Weekly Market Report
Produce Market Report for Week of
December 16, 2013
by Coastal Sunbelt
Produce | December 16, 2013
Fall is here and so are Fall freight rates! Benefit from local and Eastern produce to offset high freight rates from Western produce.
Asparagus: Prices remain high.
Broccoli: Markets are higher. Quality is good.
Cauliflower: Prices are much higher with good quality.
Corn: Prices are steady with good quality.
Cucumber: Good quality with steady prices.
Eggplant: Prices are steady with good quality.
Squash: Green and yellow pric-es are steady.
Peppers: Red and yellow pepper prices are steady. Green peppers have good quality with steady prices.
Onions: Market is stable with good quality.
Potatoes: Russets (from Ida-ho), Chefs (from Canada) and Yukon Gold potatoes have steady prices. Premium Yu-kons will be 8-10 oz., and Yu-kon Bakers are available. Sweet potatoes from North Carolina have higher prices.
Tomatoes are coming from Mexico and Florida.
6X6, 6X7, 5X6: Better supplies and good quality. Plums: Light availability with light color.
Beefsteaks: Higher prices with good quality. Yellow: Low availability.
Green: Stable prices; good quality.
Grape and cherry tomatoes are seeing good supplies and lower prices.
Iceberg: Prices are steady with good quality.
Red and green leaf: Prices are steady on green and red leaf lettuce with good quality.
Romaine: Prices are steady. Quality is good.
Blackberries: Prices are steady. Product is coming from Guatemala and Mexico. Quality is good.
Blueberries: Prices are higher. Product is coming from Argentina.
Raspberries: Prices are higher with good quality; supplies are good.
Strawberries: Continued cold weather conditions are causing continued short supplies with fair quality. Product from Florida and Mexico is arriving this week, and is smaller in size.
Avocadoes: Prices are steady with good quality on all fruit.
Grapes: White and red grapes have higher prices. Product from California is fin-ished as product from Peru has started.
Limes: Prices are steady; quality is good.
Lemons: California and Yuma Desert produce is running better and markets are advancing on small fruit.
Oranges/Grapefruit: We have Cali-fornia navels in stock as well as Florida juice oranges. We also have Sunburst Tangerines in stock.
We have Florida grapefruit in stock and are also handling Texas grapefruit. Cold weather in California is driving navels up quickly. Quality may suffer in the short term.
Pineapples: Prices are steady and quality is good.
Watermelon: Quality is fair and prices are steady.
Cantaloupe/Honeydew: Can-taloupe and honeydew prices are steady.
Plums: Red plums from Califor-nia are finished.
Did you remember your dairy items? Why not add some heavy cream, butter, ½ &
½ or fresh eggs to your order this week
For more information contact your salesperson or call 410-799-8000.
Gourmet Market Report for Week of
November 25-30, 2013
by Coastal Sunbelt
Produce | November 25, 2013
Check out our latest Gourmet Report! We have a wide variety of
specialty fruits, vegetables, and other items
you are sure to enjoy.
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