Broccoli, cauliflower markets to remain tight into May- General News
Broccoli and cauliflower markets will be a struggle the next week or two for various reasons, including a normal transition and abnormal weather.
ProduceIQ: Markets bracing for volatile transitions- Featured
March inflation reports are inspiring cautious optimism.
ProduceIQ: Prices rise again in anticipation of Western supply challenges- Featured
Up for the third week, overall produce prices are still technically following typical week #14 trends. Although, the storms that drenched California and filled the Sierras with snow will likely unfold as higher-than-normal produce prices over the next few months.
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: Winter storms rattle produce markets- Featured
Last week’s winter storm swept across the U.S. From Texas to Maine, freezing rain, snow, and sleet backed up supply routes, grounded air travel, and generally muddled weekend plans.
Higher quality and yields projected for desert broccoli, cauliflower- General News
Arizona and California desert growing areas have had some problems with cold and ice slowing harvest and limiting yields, but vegetable supplies are projected to increase.
Vegetables slammed as climate foes- Analysis
Tamar Haspel, writing in the Washington Post, has assessed foods in regard to their effect on climate health. Vegetables turn out badly.
ProduceIQ: Summer heat remains, affecting quality- Featured
It’s only the first week of September, but it seems as though our social media feeds are already turning orange and every Pinterest recipe tastes like pumpkin spice.
Weather problems cause broccoli prices to rise- General News
Broccoli prices are on the rise as the California season winds down and heat in Central Mexico is causing quality problems.
ProduceIQ: Produce spices up supply chain- Analysis
While the rest of the world may be shocked to hear of a chili pepper shortage, the produce industry has been abuzz with the saucy news for some time.