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ProduceIQ: Independence Day demand and extreme weather power produce price increases

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Fourth of July holiday demand, rain in Mexico, and extreme heat throughout much of the US are tightening the supply of commodities such as strawberries, blueberries, limes, and tomatoes.

Expect tighter lemon, lime supplies and higher prices in June

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Markon Cooperative released these crop updates on lemons and limes on June 4, 2024, projecting tighter supplies and higher prices in June.

Peruvian lime exports grow 63% in the first 3 weeks of 2024

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Peru's lime exports have shown a positive start to 2024, with an encouraging increase of 63 percent in the first three weeks, compared to the same period last year.

ProduceIQ: Strong demand keeps produce price index up 14%

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Driven by strong Superbowl and Valentine’s Day demand, overall produce industry prices remain 14 percent higher than in any prior year.

ProduceIQ: Cold weather doomsayers do not disappoint

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We didn’t intend for last week’s headline to become a self-fulfilling prophecy. Let’s agree to blame El Nino, OK?

ProduceIQ: Bezos and tomatoes head South

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El Niño turned the chillers on. Now, growers across North America are scrambling to salvage the last bit of their fall season as production shifts to warmer climates.

ProduceIQ: Scary high blueberry prices frighten buyers

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Blueberries are El Nino’s most haunting victim yet. A relatively new commodity for Peruvian growers that some believed was too big of a risk to try in the first place.

ProduceIQ: Prices keep rising as heat sticks around

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The first day of fall may be Saturday, but summer heat isn’t ready to pass the …


TIPA applauds USDA’s lime price adjustments

- General News
On Friday, September 1st, 2023, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Market News began reporting Limes in a manner that is more consistent with the many grade offerings of that commodity so as to better reflect the range of quality that exists in the marketplace by using “Appearance.”

ProduceIQ: California grapes tell Hilary, ‘Don’t rain on our parade’

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In case you avoided the internet all weekend, the tropics are ablaze with activity. Storms on the West and East coast are disrupting the flow of goods.