Market Report April 12, 2019

By | Produce, What Chefs Want

Tomatoes: Steady.  Good quality


Potatoes: Large size Idahoes are up a bit. 

Red potatoes: Going up with fresh crop Florida starting.  Good quality


Lettuces: Steady.  Quality is improving with new crop Salinas being harvested. 


Cauliflower: Up some.  


Broccoli: Down $2


Grapes: Up $2-3


Strawberries: Stabilizing.  Better quality expected


Melons: Steady


Lemons: Steady


Squash: Steady


Peppers: Green steady.  Reds up


Onions: Very active.  Up $6-$7


Celery: Remains very high.  Super tight supplies!  Historic high prices.


Apples: Steady


Cucumbers: Steady


Limes: Down some


Avocados: Remain high.  

Weekend Seafood News

By | Chef's Feed, Seafood

Fresh seafood options for the weekend!


American Red Snapper

New Orleans, LA

Item 71271 – Whole 8-12 lb avg

Item 03386 – Fillet



Yellowedge Grouper

Ponce Inlet, Florida

Item 71154 – Whole 25-30 lb avg

Item 03379 – Fillet






Cape Canaveral, FL

Item 71195 – Whole – 1-2  lb avg

Item 03444 – Fillet






Sea of Cortez

Item 71105 – Whole 12 lb avg

Item 03338 – Fillet




St. John’s River Catfish Fillets

St. John’s River, FL

Item 71128 – Fillets




Golden Crab

Cape Canaveral, Florida

Item 71170 – 1.5 – 2 lb avg






Pacific Halibut

Oregon Coast

Item 04584 – Whole 10-20 lb avg






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Item of the Day – Luxardo Marasca Cherries

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Luxardo Marasca Cherries


Item 95716 – 6.6 lb can

Luxardo The Original Maraschino Cherries

Each gourmet cocktail cherry in this commercial can has enough incredible taste to make an ordinary drink extraordinary. Ideal for garnishes and desserts. All Natural, Kosher, No added preservatives or thickener, 50% candied cherries 50% syrup. Ingredients include cherries, sugar, masaca cherry juice, glucose and natural flavors.

Product of Italy. Approximately 400-450 cherries per can.

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Canned Products

By | Gourmet, What Chefs Want

We carry a wide selection of gourmet canned products to choose from.  Here are a few examples:


Truffle Peelings – Item 90536








Giant White Beans Gigandes in Vinegrette – Item 90580






 Luxardo Maraschino Cherries – Item 95716








Cippolini Onions in Balsamic Vinegar – Item 90585








Sweety Drop Peppers – Item 15054

New Produce Available!

By | Local and Specialty, Produce, What Chefs Want

Jim Dandy Red Tasty Tomatoes – Item 50011










Kohlrabi – Item 20916





 Knobby Vidalia Onions – Item 20939








Kentucky Grown Mint – Item 40017









 Green Almonds – Item 70931









Caulilini – Item 03643





 English Peas – 20921





Pixie Mandarins – Item 02408






 Fava Beans – Item 20721









Maradol Papaya – Item 10985









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Monday Seafood News

By | Gourmet, Seafood, Southern Foods, What Chefs Want | No Comments

Here’s a list of our top sellers with pricing for the week:

What Chefs Want Fresh Seafood List April 8, 2019


Pacific Halibut

Oregon Coast

Item 04584 – Whole 12-20 lbs

Item 04585 – Fillet





Large Spanish Mackerel

Cape Canaveral, FL

Item 98893 – Whole – 3-4 lbs avg








Pink Baja Grouper

Baja, California

Item 03810 – Whole 5-8 lb avg

Item 03811 – Fillet






Yellowtail (Hamachi)


Item 71105 – Whole 8-12 lbs avg





American Red Snapper

Chauvin, Louisiana

Item 71271Whole – 4-6 lbs avg.





Hokkaido Scallops on the Half Shell


Item 04240 – Frozen 3 lb bag








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Item of the Day – Truffle Peelings

By | Gourmet, What Chefs Want

Truffle Peelings

Item 90536 – 7 oz can

 Black Truffles are an exceptional fungus that grow 3-12 inches underground. They are harvested in the summer months by muzzled pigs or dogs and grow near the roots of trees, usually oak or chestnut, hazel, and beech. Use straight from the can to flavor sauces, omelets, polentas, risottos, pates, or meats.

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