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ProduceIQ: Leverage shifts to buyers post-Thanksgiving

- Analysis
After an expensive fall season, fresh produce prices are pausing, and a few are taking a dive. The Dry Veg category is leading the plunge with a -16 percent decline over the previous week.

ProduceIQ: Nervous buyers await hurricane impact

- Analysis
Although Mexico’s dry Western region needs rain, growers are wary of damage typically caused by a violent storm like Pamela.

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: Markets uncertain as Elsa foreshadows busy hurricane season

- Analysis
Market direction is uncertain. Will demand exceed supply when both are falling?

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: 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.

Southeast growers testify in ITC hearing on cucumber, squash imports

- General News
FFVA's statement on the ITC's hearing on the effect of imports on the U.S. cucumber and squash industries, with a focus on the U.S. Southeast.

The force of Easter is powerful, rising markets

- Analysis
The theme for the Southeast Produce Council’s Southern Exposure event this week, “The rise of produce,” captures the current state of produce markets wonderfully.

ProduceIQ: A tale of two markets – retail vs. foodservice

- General News
Most fruits, berries, and “hardware” (carrots, table-stock potatoes) are outperforming historic averages. These categories are benefiting from both increased retail volume and the USDA box programs.

U.S. ITC to investigate imports of cucumbers and squash

- General News
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) is seeking input for two new general factfinding investigations on the effects of imported cucumbers and imported squashes on the U.S. seasonal cucumber and squash markets.