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Market Report For Week of June 24th

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As Fourth of July gets closer, we are looking at Sweet Corn and Watermelons to take center plate in some interesting ways. Here’s what we can expect in the marketplace. In the overall market the Sweet Corn prices are beginning to increase ahead of the Fourth of July holiday. Some of the Southern States are finishing up with harvests as we transition to the more Northern states production. Prices are expected to level off just before the holiday. Watermelon prices remain very promotable this week. We are seeing larger sized fruit from Georgia...

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Market Report For Week Of June 17th

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ALERT! All lettuces will have tight supplies this week due to high temperatures in the CA growing region. Temps in the 100s affected all Green Leaf, Red Leaf, Romaine and Iceberg Lettuce. Expect higher pricing. ALERT! Strawberries have become limited for mid-June also due to the extreme heat in the CA growing regions. Pricing will begin to move higher as fewer supplies are available. Blackberries will also have tighter supplies due to some heat in some of the growing regions. Other growing areas will come online in about a week so supplies...

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Market Report for Week of June 10th

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  Strawberries are in decent supply for mid-June. Quality has been nice. Stem Berries are available by pre-order only. Blackberries are beginning to tighten, but pricing should remain steady. Raspberries will be in good supply. Quality and flavor have been very nice. Blueberries will be in better supply this upcoming week. Supplies are expected to ramp up quickly with multiple growing regions harvesting. Pricing on Red Seedless Grapes will start to come down with more fruit being harvested in different growing...

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Market Report for Week of June 3rd 2019

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  Domestic Cantaloupe season is just beginning in certain parts of the country while other parts have abruptly finished with much warmer weather withering the vines. We may see a slight gap in production of domestic fruit.  Honeydew Melons are also just starting. We are expecting some higher prices the first week of June.  Watermelons will be promotable this week. Quality has been excellent.  Green Peppers are looking better this week with steady pricing. CA Red Peppers are just starting to harvest and we are expecting an excellent crop....

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Dinner With Joel Salatin

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Dinner with Joel Salatin: Benefit for The CROP Foundation The CROP Foundation will host an intimate dinner with environmentalist and food activist Joel Salatin on June 7th at The Rutter Loft in Norfolk, Virginia. The CROP Foundation’s mission is to foster educational and employment opportunities for students who are driven to study and promote the art, science, and soul of food. Cavalier is happy to support this unique event as a First Course Scholarship Sponsor, which covers the cost of a student to intern or stage at a Norfolk or Virginia...

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Market Report for Week of May 28th

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  Strawberries will be in steady supply this week. Rains have hampered harvests a little so we will see a slight increase in pricing. Quality has been very nice. Blueberries are in tighter supply this week with harvests moving Northward. Once the new crop is available, pricing will come back down. Raspberries and Blackberries will remain in good supply. They are expected to be consistent for the next couple weeks. ALERT! CA Cherry pricing will increase as the heavy rains have caused a much lighter yield than farmers anticipated. New...

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Zest Fest with Feed More

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Feed More’s Zest Fest 2019 Raises More Than $155,000, Enabling Distribution of 600,000+ Meals On May 3, Feed More’s annual fundraising gala, Zest Fest, took place at Richmond’s Main Street Station with attendees gathering for a multi-course family style dinner. Cavalier was proud to participate as the salad course sponsor at the event, which raised more than $155,000 — enough to help Feed More collect, prepare, and distribute more than 600,000 meals to neighbors in need. Thank you to all who attended and donated, and to Feed More for...

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Market Report For May 20th, 2019

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Memorial Day is almost upon us. With that we see more Stone Fruit available. California Apricots, Nectarines, Yellow and White Peaches are moving well with volumes improving. Eastern Peaches are slowly picking up with some larger sized fruit starting to come to market. Quality has been good with high color. Volumes will improve as we head into June. California Cherries have been experiencing some challenges with quality issues on the early varieties. Some of these are weather related. Growers are keeping an eye on the skies as more rain will...

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Market Report For May 13th, 2019

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Strawberries will be in excellent supply through mid-May from all growing regions. The overall quality and flavor is very good. Long-stem berries are still available. Green Pepper pricing remains higher through the end of May as Florida is finishing up their growing season and Georgia has not started harvesting yet. Red, Yellow and Orange Bell Peppers are also becoming more expensive as the Green Peppers have less availability. A transition is growing regions for Green Seedless Grapes is taking place. Supplies are a bit more limited until new...

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Our May Cheese Board

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  Sweet Grass Camembert -Thomasville, GA Soft ripened cows milk cheese. Buttery flavor smooth ,creamy texture. Serve w/ Champagne, Prosecco or Cider Goat Rodeo Cowboy Coffee- Allegheny County. PA. Aged Cow and goats milk hand rubbed w/ espresso Aged for 6 months. Big Rich and nutty & complex Serve w/ Stout, IPA Alp Blossom-Austria Aged for 6 months  the wheels are covered with  dried herbs and flowers. Similar to a Gruyere  nutty and rich flavor dense, creamy finish Serve w/ Dry Riesling, brown ales or a doppelbock Hook’s Blue...

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