ProduceIQ: Domestic cherry season makes a dramatic entrance- Featured
If it weren’t for the beginning of cherry season, overall market prices would likely show a slight dip due to a well-earned post-holiday demand hangover.
ProduceIQ: Prices dropping despite weather problems- Featured
The U.S. has a nearly 90 percent chance of seeing El Nino weather trends persist this summer. So what does that mean for fresh produce? In general, this means the South can expect cooler and wetter than average weather (welcome news for non-snowbird Florida residents), and the North can expect dryer and warmer than average weather.
ProduceIQ: Prices begin decline as new crops warm-up- Featured
Lots of insane weather in Florida and throughout the Southeast this past week. Heavy rain, golf ball-sized hail, severe wind, and even a few tornadoes in Palm Beach County caused damage to the homes, cars, and the remaining crops of producers in the state.
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.
Duda Farm Fresh Foods launches annual National Celery Month consumer sweepstakes- General News
Duda Farm Fresh Foods, a leading grower of fresh vegetables and citrus, launches its annual National Celery Month consumer sweepstakes with a new theme - “Stalk Up for Spring.”
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.
ProduceIQ: La Niña causing active produce markets- Featured
La Niña continues for the third consecutive winter.
Duda Farm hosting 7th annual ‘Dip It 2 Win It’ sweepstakes- General News
For the seventh consecutive year, Duda Farm Fresh Foods is proud to be hosting its largest annual promotion, ‘Dip It 2 Win It’.
ProduceIQ: How winter storm Elliott is disrupting the produce supply chain- Featured
As the romaine market crashes, lime prices are on the rise earlier than normal, and celery is set to skyrocket beyond the highs we saw in 2019.
Celery market rising as supplies struggle- General News
Oxnard, California is the primary celery growing region; disease (fusarium) pressure is dramatically reducing harvestable yields.