Weekly Market Report
Produce Market Report for Week of
May 06, 2013
by Coastal Sunbelt
Produce | May 06, 2013
Asparagus— Price is much higher. Product from Mexico product is done; CA and WA product has begun. White. Asparagus supplies are very limited.
Broccoli– Prices are steady on bunches and crowns with improved supplies.
Cauliflower– Prices lower high. Quality is very good.
Corn— Prices are steady with improving quality.
Cucumbers- Improving quality with steady prices.
Eggplant–– Prices are higher and quality is fair.
Squash– Green and Yellow prices are steady.
Peppers—Red & Yellow Pepper prices are high, while Green Pepper prices are steady. Jalapeno, Pablano, and Anaheim prices are all steady. Tomatillo supplies have improved; prices are steady.
Onions– Prices are slightly higher due to the rain in TX.. Vidalia Onions are in stock.
Potatoes— Idaho, Chefs (from Canada) and Yukon Gold (from Canada) prices are higher. Florida remains our supplier of Red Potato product.; high prices. Premium Yukons and Yukon Bakers (from Idaho) are also higher.
Tomatoes– Rain in the growing regions in Florida and transition to newer fields have made tomato availability very tight. Mexico is limited in supply as well. Quality on rounds and romas is only fair and prices are rising quickly.
Grape Tomatoes – Higher prices. Fair quality.
Cherry tomatoes – Higher prices. Fair quality.
6x6, 6x7, 5x6 – High prices. Reduced quality.
Beefsteaks – Very limited availability; high prices and reduced quality and color.
Plum tomatoes – Higher prices. Fair quality.
Yellow Tomatoes – Expected gaps in production. Fair quality; higher prices.
Green Tomatoes— Higher prices; fair quality.
Iceberg— Prices are steady with good quality.
Red and Green Leaf — Prices are steady on Red and Green Leaf Lettuce. Quality is good.
Romaine — Prices are steady. Quality is good.
Blueberries— Florida product with good quality and steady prices. Georgia product has begun.
Blackberries— Prices are steady and quality is good.
Raspberries— Prices still extremely high with good quality; very limited supplies.
Strawberries - Product is shipped from CA with great quality and steady prices.
Avocados— Prices remain high with good quality on CA fruit.
Grapes— White Grape quality is fair and prices are high. Red Grapes continue to have steady prices and good quality. Product is coming from Chile and Peru.
Lemons - Lemons are coming from CA. Fruit is running hardy and markets are strong as larger fruit endure higher prices and light supplies.
Limes– Prices are lower; quality has improved.
Oranges/Grapefruit— FL Pineapple Juice Oranges, and FL Grapefruit are in stock with very good quality. Texas Grapefruit are in stock and have great red color. Large CA Oranges are tighter in supply and markets are advancing.
Pineapple - Prices are higher and quality is good. Del Monte is short on supplies.
Watermelon— Quality is fair and prices are higher.
Cantaloupe/Honeydew - Cantaloupe and honeydew prices are higher. Offshore production is finishing up.
Plums - Red and Black Plums are available from Chile.
Stone Fruit - California Nectarines and Peaches are be available.
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
May 13, 2013
by Coastal Sunbelt
Produce | May 13, 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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