Market Report

Market Alerts

Artichoke - Higher pricing as a result of limited supply. 
Berries (Blackberries & Raspberries) - Very light supplies until the end of April.
Berries (Strawberries) - Heavy demand, coupled with light harvests, have severely tightened available supplies. Pricing is very high, however quality remains good.
Citrus (Limes) - Supplies are very limited, particularly on 175 CT and larger sizes. Pricing is higher and quality is good.

 

A Peek at Peak Seasons

Asparagus

Broccoli

Brussels Sprouts 

Cauliflower

Celery 

Celery (Organic) 

Citrus (Lemons) 

Citrus (Seasonal Orange Varietals) 

Eggplant

Melon (Cantaloupe) 

Pineapple

Potatoes (Sweet/Yam) 

Tomatoes 

 

Weather Update

California – Temps normal for this time of year. Onshore flow and marine layer cloudiness will be the norm keeping temps near normal.
Mexico – Warm temps will cool slightly as we head into the weekend. Winds will continue to gust in the 20-30 mph range for the next few days. No rain in the forecast.
Florida – High pressure remains over Florida, as winds will be westerly, becoming light and variable overnight for Wednesday with high temps in the low 80s.and then climbing to the upper 80s by Thursday.
Arizona - Max temps remain above normal. Wednesday and Thursday talking 10-15 degrees above normal. A little cooler Friday & Saturday but still warm.
Ohio – Rain over the weekend, with daytime temperatures warming up into the 60s and 70s. Expect clouds with some sun. 

Commodities at a Glance

Apples: Quality is good, pricing is steady

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

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

Bell Peppers: Quality is good, pricing is lower on red & yellow

Berries (Blackberries) : Quality is fair, pricing is higher, supply is limited

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

Berries (Raspberries): Quality is fair, pricing is steady, supply is limited

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

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

Brussels Sprouts: Quality is good, pricing is steady, supply is plentiful

Carrots: Quality is good, pricing is steady

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

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

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

Citrus (Limes): Quality is good, pricing is higher, supply is limited

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

Cucumbers: Quality is good, pricing is higher

Eggplant: Quality is good, pricing is steady

Garlic: Quality is good, pricing is steady

Grapes (Green): Quality is fair, pricing is steady

Grapes (Red): Quality is good, pricing is lower, supply is plentiful

Green Onions: Quality is great, pricing is stead

Kale: Quality is fair on organic, pricing is steady

Lettuce Iceberg: Quality is good, pricing is steady

Lettuce Leaf: Quality is fair on value added, pricing is steady

Lettuce Leaf (Tender): Quality is good, pricing is steady

Melon (Cantaloupe): Quality is good, pricing is steady

Melon (Honeydew): Quality is good, pricing is steady

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

Onions: Quality is fair, pricing is steady

Pears: Quality is good, pricing is steady

Pineapples: Quality is great, pricing is steady

Potatoes: Quality is good, pricing is higher

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

Squash: Quality is good, pricing is steady

Stone Fruit: Quality is good, pricing is steady

Tomatoes: Quality is good, pricing is steady, supply is plentiful