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

 

 

 

 

Pompano

Cape Canaveral, FL

Item 71195 – Whole – 1-2  lb avg

Item 03444 – Fillet

 

 

 

 

Yellowtail

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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What Chefs Want Fresh Seafood List

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!

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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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Watch Krey’s Korner to see some of the latest produce arrivals!

 

 

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Monday Seafood News

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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)

California

Item 71105 – Whole 8-12 lbs avg

 

 

 

 

American Red Snapper

Chauvin, Louisiana

Item 71271Whole – 4-6 lbs avg.

 

 

 

 

Hokkaido Scallops on the Half Shell

Japan

Item 04240 – Frozen 3 lb bag

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out this week’s edition of Cap’n Joey’s Catches of the Week!

 

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Have a question?  Get answers quickly from our seafood specialists.

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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