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Market Report for Week of August 19th

By on Aug 19, 2019 in MARKET REPORT | 0 comments

  ALERT! Jumbo and XL Asparagus are very tight which is affecting the amount of large asparagus available. Some growing areas have finished production while other areas are still being affected by cold weather. Volume is just getting tighter, & demand is increasing. Freight has also dramatically increased which has had an impact on costs as well. We expect the...

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Market Report for Week of August 12th

By on Aug 12, 2019 in MARKET REPORT | 0 comments

Washington had a shorter Apple crop during the 2018 season than in 2017 – an estimated 117 million 40-pound boxes compared to 133 million boxes. We can expect some increased volume and a solid crop moving into the new season. Red Delicious, Gala, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Pink Lady, Honeycrisp and Fuji are the top sellers. The Asparagus market is steady. JBO,...

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Market Report for Week of August 5th

By on Aug 6, 2019 in MARKET REPORT | 0 comments

  ALERT! The Asparagus markets are extremely high. Jumbo and XL are very tight which is affecting demand on other sizes. Some growing are having weather related production issues. Prices will remain elevated for the next week or two. Supplies are set to increase progressively every week on Hass Avocados from now through September. With these supply increases we...

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Market Report for Week of July 22nd.

By on Jul 22, 2019 in MARKET REPORT | 0 comments

  Italian Eggplant, Graffiti Eggplant and Sicilian Eggplant are now available. Quality has been excellent. Ask your account manager how to pre-order these great mid-summer cooking veggies.  Zucchini and Yellow Squash are very promotable right now and quality is excellent.  Nice quality Grape Tomatoes are available this week. Across the country prices are on an...

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Market Report For Week of July 19th

By on Jul 16, 2019 in MARKET REPORT | 0 comments

  Grape Tomatoes prices remain high with limited availability around the country. Product has been very nice. Beefsteak and Cluster Tomatoes are very promotable this week. Hothouses are flushing on Clusters, and quality is very nice. New crop Roma Tomatoes from multiple regions will be promotable this week and quality has been very nice. Raspberries are in good...

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Market Report for Week of July 8th

By on Jul 8, 2019 in MARKET REPORT | 0 comments

  The Asparagus markets are climbing and volume is limited this week. Quality is dependent on growing region. Expect better volume in the next 4 weeks. ALERT! Hass Avocado markets are steady, but with the Independence Day holiday last week trucks were delayed at the border crossings. We will be looking at a tiered market with premium pricing going for larger...

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