Steady supplies out of Florida from Central America. Beans, Haricot Vert (French Type) Prices are generally unchanged. Good supplies on round green beans out of Florida. Prices are much higher. Quality is generally good.
Green bell prices are down this week. There a good supplies available. They are crossing through Nogales quality has been good. Red, Yellow, and Orange supplies have also improved and prices are down. Moderate supplies from Florida expected to increase slightly. Prices are much lower. Quality is generally good.
Movement expected about the same. Trading Jalapeno and Serrano are fairly active, others moderate. Prices Jalapeno and Serrano higher, Habanero generally unchanged, others slightly higher. Quality is variable.
Light supplies from Florida. Prices are unchanged. Quality is good.
Cucumber prices are steady. The supply is decent and the quality has been nice. Product is crossing through Nogales. Moderate supplies out of Florida from Honduras. Prices generally unchanged. Wide range in quality, condition, and price.
Good supplies from Florida. Prices on medium lower, fair quality much higher. Quality is generally good.
PNW Onions: Demand continues to be light on a weak Jumbo yellow market. Jumbo prices are down again this week while medium Yellow and red jumbo and mediums onions are enjoying higher demand with an increase in prices. The USDA box program can take credit for that as it adds demand to those sizes. Now is a good time to push Jumbo onions for your bulk displays. White prices are slipping a bit. Yellow sweets are available as well market steady. The overall quality and condition are excellent on these storage onions. All colors of Organic Onions are available, including sweets. Mexico – Movement is expected to increase as more shippers receive onion supplies. Trading is moderate. Prices on Yellow medium sacks generally unchanged, others lower.
Mt Vernon: Good availability on all colors this season. However, the White supplies are nearly exhausted for the season. Mt Vernon district will have Yellow and Reds well into spring. Organics are available. Eastern WA continues with a small supply of Red & Yellow potatoes to go perfectly with your russet and onions orders. Quality is good. ORGANIC colored spuds are available as well.
PNW potatoes: Prices remain steady on the big side and lower on the small side. There are good supplies of large spuds in WA/OR and these growers are holding the line as quality and appearance is good. Chains are pulling bulk display potatoes that look nice. Idaho continues to struggle with size this season and has great supplies on the small end. Prices are weaker in 90’s and smaller sizes in general. The industry has got to be thankful for the USDA Food Box packages that are helping to keep potatoes moving and feeding the masses at the same time. Quality remains outstanding. Organic Russets are available
Moderate supplies from North Carolina. We can expect good supplies from Mississippi and Louisiana. Prices are unchanged. Quality is good overall.
Zucchini – Zucchini supplies have improved and prices are down this week. Overall the quality has been decent. Steady supplies from Florida expected to increase. Prices are generally unchanged. Quality is generally good.
Yellow Squash – Yellow squash is also down this week, there are good supplies available. Product is crossing through Nogales. Good supplies from Florida expected to increase. Prices are lower. Quality is generally good.
The East: Florida supplies are rebounding due to better weather and yields are increasing rapidly. Quality is good.
The West: Supply levels are improving fast with organics in a flush.
The East: Florida is seeing better supply and quality is good.
The West: Mexico is currently the largest producing region on romas with great volume and the expectation is this should continue for this month.
The East: Volume for the rest of the month is expected to be the same or possibly higher, sizing maybe a mix of smaller and larger sizes.
The West: Light supply from East Mexico and some from Baja as it winds down. In Culiacan and Guasave the product is abundant in the larger size profile and the quality is good.