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ProduceIQ: Rain in Mexico stresses markets as harvests transition south

- Analysis
Veggies seeking sunshine on their vacation southward are sorely disappointed. Rain in Mexico is a challenge to quality and a smooth transition.

ProduceIQ: Fall produce markets require more than courage

- Analysis
Between severe drought in the West and a rainy summer in the East, tomato supply can’t catch a break.

Broccoli, cauliflower prices to keep rising

- General News
Demand exceeds supply for California and Mexican broccoli and cauliflower, causing prices to rise, and keep rising into mid-October.

ProduceIQ: Prices remain elevated as crops move south

- Analysis
After a year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Organic Produce Summit garnered a surprisingly hearty turnout in Monterey, CA. A fitting end to a demanding summer season.

ProduceIQ: Prices rise as the fall approaches

- Analysis
The fresh produce industry is humming as the first day of fall rapidly approaches (at least for us plan-two-weeks-ahead produce folks). Demand is increasing for seasonal items, such as pumpkins, hard squash and apples.

ProduceIQ: Limes get wet and rise to the occasion

- Analysis
Limes reach a ten-year weekly high, $15.20 for 40-pound cartons. Unfortunately for buyers and growers, record rain throughout the month of June is putting a damper on the beginning of peak season in Veracruz.

Broccoli, cauliflower prices rising

- General News
Broccoli prices are on the rise as cooler weather in California growing areas is limiting supplies.

ProduceIQ: October sees highest price average in 15 years

- Analysis
Though prices dipped slightly from last week, industry prices remain the highest seen for this week No. 41 over the last 15 years.

Broccoli sees price spike

- General News
Broccoli prices are on the rise thanks to heatwaves and wildfires limiting volume, but otherwise, the vegetable is having a strong 2020.

Salinas crops continue to see effects from fires

- General News
The fires near Salinas, CA, growing regions in August continue to cause problems for growers, even after many have been contained.