2023 Michigan asparagus season kicks off- General News
The Michigan Asparagus season is almost here, and consumers are excited to head into stores to incorporate this popular summer vegetable into their meal plans.
Asparagus, mangos, blueberries lead Peruvian exports- International
In the first two months of 2023, Peruvian exports by air reached 14,502 tons, reflecting a contraction of 2.1 percent compared to the volume shipped in the same period of the previous year, according to ComexPerú.
Washington asparagus hits stores this week- General News
From the first spears poking up, to picking and packing, Washington State’s 2023 asparagus season is underway. Consumers can expect the harvest in stores starting this week, carrying into mid-to late-June.
ProduceIQ: Winter storm roils Western markets- Featured
It’s not every day that snow in LA County is responsible for flight delays across the U.S. Winter storm Piper brought heavy wind, rain, and, yes, snow to So-Cal this past weekend.
Peruvian asparagus exports slip in 2022- International
Peru closed the 2022 export season with negative results, primarily due to the increase in the production in Europe, as well as the growth of the Mexican supply and the tightening of phytosanitary requirements in the U.S.
ProduceIQ: Another winter storm stresses markets- Featured
Cool weather tightens domestic supply and ups overall produce prices. For the second week in a row, a winter storm is bringing much-needed hydration to parched California, albeit while causing some temporary havoc for growers and shippers across Central and North America.
Peru fresh asparagus exports nearly reach 100MM kilos- International
According to the National Superintendence of Customs and Tax Administration (Sunat), from January to November 6 (up to week 45) Peru’s fresh asparagus exports reached 96,083,525 kilos.
ProduceIQ: Overall prices fall during heat-driven volatility- Featured
Overall industry prices are falling quickly into August and will likely continue through the month. That said, the ProduceIQ Index remains at a record high for week #31.
ProduceIQ: Back-to-school demand can’t stop softening produce prices- Featured
Despite back-to-school demand, overall produce prices are on the decline. As a result, the ProduceIQ index is continuing its downward trend for the third week. We anticipate this soft-declining trend to continue despite extreme heat that is challenging supply.
Peruvian vegetable exports decrease by 3%- International
Most people expected the growth of Peruvian vegetable exports to continue this year.