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Produce Market Report – April 26, 2019

By | Chef's Feed, Produce, Produce Market Report

Tomatoes: Steady.  Good quality

 

Potatoes: Steady

Red potatoes: Steady

 

Lettuces: Down Slightly

 

Cauliflower: Up $5

 

Broccoli: Up $4

 

Grapes: Steady

 

Strawberries: Down.  Quality improving.

 

Melons: Cantaloupes up $3

 

Lemons: Up $5

 

Squash: up $2-3

 

Peppers: Steady

 

Onions: Remain higher but stabilizing.

 

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

 

Apples: Steady

 

Cucumbers: Steady

 

Limes: Up $5

 

Avocados: Remain high, but coming down slightly.

 

 

 

 

Market Report April 19, 2019

By | Produce, What Chefs Want

Lettuces: Up $4-6

 

Cauliflower: Up some.  

 

Broccoli: Steady

 

Grapes: Steady

 

Strawberries: Stabilizing.  Better quality expected

 

Melons: Steady

 

Lemons: Steady

 

Squash: up $2-3

 

Peppers: Green steady.  Reds up

 

Onions: Remain higher but stabilizing.  

 

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

 

Apples: Steady

 

Cucumbers: Steady

 

Limes: Steady

 

Avocados: Remain high.  

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.  

Market Report April 5, 2019

By | Produce, What Chefs Want

Tomatoes: Up slightly

 

Potatoes: Large size Idahoes are up a bit.   Red potatoes: Going up with fresh crop Florida starting.  Good quality 

Lettuces: Iceberg down.  Others steady.  Quality is improving with new crop Salinas being harvested. 

 

Cauliflower: Up some.  

 

Broccoli: Steady

 

Grapes: Steady

 

Strawberries: Stabilizing.  Better quality expected

 

Melons: Steady

 

Lemons: up $2

 

Squash: Steady

 

Peppers: Steady

 

Onions: Very active.  Up $6-$7

 

Celery: Remains very high.  Super tight supplies!  

 

Apples: Steady

 

Cucumbers: Steady

 

Limes: Down some

 

Avocados: Up $20.  watch out..>! 

Market Report March 29, 2019

By | Produce, What Chefs Want

Tomatoes: Down significantly.  Quality improving.

Potatoes: Large size Idahoes are up a bit.

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

Lettuces: Iceberg down some.  Others steady.  Quality is mixed.  Some damage will be evident with epidermal peel and blistering.  Outer leaves may show damage.

Cauliflower: Down some.  Still an unstable market

Broccoli: up $2-3

Grapes: Steady

Strawberries: up $10!  Weather related issues.  Florida season is over, putting pressure on California Light supplies

Melons: Steady

Lemons: up $2

Squash: Steady

Peppers: Coming down.

Onions: Very active.  Up $6-$7

Celery: Remains very high.  Super tight supplies!

Apples: Steady

Cucumbers: Down $3-4

Limes: Up $5

Avocados: Up $8-10!