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Produce Market Report for Week of August 25, 2014
by Coastal Sunbelt Produce | August 25, 2014

Freight rates continue to be high this summer. Check out our local items!


Vegetables

Asparagus: Prices are slightly higher with fair quality.
Broccoli: Markets are higher as supplies tighten up.
Cauliflower: Prices are higher with good quality.
Corn: Prices are steady.
Cucumber: Prices are steady. Product is coming from New York and Pennsylvania.
Eggplant: Good supplies. New Jersey product has great quality.
Onions: Supplies are tighter. Jumbo red and yellow onions will have higher prices.
Peppers: Red pepper pricing is steady. Green peppers from Pennsylvania are plentiful.
Potatoes: Red potatoes are steady. Idaho potato prices will be steady.
Squash: Both green and yellow squash are seeing slightly higher prices. Green squash has good quality while yellow squash continues to see scarring.

Tomatoes

Tomatoes are coming from multiple growing regions.
6X6, 6X7, 5X6: Fair quality; stable prices Green: Stable prices; good quality.
Beefsteaks: Stable prices with good quality. Plums: Availability is good and quality is good.
Grapes: Good quality with lower prices.

Lettuce

Iceberg: Prices are higher due to low supplies.
Red and green leaf: Prices are much higher on green leaf lettuce. Red leaf lettuce is seeing steady prices.
Romaine: Prices are higher as growers fight mildew in the crop.

Fruits

Apples: All apples will see higher markets.
Avocados: Prices continue to increase. Califonia is winding down and we do not expect Mexican product to begin until next month.
Blackberries: Prices are steady. Virginia supplies will finish this week.
Blueberries: Michigan's blueberry season is finishing and we are waiting for South American production to begin.
Cantaloupe/Honeydew: Cantaloupe prices are steady with improving quality.
Grapes: Prices are steady on grapes.
Lemons: Prices remain high.
Limes: Prices are steady.
Oranges: California oranges are seeing stable prices.
Nectarines: Product is coming from Virginia, Delaware, and California.
Peaches: Product is coming from Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware with great quality.
Raspberries: Prices are steady with good quality.
Strawberries: Quality is fair with some soft bruised fruit. We recommend using Driscoll strawberries. Prices are much higher.

Be Preapred

Red and yellow peppers continue to see extremely high prices this week.
Rain and storms in Guatemala continue to limit availability and supplies on several items. These include but are not limited to: snow peas, sugar snaps, baby carrots, French beans, English peas, baby squash, and baby corn.

Ask your sales representative about our upcoming local farm tour!

Did you remember your dairy items? Why not add some heavy cream, butter, � & � 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 July 14-19, 2014
by Coastal Sunbelt Produce | July 14, 2014


Check out our latest Gourmet Report!  We have a wide variety of specialty fruits, vegetables, and other items you are sure to enjoy.

To view the report, click here or click the report image below to view a larger, printable version.

If you have any questions or would like to place an order, please call us at (410) 799-8000.


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