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Market Report for the week of December 17, 2019

By on Dec 14, 2018 in MARKET REPORT | 0 comments

Holiday Hours: Office closed at noon on December 24. Office and Warehouse CLOSED on December 25-26 Office closed at noon on December 31 Office and Warehouse CLOSED on January 1 ALERT! The news on Strawberries isn’t looking good this week. The market will continue to be very tight with Mexican and Florida supplies less than expected. Cooler weather in the...

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Market Report for the week of December 10, 2018

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Some exciting varieties of Citrus are coming into season mid-December. Cara Cara Oranges, Blood Oranges and Pummelos. After that we will expect Minneola Tangelos will be available. Stem and Leaf Mandarin Oranges are looking great now. ALERT! Strawberries continue to be tight from multiple growing regions. Pricing will be higher until at least mid-December when we...

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Market Report for the week of December 3, 2018

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The FDA has cleared all Romaine, Romaine Heart and Baby Romaine Lettuces for shipping and consumption from the winter growing regions of Yuma, AZ, the Imperial and Coachella Valley areas of Southern California, Mexico, Florida and any greenhouse-grown Romaine Lettuce products. Moving forward, packers are working to comply with the new recommendation from the FDA to...

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Market Report for the week of November 19, 2018

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After weeks of not picking Hass Avocados, prices have skyrocketed. There has been a breakthrough in negotiations and the grower strike has ended, but it will take time for the supply chain to refill. It may take until early December before we see prices come back down. ALERT! Strawberry supplies are extremely tight. Pricing has jumped significantly and will continue...

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Mid-week market report for the week of November 12, 2018

By on Nov 15, 2018 in MARKET REPORT | 0 comments

Avocado harvest resumes in Mexico by Chris Koger – The Packer   Workers are harvesting avocados in Mexico again, more than two weeks after a growers’ strike dried up exports to the U.S. APEAM, the group that represents packers of avocados for export markets, announced the agreement with growers on Nov. 14. Jim Donovan, senior vice president of global sourcing...

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