Volume is good coming into the US, heat has impacted yields in Mexico and could see market move up.
Market active, as supplies are expecting to be very tight the next 2-3 weeks and demand exceeding supply.
Cabbage- Red & Green
Better supplies this week and into next week. Market will start to soften as the weather becomes warmer.
Market active, decent supplies this week but will be VERY limited in volume starting next week for the following 3 weeks.
Cilantro & Parsley
Cilantro market active, as supply remains tight. Growers are struggling to meet the demand. Parsley market mostly holding flat on fair demand, good quality.
West – Good supplies with light demand have this trending lower. Supplies out of Baja and Central Mexico steady with no changes expected for 10 days. East – Market trending upward with strong demand, cucumbers in good supply.
Leeks – Alert
Suppliers are not meeting demand with Salinas crops delayed from the rain and Yuma volume winding down for the season.
Overall good supplies with very few supply disruptions. The market remains steady.
Supplies in Northwest continue to decline a few suppliers will still have inventory into mid-May. Market has softened a bit again in the Pacific Northwest. Texas onions have increased a touch this week as demand has moved from Mexican grown onions to Texas grown onions.
East coast green supply is fair. Market looks to trend higher. Red and Yellow extremely short. West Coast-Most shippers showing better supplies all colors. Market steady on Reds lower on others.
Supplies are light. Packers have been limiting production to stretch the storage crop out until new crop starts. Late snow and cold weather are delaying new crop planting which has growers concerned about a likely gap between the two.
Markets continue to improve out of FL & MX due to readily available volume on all varieties (rounds, roma, grape, & cherries). Quality is good on all varieties both east and west.