Tag: green beans
ProduceIQ: Eastern produce markets transition to Georgia- Featured
Big news this week. Green beans are extremely tight on both coasts, and prices are being pushed to a ten-year high. The Mother’s Day pull is keeping the demand up.
ProduceIQ: Cold, wet weather tightens supply- Featured
The California sky is finally clear, but the damage reports are just rolling in. Strawberry growers in California are reporting close to $200 million in damages due to the volleys of wind, rain, and floods experienced over the past few weeks.
ProduceIQ: Holiday demand is shaking up produce markets- Featured
The World Cup kicked off yesterday, and for once, it feels like the whole globe is celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday with us.
ProduceIQ: Markets reach new highs for the Thanksgiving pull- Analysis
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and holiday demand is fueling record-high prices across produce commodities. This week, average prices are at a ten-year high for week #45.
ProduceIQ: Supply challenges will persist into the Thanksgiving pull- Analysis
After skipping two years, the IFPA's big show in Orlando was well-attended and a striking success. Many produce professionals are staring at a stack of business cards right now, wondering how they can get someone else to do the proper follow-up.
ProduceIQ: Cold fronts and Hurricane Roslyn impact supply- Analysis
Hurricane Ian’s official damage reports are rolling in, making real what Eastern tomato markets have known for some time. The citrus and tomato supply will suffer the most due to Ian’s damaging winds and rains.
ProduceIQ: Markets remain elevated during fall transition- Featured
September’s inflation report is out, and it isn’t exactly soothing. Grocery prices remain a whopping 13 percent over the previous year, down slightly from 13.5 percent from August’s report. Economists are concerned that price increases show little to no signs of slowing down.
ProduceIQ: Markets soar with March Madness- Featured
What do fresh produce markets and college basketball have in common? They're both impossible to predict in March. Like skyrocketing lime prices and a 15-seed team that knocks out a 2-seed team in the first round, some things are unpredictable.
ProduceIQ: Cold snap singes Florida crops- Featured
Winter Olympians and Ottawa truckers weren't the only ones shivering in the bitter cold this week. Across the country, temperatures plunged as two massive storms battered much of the U.S.
ProduceIQ: Mexican crossings drive market prices- Featured
After four weeks of descent, the ProduceIQ Index rebounded by +2 percent. Overall, produce prices tend to increase from the increased demand of the December holiday season and slightly due to the import of cherries.