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Guatemalan vegetable imports on the rise

- General News
The Guatemalan Produce Trade Association reports fresh vegetable imports from Guatemala have increased year-over-year. According to USDA/FAS statistics significant volumes in several key vegetable categories have risen over the past year.

ProduceIQ: Prices for July 4th rise with the temps

- Analysis
Air-conditioned grocery stores won’t save Americans from price heat on this Independence Day. Prices are up +7.9 percent over the previous week.

Rouge River Farms acquires Georgia green bean grower

- General News
In keeping with their core strengths of top quality product and first rate service, Rouge River Farms is thrilled to announce the acquisition of all assets and shares of Magnolia Packing, finalizing today, June 1.

ProduceIQ: Peaches spared as La Niña brings drought to SW

- Analysis
Grape volume falters slightly in the Coachella Valley. In response, prices hurdled upwards, +44 percent.

ProduceIQ: Prices leap to record highs as transitional gap widens

- General News
Although overall markets are down this week vs. last, prices hit record highs, $1.10/pound. The previous record, established in 2016, saw markets cap out at $1.03/pound for this week #17.

Florida-grown vegetable price rise could go through winter holidays

- Analysis
The tropical storm that hit Florida in November and damaged crops could have lasting effects on vegetable markets.

Prices jump on Florida-grown commodities

- Analysis
Homestead, FL, was directly impacted by Tropical Storm Eta with heavy wind and rain. As a result, Tomatoes, Beans, Cucumbers and Squash, all commodities grown in Homestead, experienced a major jump in price.

ProduceIQ: Overall prices continue to drop

- Analysis
Predictably, industry prices fell further. The downward trend will likely continue this week as demand remains low. We have a bit more time before the Thanksgiving pull typically impacts demand.

Green bean volume to show seasonal rise

- General News
Green bean volumes had lagged behind the past few seasons, but May is seeing greater supplies and an accompanying drop in F.O.B. prices.

Southern Specialties expands warehouse, introduces new products in New York

- General News

NEW YORK – Southern Specialties, Inc. BB #:142198 Pompano Beach, FL, displayed several new items at …