There are still plenty of supplies of BROCCOLI. Big harvesting numbers from Salinas and Santa Maria will keep this market depressed.
Moderate supplies from Florida. Prices round green type generally unchanged. higher, others higher. Quality is generally good.
Carrot market steady with good supplies. Growers are seeing better supplies of Jumbo and cello size in the fields which is a plus. Demand for snack carrots continues strong and advanced ordering is still the way to go.
Cauliflower demand is fair. The quality and condition have been good. Supplies have cleaned up and markets are much higher. Santa Maria and Salinas shippers say there will be more volume in a week or so.
Quality is good with occasional under-sizing and pithiness. Markets are flush with ample products to meet demand.
Supplies are good, and markets are steady. Quality is fair to good with minor insect pressure and discoloration. Sizing is on the larger end of the spectrum.
There is better demand for GREEN LEAF this week as the transition out of the desert and Huron is complete. We may see a spike in the market next week, but it should not last. There will be plenty of supplies.
The market appears to be in a stable situation. There are plenty of supplies from Santa Maria up to Salinas. While recent cooler temperatures have slowed down growth, there are abundant supplies. Head size and weights will be on the smaller size, but the overall quality is good.
There are plenty of supplies of the RED leaf being harvested out of Salinas. The problem is nobody wants Red Leaf. This is the weakest of the leaf markets.
ROMAINE continues to show a better market than the other mixed leaf items. Demand for processed salads and romaine hearts will continue to keep this market in the double-digit price range.