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Market Reports

Market Report

Here is a quick overview of this coming week in the fruit and vegetable markets. You should expect: Apples: Granny-smith apples are still in a demand exceeds supplies situation in Washington and California. Asparagus: Due to Hurricane Irma, inbounds will be delayed from Peru starting Friday 9/8. Avocado: Demand exceed supplies Blackberries: Supplies are lighter. Expect some…

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Market Report

Here is a qucik overview of this coming week in the fruit and vegetable markets. You should expect: Avocado: Mexico’s summer crop is small and limited. Mexican growers continue to hold field prices high as U.S. importers push to get a share of this limited amount of fruit. Bell Peppers: Green Bell Pepper supply has…

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Market Report

Here is a qucik overview of this coming week in the fruit and vegetable markets. You should expect: Avocado: Short supply with demand far exceeding supply. We are expecting prices to go up substantially with limited availability. Bell Peppers: These are the most reasonable markets we’ve seen all summer. Blueberries: Supplies are limited and will…

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Avocado Cartel

Mexican Avocado availability will be touch & go for the balance of August and most likely through September for the following reasons outlined below. Rumors are circulating that the drug cartel in Mexico is controlling avocado prices. Most likely it has very little to do with the drug cartel; however, they do eat a lot…

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Market Report – Asparagus Shortage

Mexico Asparagus:        Recently Mexico has experienced heavy rains and lower evening temperatures which resulted in lower volume & lower production. As of today, growing regions are forecasting 4 days without any rain. This is good and does help, however, there is another heavy storm arriving next week which will last 4-5 days. Peru Asparagus:…

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