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ProduceIQ: Eastern produce markets transition to Georgia

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Big news this week. Green beans are extremely tight on both coasts, and prices are being pushed to a ten-year high. The Mother’s Day pull is keeping the demand up.

ProduceIQ: Record breaking rains in California strain supply

- Analysis
Breaking news: For the first time in what feels like years, California has a critical shortage of umbrellas. As if mother nature was tempted to show how fickle she is, California has had one of the wettest winters on record. Last week was the 10th atmospheric river to hit the West Coast this winter season, and more are coming.

ProduceIQ: Prices ease despite weather trouble

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Western iceberg and romaine markets suffer from the cold, but lettuce prices remain unaffected. However, growers are reporting cold-related injuries such as blisters, peeling, and pink ribbing. 

ProduceIQ: Florida cold snap reduces supply

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Barring major freeze events, overall produce markets will fall from now through early March as Mexican production reaches maximum throughput.

Pure Flavor acquires DeTemporada Farms

- General News
With tremendous year over year growth fueling significant plans for expansion, greenhouse fruit & vegetable company Pure Flavor announced the acquisition of DeTemporada Farms, a 25-acre greenhouse Bell Pepper farm located in Merlin, ON.

ProduceIQ: Violence disrupts Mexican produce exports

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Maybe we should have read the terms and conditions before signing up for 2023? Heavy rain, drug cartel violence in Sinaloa, Mexico, and civil unrest in Peru are just a few of the factors causing shortages and elevating week #1 prices.

ProduceIQ: Another winter storm stresses markets

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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.

Fresh Farms: bell pepper and corn season update

- General News
Volumes remain light due to earlier weather in both the Florida & Mexico growing regions but overall quality has been outstanding mostly in part due to more temperate growing conditions.

Colombian bell peppers make U.S. arrival

- General News
Colombia just exported nine thousand kilos of bell peppers to the United States for the first time ever.

Fresh Farms expands green bell peppers to year-round

- General News
We at Fresh Farms continue to take steps to service our customer base in North America on a year-round basis across our product line of grapes and vegetables and melons.