Market remains steady with multiple regions now in production. Size peaking to standard/medium with jumbo lighter in supply.
Light supplies continue for the next couple of weeks as Mexico regions end, and new areas begin. Oxnard harvest has started, but with very slow production out of the gate.
Cabbage – Green & Red
Market high on very short volume of red cabbage and demand exceeds supplies. Green supplies are better, and market is lower.
Market trending up slightly as supplies tighten up this week. Overall supply expected to be steady for the next couple weeks.
Celery – Alert
Market still very high, but did come off a bit, with most suppliers still struggling to meet demand. Subbing to smaller sizes will be needed to fill orders.
Cilantro & Parsley
Cilantro market is holding mostly steady with fair to good supplies. Market still active on curly parsley and a little more so on Italian parsley. Curly Parsley most growers are meeting demand, Italian parsley is struggling to meet the demand.
Limited supplies on the west coast as Mexico finishes and desert is limited. New crop California should start production in a few weeks. East – Supplies are a little lighter due to weather in Georgia.
Green and Red Leaf, Iceberg, and Romaine – Alert
Green and red leaf supplies remain strong, and the market is holding steady.
Overall good supplies with very few supply disruptions. The market remains steady.
Market has been active the past few days with pricing remaining strong. We expect this trend to continue through this week and going into next week. To few of supplies to keep up with demand.
Red and yellow pepper are still relatively tight with limited availability both East and West, and market is active. Green bells production is in better shape, and market is lower.
Potatoes – Alert
Supplies are very light at 40–50 ct and moderate at 60–70 ct. 80’s and smaller are seeing better volume. Quality remains good with steady pricing.
East coast markets are steady, in the West all are steady with the exception of Roma tomatoes that market as come off a bit. Supplies are still light as transition continues out East moving up to North Florida and Georgia.