Haricot Vert (French type) Central American imports out of Florida- moderate supplies expected to remain about the same. Prices on bulk higher. Quality and condition variable, but generally good.
Green bell prices are down this week, supplies have not changed. California is harvesting in the Fresno and Gilroy areas. Red, yellow and orange bells are steady this week. We can expect good supplies from Michigan and North Carolina. Prices are generally unchanged. Quality is generally good.
Movement expected about the same. Trading on Serrano is active due to light supplies, others moderate. Prices on Serrano slightly higher, Habanero slightly lower, others generally unchanged. Quality is variable.
Good supplies from Virginia and Michigan. Prices are generally unchanged. Quality is good.
Cucumber prices are up this week. Supplies are a little lighter. Product is crossing through Baja. Nogales should start crossing product in a couple of weeks. Steady supplies from Michigan and North Carolina. Prices are generally unchanged. Quality is good.
Good supplies from Michigan. Trading is moderate.
New crop reds & yellows have begun. Sizing is currently smaller than average, but we will see good sizing this season. Consumer packs continue to be in high demand. Overall quality and condition are excellent.
New crop reds & yellows have begun in eastern WA. Pricing is strong to begin the season. Western WA to begin in the next couple of weeks.
NW russets continue to have strong FOBs on the larger sizes, with most shippers packing the smaller sizes & not much volume on the larger sizes. New crop WA russets have started.
We can expect steady supplies from North Carolina and Mississippi. Prices are generally unchanged. Quality is generally good.
Zucchini – Zucchini prices are down this week, supplies are steady. Product is available in California and there are a few local deals that have started. Nogales should start crossing product toward the end of September. Light supplies from North Carolina as some producers continue to experience a production gap. Prices are slightly lower. Good supplies from Michigan and Virginia. Quality is generally good.
Yellow Squash – Yellow squash prices are steady this week, supplies are tight. Product is available in California quality is fair. Nogales should start crossing product in about another month. Steady supplies from Michigan and Virginia. Prices are generally unchanged. Quality is good.
The East: Hurricane IDA passed through NC & TN and stopped production so demand has pushed to VA. This may cause a supply decrease until NC/TN rebound from the weather.
The West: Baja and Central Mexico volumes are light expect this to continue for the majority of this month.
The East: Majority of the crop was in IDA’s path; expect very light supplies for at least 10 days as well as quality issues from the rain.
The West: CA yields are light with sizing to the larger sizes with smaller sizes very sporadic. Eastern Mexico is rebounding from recent weather and is slowly building supplies. Baja is in between its plantings so volume is light and quality is all over the place.
The East: Like the grape tomatoes; Hurricane IDA passed through NC & TN and stopped production so demand has pushed to VA. This may cause a supply decrease until NC/TN rebound from the weather.
The West: Eastern Mexico and Baja are light with a slight improvement in supply. CA is steady and building supplies, sizing is hedging to the bigger side.