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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.

Valle Verde hires Head of Global Fruit Sales

- General News
Valle Verde, the leading exporter of fresh Tahiti limes from Colombia, is excited to announce the hiring of Andres Haloua as the new Head of Global Fruit Sales via its parent company, Farmfolio, a leading platform for direct farmland ownership opportunities.

ProduceIQ: Dual hurricanes threaten growing regions

- Analysis
While growing regions in the West have battled ferocious heat and drought throughout the summer, it’s the East Coast’s turn to navigate the challenges that come with turbulent weather.

ProduceIQ: Anything but business as usual in California

- Analysis
Demand is outpacing supply in California, and it has nothing to do with any produce commodity the state is known for. Water is in a demand-exceeds-supply situation.

Metrics show Apeel cuts food waste on limes

- General News
Apeel today shared U.S. sustainability impact numbers for its longer-lasting limes currently sold in over 3,000 grocery stores coast-to-coast, including Kroger and CUB lanner markets.

ProduceIQ: Markets uncertain as Elsa foreshadows busy hurricane season

- Analysis
Market direction is uncertain. Will demand exceed supply when both are falling?

ProduceIQ: Prices soar for Memorial Day

- Analysis
Memorial Day pull sends prices skyward. The industry is looking at the highest week #21 prices of all time.

ProduceIQ: Peaches spared as La Niña brings drought to SW

- Analysis
Grape volume falters slightly in the Coachella Valley. In response, prices hurdled upwards, +44 percent.

ProduceIQ: Cherry season coronated with royal prices

- Analysis
Don’t be alarmed. The inclusion of the seasonal cherry harvest explains virtually all the $0.22 increase to the overall industry index this week.

ProduceIQ: A tale of two markets – retail vs. foodservice

- General News
Most fruits, berries, and “hardware” (carrots, table-stock potatoes) are outperforming historic averages. These categories are benefiting from both increased retail volume and the USDA box programs.