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Market Report for the week of October 29, 2018

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Following Hurricane Michael, significant portions of the fall Green Bean crop were damaged in Georgia and Northern Florida. This will have a major impact on supplies and pricing for Green Beans for Thanksgiving. Limited supplies will be available from areas not affected by the recent storms, but supplies are expected to be down versus what was planted, and prices...

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Market Report for the week of October 15, 2018

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ALERT! Hurricane Michael created a path of destruction through Northern Florida, Alabama, and Georgia. Many growers picked Tomatoes ahead of the storm, but they will quickly go through those supplies.  Markets are reacting quickly on Round/Vine Ripe Tomatoes, Roma and Grape Tomatoes. Expect significantly higher pricing as growers and shippers assess the situation....

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Market Report for the week of October 8, 2018

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ALERT! Tropical Storm Rosa hits the Southwest and Mexico providing a year’s worth of rain in about 24 hours. Some flooding in the growing areas has damaged crops. Demand is currently high for Scallions and Cilantro which will cause higher market prices and shorter supplies. Current volumes on Asparagus are steady with excellent quality and sizing....

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Market Report for the week of October 1, 2018

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North Carolina is estimating agriculture losses from Hurricane Florence is more than 1.1 billion. Specifically, crop losses around $26.8 millions, livestock including poultry, pork and aquaculture around $23.1 million. What does this mean to you, our valued customers? Some products may be sourced from other markets, which may have higher freight costs, while other...

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Market Report for the week of September 24, 2018

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ALERT! There is a labor strike in Costa Rico where Pineapple harvests are being affected. We are looking at some possible gaps in supply until the dispute is resolved. Asparagus volumes are steady. Quality and sizing are both excellent. Hass Avocado prices are down as more new crop is becoming available in the market. The forecasted possibility of more rain in the...

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Market Report for the week of September 17, 2018

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Hurricane Florence brought significant rain and flooding to the South before it turns and heads Northward this week. We could be seeing the affects for quite awhile. Asparagus prices are looking good for mid-September. Quality is excellent. Prices will go back up by the beginning of October. Supplies on Strawberries will continue to drop once again this week, and...

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