Weather patterns in Mexico growing region keeping supplies lower than anticipated, although market has declined. Next week near freezing forecast could slow production.
Market has come off a little, but recent cool weather could impact volume in the coming weeks and push the market higher.
Baby broccoli – Broccolini continues with short supplies as cold weather is impacting the growth cycle. Demand is exceeding supplies.
Cabbage Green & Red
Green market is steady to lower with good supplies. Red market remains elevated on tighter supplies.
Limited supplies expected for a few more weeks. Supplies should begin to pick up in couple of weeks if weather is cooperative.
Light demand, and market is lower, with only some shippers still affected by the recent weather event in California.
Cilantro & Parsley
Cilantro market pushed up with cooler weather impacting supplies, expecting to be short term as better supplies come available. Parsley market a little softer on fair supplies and moderate demand.
East – Supplies a little better, demand a little weaker, quality is good and market lower trending down. West – Moderate demand with limited supplies, Baja not forecast to start till mid-March.
Current demand is light keeping the market weaker, grower feel market will pick up as we get closer to Lent season.
Green Beans – Alert
East – Supplies remain tight, quality is good, market continues to be elevated as demand out paces supply. West – Snug supplies with moderate demand, pricing has dipped slightly with full relief forecast in a week to ten days.
Barring any unforeseen weather disruptions, supplies will continue to keep pace with demand. The market continues to remain steady.
Green bell market steady, red market is low but expected to trend up. Some shippers reporting larger sizes will become limited.
Prices have stabilized. Demand is light which is typical for this time of year and will be thru February. Packers have cut production to pace the lighter storage volume thru the season.
Northwest supplies remain good, and demand has dropped. Market is slightly lower. Some supplies have started to come in from Mexico, but not enough to drop the market down any faster.
Good supplies on both coasts with moderate to good demand on both green and yellow.
Round, grape, and cherry markets continue to improve due to increasing availability out West which continues to help drive down the overall market. Roma markets remain stable with good volume and normal demand.