Tag: crop update
California Giant reports peak strawberry volumes- General News
A bountiful summer of California strawberries is ahead for California Giant Berry Farms, as the company forecasts giant volumes of the company’s cornerstone product.
Grape supplies tight, prices higher during transition- General News
Red and green grape packs will be limited for the next seven days as the offshore storage season ends. The Mexican season has begun; volume is minimal.
NW cherry crop projected 50% larger than last year- General News
The Northwest Cherry Growers gathered to discuss the crop prospects for the 2023 cherry crop.
NY apple update: ideal spring conditions herald strong bloom- General News
The northwestern region of New York state is known for its great growing conditions with rich fertile soil, consistent sources of natural precipitation, and overall moderate temperatures. Last winter, the weather in the region proved to be overall mild, which followed with a cool spring that set up near ideal conditions for the start of the apple season.
Stronger lettuce volume takes pressure off market- General News
Green leaf, iceberg, and romaine markets are elevated, though they have started to weaken as supplies increase.
Tight pineapple market expected through May- General News
Pineapple supplies are scarce in Costa Rica and Mexico. Volume will remain limited through the month of May.
California Giant projects strong strawberry volume for Mother’s Day- General News
Giant volumes of organic and conventionally grown strawberries are available from California Giant Berry Farms, right on time for the Mother’s Day holiday and National Strawberry Month.
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.
Ice still a factor for desert lettuce- General News
Colder areas of the Arizona/California desert region are experiencing light lettuce ice this morning after strong, cold winds swept through the area over the past two days.
Huron, CA, lettuce harvest starts- General News
A limited number of suppliers will begin harvesting iceberg and leaf lettuce crops in the Huron, California region this week.