September’s inflation report is out, and it isn’t exactly soothing. Grocery prices remain a whopping 13 percent over the previous year, down slightly from 13.5 percent from August’s report. Economists are concerned that price increases show little to no signs of slowing down.
No amount of rain can spoil our apple season parade.
Global markets plummeted last week in response to August’s U.S. inflation report. Consequently, many Americans may forgo purchasing their favorite pumpkin spice-scented candle this fall, among other optional fall purchases.
In recognition of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Trucco is proud to announce its Produce for Life 7 initiative, created in collaboration with Medrano Produce to benefit child cancer research at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital.
Hazel Technologies, Inc., developer of USDA-funded AgTech products that protect and extend produce quality, is slowing the yellowing process of limes for lime growers and wholesalers across the United States.
In response to a few fairly dramatic price increases, this week’s overall produce index is slowing its dramatic fall.
Overall industry prices are falling quickly into August and will likely continue through the month. That said, the ProduceIQ Index remains at a record high for week #31.
Lime prices are rising and may keep going as supplies become less available.
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.