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.
Exhausted produce buyers ready for a Thanksgiving siesta- Featured
With plenty of leftovers in the average refrigerator, retail slumps faster than you can say tryptophan.
ProduceIQ: Markets bound on a faint breeze- Analysis
Prices are exceptionally sensitive this year. With slightly less-than-ideal weather conditions, sellers have been able to …
ProduceIQ: Blueberries blissful at peak, pending the inevitable decline- Analysis
Business has been anything but usual for foodservice in Canada, and once again the lifeblood of the hospitality industry is being threatened with increased restrictions, including curfews that are broadly defied.
ProduceIQ: Once again, Avocados fly close to the sun- General News
The swing of Spring is well underway and much of the fresh produce industry is transitioning to new harvesting regions. Though prices broadly are flat, volume continues to accelerate as spring crops begin harvest.
ProduceIQ: Supply shortages drive prices higher- Analysis
Prices are on the upswing, climbing another 7 percent on an industry-wide basis.
ProduceIQ: The coming of Spring thaws frozen demand- Featured
Following the cold, long days of winter, the coming of spring invites optimism for increased demand in fresh produce.
ProduceIQ: Markets cool off- Featured
Far surpassing prior years, corn continues to soar at historic prices. Since this extreme price event is caused by low yields, corn farmers aren’t necessarily realizing big profits.
Sweet corn prices settle down- General News
Sweet corn volume continues to struggle to reach levels of past seasons, but prices have stabilized as more areas produce the summer favorite.
Sweet corn prices spike as summer begins- General News
F.O.B. prices have risen 300 percent in the past month, going from just over $10 per carton to around $30, with most supplies coming from California and Georgia.