizona – Temperatures in the upper 90's to lower 100's, and slight chances of thunderstorms periodically through the week.
Ohio – Mostly sunny this week, with higher temps through Thursday.

Commodities at a Glance

Apples: Quality is good, pricing is higher

Asparagus: Quality is good, pricing is higher, supply is limited

Avocado: Quality is good, pricing is higher, supplies are limited

Bell Peppers: Quality is good on all, pricing is steady

Berries (Blackberries) : Quality is good, pricing is steady

Berries (Blueberries): Quality is good, pricing is higher, supply is limited

Berries (Raspberries): Quality is good, pricing is steady

Berries (Strawberries): Quality is fair, pricing is steady

Broccoli: Quality is fair, pricing is higher, supply is limited

Brussels Sprouts: Quality is fair, pricing is lower, supply is limited

Carrots: Quality is good, pricing is steady

Cauliflower: Quality is fair, pricing is higher, supply is limited

Celery: Quality is great, pricing is steady, supply is plentiful

Citrus (Lemons): Quality is good, pricing is higher, supply is limited. Organic is good quality with lower pricing.

Citrus (Limes): Quality is good, pricing is steady

Citrus (Oranges): Quality is fair, supply is limited

Cucumbers: Quality is good, pricing is steady

Eggplant: Quality is good, pricing is higher

Garlic: Quality is good, pricing is higher, supply is limited

Grapes (Green): Quality is great, pricing is steady, supply is plentiful

Grapes (Red): Quality is great, pricing is steady, supply is plentiful

Green Onions: Quality is fair, pricing is higher, supply is limited

Kale: Quality is great, pricing is steady, supply is plentiful

Lettuce Iceberg: Quality is fair, pricing is higher, supply is limited

Lettuce Leaf: Quality is fair, pricing is higher

Lettuce Leaf (Tender): Quality is good, pricing is steady. Organic spinach quality is fair, supply is limited with higher prices.

Melon (Cantaloupe): Quality is great, pricing is higher, supply is steady

Melon (Honeydew): Quality is great, pricing is higher, supply is limited

Melon (Watermelon): Quality is good, pricing is higher

Onions: Quality is fair, pricing is higher, supply is limited

Pears: Quality is good, pricing is steady

Pineapples: Quality is good, pricing is steady, supply is steady

Potatoes: Quality is good, pricing is steady, supply is limited

Potatoes (Colored): Quality is good, pricing is higher, supply is steady

Squash: Quality is good with steady supplies

Stone Fruit: Quality is good, pricing is steady

Tomatoes: Quality is good, pricing is higher on roma and rounds