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Market Report

Market Alerts

Beans (Green Snipped) - Fair quality and limited supply making prices higher. 
Berries (Strawberries) -
Strawberries are elevated in pricing and remain very light in supply . Market should remain snug through the week. Quality is good. 
Broccoli -
Yields are low coming out of Salinas due to quality and Yuma is still trying to ramp up. Supplies are going to be tight through November.
Brussels Sprouts - Supplies are tightening and forcing the market higher. Quality if fair. 
Cauliflower - Supplies continue to tighten with lower yields in Salinas and Santa Maria. Yuma is slow to ramp up supplies. Supplies will be tight through November.
Herbs (Chervil) - Fair quality and limited supply making prices higher. 
Lettuce (Iceberg) - Demand continues to exceed supplies with this commodity. Value added product is on double escalated prices. Expect better inventories next week, the week of Thanksgiving. Weights are ranging from 34-40 pounds in Yuma. The weather is expected to be ideal next week, which will inevitably increase production.
Lettuce (Leaf) - Demand continues to exceed supplies on romaine, romaine hearts and green leaf. There are ample supplies of butter and red leaf. Escalated pricing continues on all value added romaine and green leaf items. Supplies are expected to be better the week of Thanksgiving. The quality overall is fair.
Tomatoes - Demand exceeds supply. Florida has begun harvesting tomato fields following heavy rain & wind from Tropical Storm Eta. The Central part of the state received heavy amounts of rain & crop loss is expected sending pricing upwards for the next several weeks. The market is adjusting to meet slowing demand following a second wave of social restrictions being implemented throughout the country. Mexico is also working through diminished volume from heat damaged crops & harvesting new fields in December. Markets are expected to remain elevated the next 3-4 weeks.

A Peek at Peak Seasons

Apples (Local)

Asparagus

Avocado

Blackberries 

Blueberries

Raspberries

Celery

Citrus (Lemons)

Citrus (Oranges)

Eggplant

Fennel

Green Onions

Kale

Onions

Pineapples

Potatoes

Potatoes (Colored

Hard Squash

 

Weather Update

California – Near to below normal temps expected. Winds to keep overnight lows above frost levels. Long range models look for temps to warm up the first week of December.
Mexico – Near seasonal day time highs through the weekend. Expect temps to be in the low 70s to low 80s with morning lows in the low to upper 40s.
Florida – Mostly dry conditions with warmer than normal temps through Saturday. Expect moderate to heavy showers and thunderstorms late Sunday.
Arizona – Near seasonal temps this week with strong gusty winds Thursday into Friday. Gradual warming Saturday and Sunday with temps in the upper 70s.
Ohio – Seasonably cold with snow expected next week. 

 

Commodities at a Glance

Apples: Quality is good, pricing is steady

Asparagus: Quality is good, pricing is steady

Avocado: Quality is good, pricing is steady, supply is plentiful

Bell Peppers: Quality is good, pricing is steady

Berries (Blackberries) : Quality is great, pricing is steady, supply is plentiful

Berries (Blueberries): Quality is good, pricing is steady

Berries (Raspberries): Quality is good, pricing is lower, supply is plentiful

Berries (Strawberries): Quality is good, pricing is higher, supply is limited

Broccoli: Quality is fair, pricing is higher, supply is limited

Brussels Sprouts: Quality is fair, pricing is higher, supply is limited

Carrots: Quality is great, pricing is steady

Cauliflower: Quality is fair, pricing is higher, supply is limited

Celery: Quality is great, pricing is steady

Citrus (Lemons): Quality is good, pricing is steady

Citrus (Limes): Quality is fair, pricing is higher, supply is limited

Citrus (Oranges): Quality is good, pricing is steady

Cucumbers: Quality is good, pricing is steady

Eggplant: Quality is good, pricing is steady

Garlic: Quality is good, pricing is steady

Grapes (Green): Quality is good, pricing is steady

Grapes (Red): Quality is good, pricing is steady

Green Onions: Quality is good, pricing is steady, supply is plentiful

Kale: Quality is great, pricing is steady

Lettuce Iceberg: Quality is fair, pricing is higher, supply is limited

Lettuce Leaf: Quality is fair, pricing is higher, supply is limited

Lettuce Leaf (Tender): Quality is good, pricing is steady

Melon (Cantaloupe): Quality is fair, pricing is higher

Melon (Honeydew): Quality is fair, pricing is higher

Melon (Watermelon): Quality is good, pricing is steady

Onions: Quality is great, pricing is steady, supply is plentiful

Pears: Quality is good, pricing is steady

Pineapples: Quality is good, pricing is steady

Potatoes: Quality is great, pricing is steady

Potatoes (Colored): Quality is great, pricing is steady

Squash: Quality is good, pricing is higher on summer

Stone Fruit: Quality is good, pricing is steady

Tomatoes: Quality is fair, pricing is higher, supply is limited