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Local Market Report

 

Produce Market Report for Week of August 31, 2015
by Coastal Sunbelt Produce | August 31, 2015


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Please see below for all organic updates provided by our organics team.

All items are Certified Organic unless otherwise noted.

 

REMINDER:  All salads are pre-booked for the duration of summer. Also, we are now offering all 4 new Earthbound Salads Powermeal Bowls!

·         Pre-Book by Tuesday 10am for delivery the FOLLOWING Tuesday through Friday

·         Pre-Book by Friday 10am for delivery the FOLLOWING Saturday through Monday


ORGANIC Fruit Updates:

·         Apples/Pears

o   Domestic Fuji new crop are here; Granny Smith imports are done, we should be seeing new crop domestic in a few weeks; Gala are now New Crop US! 

  Berries

o   Strawberries –are in good supply with slightly higher pricing this week from Driscoll

o   Raspberry and Blueberry supplies are tightening up with higher pricing

·         Citrus

o    Lemons –  we will be transitioning back to 115ct from the smaller 200ct mid-week next week, pricing will be higher

o   Oranges and Grapefruits  – steady with great quality from Sundance Natural Foods

o   Lime markets are very tight- we are out

·         Tropical

o   Avocados – markets are coming off, time to promote!

Bananas are steady in supply from Dole

o   Papayas are back in from Southern Specialties!

   Pineapples – remain in very tight supply, limited availability with much higher pricing

 

·         Red Seedless Grapes from Earthbound are in great supply

·         Melons – supplies should be winding up from California for a few short weeks soon

o   Cantaloupes -12ct

ORGANIC Veggie Updates:

·         Broccoli 14ct has been out- more expected Sunday; 20lb Crowns are in!

Cauliflower markets are up slightly

·         Celery – both 30ct and 18x2ct Hearts are in with slightly higher pricing

·         Cucumbers- both 22lb and 45lb choice are both in good supply and pricing

Greens

o   Rainbow Chard-24ct arriving Sunday, supplies are tightening up along with pricing

o   Kales – Green and Lacinato both are steady in supply and good quality

·         Lettuces – good pricing continues for Romaine Hearts, Romaine 24ct is limited

·         Onions

o   Green onions are limited in availability

o   Yellow and Red are in good supply

o   White onions are gapping

o   Sweet onions will be available in a few weeks

·         Peppers

o   25lb Red Peppers are looking great and in fantastic supply

o   11lbs Red are in great supply and value

o   Jalapenos are in great supply

·         Potatoes- Gold and Red Potatoes are gapping

o    Russet are in with limited quantities

o    Rainbow Fingerling Potatoes are in steady supply and looking good!

Squash

o   Zucchini – is steady in supply and pricing

o   Yellow – we are temporarily discontinuing due to tight supplies and high pricing

o   Winter squash – Butternut, Spaghetti and Green Acorn are available this week. We are expecting more varieties by the end of August-beginning of September.

·         Tomatoes

o   Grape tomatoes – steady supply with slightly higher pricing

o   Romas – great supply and price right now from Wholesum Harvest

o   Cherry Tomatoes are out; Mixed Heirloom tomatoes are in great supply and pricing

o   TOV – supplies will start to tighten up in the next few weeks


 

Contact your salesperson or call 410-799-8000 with any questions.

 

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