Local Produce Market Report
Produce Market Report for Week of
August 13, 2012
by Coastal Sunbelt
Produce | August 20, 2012
Asparagus— Prices are higher.
Product is coming from Peru and Mexico.
Broccoli– Prices are steady on
bunches and on crowns with good
Cauliflower– Prices are higher and
quality is good.
Corn—Prices are higher with good
quality. Supplies are
improved. Bi-color and Red corn
Cucumbers-Prices are steady with good quality.
Eggplant–Prices are steady and
quality is good.
Yellow / Green Squash–Green
and yellow squash prices are
Peppers— Green and Yellow and Red
Pepper prices are steady.
Onions– Red and yellow onion prices are higher.
Potatoes— Idaho potato prices are
rising. Reds potatoes are coming
from Minnesota, Alabama, and Delaware
with steady prices. Yukon gold
potatoes are steady and coming
from Delaware. Chef potatoes are
from Minnesota, Canada, and Delaware and
prices are steady.
Tomatoes– Tomatoes are coming from
Virginia, Mexico, and Tennessee. Quality is good and
prices are stable.
Grape Tomatoes – Higher Prices. Good Quality.
Cherry tomatoes – Higher Prices. Good Quality.
6x6, 6x7, 5x6 – Stable Prices. Quality is Good.
Beefsteaks – Steady Prices. Quality is good.
Plum tomatoes – Stable Prices. Quality is good.
Yellow Tomatoes – Stable Prices. Quality is good.
Green Tomatoes—Stable Prices. Quality is good.
Iceberg— Prices are steady with good
Red and Green Leaf — Prices are lower on Green leaf and Red leaf. Quality is
Romaine — Romaine markets are currently rising as local product suffers and are still arriving with good quality.
Strawberries– Quality is good and
prices are higher on California product.
Blueberries— Quality is good and prices
are steady. Product is coming from Michigan.
Blackberries— Prices are steady and
quality is good. Supplies are good.
Raspberries— Prices are rising with good quality.
Avocados— Prices are higher on all
types as production is slower.
Quality is very good.
Grapes— Prices are higher and quality
is good on red and white. Product is
now coming from California.
Lemons - Lemons are coming from
California. Markets will remain strong
throughout the summer. Fruit is running very well.
Limes– Prices are steady and quality is
Oranges— California Valencia’s are in
Stone fruit - Cherries are currently from Washington,
while Plums and Apricots are available from
California. Peaches and Nectarines are coming
from Delaware and Virginia.
Pineapples - Prices are steady and quality
Watermelon— Prices are steady with
good quality. Seeded watermelons are
available. We now have Yellow Watermelon
in stock. Ask about orange watermelon.
and honeydew prices are steady. Product
is now coming from California.
We are excited to announce we are now carrying Purees and Concentrates!
30 oz containers
Natural, Made without artificial additives or sweeteners, Frozen to maintain absolute freshness,
flavor and color, Kosher, Shelf life of 7-10 days thawed and refrigerated.
Ask your sales person for details.