Supply is strong for commodities beginning their winter season in the Western Desert region, and the annual transition from the Salinas Valley, CA, may stick a soft landing (to steal a phrase from the fed) despite El Niño related weather challenges.
Super Starr International, Mexico’s premier papaya and melon grower, shipper and processor, has begun the transition to Winter Honeydew Melon season with availability beginning early January 2023.
In produce terms, it's OK to pay a little more for quality product. Due to warmer spring temperatures, fresh produce markets across the country are beginning to benefit from wonderful produce at fair prices.
The West Coast is bracing for yet another heat wave this weekend. Embattled growers are developing creative solutions and seeking government aid to address heat related issues with summer crops.
While higher-priced fruits and berries finally fall, demand remains anemic for vegetable categories. Buyers are cautious due to foodservice and market uncertainty.
Domestic supplies of many crops will continue to ramp up now that we’re on the cusp of June.
By entering the summer season, Sol is now able to offer a year-round supply of melons and consolidates its leading position in the melon category.