WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW
Apples: Many shippers have started shipping Ginger Golds in place of Golden Delicious (unless instructed not to).
Avocado (California): California and Peruvian production tapering. Season will wrap up in the next few weeks.
Avocado (Mexican): Seeing a stronger market with California and Peru season coming to an end.
Berries (Strawberries): Quality levels are still marginal out of all areas
Onions: Markets are lower. Sporadic load volume deals available in New Mexico and California.
Pears: Washington Bartletts are now available. CA Bosc are now available along with CA Bartlett pears.
Potatoes: Markets will remain active over the next 3-4 weeks. Supplies will be limited; especially larger sizes. Advanced lead time on russet orders crucial during this time period.
TRANSITIONS AND TEMPERATURES
Onions: Idaho/Oregon and Washington have started!
Potatoes (colored): Wisconsin has started with limited volume. Idaho to start early September.
Potatoes: New crop Idaho Norkotahs; Burbanks are winding down. Wisconsin to start late August.
A Peak at Peak Seasons
Berries (Strawberries): Green Bell Pepper is in peak season.