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ProduceIQ: Hot markets during cold temps

- Analysis
Customers that didn’t build inventory going into the holidays now need to replenish quickly. In a regular year, produce markets typically fall the first week of January.

ProduceIQ: Tropical Storm Eta threatens FL

- Analysis
A late arrival to hurricane season, Tropical Storm Eta may be particularly disruptive if it sends heavy rains to Florida’s growing regions.

ProduceIQ: Industry prices falling for Halloween

- Analysis
Prices have descended as production transitions South. Markets are expected to fall further the week before Halloween as new areas of production increase supply volume.

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.

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.

Church Brothers Farms launches new Green Giant Fresh items

- General News
Church Brothers Farms is expanding its value-added offerings to the retail segment with the introduction of five new items under the Green Giant Fresh brand: Sweet baby broccoli, Sweet baby cauliflower, Spaghetti squash, Butternut squash and Sweet potato.

Steep drop in price as cauliflower demand slows

- General News
Retail cauliflower sales have slowed compared to early in the pandemic, though sales continue to post double-digit year-over-year growth.

Markon Crops Report: Vegetable prices remain high as cantaloupes transition

- General News
Weather problems continue to affect California vegetables, and increasing foodservice demand is causing some prices to rise.

Markon Crops Report: Salinas heat raises prices

- General News
The heat in the Salinas, CA, area is affecting crops there, lowering volumes and causing prices to rise.

Markon Crops Report: Holiday demand returns for many items

- General News
Many fruits and vegetables are starting to see stronger demand with some restaurants opening back up and Memorial Day holiday demand.