Asparagus volume in the U.S. rose 25 percent from 2020 to 2021, with nearly two-thirds coming from Mexico and almost one-third from Peru.
Lots of nations these days have stopped buying from and selling to Russia, including the U.S.
Thanks to ever-growing consumer demand, both domestic and exporting growers continue to devote more acreage to blueberries for the fresh market.
The following graphic was produced by Agtools Inc., to give perspective on mango volume and price trends for the end of 2021.
Broccoli volume was up from Mexico and California in the fourth quarter of 2021, but that didn't cause prices to fall.
Rain is expected to keep down California strawberry supplies as new year demand for the fruit begins its annual pull.
Tomato sales have been strong the past several years, and the plum variety leads the way. Annual volume has grown by one-third in the last year alone to make it the most popular variety in the category in the U.S.
Eggplant volume has been lower this fall than previous years, which is causing higher price fluctuations both at wholesale and retail levels.
Agtools Inc. tracked shipping and retail price of Iceberg lettuce over the last three years, 2019-2021 to see what patterns were taking place.
The following graphic was produced by Agtools Inc., showing that this higher demand has been met with lower volume from the U.S.’s largest fresh citrus producing state, California. Florida’s volume is also down in 2021.