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.
Despite freezing temperatures that hit the Arizona/California desert growing region earlier this month, growers report volumes returning, prices dropping and improved quality.
With plenty of leftovers in the average refrigerator, retail slumps faster than you can say tryptophan.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Poor weather conditions in growing regions are sending iceberg lettuce prices on an even steeper incline. …