Peruvian limes have seen steady growth and benefitted from health trends during the pandemic.
Things are heating up; unfortunately, we aren't referring to the demand for fresh produce. From Dallas, TX, to Coachella, CA, temperatures reached record highs over the weekend.
Week #20 coverage is brought to you by scorching heat, a freak snowstorm, and a megadrought.
Overall market prices fell faster than your bank balance after buying a last-minute Mother’s Day Hallmark card.
A massive heatwave in California and record-breaking spring snowstorms in the Northeast are fighting to spoil our Sunday afternoon naps.
Border restrictions in Texas, a fire at a major lettuce packing facility in Salinas, and a late snowstorm in the Northwest are all putting the industry on edge.
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.
If you are waiting for signs that the pandemic is over and produce life is returning to normal, look no further than the SEPC's Southern Exposure. The event was booming! The return of corporate buyers made for record attendance and superhero attitudes for this Marvel-themed party… eh hem… trade show.
If it is true that “bad news is good news and no news is bad news,” then the avocado industry is doing just fine. Last week was quite a roller coaster for Avocados from Mexico.
Last weekend the U.S. government suspended the import of all Mexican avocados “until further notice” after a U.S. plant safety inspector in Mexico was sent a threatening message, which will have significant economic impact for this $3 billion industry at its peak time of year.