Lettuce markets are steady. Aside from some light discoloration and mildew reported, most shippers are producing good quality.
The Leaf markets are slightly up on Green and Red leaf. Romaine and Romaine hearts are steady. Minor cases of tip burn, mildew, and insect activity are being reported. Overall quality is good.
Broccoli markets are steady. Quality is good.
Cauliflower markets are steady. Quality is fair to good.
Carrot markets for Cello, Loose, and Value-added are steady. Quality is good on recent inbounds.
Celery market continues to be steady. Quality is good.
Strawberry markets are active. Heavy demand and light harvests continue to keep supplies light and pricing higher, however quality remains good. Warmer weather is expected this week in California’s Oxnard and Salinas regions, which should speed up production and stabilize pricing over the next few weeks.
Potatomarket is up, freight has also been contributing to rise in price. In the next couple of weeks we will be finishing up our Norkotah’s and we will finish out the season with Burbank’s.
Onion market continues to rise due to freight. Seeing some issues in the red onions.
Orange market is steady. Lemon market is steady. The lime market is still active with Mexico’s harvest being very light and pricing is increasing. Quality has been good.
Cucumber market is active and remains very short, supers are almost non-existent. Quality has been good.
Green pepper markets are seeing some relief. Sizing continues to be an issue with most of the harvest being on the larger sizes. Quality has been good.
Supplies continue to be terrific on all Rounds and Romas. Grape supplies are also good, and a better buy than Cherries. Growing conditions have been ideal in Mexico and Florida. Quality is good.