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Grape supplies tight, prices higher during transition- General News
Red and green grape packs will be limited for the next seven days as the offshore storage season ends. The Mexican season has begun; volume is minimal.
Stronger lettuce volume takes pressure off market- General News
Green leaf, iceberg, and romaine markets are elevated, though they have started to weaken as supplies increase.
Tight pineapple market expected through May- General News
Pineapple supplies are scarce in Costa Rica and Mexico. Volume will remain limited through the month of May.
Broccoli, cauliflower markets to remain tight into May- General News
Broccoli and cauliflower markets will be a struggle the next week or two for various reasons, including a normal transition and abnormal weather.
Ice still a factor for desert lettuce- General News
Colder areas of the Arizona/California desert region are experiencing light lettuce ice this morning after strong, cold winds swept through the area over the past two days.
Huron, CA, lettuce harvest starts- General News
A limited number of suppliers will begin harvesting iceberg and leaf lettuce crops in the Huron, California region this week.
Expect higher prices with light strawberry supplies- General News
Supply levels will plummet further than expected for the next two weeks. California will ship historically low volume, while production in Florida and Mexico (into South Texas) is coming to an end. The industry will be in an extreme demand-exceeds-supply situation for the next two weeks.
Strawberry market to tighten as CA rains continue- General News
Rain is expected in all California growing regions starting Tuesday, March 21 through Wednesday, March 22.
Video shows widespread flooding in Salinas Valley, CA- General News
Markon Live from the Fields' video shows significant widespread flooding currently taking place in California’s Salinas Valley.
Wind, cold affects desert lettuce quality- General News
On March 1, the Arizona/California desert growing region experienced another round of gusty winds followed by showers in the late afternoon. Lower temperatures and lettuce ice are forecast through the rest of this week.