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Tanimura & Antle launches retail pack for Artisan Baby Iceberg

- General News
Tanimura & Antle announced today the addition of a new item to their Artisan Family of specialty products, a 2 ct. retail pack of Artisan Baby Iceberg.

Growers overcoming desert lettuce problems

- General News
Despite freezing temperatures that hit the Arizona/California desert growing region earlier this month, growers report volumes returning, prices dropping and improved quality.

Exhausted produce buyers ready for a Thanksgiving siesta

- Analysis
With plenty of leftovers in the average refrigerator, retail slumps faster than you can say tryptophan.

Northern rains couldn’t dampen demand or prices

- General News
Produce market prices are typically falling this time of year and don’t accelerate until week 46 for the Thanksgiving pull. Markets are poised to reach record highs next week and this may persist for a few weeks until Mexican supply improves.

ProduceIQ: Avocado growers prepared to fight in defense

- Analysis
Many nuances exist in avocados. Based on average industry sales for this week #29, avocados have the 2nd highest index weight, 10.4%, only trailing cherries. Both old and new crop face the eminent threat of rainy season in Mexico.

ProduceIQ: Western heat impacts are widespread

- Analysis
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.

California lettuce, leaf prices keep rising

- General News
Prices on many leaf and lettuce items from the Salinas, CA, area keep rising for a variety of reasons from bad weather to soil diseases to strong demand.

ProduceIQ: Industry prices climb on supply challenges; Iceberg continues sharp ascent

- General News

Poor weather conditions in growing regions are sending iceberg lettuce prices on an even steeper incline. …