Market higher and volume is improving but continuing quality issues at the field level is making it a struggle to meet demand.
Local regions have started; Jumbo and Large are limited on the west coast. Quality is fair in the east, better on the west coast.
Market has dropped as supplies improve and should be good through next week and then get dicey again as supplies become short again.
Cabbage – Green & Red
Market pushed up on both green and red expect this market to settle as new regions come online.
Cauliflower – Alert
Supplies are snug still but the market is lower with a little better volume but expected to remain elevated over the next two weeks.
Cilantro & Parsely
Cilantro supplies are tight, but suppliers are keeping up to demand. Curly parsley and Italian (Flat) parsley remain shorter in supply and market is still firm.
West demand exceeds supply. California volume slowly increasing. East – Florida corn in good supply. All colors available.
Green Beans Trimmed
Weather has impacted supplies; East Coast is improving but the West is critically short until the new regions production starts arriving mid next week.
Overall good supplies with very few supply disruption. The market remains steady.
This market is steady as we have a few more areas starting. Good overall quality. Still some supply disruption from South Texas.
East – green bell supply is about to get extremely short; quality is hit and miss due to rain, and market is getting very strong. Red and Yellow are short in the east. West has peppers growing in several regions, good quality, eastern weather is impacting western market to hold steady.
Suppliers are doing everything they can to stretch the storage crop out to avoid a gap between the new crop. Large sizes are very limited, and that market is trending higher, smaller sizing the market is mostly steady.
Snow / Snap Peas
Market remains firm on both as the Mexico region winds down Salinas is behind but should be ramping up towards the end of next week. Demand is expected to exceed supplies until the new crop volume comes on.
Round markets are stable both east and west with readily available volume out of FL & MX. Roma, grape, and cherry markets continue to improve with increasing volume both east and west. Quality on all varieties is good.